Brief levels of anxiety are normal in humans as it alerts the body to certain conditions and helps to perform better in stressful conditions. However, persistent or permanent anxiety is a problem as it negatively impacts the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of individuals. Anxiety is becoming a common phenomenon due to the fast and hectic lifestyle. People are being subjected to stressful conditions and stimuli with greater frequency than earlier. Approximately 26% of the Australian population has experienced anxiety once in their lifetime while 14% of the population are likely to have experienced anxiety disorders. Treating anxiety is important as if untreated, it can lead to other serious mental disorders. The article explores the effectiveness of tapping for anxiety as an effective treatment to resolve this issue.
EFT therapy is based on talking therapy and body therapy where you tap on acupressure points while talking through the traumatic event or issue. Tapping these points in the body eases negative feelings and provides inner peace and calmness. The details of the tapping points are below: