Tapping into Vibrant Health with Brad Yates

In this episode of The Functional Medicine Radio Show, Dr. Carri’s special guest Brad Yates talks about using a simple tapping technique called EFT – Emotional Freedom Technique – to balance your health.

Brad is known internationally for his creative and often humorous use of Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT). Brad is the author of the best-selling children’s book “The Wizard’s Wish,” the co-author of the best-seller “Freedom at Your Fingertips,” and a featured expert in the film “The Tapping Solution”. He has also been a presenter at a number of events, including Jack Canfield’s Breakthrough to Success, has done teleseminars with “The Secret” stars Bob Doyle and Dr. Joe Vitale, and has been heard internationally on a number of internet radio talk shows.  Brad also has well over 500 videos on YouTube, and is a contributing expert on the Huffington Post.

Main Questions Asked:

  • What is Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)?
  • How can EFT help people make better choices and achieve better results with their health?
  • Can you explain how these techniques can help people beat cravings, such as the impulse to overeat?
  • Is this something anyone can learn?
  • Can you lead us through an EFT session right now?
  • Can people learn EFT online or is personal training required?

Key Points made by Brad:

  • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is also known as ‘tapping’. You tap on key acupuncture points on the hands, face, and torso to create balanced energy within your body and release stress from the body.
  • Emotional freedom is the freedom to make better choices for our emotional and physical well being.
  • After doing EFT tapping he lost his interest in eating sweets and chocolate for years.
  • Anyone can learn EFT – even children.
  • Research has proven that EFT works by dramatically reducing cortisol levels in the body and creating more of a relaxed and calm state.
  • Brad leads us through an EFT session to help lower our stress and teaches us the points to tap on.
  • EFT can be done safely by most people, but some will need help and extra guidance by an EFT professional – especially if they are tackling bigger emotional traumas.
  • EFT can be used for physical and emotional health, but it can also help with your career, finances, success, relationships, goal setting, etc.

Resources Mentioned:

Brad’s website

Brad’s videos

Book – Freedom at Your Fingertips

Book – Reclaim Your Energy and Feel Normal Again

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