When you’re close to people, sooner or later you’re concerned about them. Right? Caring about what happens to them is part of having relationships. And caring can lead to concerns. Concerns about what they’re doing and how they’re doing it, when they’re doing it and who they’re doing it with, how circumstances are affecting them, […]


Are you moving towards joy, or just moving away from pain? It’s easy to forget how different these two things feel. Especially when you’re tapping. Moving Away From Pain For most of us, the reason we’re tapping is to eliminate a difficult feeling or unwanted belief. And that usually IS moving away from pain. That’s […]


Some parts of trusting yourself are about your confidence in making choices and decisions – and trusting your judgment. That’s what we’ll deal with today, along with ways that tapping can help.  The first common challenge is that I don’t trust myself because I might make a mistake. Another is I don’t trust myself because […]


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 […]


When you want to let go of something, is your language saying that? Or do your words contradict your intention to release it? Here’s what I’m talking about. If you’re saying you want to release the pain in your back, are you calling it “my back pain?” A Better Option You’re better off to refer […]


Physical pain is so life-altering — especially when it doesn’t let up. And it’s a real energy drain. But you don’t need me to tell you that. EFT is such a great tool for relieving pain. If it hasn’t been working for you, maybe you’re missing some aspect of it. Here are some ways to […]


A reader asked the other day if EFT can be used for gluten intolerance that celiacs experience. That inspired me to pass on this great tapping technique to deal with any kind of sensitivity to substances — including hay fever. There’s really no need to resign yourself to a lifetime of bad reactions. EFT is […]


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 – […]


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 […]


I was thinking of how many times I’ve used EFT in the past few weeks — not for big, deep issues, but for dealing with everyday life. And that’s what I want to share with you here. Because maybe you’re not really getting all you can out of this remarkable tool. Why not make the […]

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