I Can’t Release This Stress

Living in a chronic state of stress doesn’t feel good. It affects our short- and long-term health, immune response, eating patterns and digestion, relationships, and sleep; it affects everything. If there’s a way out of the stressful situation, we’ll usually take it. I heard from a client that she wasn’t regularly practicing the simple stress-relief… Read more »

The Story of 33 Nurses, Part 3

In Part 2 of The Story of 33 Nurses, I promised to share more information about getting the manuscript for 33 Nurses: Insight, Inspiration, and Stories from the Field ready to release. I also promised to show you the cover, and here it is!!! Sweet, right?! Many of the details of preparing a manuscript for… Read more »

Don’t Wait

First, a reminder… Recently I mentioned that now is the time to use those special things you’ve been saving, such as the good dishes and glasses, the nice shirts you always save for special occasions, or the special soap someone gave you. I received some really sweet responses about how true it is that we… Read more »

Meditation For Those Of Us Over 50

We all know that a daily meditation practice has a wide range of benefits, such as feeling less stressed and anxious, sleeping better, reduced physical pain, increased patience, better focus and clarity, feeling more relaxed and calm, and having a better overall quality of life. But wait, there’s more… A well-known Harvard neuroscientist became interested… Read more »

Creating a Habit for Good

One of my favorite things is getting an email or a phone call from one of my clients saying, “You know, these tools are really working for me now!” Invariably it comes after a week or two of trying a new breathing technique or practicing a specific EFT Tapping method. At first, the comments I… Read more »

Compassion Fatigue

Many of us are natural caregivers, nurturers, helpers; it’s what we do and it’s who we are. Some of us use our skills in a care-giving career. Some of us are caregivers at home or in our communities. Some do all three! It’s no wonder that over time we become emotionally and physically exhausted, sick,… Read more »

Benefits of Meditation

You may have noticed more articles and blog posts lately about meditation. I know I have. Perhaps it’s because starting a meditation practice is on many of our lists of intentions and goals to improve our lives. Meditation is simple to practice, costs little to nothing, and is easy to learn. My daily practice has… Read more »

Sleep Well

There is nothing so frustrating as settling down to sleep after a long busy day, knowing I have an early appointment in the morning, and not being able to fall asleep. In my mind I replay random things from the day that are still stressing me out over and over, then I imagine all the… Read more »

Stealth Techniques

…for those awkward situations when you really need to tap to relieve some stress but you don’t feel comfortable doing that in front of others. Remember that EFT stands for Emotional Freedom Techniques. Notice that’s plural, because there are quite a few of these amazing techniques we can use. Let’s learn two very simple methods… Read more »

How Many Times Do I Tap?

This is definitely one of the frequently asked questions: How many times should I tap on each point? And it’s a great question, especially when you’re first learning how to tap. Before I trained in the different levels of EFT, I learned how to tap from watching videos and reading blog posts and websites. The… Read more »