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 reasonably brand-new discovery as well as a fast-evolving therapy within the field of Energy Psychology which is capturing the focus of therapists, scientists, fortune-tellers as well as lay individuals.

Frequently described as "Psychological acupressure", the technique functions by releasing clogs within the energy system which are the resource of emotional strength and also pain. These obstructions in our power system, along with testing us mentally, commonly lead to limiting beliefs and also behaviors and an inability to live life harmoniously. Resulting signs are either emotional and/ or physical and consist of lack of confidence as well as self-confidence, sensation stuck anxious or clinically depressed, or the appearance of compulsive as well as addicting practices. It is additionally currently lastly widely accepted that emotional disharmony is a crucial consider physical signs and also dis-ease as well as consequently these techniques are being thoroughly utilized on physical concerns, including chronic health problem with commonly astonishing outcomes. These techniques are being approved more as well as much more in clinical and psychological circles as well as in the variety of psychiatric therapies as well as recovery disciplines.

An EFT therapy involves using fingertips rather than needles to tap on completion factors of energy meridians that are positioned simply underneath the surface area of the skin. The therapy is non-invasive and services the principles of making adjustment as straightforward and also as discomfort free as feasible.

EFT is a common sense approach that attracts its power from Eastern explorations that have actually been around for over 5,000 years. Albert Einstein also informed us back in the 1920's that whatever (including our bodies) is composed of energy. These ideas have been mostly ignored by Western Healing Practices and as they are introduced in our current times, human process is reopening itself to the failed to remember reality that whatever is Energy and also the capacity that this supplies us.

In the short time considering that it's beginning by Gary Craig in the 1990's, EFT has actually given thousands of individuals with remedy for all type of troubles as well as conditions, often in amazingly double-quick time as well as after long as well as painful periods of searching for a treatment. The diversity of effective treatments have actually ranged from trauma and also misuse, fears, self messing up behaviour patterns, to deep set emotional problems of anxiousness as well as anxiety, addictions, physical disease, to name but a couple of.

EFT is upstaging the broad spectrum of healing experts; from the researchers to the fortune-tellers as well as every person between. It goes to the heart of the rejoining of the old and new standards.

EFT brings back recognition as well as count on the natural healing capabilities of our body and mind, offering ground-breaking possibilities to accomplishing physical and also emotional health in a faster period.

Because the techniques are so easy, they could be used successfully as a self-help tool, which equips individuals to actively contribute to their own healing and also growth process. This helps with a much faster relief procedure, formerly thought difficult by medical care professionals who advocated prolonged (& commonly agonizing) hrs in psychotherapeutic or healthcare, frequently with restricted results. These techniques do not challenge the clinical and also psychotherapeutic professions, however instead serve to add to a holistic healing procedure.

EFT functions to get rid of such interruptions and get rid of the resulting emotional feedback or intensity to recover emotional harmony as well as deal remedy for physical discomfort.

This is done by focusing on the certain issue whilst tapping with fingers on completion factors of power meridians. The combination of sending kinetic energy to our power system, whilst discovering and focusing on root causes, facilitates a "correcting" of the power system therefore getting rid of the "brief circuit" to the body's found out feedback or adverse emotion.

It began in 1980, with a psychotherapist by the name of Roger Callahan, and also a client with an extreme phobia of water. Mary's fear of water controlled her life and maintained her from daily tasks. She was unable to take her children to the coastline and also was unable to drive near the sea; she grew afraid when it rained, as well as could not even withstand the view of water on TV. She had vivid nightmares involving water.

Callahan and Mary had actually been dealing with this trouble together for over a year. Ultimately, Mary developed the courage to rest within sight of the swimming pool at Dr. Callahan's residence. Also doing this triggered Mary severe distress, as well as though she located means to manage the intense fear and also emotional discomfort, she did not conquer her phobia. They discussed her problem, and how to overcome it, yet without success.

Dr. Callahan had actually recently been researching typical Chinese medicines, and also discovering regarding meridians. Bearing in mind that there was an acupuncture point for the stomach meridian on the cheekbone, he asked her to tap there, thinking it may heal her belly pains.

Mary touched her cheekbone as routed, and also this little action transformed medicinal history! The action seemed amazing, to both Mary and Dr. Callahan. Her belly pains went away. Also more remarkably, her fear of water disappeared, as well! She ran down to the swimming pool as well as started splashing herself with water, enjoying her newfound freedom from fear.

Based on this exploration, Dr. Callahan began a collection of investigations to establish and improve this technique, which he labelled Idea Field Treatment. Gary Craig trained under Dr. Callahan's tutelage in the 1990's, finding out the treatments for TFT. As time passed, Craig started to observe some troubles with TFT, aspects that he saw were unnecessary difficulties.

TFT required specialists to touch on a certain series of meridians (called a formula) for each and every different issue. Detecting the trouble needed a technique called muscle screening, wherein the expert would certainly determine the relative stamina of a muscle mass, while the individual explored various thoughts or declarations.

Craig observed duplicated situations in which the trouble was incorrectly detected or the professional touched out the meridian points in the wrong order, yet the person was still helped. Based upon these observations, he ended that it did not matter in which order the meridian points were touched.

Gary Craig developed EFT as a streamlined, boosted variation of the principles behind Callahan's TFT. EFT has one standard, basic sequence of points to tap, regardless of what the scenario.

Because of this, hundreds of individuals have utilized Touching for ailments as well as to deal with emotional troubles. Tapping practitioners have actually examined the techniques and trained to handle a lot more difficult and also tough situations, as well as these devoted professionals report even more successful applications daily. An increasing number of individuals are uncovering and exploring Tapping. Numerous are uncovering exactly how Tapping could alter their lives.