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Enhancing Your Emotional Freedom Technique Results

When practising the energy therapy called Emotional Freedom Technique, you can do several things to enhance the results you get. First of all, make sure you’re specific with your words: [more…]

Using the Short Version of the Emotional Freedom Technique Tapping Routine

This 90-second, 4-basic-step procedure is the shortened version of the Emotional Freedom Technique energy therapy tapping routine. Make it easy to remember by using the acronym [more…]

Things to Check If Emotional Freedom Technique Is Not Working

Sometimes, you may not get the results you hoped for or expected from the Emotional Freedom Technique of energy therapy. If an EFT session is not bringing the relief you’d hoped for, try the following: [more…]

The Hand Tapping Points in Emotional Freedom Technique

Tapping different parts of your body is central to Emotional Freedom Technique, an increasingly popular energy therapy. This figure illustrates the tapping points on the finger and [more…]

The Main Tapping Points in Emotional Freedom Technique

Tapping various different parts of your body is central to practicing the energy therapy, Emotional Freedom Technique. This figure illustrates the main parts of the body to tap. [more…]

Training Your Brain For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

Everyone wants their brain to work at its best – whether you want to stay sharp to keep up with your children or come up on top at work. This Cheat Sheet gives you the essential need-to-know information [more…]

Motivation For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

Motivation is all about having the willpower to get started – and once you get going it can direct your life in many ways. This Cheat Sheet gives you the essential info you need up front to get you started [more…]

Emotional Freedom Technique For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

Emotional Freedom Technique, or EFT as it’s better known, is fast becoming one of the leading energy therapies used by highly respected clinicians, psychologists and psychiatrists. This Cheat Sheet gives [more…]

Ten Life Coaching Beliefs for Personal Development

This list gives you ten truths about yourself that you can use to replace any old, unhelpful beliefs such as ‘I’m lazy’ or ‘I never succeed at anything’. At first you may find it hard to hold these new [more…]

Ten Healthy Attitudes for Personal Development

People who hold rational philosophies are generally less prone to emotional disturbances, such as anxiety and depression, and are more readily able to solve problems than others. Here are ten rational [more…]

Relaxing with Breathing Techniques

One of the many benefits of complementary therapies is that you can use them at home. Here’s a breathing technique from the yoga tradition that you may find useful for relaxation: [more…]

Your Health in Your Hands

Even if you get the best therapist and therapy in the world, your health and healing still rest to some extent in your own hands. Help yourself by practising the following: [more…]

Reading Body Language with Emotional Intelligence

Studies show that your body language communicates up to 50 percent of what you want to say. Paying attention to a person’s body language can help you begin to understand what he or she might really be [more…]

Managing Your Emotions in the Workplace: Working with People You Don’t Like

At work, emotional intelligence can help you deal effectively with difficult people and situations. If you’re in the unfortunate position of working with people that you don’t like, you can follow these [more…]

What It Means to Be an Emotionally Intelligent Person

Emotional intelligence has to do with a person’s ability to recognize, understand, and manage his or her own emotions and the emotions of others. Emotions can help us solve problems and guide our relationships [more…]

Managing Anger with Emotional Intelligence

Hot emotions, such as anger and jealousy, tend to get you into trouble and can be difficult to manage and control. You can use emotional intelligence to turn hot emotions into cool emotions and calm yourself [more…]

Emotional Intelligence For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Emotional intelligence involves understanding your emotions and the emotions of the people around you. Emotional awareness can help you in many different situations – at home, school, and work. In this [more…]

Detecting Signs of Trouble in Kids for Early Intervention

Detecting problems early makes a world of difference. Kids who receive early intervention improve more rapidly and successfully than those whose problems lie unaddressed for years. The following signs [more…]

The Three Types of AD/HD

AD/HD looks different in almost everyone. You may have problems regulating yourself if you’re dealing with AD/HD. This can happen in areas of attention, behavior, and motor movements. The term [more…]

Secondary Symptoms of AD/HD

AD/HD is not limited to the classic (or primary) symptoms of inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. Many other (secondary) symptoms exist that can negatively impact your life and can include, but [more…]

Treatment Levels for AD/HD

A variety of ways exist to treat your AD/HD symptoms but treatment has to be addressed from three levels: biological, psychological, and social. This combined, or multimodal treatment approach is the most [more…]

AD/HD For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Understanding and diagnosing AD/HD, or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, begins with learning the three types of AD/HD and recognizing that AD/HD can be exhibited through secondary symptoms as [more…]

Dealing with Negativity through Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy has all sorts of tools for helping you help yourself. Simply thinking about this simple A-B-C structure can help you to understand and overcome your negative thinking and [more…]

Where CBT Can Help You

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) has been proven to benefit several different psychological conditions. If you suffer from any of the following problems, CBT can help you deal with them and give you [more…]

Healthy Alternatives to Loathsome Personal Labels

You can transform how you feel by changing the way you think and talk about yourself. The following table splits between negative self-deprecating labels that you may say aloud or inwardly think of yourself [more…]

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