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Personal Growth

Here are some tips for tapping to help with dealing with those difficult people in your life. These are tried and true techniques that can make a real difference in how your next meeting with them goes. So take a listen and tap along with this podcast. And if you get in over your head, […]

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Do you want to feel better immediately about what’s going on right now? Tap on resistance. This is the one factor that’s always present in one form or another when you’re uncomfortable. So if you don’t know what else to tap on, start there. I did this the other day. I was talking to a […]

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Why do you procrastinate anyway? For very good reasons. That’s right. And that’s the first thing to realize. It serves you in some way. It’s simply a response to something. So you have to look underneath that response – that behavior of procrastinating. Often it actually makes you feel safe. There’s a fear underneath – […]

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Many people using EFT find themselves avoiding working on childhood events and issues. These are some “why”s I hear from clients: That was so long ago. I’ve already dealt with that in therapy. I don’t see what it has to do with me now. I don’t remember much about my childhood. Let’s work on current […]

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Speaking from (way too much) personal experience, I know how it feels to be critical of other people — not so great. Even if I’m feeling so right about it all! It’s still a crummy feeling to experience. And it doesn’t change a darn thing except making me feel worse. So I want to pass […]

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Keeping commitments to yourself is a huge deal because it’s the basis for trusting yourself. And sometimes you might be at the end of your list for keeping commitments. The things you’ve promised other people always come first. But this works like the oxygen mask on the airplane does: You have to take care of […]

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This challenge showed up with a client yesterday, so I dusted off a topic from last year to remind us all about how tricky it can be to do EFT about the people we’re closest to. Resentment and hurt and love are often tangled up together. So when you tap on an issue with these […]

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In my last post, I wrote about a huge urge to quit – to completely stop a big project I was working on. Now I want to share how I used EFT to get back in the groove with it. First I realized the urge was just my subconscious trying to protect me from possible […]

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In the last post, I promised you some tips about how to use EFT to help you use self kindness as a strategy — and a habit. Here are my tapping suggestions: These are the steps to take to start using self kindness on a regular basis for yourself: 1. First, investigate your resistance to […]

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Being gentle with yourself feels good. And it sounds like a good idea to strive for some day. But do you know that it’s also a very practical tool? I’ll tell you why I know this is true in this short video. I have been talking about motivation and also about self blame. Now here’s […]

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