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EFT Tapping

OCDguy

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Hi all, I stumbled across this. I wondered if it really is effective, and if it has worked for anyone here...
 
jajingna

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Almost anything is worth a try... there are a ton of videos there on that "social anxiety solutions" channel
 
hicks

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I've tried it a bit. Can't say it did any good. Maybe I was doing it wrong. It's based on tapping acupuncture points I think.
May look a bit weird if you do it in public.
 
jajingna

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Been doing the tapping along with videos for a month now. Sometimes it seems to help a bit. Once or twice I could feel some strange emotions emerge. There's a bunch of "tapping for ______" videos on youtube though they basically all are for whatever anxiety/fear or sadness/pain you want to alleviate. I just did one for obsessive thoughts, been struggling with those for months, some old memories I'd like to stop dwelling on. Not sure if the tapping helped, but whatever, can't hurt anyway. It's a bit like a new hobby and since I've got too much free time anyway, why not.
 
OCDguy

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Thanks for sharing. I'm finding it very interesting and motivating, please keep us posted with your progress :)
 
jajingna

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It's starting to help. I'm feeling like I'm making a little progress, so if anyone reads this, it might be worth trying. May take time to get something out of it, but just 5-10 min/day and after some weeks you might feel a shift. I say "I am safe" and variations like "nothing bad is happening".. "there's no danger" etc because I see it mostly as a safety issue. When I don't feel safe emotionally then anxiety arises.
 
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