Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy which analyzes the relationship between behavior, thoughts, and feelings. The underlying principle of CBT is that it helps the patients to reframe and develop more positive and better response. Mental disorders result from the manner in which people interpret stressful conditions and stimuli and their response mechanism. This therapy aims at improving the interpretation of the stressful conditions and helping to frame positive response mechanisms. Under this therapy, the therapist and the patient work actively towards treating the mental disorder. This therapy is becoming popular and is being commonly used to treat ailments and disorders like anxiety, depression, panic attacks, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder etc.
Did you know that various types of aromatherapy can induce healing, relaxation and even focus? The world is turning to more natural ways to heal and in recent times aromatherapy has become popular. Why do people smell flowers? The answer is simple, a good smelling flower is therapeutic and it helps you to relax. This is the power of aromatherapy.
In order to resolve mental health issues, it is very important to continue to consult with your doctor and follow the guidelines of how to do EFT. EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) is a very versatile and easy to use tool The results are fast (sometimes in a few minutes) and it helps in a great variety of physical and emotional mental health issues, such as anxious tendancies, stress, phobias, fears, anguish, frustration, self- sabotage, insecurities, problems of overweight, guilt, anger, traumas, addictions, migraines and physical pain in general.
Did you know that the emotional freedom technique can play a big role as far as cognitive psychology is concerned? It is important to understand how cognitive psychology works and how EFT can be used as a cognitive psychology alternative. It is basically the study of mental processes which include attention, the use of language, memory usage and perception, problem solving and creativity and thinking. EFT can be used to resolve traumatic issues around these processes as an alternative to cognitive psychology.
Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental disorder which develops due to exposure to some form of traumatic event like war, natural disaster, terrorist acts, violence etc. They have difficulties in adjusting to the effects of the traumatic events. Most people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder re-live these traumatic events in the form of nightmares, flashbacks etc. and they move into states of sadness, depression, anxiety etc. People experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder generally remain aloof and are unable to live a normal life. The symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder may start appearing within a month from the occurrence of the traumatic event. However, in some cases, the symptoms may be visible after few years also. EFT therapy is being widely used as an effective form of alternative treatment technique for treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Due to the fast lifestyle and stressed working conditions, most people experience anxiety in their lives. Anxiety is the most common form of mental disorder and it currently affects more than 7% of the world’s population. In Australia, about 26% of the adult population is affected by anxiety once in their lifetime while 14% are affected by anxiety disorders. The article discussed how anxiety can be treated using Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) or tapping as it is known commonly.
Alternative therapies are being widely used to treat mental health. It has provided promising results in treatment of mental health. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that about 450 million people are affected by mental health problems. Approximately 20% of the adult Australian population experience mental health problems. Of the 20% of the adult population experiencing mental health issues, 11.5% have one mental disorder and 8.5% have two or more disorders. About 45% of the Australian population will experience mental health issues once in their lifetime. Some of the most common alternative therapies for mental health are as follows:
Most of us do not believe in the fact that spiritual healing works as far as healing or recovering from a disease is concerned. However, some believe that having a strong faith is key to spiritual healing. Many a times we have become sick but the first thing that we think of is going to a pharmacy so that we can medicate ourselves. Others will book an appointment from a specialist. However, there are other methods which can enhance spiritual healing or can be combined with other techniques so as to bring about healing. EFT is one such method which can be introduced so that spiritual healing can be obtained, resolving traumatic memories and events.
It is very important to consider the need to relax when you are stressed or tired. With that idea in mind, EFT can be used or can be employed as one of the best relaxation techniques. In most cases, too much work and stress may cause fatigue, tension, muscle pains and even headaches. If this is what you have experienced before, then it is important to consider EFT as one of the simplest methods you can employ for relaxation.
Positive psychology majorly revolves around studying and finding ways in which to introduce a helpful method in which an individual can harness his emotions positively in order to live a life full of positivity. However, with the discovery of EFT, we have found an alternative to positive psychology that can completely resolve core issues without having to train the brain to find positives. In the recent years, there has been a close associated between EFT and positive psychology. Using EFT as positive psychology alternative is simple to use and helps to achieve relaxation. Here are a number of steps in which to follow when trying to use EFT as a positive psychology alternative.