Tapping into Ego States with Mike Mandel

Have you ever wondered why you show up as different people on different days? The reason relates to the various ego states that simultaneously are present within each of us. The problem is when the “librarian” show up when we are giving a speech and we need the “entertainer” to show up instead.
In this episode we discuss how to “tap” into the right ego state (when you listen to the episode you’ll see why that is so punny 😉 We discuss ego state therapy and how you can get the right ego to show up at the right time.
We are joined by the fabulous Mike Mandel, regarded as the world’s greatest hypnotist to discuss this topic and get some practical tips you can start using today (e.g. tapping and inner active cards … listen it to learn more).
Mike Mandel single handedly reinvented the persona of the stage hypnotist, rescuing it from its tacky beginnings and giving it rock star appeal. Widely regarded as the world’s greatest hypnotist, Mike Mandel has 18 nominations and 6 awards for excellence in entertainment. In June 2000 he was presented with the COCA Hall of Fame Award, previously won by Sarah McLaughlin, the Tragically Hip and Jim Carrey.
Mike is a qualified trainer of neurolinguistic programming (NLP) and is affiliated with NLPWorks, who offer Canada’s most complete NLP training. He teaches advanced Ericksonian hypnosis both via online training and in a live classroom in Toronto, the hypnotic world epicenter. He affectionately refers to his students as hypnotic storm riders across the world. You can learn more about Mike at:
To watch Mike’s keynote speech at Hypnoses Though 2019 (referenced in this episode), visit:
Make sure to check out and subscribe to Mike’s Brain Software Podcast. We did 🙂


EFT - Emotional Freedom Technique - is a fairly new exploration as well as a fast-evolving therapy within the field of Energy Psychology which is catching the focus of healers, researchers, fortune-tellers as well as lay people.

Commonly referred to as "Emotional acupressure", the technique functions by launching obstructions within the energy system which are the resource of emotional intensity and also pain. These blockages in our power system, in addition to testing us mentally, commonly lead to restricting ideas as well as behaviors and also a failure to live life sympathetically.

An EFT therapy entails using fingertips as opposed to needles to tap on completion factors of energy meridians that are located just under the surface area of the skin. The therapy is non-invasive as well as works with the ethos of making adjustment as basic and as discomfort free as possible.

EFT is a common sense technique that draws its power from Eastern explorations that have been around for over 5,000 years. In fact Albert Einstein additionally informed us back in the 1920's that everything (including our bodies) is made up of energy. These concepts have been largely overlooked by Western Healing Practices and also as they are revealed in our present times, human procedure is resuming itself to the neglected reality that everything is Power as well as the capacity that this provides us.

In the brief time since it's creation by Gary Craig in the 1990's, EFT has provided thousands of people with remedy for all type of troubles and also problems, usually in startlingly double-quick time and after long as well as uncomfortable periods of looking for a treatment. The diversity of effective therapies have actually varied from injury as well as abuse, fears, self screwing up practices patterns, to deep collection emotional conditions of anxiety as well as anxiety, addictions, physical disease, to name however a few.

EFT is drawing attention from the broad range of recovery specialists; from the scientists to the spiritualists as well as everyone between. It goes to the heart of the rejoining of the old as well as new standards.

EFT recovers recognition as well as rely on the all-natural healing abilities of our body and mind, providing ground-breaking opportunities to achieving physical and emotional health in a faster time frame.

Since the techniques are so easy, they can be utilized properly as a self-help device, which empowers people to actively contribute to their very own recovery and also advancement process. This facilitates a much faster alleviation procedure, previously believed difficult by medical care experts that supported lengthy (& frequently agonizing) hours in psychotherapeutic or healthcare, frequently with minimal outcomes. These techniques do not reject the medical and psychotherapeutic occupations, but instead offer to add to a holistic recovery procedure.

EFT functions to clear such disruptions and eliminate the resulting emotional response or intensity to bring back emotional consistency and deal remedy for physical pain.

This is done by focusing on the details issue whilst touching with fingers on the end factors of power meridians. The combination of sending kinetic energy to our power system, whilst discovering as well as focusing on origin, helps with a "straightening out" of the energy system consequently getting rid of the "short circuit" to the body's discovered reaction or adverse emotion.

It started in 1980, with a psychologist by the name of Roger Callahan, and also a person with a severe phobia of water. Mary's worry of water controlled her life as well as maintained her from day-to-day tasks. She was unable to take her youngsters to the coastline and was unable to drive near the ocean; she expanded fearful when it drizzled, and might not also endure the sight of water on television. She had dazzling headaches entailing water.

Dr. Callahan as well as Mary had been working on this issue together for over a year. Mary worked up the guts to sit within sight of the swimming pool at Dr. Callahan's home.

Dr. Callahan had actually just recently been researching traditional Chinese medicines, and discovering concerning meridians. Bearing in mind that there was an acupuncture factor for the stomach meridian on the cheekbone, he asked her to tap there, thinking it may cure her belly pains.

Even more astonishingly, her anxiety of water went away, too! She ran down to the swimming pool and also started spraying herself with water, being glad in her newly found freedom from anxiety.

Based upon this discovery, Dr. Callahan started a series of examinations to create and also refine this technique, which he called Thought Field Therapy. Gary Craig trained under Dr. Callahan's tutelage in the 1990's, finding out the procedures for TFT. As time passed, Craig started to observe some issues with TFT, aspects that he saw were unnecessary complications.

TFT called for experts to tap on a certain sequence of meridians (called an algorithm) for each different issue. Identifying the problem called for a technique called muscular tissue screening, where the specialist would certainly gauge the relative strength of a muscular tissue, while the individual checked out various thoughts or declarations.

Gary Craig observed duplicated situations where the trouble was inaccurately detected or the expert touched out the meridian factors in the wrong order, yet the individual was still aided. Based on these observations, he concluded that it did not matter where order the meridian points were tapped.

Craig created EFT as a simplified, boosted version of the concepts behind Callahan's TFT. EFT has one standard, simple series of points to tap, whatever the circumstance.

Because of this, hundreds of individuals have actually used Tapping for ailments and to solve emotional issues. Touching specialists have studied the techniques and also educated to tackle extra complicated and challenging situations, as well as these committed experts report even more effective applications daily. More and more people are finding as well as discovering Tapping. Lots of are uncovering just how Tapping can transform their lives.