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Clearing the Pessimistic Parent Voice

Recently I was chatting with a friend about tapping to clear some inner blockages that seemed to have roots going all the way back to childhood. My friend, let’s call her Becky, had been stuck at a certain level in her career and she was unable to progress beyond it. Her income had been the same for the… Read More »

Tap Out That Holiday Stress!

Oh boy, it’s that time of year again! No matter which holidays you celebrate, this time of year usually comes with a lot of stress and pressure. There’s endless planning, shopping, preparations, decorating, baking, cooking, wrapping gifts, parties, Secret Santa exchanges, cookie swaps, tracking down lost shipments… Add to that the increased crowds and traffic wherever you go,… Read More »

Can’t Feel Grateful Until…

Do you believe that you cannot have a daily gratitude practice until everything in your life is perfect? If you struggle with financial problems, health problems, dysfunctional relationships, unemployment, legal problems – or any other big challenge, you may feel as if gratitude is impossible for you at this time. You might say to yourself, “I can’t feel… Read More »

Tapping for Gratitude: It Comes Back to You!

Have you ever heard that the people and situations in our lives mirror back what we send out? It’s the old saying, “What goes around, comes around.” Maybe you can recall times this has happened to you. One day you wake up in a grumpy mood, and then run into one grumpy person after another during the rest… Read More »

Feeling Overwhelmed by the Turmoil in the World

Have you been feeling a little (or a lot) overwhelmed by all of the turmoil in the world lately? There is so much going on in the world. So much sadness, violence, turmoil, conflict… It seems like every day there’s more bad news, something else that makes us shake our heads in disbelief, and a sinking feeling to… Read More »

Tapping on Troubling Memories

Painful memories from the past can easily weigh us down and detract from our joy. Tapping provides a wonderful, simple and quick way to diffuse the troubling emotions connected to these memories. Here is a simple script that you can use to clear negative feelings connected to any memory: Start on the Karate Chop point: “Even though I… Read More »

When You Notice That You Don’t Feel So Good…

Have you ever suffered with something for days, weeks, or even months, and only later realized, “Geez, I could have tapped on this and cleared it up quickly!” Maybe you had a headache that plagued you all day, and only later that evening you remembered to tap on it. Or maybe you had some nagging worries that kept… Read More »

Before You Make That Phone Call…Tap!

Have you ever needed to make a phone call to resolve a dispute, correct a billing error, or report a disruption in service? And have you ever been really, really angry when you made that call? If so, the call probably didn’t go well. Maybe you lashed out at the person who answered the phone and they in… Read More »

Tapping on the Negative vs. Positive

One interesting aspect of tapping is that it tends to go against “positive thinking” principles. You’ve probably heard many times before that you should focus on the positive as much as possible, and avoid letting negative thoughts take over. I’ve said it myself, many, many times, and I stand by that suggestion – EXCEPT when it comes to… Read More »

What Can Tapping Be Used For?

Tapping is such a versatile technique that it can be used for just about anything. In fact, Gary Craig, the creator of traditional Emotional Freedom Techniques frequently says, “Try it on everything!” That’s because there are very few (if any) issues that tapping won’t help. Here is a partial list of issues for which tapping has proven helpful:… Read More »