Mark S, London
"So, this one fact has proved to myself that Tapping works and I have removed these long standing negative affirmations that led me to be a social smoker. I no longer need it's comfort. And I didn't have to do a thing about it." 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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Ever feel tired or hungry even though you just ate and had plenty of sleep? Let me tell you about a little trick your body sometimes plays on you - let me introduce you to FakeTired and FakeHungry.
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.
The only reason you procrastinate is that a part of you doesn't want to do whatever it is you are procrastinating. Tapping is one way to permanently kill that part.