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EFT and circumcision

EFt Tapping Outdated ImageNote: This is one of 3,000 articles written prior to the updated Gold Standard (Official) EFT Tapping Tutorial™. As a result, it is likely outdated. It provides practical uses for EFT Tapping but you should also explore our newest advancement, Optimal EFT, by reading our free e-book, The Unseen Therapist™, and/or get help from a Certified EFT Practitioner.

By Larry Stoler, PhD

I had an experience some months ago....

I was attending my nephew's bris (ritual circumcision) and was asked to play a significant role in the ceremony--be the person who holds the child, gives him the wine dipped cloth to suck and be closest to him while the mohel performs the actual ceremony. For those who are unfamiliar, in Jewish practice, the bris is performed when the child is 8 days old. I decided to tap on my nephew throughout the procedure. Even before giving the wine, whenever he started to get uncomfortable, I tapped on the eyebrow point (and sang to him, and told him that I loved him). I tapped pretty much through the entire ceremony. He hardly cried at all. It was quite apparent to everyone there that this boy was unusually calm during the bris.

Coincidence? I don't think so.

It was extremely moving to me to think that we have a method to alleviate some of the discomfort of the circumcision. Image the healing that this could lead to!

Larry Stoler, PhD


Bobbie Sandoz comments on Larry's message

Dear Larry,

What a beautiful and moving story about you and your nephew's connection during his circumcision. Tapping has so many applications for comforting....babies, particularly colicy ones, the dying, the fearful.....people without goals, but who simply need comforting. Thanks for sharing your story as well.

With aloha,

Bobbie Sandoz

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