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The Tapping Solution: A Revolutionary System for Stress-Free Living

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     Do you have things in your life that you wish were different . . . but you don’t know how to change?

     The Tapping Solution offers a new technique to deal with seemingly impossible situations.

     Tapping, also known as EFT, is a powerful tool for improving your life on multiple levels: mental, emotional, and physical. It has been proven to effectively address a ran
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published April 2nd 2013 by Hay House (first published April 1st 2013)
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Apr 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: nonfiction, favorites
One of these days I will actually start LISTENING to what the Universe is trying to tell me! A few years ago I kept hearing about tapping. I didn't look into it though, and just passively heard tidbits about it here and there. Recently, though, the subject kept showing up IN MY FACE. I heard about it EVERYWHERE. I felt really intrigued by the idea, and synchronistically had been looking for ways to relieve stress in my life. I begrudgingly decided to give it a try and ordered this book from Nick ...more
Jon Kidwell
Apr 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
What a fantastic and enlightening book. As bizarre as this practice seems at the outset, this method really works. I've used The Tapping Solution for various aches and pains.... back, neck, headache, tension, etc.

One might find himself feeling rather odd going through the various tapping solutions. But once the reader realizes that this stuff really works, they probably won't care how odd it may be.

Right now, I am working on the stress relief portion of the Tapping Solution, and little by little
Cloris Kylie
Jun 19, 2013 rated it really liked it
The Tapping Solution, by Nick Ortner, promises to be a revolutionary system for stress-free living. Ortner not only delivers on his promise, but offers detailed tapping sequences for a broad range of issues; from releasing physical pain to losing those extra pounds.

I was as skeptical as Ortner was when he first tried tapping. But I tried it, and it worked!

What is tapping, anyway?

Tapping, or Emotional Freedom Technique, is a medley of counseling intervention and stimulation of meridian acupoints.
May 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
As of this writing, I am currently reading this book. I think it is well written and has lots of good insights. I have read other books on E.F.T. and I would say that so far this is my favorite book on the subject. I feel that way because I love the little nuances and deep insights that the author presents throughout the book. E.F.T. is a technique that mixes modern psychology and the healing art of reflexology together. E.F.T. has been shown to help people with all kinds of life issues from hea ...more
Jonathan Case
Mar 26, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: therapy
I had my first experience with using the EFT technique at a training for work several years ago. It was weird at the time but I tried it and it was OK. Certainly not mind blowing, but when I got past the initial feeling of embarrassment over the outward silliness of the exercise, I thought "hey cool technique." Fast forward a few years and I have a colleague that uses this technique with clients and speaks highly of it, so again it piqued my interest and I borrowed his book to learn more.

The te
Jul 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
The Tapping Solution - A Revolutionary System for Stress-free Living, by Nick Ortner/book.

I discovered tapping a couple of months ago, listening to one of Louise Hay's interviews where she mentioned the practice. Then, I searched for it on youtube and found a few interesting videos describing how to use tapping and actually started working on it myself. Nick's book came at the right time: to complement my beginner's curiosity and knowledge of this revolutionary system, as he describes it himself
May 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Rochelle by: Carol Tuttle
This is a valuable and amazing book that teaches the practical use of EFT, or tapping. I discovered that EFT works! And after reading this, now I understand why! Recommended for all.

"Many people worry that by focusing on their anger, grief, stress or anxiety while tapping, they might be attracting negativity into their lives. ...There's nothing wrong with experiencing negative thoughts, emotions, beliefs and symptoms. I'd argue that it's human to experience all of those at various times. It's wh
جمانه الماجد

سمعت عن النقر من قبل على إنه اسلوب محفّز للمذاكره
و اخذ درجات عاليه .

لفت نظري بالمكتبه وبالحقيقة بالمكتبة احسب انه علاج النقر
المهتم ب الآلآم الجسديه , قصدي ان علم الإرتباط العصبي بداخل الجسم
وإن لو ضغطت على اصبعك الفلاني يخفف ويزيل ألم عينك مثلا
أو الصداع وغيره , كنت ملتهفه أعرف هالأسلوب من العلاج .

اعتقد انه مشابه لعلم الجذب , التواصل مع الذات

ما أتفق معه في كل المعلومات ,

أثق بإحساسي ,
عملية النقر المذكورة بالكتاب هي على فترتين فترة الأشياء السلبيه وفترة الإصلاح , واللي يخبرني إياه احساسي
Jun 01, 2013 rated it really liked it
I've been checking out a lot of books on stress and meditation lately and found that this book drew me in. It's based on a simple form of accupressure that involves tapping various points on the body while repeating phrases pertaining to what your goal is. It enables you to get a grasp for what's causing your "pains"and works to alleviate them. The book covers a wide variety of uses for the exercises including stress management, overcoming fears, losing weight, and more. The author gives real li ...more
Bookish Enchantment
Feb 21, 2013 rated it liked it
I am going to sit in neutral territory here. This book is not for people who are readers of self help books or are well versed in affirmations. Whilst EFT (or Tapping) is a new concept for many it can be learned easier enough through internet articles and websites.

The book is good for those who are new to affirmations, self help concepts. Every body else will find it very ho hum (like I did).

In saying all this Tapping or Emotional Freedom Technique is very very effective and what this book did f
Apr 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
This is a fascinating idea. 'Tapping' acupressure points to relieve stress and pain is something I have only recently heard of, so I purchased this book for details. I think it's an excellent book for beginners, as the author shares not only the history of EFT, but very detailed instructions. The only thing that keeps me from giving it 5* is that the style of writing felt a little like an infomercial. The actual information was great. He includes a number of actual scripts to use and shares some ...more
May 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I was introduced to tapping around the end of 2010.
Got the 2011 Tapping World Summit program and the dvd, “Use it on everything”. For some reason I didn’t start listening to any of it before last November. I then followed the 7 week program, and listened in on the 2013 Tapping World Summit, and now I simply can’t get enough.
I thought it couldn’t be better than that. But this book is the Tapping Bible!
I have read it and used it and it is SO EASY. And Nick Ortner really makes the technique down to
Haifa AlKhenaifer
Aug 05, 2014 rated it really liked it
The book is fluffed and repetitive, but you will get surprising results with tapping scary how it really works.
Frank Drew Leyda
May 14, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition

A lot of fluff but no technique. A lot of success stories but no explanation of how success was achieved.
Aug 02, 2017 rated it did not like it
I'm pretty forgiving of self-help books, even the ones that promote mysticism. After all, if you can evoke a positive mental state, even through imagination, you've done something at least somewhat psychologically helpful. I'm totally up for trying ritual and meditation and various placebo-esque healing techniques.

But this book has basically nothing to offer, even from that standpoint.

The mantras are basically straight self-acceptance, of the kind you'd see in ACT, Tara Brach's Radical Acceptanc
Jul 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
Great book with lots of insights. At first I was a bit frustrated to need to go through the nearly 400 page long book (Finnish version), but I read it in just 3 days!!! This is a quick read (partly because the world of tapping is just so fascinating!)

And, when it comes to the tapping techniques themselves, I'm convinced that it works miracles. There is no doubt that tapping is an extremely powerful tool for improving one's life quality. As I was reading the book I tried tapping and felt the enor
Grace Masters
May 27, 2017 rated it liked it
Currently starting tapping in therapy, so I picked up this book. His enthusiasm is awesome, but the constant reference to go online to the website where there is invariably a money grab takes away from the message of this book. Plus, my therapist, is more focused on positive tapping and doesn't think this particular technique is a good place to start. Being this is the first book I've looked at, I'm not sure what other kind of techniques are out there, but I've been focusing on tapping while thi ...more
Angela Stafford
Aug 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. It explains exactly how to use EFT to improve your life in any way you choose. It allows a person to clear out all the obstacles in the way of a life filled with joy and success. This book shows how to tap on events, emotions, physical ailments and other forms of emotional baggage in order to clear a path toward the ideal life.
Jul 23, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: self-help
I wanted to know what EFT is after encountering it several times in a row. For a book of this kind, it explains itself well and makes its concepts usable. The tone and excessive exclamation marks are a bit much.
Jan 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
An excellent and easy to read book about a technique that is potentially very helpful. Lots of stories and examples.
Jul 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
The best book on EFT. Ever.
Yes, please blow my mind and body in an instant relief. Oh, yes, you do that already over and over and over and over again.
James Taylor-Loftus Dip.EH.P.NLP
An excellent workbook from Nick Ortner that provides a comprehensive and elegant introduction to the subject of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). Written from the heart, and full of powerful examples of EFT as an effective aid in (often) radically changing peoples lives for the better, it is a fine book to either start your journey into EFT or as a valuable addition to your EFT and Energy Psychology collection.

With the aid of carefully placed humour to lighten the load of what is, often, an em
Jair Jimenez
Jul 06, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Es un libro esperanzador, y con la gran ventaja que puedes empezar a practicar el método de una vez, es decir, lees y practicas. No quiero decir de que se trata exactamente, pero puedo decir, que te puede ayudar, lo poco que leí y practiqué me abrió una luz de esperanza a que pueda ser un método realmente excelente. En redacción y estilo tiene fallas, pero el contenido es bueno, el autor trata con éxito de compartir sus vivencias y su pasión por la solución tapping. Al principio tenía mis dudas ...more
Vanessa Largie
Sep 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Okay. So I was researching Endometriosis and some associated illnesses online, when someone mentioned 'EFT'.

I found a link to Nick Ortner at some seminar doing some tapping with people from the audience. I decided to tap along (afterall no-one was watching) :-)

I wasn't tapping for my condition that day, I was tapping for life-change, inspiration and some peace. Literally after doing the session, I felt HIGH. Within an hour my office and the whole house was clean, then I did a MASSIVE workout.

Rhonda oligney
Mar 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
just starting..cranking up the BBQ with some chipolte sauce then settling in to learn new skills..ahhh THE STUDENT OF LIFE I BE...I will let ya all know what transpires..those of you whom already know tech..give me teachers you follow..what it has done for yourself and tips anytime ok

I am now finished...GREAT INFORMATIVE WELL WRITTEN book for those seeking to utilz skills in tapping..before i read this book I has only viewed some tapping vids on YOUTUBE..reading the book and being informed f ho
AdultNonFiction Teton County Library
Dec 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: health
Need to ILL

TCL currently does not have the brother's book The Tapping Solution (as of 12/9/2014) so you'll need to ILL (Interlibrary Loan)it. He also has a DVD by the same name. I started with the DVD which followed 10 totally different people with totally different complaints through the process so you could see how it worked. I like the DVD as I'm a visual learner so it was a good introduction for me and there's a section/chapter dedicated solely to explaining the process and how to duplicate
John Nelson
Jun 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: self-improvement
What a sweet little book about a gentle, yet highly effective healing system. I've been studying cognitive technologies for self improvement and healing for a while now. However, EFT seems unique in that it's...simple. Utalize a small group of a acupressure points on our bodies, we simply tap on them while focusing on a physical or emotional issue. my mother, who has been resistant to other technologies and systems for healing discovered this on her own, and has been using it to heal a chronic p ...more
Frank Healy
Nov 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone who needs healing.
Shelves: eft
"The Tapping Solution" took my knowledge of the uses of EFT worlds further. If you think there is any limit to the ways you can use EFT then this book is a must read. Nick Ortner covers everything from tapping for pain and trauma to the way it is used for professional athletes to heal their injuries. He interviewed humanitarians and how they helped people in Rwanda, Indonesia and other war and genocide torn countries. The tapping not only helped them heal their feelings but gave them the confid ...more
Keith Livengood
Feb 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
It is a very enlightening book about how to reprogram your mind through tapping to reduce and eliminate phobias and anxiety. You pick your most pressing issue and work on that. Areas like eliminating pain, fears, to increasing finances to weight loss. I met Nick at a 5 day Tony Robbins conference in January. I have never met a more calm and relaxed individual. As I sat near Nick, I watched countless people come up to him to thank him. I have started tapping on myself and recommend this to anyone ...more
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NICOLAS ORTNER is the CEO of The Tapping Solution, a company with a mission to bring simple, effective, natural healing into the mainstream with the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) or “tapping.” Tapping is a healing modality based on ancient Chinese acupressure and modern psychology.

Nick’s goal is to empower people to create healthy, financially abundant and stress-free lives through his books,
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“Under chronic stress, your body is more apt to enter a state of dis-ease. Unable to achieve its natural balance, it can’t function the way it should. The ripple effects can be profound. And yet Western medicine has trained us to focus on symptomsrather than root causes like stress. Page 71” 5 likes
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approach the world from a very different place than someone who doesn't believe
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