Alex T, London
"When I first heard about tapping I was sceptical, Iíd never done anything like it before and wasnít expecting to see much change. I couldnít have been more wrong. Tapping has made a big impact on me and Iím seeing the differences in all parts of my life." Click to Read More
Addictions are notoriously difficult problems for hypnotherapists. The reason is, your addiction, whether it's cigarettes, or chocolate, or surfing the internet, is the strategy you have developed for coping with negative feelings.
A negative feeling comes up, and you use those things to distract yourself from it.
So to truly deal with the addiction, you have to Tap away the strongest negative feelings in your life. This will happen naturally as you work through my videos and tap things in your own time.
Then you have a new strategy - when a negative feeling comes up, instead of lighting a cigarette, tap the negative feeling away. The difference is that tapping is a permanent effect - the feeling doesn't come back.
This video will concentrate on the physical cravings you feel for nicotine. You'll be surprised. Most of the craving feeling that you get is actually emotional. Part of it is certainly chemical and physical, but that part is easy to deal with just through willpower. It's the emotional part that is hard to resist, so we'll start tapping that away now.
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Before you read this, realise that you don't need to know precisely how Tapping works. If you try it, and watch your body and mind carefully to see what happens, you will realise that it does.
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