Mindful Movement

Over the past month or so we managed to take all the ‘stuff’ from almost 1700 square feet of living space, mindfully sort it into piles of things to donate or sell, things to give away to friends and family, things to throw away, and finally things needed to live that will fit into just… Read more »

There’s More Than One Way to Relieve Stress

Thankfully we are all beautifully unique individuals, even if we have an identical sibling. Our tastes vary from person to person and even from day to day. We sleep better under specific conditions, we enjoy some foods better than others, we have different rituals we follow, we laugh at different things, we show love in… Read more »

Letting Go of Stuff

There are days when I am so busy I don’t even (consciously) notice clutter in the house. But my trusty subconscious is faithfully storing up all that information to hit me with it when I least expect it. Finally I have free time on my calendar when I can sit on the couch and just… Read more »

Fear of Flying

Recently I was on a flight where a young girl was sitting across the aisle one row up from me. I noticed her hand tighten around the arm rest when the pilot announced we were #1 for take off. Her Mom, sitting right in front of me, reached across the aisle to touch the young… Read more »

Now More Than Ever…

The other afternoon I was feeling quite dazed and confused for several reasons. We’ve been living in a cloud of smoke for over a week due to the terrible fires in the forests and mountains near us. The drought we’re experiencing has resulted in low lake levels and a blanket of dry, crisp leaves and… Read more »

What Do You Need Right Now?

People often ask what they can do to feel better in general. Of course I remind them to tap every single day, at least once! And along with the tapping, there is a very simple exercise to help you tune in to yourself and exactly what you need to feel better. One of my coaches… Read more »

One Stress At A Time…

Last weekend I had the honor of playing music with beautiful and awesome friends for a weekend-long event. The main band hired for the event is internationally known and has been tops in their field for a long, long time. Intimidated? Yes I was. Did I Tap? You bet I did. Often. I tackled each… Read more »

Lose the Stress, Lose Weight

Did you know that when you are stressed, your body has trouble losing weight? Truth. And that’s sad since we seem to spend most of our waking time, and some of our restless sleeping time stressed out. It’s a vicious cycle. Stress activates the part of our brain that signals the need for increased cortisol… Read more »

5 Ways to Reduce Stress Now

Can you remember a time when you could completely relax and rest even though you were surrounded by work, chores, errand lists, to-do lists, and family demands? Maybe you can let it roll off you easily. Maybe you are one of those lucky people who can catch a quick power nap anywhere and wake up… Read more »

You Never Know Where a Simple Tapping Sequence is Going to Lead…

One morning last week a water main broke just up the road from our house. Luckily we had already made tea and coffee and had plenty of filtered water available for breakfast. But we were still without water after an hour and my plans to shower before going to a yoga class were suddenly disrupted.… Read more »