Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Mouse Story

(725 words – 4 minute read)

About 15 years ago I came across this new way of treating trauma and phobias. It involved tapping on certain acupuncture points to calm the nervous system and dissolve the trauma.

Sounds too good to be true but I bought the manual anyway and read enough of it to get an idea of what to do.

That evening we were having some friends over and during the conversation it came up that I had this new ‘phobia cure’.

A friend piped up “I’ve got one for you, I’m terrified of mice and I’m visiting my in-laws this week-end, and it’s a farmhouse and its got mice all over the place and I don’t know if I’ll be able to go.”

By now she was shaking and pale. Continue reading The Mouse Story