Tapping to Reduce Stress with Nick Ortner PH223

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Nick Ortner is the creator and executive producer of the documentary film, The Tapping Solution, as well the author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Tapping Solution: A revolutionary system for stress-free living. Tapping is also sometimes referred to as Emotional Freedom Technique, or EFT. Nick began sharing this stress and anxiety-relieving method with others in 2007 after experiencing tremendous success using the protocol for his own personal pain relief. He has gone on to become a highly regarded public speaker, presenting live tapping sessions at seminars, hosting an annual world summit, and appearing in numerous well known media outlets, such as CNN, Psychology Today, and The Dr. Oz Show.

In this conversation, we discuss what tapping is and why it can change emotions by calming the amygdala, circumstances in which tapping can be helpful, and the data being collected to objectively demonstrate tapping’s effectiveness. As a bonus, Nick leads us through an interactive tapping session focused on relieving stress and anxiety.

You can connect with Nick via Instagram @NickOrtner

Research on Emotional Freedom Technique:

Clinical EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) Improves Multiple Physiological Markers of Health

App-Based Delivery of Clinical Emotional Freedom Techniques: Cross-Sectional Study of App User Self-Ratings

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