Emotional Freedom Technique or tapping takes a few minutes to do, which some might say is all we really need to calm ourselves down. That deep breath we take after we've done a few full rounds always helps to relax. But is there actually a scientific explanation to why tapping works? It turns out there is.
Your amygdala is a small almond-shaped part of your brain. It also happens to be the most primitive part of your brain. It's the part where the fight or flight mechanism is located.