EFT Setup Statement Example “Even Though...
“I chose to love and accept myself deeply and completely with compassion and respect, free of criticism and judgement"
EFT Tapping Points and reactive emotions to them:
Name Location, Meridian Reactive Emotions/Themes, Balancing Emotion/Themes
Side of Hand (SH) The fleshy part on the outside edge of either hand Small Intestine Meridian (SI3/4) Feeling divided, pulled in more than one direction Decisiveness discernment
Top of Head (TOH) The area of the Crown Chakra is located directly at the top of the head. Not a meridian endpoint but does stimulate the Governing Vessel (GV) – see below and other meridians Self-criticism, lack of focus Vitality, abundance, focus
Eye Brow (EB) At the beginning of the eyebrow, just up and over from the bridge of the nose Urinary Bladder Meridian (BL2) Fear, suspicion, futility Hope, courage, trust
Side of the eye (SE) or Outside the Eye (OE) At the end of the eyebrow, this point falls on the bony protrusion at the leading edge of the temple Gall Bladder Meridian (GB1) Rage, being judgmental Acceptance, kindness.
Under the Eye (UE) On the bone underneath the eye, directly under the pupil Stomach Meridian (ST1) Obsessive worry Trust in the larger picture
Under the nose (UN) Under the nose in the little, vertical crevice above the upper lip Governing Vessel (GV26) Lacking courage to move forward, guilt Sense of strength
Chin (CH) or Under the lip (UL) Under the bottom lip in the depression between the lip & chin Central or Conception Vessel (CV24) Feeling vulnerable, shame Feeling centered & secure
Collar Bone (CB) Fleshy spot just below either collar bone Kidney Meridian (K27)/ Adrenal Glands Fear, isolation, shame Gentleness with self, movement toward others
Under Arm (UA) 4-6 inches below arm pit (bra strap) Spleen Meridian (SP21) Over-compassion, anxiety about other’s welfare Fairness toward self, metabolizes input into self
Thumb (TH) Hold hand as if shaking hands. Top edge where thumbnail meets skin Lung Meridian (LU11) Grief, detachment Inspiration (inhale), letting go (exhale), faith
Index Finger (IF) As above, the edge of fingernail and skin Large Intestine Meridian (LI1) Controlling, holding on Releasing
Middle Finger (MF) As above, the edge of fingernail and skin Pericardium Meridian (PC9) Bewildered by choices & demands, neglecting Discernment, prioritizing heart’s needs heart’s needs
Little Finger (LF) Same as above, the edge of fingernail and skin Heart Meridian (HT9) Heartache, difficulty in expressing emotions. Love for self & others
Back Of Hand (BH) Back of hand, follow the line between the 4th & 5th fingers Triple Warmer Meridian (TW2/3) Depression, physical pain Feeling safe
Rib (R)* (not included in EFT Basic Recipe) Just below the breasts, on either side Liver Meridian (LV14) Rage against self, guilt Kindness, compassion toward self *Alternatively, Inside leg, near the kneecap (LV8) or the lateral side of the great toe (LV1) (LV1/7/8)