Tap Into Courage

In a recent discussion about the importance of learning to set healthy boundaries, one person said, “It takes courage to stand up for what I need and to say ‘No’ when I need to. I don’t know if I can do it.” She was worried that she wouldn’t have the courage to actually follow through… Read more »

What If I Don’t Want to Say It Out Loud?

There are times when we just don’t want to talk about events that have happened but they still hold an emotional charge for us. Maybe it’s too personal to talk about to anyone else. Maybe it’s just too hard to say the words. So how do we get beyond these emotions to neutralize them? How… 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 »

The EFT Basic Recipe

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), also called Tapping, is an easy-to-learn self-help tool. Let’s talk about how you can start using it today. Here’s a quick “basic recipe” you can follow to help with just about any bothersome issue. (This is a long-ish post and it just touches the surface of Tapping. If you still have… Read more »

Self Acceptance

Remember the setup statement that we use when we start our tapping? It has two parts. As the founder of EFT Gary Craig (emofree.com) describes them, the first part includes our acknowledgement of the specific problem, and the second part affirms our acceptance of ourselves in spite of that problem. Easy, right? “I deeply and… Read more »

Sneaking Up on the Problem

What if we have an emotional problem that feels really big, maybe too big to even say the words out loud, even to ourselves? There are several Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) that are great ways to help in this situation. These techniques have been provided by Gary Craig, the founder of EFT. One of them… Read more »