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From Past Trauma to Peace in the Present
August 08, 2013
Healing From The Inside Out
Unlocking the Past and Finding Peace in the PresentWe all have something we would like to let go of but can't. Traumas come in all shapes and sizes and you cannot get through life without some unpleasant scrapes at the very least. But whether small unfortunate event, or catastrophic trauma, our minds tend to hold onto those memories and past impressions and we often carry them with us for years - decades - our whole lives. In the case of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, the symptoms of unhealed trauma get progressively worse over time (agitation, impatience, hyper-arousal, fearfulness, anxiety, bouts of anger, impulsive behavior, poor judgement, tension, poor concentration...)
Unreleased trauma takes a huge toll on our peace of mind, our relationships, our productivity and success, and our physical health.
Trauma is the mind stuck in the past... forever replaying a past event and feeling the stress and emotional reaction over and over, as if it were still happening to us.
If we could live fully in the present moment, (without the interference of memories and past impressions), even for a small portion of our waking day, the peace and well-being we'd experience would be profound and life-changing.
I recently saw a New York times article about advanced technologies in neuroscience that aim to eventually manipulate the brain with computers, to enhance, alter or eliminate particular thoughts, feelings or memories. They claim that they will be able to selectively isolate and remove a trauma memory and heal PTSD someday with this. No doubt they will, but this can be done right now, with a much more sophisticated computer that you already own: your brain.
My favorite technique to use, particularly for trauma, is EFT - otherwise known as "Tapping." The speed and ease of dissolving traumatic memories is in many cases, astonishing. And there are many studies to prove it (and more all the time). It can be used on yourself, alone, or with the aid and guidance of a therapist or coach. (Tapping is a way of engaging the subtle energy system, same as in acupuncture, in order to extinguish traumatic mental imagery and emotional arousal related to stressful thoughts and memories).
So while we wait for scientists at M.I.T. to develop computers to manipulate your brain like in the movie "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," we will go on quietly resolving trauma and PTSD with our elegant tapping technology - no batteries necessary.
I strongly believe that everyone should know how to use this technique, and it should be taught to our kids, at home and in our schools. The world would be a far healthier place and mental illness would rapidly decline if our kids grew up feeling empowered to help themselves in this way.
If you want to learn more about using EFT Tapping for Trauma (and other issues), join this evening - for my next Tapping Webinar...
EFT Tapping Webinar!
Join me TONIGHT - August 8th at 5:30 PST/ 8:30 EST for a live experiential EFT Tapping experience (open to all)!
We will discuss how to clear trauma of all kinds, and how to tap into the power of the present moment and the peace that lies hidden at the core of your Being.
It's not too late to join us. Register now at:
For those who missed the last EFT Tapping Webinar (Tapping out Fear, Tapping into Presence) and for anyone interested in learning how to use EFT Tapping to accelerate your personal growth and healing.
Join me for a life-changing, guided experience of EFT Tapping. No experience necessary, no charge, and open to all.
Space is limited...
Register now to ensure your spot. You will be notified of the time and details.
Please register for EFT Tapping Away Trauma - Tapping into Peace on Aug 8, 2013 5:30 PM PDT at:
This experiential webinar will cover the basic methods of using EFT "Tapping" to dissolve traumatic memories, and tap into a state of peace and well-being. Beginners and experienced tappers are welcome.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
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The Basics of Tapping:
Watch the following short video to understand the basic process of EFT Tapping in order to get the most out of your tapping practice, and the upcoming webinar. (I will also go over the basics at the start of the webinar).
EFT/Meridian Tapping Sessions by Phone (or Skype)
A Trauma can be created in a matter of seconds, and with Meridian Tapping/EFT it can heal in the same amount of time. So let go of your ideas about “deeply ingrained trauma,”.... it's much easier to change than you ever thought possible.
The basic technique is simple to learn. Coming up with the right words or phrases takes a little more practice. Experiment with it and as they say, "try it on everything." It's the only way to prove to yourself that this is actually a powerful tool worth an absolute fortune.
By learning to use Meridian Tapping/EFT for yourself and your family, you will be saving yourself from pain, poor health, and even expensive medical treatments, just by activating your body's own natural healing abilities. You will have a tool that can overcome virtually any emotional or mental obstacle to your peace, happiness and success in life. It pays to be persistent!
Stay Tuned for the next Newsletter -
Don't Give Up!
Every life challenge is an opportunity to awaken. There is no situation that is hopeless. Something positive, healing and transformative is possible in all circumstances, even when we can't recognize it at the time. Sometimes we forge ourselves out of the fire of suffering and loss, and it isn't until the end that we realize what a beautiful work of art has emerged within. The glory of waking up can't be experienced if you don't first accept that you are asleep.
May we all find peace. May we all know joy. May we all be liberated from fear, and released from illusions. May we all return to the Truth of our inner Light.
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Wishing you health and great joy!
Benjamin Schwarcz, MFT is licensed psychotherapist (#mfc35606), meditation teacher, and energy coach with a private practice at 509 7th Street, Santa Rosa, CA, 95401. He can be reached at 707-326-5566.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. As with any drug, not all supplements are safe for all individuals and there may be risks and contraindications for people with certain conditions. Always consult a professional health care provider before before trying to treat a serious condition on your own.
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