Members share the many ways the EFT Guild has made a difference
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I am lucky enough to have attended yet another Gathering in Ilkley . I say lucky as It is organised completely by Gwyneth Moss, founder of the The Guild, who organises year after year the coming together of some very special people who uplift, unite and inspire the audience to go forth and tap in which ever way they find the path to do so. For some, the speakers inspire us to look at other ways to tap and be confident in our work, for others to just "keep going " in the difficult path of life we sometimes find ourselves on , but I am sure for everyone , it is the confirmation that this "tapping" IS FANTASTIC, IT DOES WORK and we can be confident in our delivery.
I'm not sure who said "never underestimate the power of one" but when you see what Gwyneth has created and continues to provide to the speakers and audience , this sentiment speaks volumes. The Guild allows people to comes you have learnt so much about each other!
The Gathering was fantastic, first and foremost congratulations and thank you to Gwyneth for your hard work determination and dogged spirit , even though you get little feedback from US ! Thank you for all of the wonderful and international speakers who covered such a variety of issues including, the fab energy healing ! How bullying has affected us all to understanding how the elderly can reap massive rewards from tapping on the past or current health conditions to the tear jerking sessions of incredibly difficult challenges of working with Women in Africa to detainees to getting past addictions !
Because of The Gathering, this year the book stall raised over £300 ! Thanks to the generosity of the attendees .The money is enough to put a child through primary school in Africa through the Charity One Woman ! Previous years the book stall has raised over £500 for TTT Resolving Yesterday in Africa. The idea of the book stall was Gwyneths!
I could go on but I just wanted to say, Congratulations and Thank YOU for the inspiration , the opportunity and for you Gwyneth Moss just being YOU !! Way to go girl ! (that's American )
I've been with the EFT Guild for just over a year now. I remember how Robin (the Welcome Wagon) led me through the site and all its wonderful resources when I joined. I couldn't believe how much there was on offer for such a small cost. It was just what I needed: resources AND a real on-going community to keep me tapping on my stuff and learning new tricks and skills for my EFT practice as well as connecting with others who are as interested in EFT as I am.
Over the year, I have gotten such great benefits from the Guild. I've joined some of the online groups: building our businesses, clearing our energy fields to create the lives we want to live, etc. I've even invited friends to join the Guild so that they could get in the groups that I was taking advantage of. And, of course, I've poked around in all the videos and articles that Gwyneth has made available to us.
One of my favourite moments was last January. At the annual EFT Gathering in the UK, I got to connect face-to-face with some of the Guild members that I had met online in the groups.
Even with all I've been able to do, I haven't yet had the time to commit to joining the Daisy Chains (to exchange tapping sessions), to participate in the Sanctuary, do the Silent Tapping with Heather or offer a class of my own. I'm looking forward to enjoying those activities some time in the future.
One of the things that has been most satisfying has been to support other Guild members in their times of need and to hear about the effects that our collective tapping has had on the outcomes and emotional states of those receiving the healing. That is what is at the heart of the community, being there for each other, contributing in any way we can to make sure that each person that makes up the collective thrives individually.
Thanks to all who are behind the scenes making this happen: Gwyneth, Heather, Carol, Robin and any others that we can't even see. Being a community and event organizer myself, I'm aware how much work is involved in keeping something like this running (and running so smoothly) so I'd just like to say that your work is SO appreciated!! Thank you!
Just thought I would share this daisy chain miracle with you. Not the first miracle, (I have learned so much from all my daisy chain partners, thank you daisy chain 1) but today I am feeling lots of gratitude and want to share it. I don't know if you, like me sometimes get so caught up in life that you tap for your partner but decide you are too busy to be tapped for/ you haven't got time to look after yourself, so you let your buddy down by not asking them to tap for you. I did that and Osnat sent me a very gentle email asking me if I wanted to tap. I read it while on holiday so couldn't answer and forgot when I came home to overwhelm. Relative dying, daughter on honeymoon, granddaughter to look after plus all the other bits of life. Just when I needed to tap the most, but I didn't think of me, I had too many other people to care for. Well the Universe has a great way of getting you to pay attention and it came in the form of picking my granddaughter up and my back going again. Osnat - please can we tap?!!!! So we did. She kept me very focussed on the moment my back went and the tears came. I don't cry a lot so this was such a welcome release of the pressure valve. I knew some good would come of it in one form or another. It didn't seem to be my back as I was still bent to the side at a 45 degree angle.
However, this morning I woke up straight, and carried on walking around straight for 2 hours. A miracle. So thank you Gwyneth for starting the Guild. Without you I wouldn't have been tapping with Osnat. Thank you Heather for keeping the daisy chains going. Thank you Guild members for joining daisy chains, but most of all thank you Osnat for what you did for me yesterday. Bless you.
I'm not out of the woods yet, there's still more to do. When I sat down for breakfast my back went again. I thought what do I need to do to aid my full recovery. Lay in bed, read a book, relaxed, practiced some self care and I'm straight again! and being very gentle and mindful of my movements. I will be making self care a priority because when you are incapacitated as I was, you can't help others anyway. Oh yes, and I will remember to tap!
First and foremost the love and support I feel from people in all parts of the world who are there when you need them. I've only met most of them on ZOOM, but when my son had his brain surgery, Heather invited people to tap for him in a ZOOM group as he was undergoing surgery. And his recovery has been miraculous.
Second: The generosity of Gwyneth and others on the training teams, support groups, on Daisy Chains, and in the Sanctuary.
Third: I have met so many wonderful, interesting people who love EFT and Energy work and love to share it with others.
Fourth: The opportunity to share my passion for EFT and energy work with others individually and in groups.
Fifth: The wonderful resources that we have available
and I could go on and on.
I was joined the EFT Guild over two years ago and it has provided exactly what I was looking for and much more - support, community, ongoing learning, connection with peers and colleagues. Like many others I trained in EFT and then was out there in the world as a lone practitioner which was have been very lonely and isolating and even a bit scary. I imagine many newly qualified practitioners find themselves in this situation and i am guessing that only the strong survive. Then along came the Guild at the perfect time. I have jumped in an availed of all the Guild has to offer. Daisy Chain (exchange tapping) which was a wonderful and heart enhancing experience both for those I tapped for and those I tapped with, as well as a very special connection within our group of seven. I have attended many, many Support Groups and learn more every single time. Now I run a Support Group once a month and can give something back to others in the way I was so generously given to and continue to be. The genius and beauty of the EFT Guild is that I can be part of a Daisy Chain, Support Groups, Specialist groups and more and all from the comfort of home where geography is not a barrier.
I was lucky to have been in the right place at the right time when I got to train with Gwyneth Moss. The experience charged me up and I was excited to improve my work and expand my practice. Many of my hypnosis colleagues were not familiar with EFT and when I got the invitation to join The EFT Guild I was starting to feel a bit lonely here in the middle of the U.S.
I dipped my toe in the pool as a Daisy Chain volunteer and was pleased to find that with the support of Gwyneth and DC mum Heather Carter it's been much easier than I anticipated. I also enjoy hosting a monthly support group and volunteering as an EFT Angel. All of these opportunities to connect with other like minded people across the world have recharged, refreshed and renewed my practice.
What I get out of my guild membership has exceeded my expectations. I expected opportunities for continuing education and maybe connecting with a few other practitioners. Turns out any energy I invest comes back to me multiplied.
Working in private practice is very rewarding but also quite isolating. Long days of other people's difficulties are tiring no matter how much we tap. The Guild is like the friendliest coffee bar, the bistrot or the comfy sitting room where I can put my feet up safely, talk, tap or listen - or just be quiet among friends. It connects me to others right across all waters. And we can have a good laugh!
Yesterday I had a new client. She is seeing a therapist, who referred her to me.
I like to find out what my client expects to get from our EFT sessions, especially first time clients. But before I could ask the client this question, she began telling me about all of her problems. I knew from our brief phone intake that she had quite a few but she began to tell me about them again, almost as if she had done this many times before.
Fortunately, I didn't let her continue for half an hour as I think she would have done. Instead, I interrupted her (a couple times) to say, gently, "I don't have to know the whole story right now to help you. Let's pick one problem that is really bothering you today and start tapping."
I know that it is common to want the whole history before getting started with therapy. I feel fortunate that with EFT a different approach works as well. In fact, I would feel overwhelmed if I had to hear about all of a client's problems before we could start the healing process.
I am so grateful to Gwyneth for teaching me the process of EFT in Levels 1 and 2. I often hear her guiding voice in my head, before, sometimes or during a session of EFT . I hear her probing questions, her warm calming phrases which I try to emulate. I understand that skill comes from practice , practice and more practice . It also comes from continued learning which is where The Guild is imperative. The Guild offers, not only articles and links to other practitioners and their resources, but tapping practice through the daisy chains with other members. We are fortunate to have some highly skilled practitioners who encourage and help others giving feedback which they offer for free to members of The Guild who are just starting out, people who value their experience. It would not have been possible to build up my skills, knowledge and confidence without it. The Guild is part of the fabric to my practice . I rely on it as a resource library, which is available 24/7, for historical information and up to date latest research, news and views. I often hear of practitioners who feel isolated , or stuck for ways to move forward with a group or individual, thankfully the Guild ensures no one needs to feel this . It is an amazing community of like minded well trained individuals who have the good fortune of being one well founded organisation who together are amazing ! Long live the Guild and Gwyneth !!! Penny x
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