Breaking Free from Anxiety: How Emotional Freedom Technique Can Help You Find Relief
Mar 27, 2023

Anxiety is a common experience that can leave individuals feeling overwhelmed and out of control. It can manifest in many different ways, including physical symptoms such as sweating, trembling, and racing heartbeat, as well as mental symptoms such as racing thoughts, worry, and fear.

While anxiety is a natural response to stress and can even be beneficial in certain situations, such as when it motivates us to prepare for a test or job interview, it can become problematic when it persists over time or interferes with daily life.

Fortunately, there are many effective techniques for managing anxiety, including Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT). In this blog post, we'll explore what EFT is, how it works, and how it can help you find relief from anxiety.

What is Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)?

Emotional Freedom Technique, also known as EFT or tapping, is a form of psychological acupressure that involves tapping on specific points on the body while focusing on a specific problem or issue. EFT is based on the principles of traditional Chinese medicine, which suggest that there are energy pathways, or meridians, throughout the body that can become blocked or disrupted when we experience emotional or physical stress.

By tapping on these energy points while focusing on a specific problem or issue, EFT is thought to release blockages and restore balance to the body's energy system, thereby reducing the symptoms of anxiety and other emotional distress.

How Does EFT Work?

EFT is a simple and easy-to-use technique that can be done anywhere, anytime. To practice EFT, you begin by identifying the specific issue or problem that you want to address, such as anxiety or stress.

Next, you tap on a series of specific energy points on the body while focusing on the issue or problem. These points include the top of the head, eyebrows, side of the eye, under the eye, under the nose, chin, collarbone, and under the arm.

As you tap on each point, you repeat a specific phrase or affirmation that relates to the problem or issue you're addressing. For example, if you're experiencing anxiety, you might repeat the affirmation "Even though I'm feeling anxious, I deeply and completely love and accept myself."

The idea behind EFT is that by tapping on these specific points while focusing on the problem or issue, you can release the energy blockages that are causing the distress and restore balance to the body's energy system.

Benefits of EFT for Anxiety

EFT has been shown to be an effective technique for managing anxiety and other emotional distress. Studies have found that EFT can reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression, improve emotional regulation, and increase overall well-being.

One study published in the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease found that EFT was effective in reducing symptoms of anxiety and depression in a group of college students. Another study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology found that EFT was effective in reducing symptoms of anxiety and PTSD in a group of war veterans.

In addition to its effectiveness in reducing symptoms of anxiety and other emotional distress, EFT is also easy to learn and can be practiced at home without the need for expensive equipment or professional assistance.

Getting Started with EFT for Anxiety

If you're interested in trying EFT for anxiety or other emotional distress, there are many resources available to help you get started. There are numerous books, online courses, and YouTube videos that provide guidance on how to practice EFT.

It's important to note that while EFT can be a powerful technique for managing anxiety and other emotional distress, it's not a substitute for professional treatment. If you're experiencing severe or persistent symptoms of anxiety, it's important to seek professional help from a licensed mental health provider.


Anxiety can be a difficult and overwhelming experience, but there are many effective techniques EFT has also been found to be an effective complementary treatment for various mental health disorders. In one study published in the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, EFT was used in conjunction with standard care to treat PTSD in veterans. The study found that participants who received EFT had significant reductions in symptoms compared to those who received only standard care.

Another study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology found that EFT was effective in reducing symptoms of depression and anxiety in college students. The study compared EFT to a placebo intervention and found that those who received EFT had significantly greater reductions in symptoms than those who received the placebo.

It’s important to note that while EFT may be effective for some individuals, it may not work for everyone. As with any treatment, it’s important to consult with a qualified healthcare professional before trying EFT or any other complementary therapy.

In conclusion, anxiety can be a debilitating condition that affects many people. While there are various treatments available, not all may be effective for everyone. Emotional Freedom Technique, or EFT, is a promising complementary therapy that has been found to be effective in reducing symptoms of anxiety in some individuals. By tapping on specific acupressure points and addressing emotional distress, EFT may help individuals find relief from anxiety and improve their overall quality of life.

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