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How To Whine Your Way To Health And Happiness With EFT

How to use the EFT Whining Protocol

By Priya Florence ShahPublished about a year ago 5 min read

Can you really whine your way to health and happiness? Here’s how to use the EFT Whining Protocol to improve your mental health.

It's a struggle having to be positive all the time. Having a good attitude. Seeing the bright side to everything. Life's hard enough as it is and when that becomes apparent, sometimes it really IS right and proper to really express yourself.

Emotions build up. Or should I say, energy builds up, and up? It is like pressure beginning to rise… hardly noticeable at first, and then more and more. The pressure grows. The energy gets denser and tighter.

And then there comes the point where the energy needs to have this pressure removed or else it seriously starts to hurt, seriously starts to unbalance body and mind - and that's why and when people blow their tops, start shouting, or the tears begin to flow.

Of course, the reason for this is a blockage in the energy system, a stopper in the normal energy flow that causes it to back up and create this pressure scenario.

When you remove the blockage using the Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT, the energy rushes through and out and phew - what a relief! That's when people say, "Oh that's so strange, that feeling isn't there anymore - I feel fine now!"

The classical EFT effect, if you will. But here's our special application - whining - an activity to “express” backed up emotions just as much as a panic attack or a temper tantrum - just at a lower end of the scale.

Here, we are talking about blockages not in the "life-and-death" systems of the energy body but more like a nagging pain or a thorn in the foot.

Even so, when the pressure gets too bad something has to be done and then we whine - about the government, about our spouses, our children, our finances, the weather, anything really to release the pressure for a while.

But no one wants to be near people who whine, because their negative energy can be contagious and infect others. Whining is NOT a good way to make friends and influence people in any way other than making them walk away swiftly with a sense of disgust!

So, what happens to the unexpressed emotions and energy buildup? Well, of course, they have to be expressed somehow - in other, possibly more damaging, ways like substance abuse, addictions, overeating, repetitive behaviours, exercise, compulsive cleaning or working.

These can come to our aid, producing a state shift and distracting us for a time where we’re unaware of that pressure buildup. Whining can be healthy when done in a professional setting as a preventive physical and mental health measure.

We can also use EFT as we whine to actually target and unblock the energy flow that causes the whining in the first place and thereby not only drain the metaphorical and energetic pus out of the boil but actually heal what caused it in the first place.

So more whining will lead to less and less, and eventually, we will actually be really able to display that "good attitude" of fortitude, strength and courage we have pretended to have for oh so long.

So here is the EFT Whining Protocol:

1. When the time is right, watch an EFT video.

2. Think about something that really annoys you about your life

Please note, we are not talking about major issues of trauma and abuse in this case, but something you could really whine on about in no uncertain terms for ages. Pick your topic, take a deep breath and start whining.

Example. "Ok, about my husband. He really gets on my nerves. Always wanting to watch TV, can't get him off the couch with a forklift truck! And that's the least of it. The other day, he actually (insert next item) ..."

3. As you whine, you tap. You may tap randomly or intuitively, or simply just tap the whole round, round and round, all through the whine. When you get to the Karate Chop point, you start again with the top of the eyebrow.

Please note: The tapping tends to get faster as you get into the whine. That's alright and a natural response!

4. Continue until you:

• run out of things to tap on

• feel lots better

• start laughing

• have somehow forgotten what you were tapping on

Whining is a natural human activity that indicates the need for an energy release. When done with a professional counsellor, it can be very healthy because it helps people feel heard and prevents the need for escalation into abuse, panic attacks, road rage, and psychosomatic illness.

However, when the activity of whining is paired with the release and un-blocking effects of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), it can help your mind-body health in a profound way.

The EFT Whining Protocol is a great prophylactic measure and method that you can do anywhere anytime. You can find more mental health articles and tips on

Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of a mental health professional or counsellor with any questions you may have regarding your condition. Never disregard professional advice or delay in seeking it. Always consult with your physician or other qualified healthcare providers before embarking on a new treatment program.

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Priya Florence Shah

Priya Florence Shah is a bestselling author, award-winning publisher and online branding consultant.

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