How Bundling Baggage Heals the Past

One of the first tapping techniques I learned years ago was called the Personal Peace Process. It involved making a list of all of the events, relationships and circumstances from the past that you want to heal.  Then tapping on one item each day, until you have reduced the intensity on it all. Ahhhhh… And…

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Give Your Critical Voice A New Job!

All of us have experienced the nagging of our critical voice.  My theory is that this is the function of the ego trying to keep us safe.  It can be annoying, discouraging and persistent, I know.  Ahhhh… And we are fully capable of becoming more aware of the inner criticand redirecting that conversation. 1.  Begin…

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Awareness Practice

Awareness Of the Breath  Often when I’m teaching someone who is new to Meditation, they will say:  “I can’t meditate – I can’t quiet my mind.”  That’s when I love to suggest that thinking of it as AWARENESS PRACTICE and simply focusing on the breath can be so helpful. Meditation is not something mysterious and…

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Self-Care for Caregivers

IT’S ALL ABOUT BALANCE No one wants to ignore their loved ones when they need support and it’s simply not healthy or practical to completely ignore our own needs either. This week I worked with three different clients who are caregivers. One taking care of a spouse, another helping with her 90+ year old mother-in-law…

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Forgiveness & Letting Go of the Past

We are all affected by the world around us, as well as our own thoughts and beliefs.  Sometimes the world feels like a scary place and we are not sure how to respond or maintain our balance. This week I want to share some thoughts on forgiveness with the hope that these suggestions will help…

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Welcoming Anxiety As A Path To Acceptance

As many of you know, I have lived with chronic anxiety for most of my life.  I have chosen not to take medication and have continued to search for healing through meditation, tapping, Matrix Reimprinting (an advanced form of EFT) and acupuncture. For some time I have been free of my familiar morning anxiety, until…

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Centering and Quieting Your Wandering Mind

I’ve had conversations with several folks recently about their challenges with quieting the mind for Meditation.  Ahhhh… Somehow we think it will be easy to center ourselves and be quiet – resting our bodies and minds.  That is not always the case, as you may have noticed. I’ve heard from several of my students that…

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Tapping To Clear Food Cravings

“What tapping does incredibly well is disrupt the fight-or-flight response, quickly allowing your body to return to a more relaxed state in which it can digest food properly and support healthier digestion and faster metabolism.”     Jessica Ortner, author of The Tapping Solution for Weight Loss & Body Confidence As we move into the…

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The Simplest Way To Quiet Your Mind

  When my mind just won’t quiet down, I turn to humming or chanting to help relax, calm down and quiet the thoughts. It’s fun.  It’s comforting and healing and it works! You can simply hum for a few minutes before sitting in silence. You can chant Om. You can chant the Loving Kindness chant. You might sing your favorite song. Really,…

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Preparation for Meditation

The test of your success in meditation is not whether you have visions, but rather how you are changing as a person in everyday life – whether you are becoming a happier person.  The goal is to have your whole life become a meditation. Preparing for Meditation Create a comfortable and pleasant place to meditate.…

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