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Tapping Q & A - Getting the most out of tapping and EFT

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EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) Tapping is a powerful tool for reducing pain, physical trauma, and eliminating limiting beliefs. Each week tapping expert, Gene Monterastelli, and his amazing guests answer the most common (and uncommon) questions on how to get the most out of EFT. If you want to m… read more

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"I give myself permission" – My favorite tapping phrases (Part 2) (Pod #551)

March 22nd, 2023


The main job of the subconscious mind is to keep us safe.

It is constantly on the alert for anything in our environment that could be harmful.

This …

"I recognize the fact" – My favorite tapping phrases (Part 1) (Pod #550)

March 15th, 2023


I love to learn and in the first decade of my tapping life, I consumed everything I could about tapping and transformation.

I subscribed to every …

Tapping for possibility (Pod #549)

March 8th, 2023


One of the primary functions of our subconscious mind is to keep us safe.

The subconscious is constantly on the lookout for possible danger or trouble, and steers us away from anything that is unpredictable, such as …

Setting a tapping session up for success (Pod #548)

March 1st, 2023


In most areas of my life, I have found that taking some time to think about what I am trying to accomplish and my motivation sets me up for a better outcome.

I am more present to the action I am taking. I am more …

Tapping for loneliness and disconnection (Pod #547)

February 22nd, 2023


A recent Harvard study found that 36% of the population of the United States, with some groups (such as young adults) experiencing a much higher …

4 things I say out loud before every tapping session (Pod #546)

February 15th, 2023


Recently, I was watching the behind-the-scenes documentary of Six Impossible Things. Six Impossible Things was a magic show created by one of the best close-up magicians alive today, Joshua Jay.

In the documentary …

Tapping to regain focus (Pod #545)

February 10th, 2023


I recorded this podcast two weeks after returning from East Africa. Even two weeks after getting home, I was having a really hard time staying focused.

My body was recovering from crossing seven time zones and the shock …

Is it an emotional or a physical issue? (Pod #544)

December 7th, 2022


Scientific research is increasingly backing up what those of us in the space of transformation have known for decades: our emotional health impacts our physical health.

On one level, this is very exciting. It offers us …

I want more for you than just improving your tapping (Pod #543)

December 1st, 2022


In September of 2007 I created Tapping Q and A with the express purpose of creating resources that would make it easier for people to get the most …

Thankful vs Grateful (Pod #542)

November 24th, 2022


For most people, the words thankful and grateful are interchangeable. But even though they are very similar, there is a small but significant …

Using the Tao Te Ching as a tapping tool (Pod #541)

October 26th, 2022


When we are tapping there is no such thing as the "right" or "best" words to use in our tapping phrases. There are words and phrases that are useful, …

Are you being TOO hard on yourself? (Pod #540)

October 12th, 2022


I am always open to feedback from my readers, even when it is critical. We are all notoriously bad eyewitnesses to our own experience, so this sort …

Do you want to be whole? (Pod #539)

September 28th, 2022


A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be one of the speakers at the 2022 Energy Fest put on by Donna Eden and David Feinsten. I wasn't just lucky to be in the room, but also to have the opportunity to hear presentations …

How someone who works with self-sabotage daily ended up self-sabotaging (Pod #538)

September 7th, 2022


I am incredibly proud of the 24 Hours of Tapping and the fact that we raised over $31,000 for the Peaceful Heart Network.

What you don't know is that …

Why does healing have to be a process? (Pod #537)

August 31st, 2022


One of the biggest frustrations of the tapping process is the fact that it is a process. One-minute miracles do exist, but they are rare.

Naturally, …

Balancing kindness with authenticity (Pod #536)

August 10th, 2022


Recently I was working with a client who was struggling with her wish to communicate some hard truths with certain friends in her life.

She felt …

What motorcycle jumps and lily pads have to do with healing (Pod #535)

August 3rd, 2022


In the last few months I have been giving a lot of thought to the nature of tapping and its applications. For the longest time I have thought of tapping as an approach to creating transformation.

I am starting to change …

60 Minutes Of Mindset Tapping (Pod #534)

June 15th, 2022


Last weekend I did a one-hour livestream tap-along and took recommendations from the viewers as to which topics we should tap on.

During that hour we …

The difference between need, desire, and preference AND why it is important in transformational work (Pod #533)

June 2nd, 2022


One of the concepts from my NLP training that has stayed with me is the idea that we don't emotionally respond to how the world is, but instead to how we describe the world.

An example I often use is of someone saying …

How to start every tapping session (Pod #532)

May 25th, 2022


One of the biggest struggles reported by tappers when tapping on their own is knowing where to start and what to say. When we sit down to tap, all we often know is that we don't feel great.

In this week's podcast I …

The sneaky emotion we need to tap for (Pod #530)

May 4th, 2022


One of the characteristics I most love about my clients is their capacity for compassion and their awareness of the suffering and struggles of others. Because this is the case, my clients are helpers and healers to …

Releasing the struggle of transformation (Pod #529)

April 28th, 2022


Last Saturday I ran the *ID Transformation Retreat". Over the course of the day we had the opportunity to heal and release many past ideas and beliefs that we have about ourselves.

As the day was drawing to a close, I …

5 ways to set up every tapping session for success (Pod #528)

April 13th, 2022


Although you can learn tapping in just a few minutes, it can take a lifetime to uncover all the subtle nuances in its application.

Over the course of years of doing thousands of tapping sessions with clients, I have …

How to tap when you hit emotional rock bottom UPDATE (Pod #527)

March 30th, 2022

Tapping is an amazing tool that can help us to turn our mood around when we are going through a rough patch. It can also be powerful enough to clear …

The step most people skip when tapping (Pod #526)

March 16th, 2022


If you are in any way familiar with tapping, then you have repeatedly heard how important it is to get to the root cause of an issue. The thinking is that by finding and dealing with the root cause, we will be able to …

What to do when you are frustrated by your slow rate of progress and transformation (Pod #525)

February 24th, 2022


One of the foundational beliefs of the work I do is that every part of our system is working for our highest good. Even when the system isn't working perfectly, we can appreciate its intention is that we are healthy and …

Tapping for when you feel out of control (Pod #524)

January 26th, 2022


Feeling out of control is one of the hardest emotions to overcome. This is true whether we feel personally out of control or if our circumstances …

Tapping to release your old identities (Pod #523)

January 12th, 2022


As humans we are constantly changing and evolving.

Sometimes this happens gently over a long passage of time. At other times major events in our …

Tapping for when you don't feel like you belong (Pod #522)

December 8th, 2021


Sometimes we spend time with people whose lives are very different from our own.

They might have different jobs, make more money than us, have success or notoriety, or access to opportunities that we will never have.

It's not what you say when tapping, but how you say it (Pod $521)

November 24th, 2021


The most common question I receive from my readers and listeners is "What are the best phrases for [insert issue] when tapping?"

The reality is there …

Why you constantly put the needs of others before your own (and how to stop) (Pod #520)

November 3rd, 2021


One of the reasons that I love the tapping community is because it is filled with so many thoughtful and caring people. These are people who want to …

Tapping for Toxic Kindness (Pod #519)

October 13th, 2021


It is odd to think about the word toxic being associated with kindness, but I have noticed a growing conversation around the idea of "toxic kindness".

Tapping for difficult decisions (Pod #518)

September 30th, 2021


Even when we have all the available information, it can still be hard to make important choices because few choices are 100% clearcut, without any uncertainty.

It's possible that something with a 99 out of 100 chance of …

Understand Neuroplasticity To Transform Anxiety With Tapping w/ Dr. Kim D'Eramo (Pod #517)

September 16th, 2021


I am completely fascinated by the concept of neuroplasticity.

Neuroplasticity is a term that refers to the ability of our brains to adapt to our environment and change with experience. That means that the brain's …

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Two new podcasts from Gene Monterastelli

September 10th, 2021


Over the last few months I have been doing a lot of work on restructuring my business and reorganizing all of my content. This is a consequence of all the ways in which Tapping Q & A has changed and how I have …

What is somatic literacy and why is it essential to healing? (Pod #516)

August 19th, 2021


Our bodies are giving us information all day long. We feel pain when we are injured, our stomach rumbles when we are hungry, and we feel butterflies when we are nervous, to name a few examples.

But just because our …

Your System Does Not Have An Agenda (Pod #515)

August 4th, 2021


It sometimes feels like your body is letting you down. No matter what you try, healing doesn't happen. This can lead to frustration and disappointment to the point where you feel like you are fighting your body and …

Why I'm OK with bad choices (Pod #514)

July 21st, 2021


Tapping is a wonderful tool that can help us to feel better in the moment, which is why it’s sometimes referred to as emotional first aid.

As much as …

The Root Cause Of Almost Every Issue Is... (Pod #513)

July 7th, 2021


In order to get the most out of a tapping session we know that the more specific we are about an issue, the faster we will get results.

In more than …

How To Speed Up The Healing Process (Pod #512)

June 24th, 2021


We have all heard the old saying that "hindsight is 20/20 vision" because it is so much easier to look back and see how we could have done things …

How Our Ancestral Past Makes Us Feel Unsafe Today (Pod #511)

June 9th, 2021


As my friend Jondi Whitis likes to say, "At our core we are herd animals." This statement has some profound impact when it comes to how we see ourselves, the actions we take, and how self-sabotaging behaviors show up in …

The reason I wasn't taking action (Pod #510)

May 26th, 2021


One of my favorite ways to use tapping is to help people to take the actions they want more consistently. At this point it is probably the number one focus of my work with clients in private sessions.

It's an issue that …

Exciting Changes Are Coming To Tapping Q & A (Pod #509)

May 12th, 2021


For the last few months I have been working on redesigning the Tapping Q & A website. I have come to the realization that the structure no longer serves everything that is happening on the site. In this week's …

Recently Asked Questions (Pod #508)

April 28th, 2021


One of my favorite parts of running a question and answer website are the questions I am asked by readers and listeners like you. The reason I love it so much is because answering your questions pushes me to think about …

Using Archetypes To Supercharge Your Tapping w/ Alan Davidson (Pod #507)

April 14th, 2021


The human experience is complicated. At times it can feel like we are being pulled in multiple directions, as if we are of two (or many) minds. I …

Tapping Resources For Grief (Pod #506)

April 7th, 2021


Over the weekend my friend, and all-around amazing thinker and practitioner, Alan Davidson died. Next week I will be sharing the last interview I did …

Tapping Tools You Might Have Forgotten About (Pod #505)

March 31st, 2021


Recently I was writing about the history of tapping, tracing the different tapping points used over time and also why different practitioners and innovators had added and subtracted points.

In doing the research I …

Tapping For An Energy Boost (Pod #504)

March 24th, 2021


Here in North America we are just emerging from a long, dark winter and many of my clients have shared their struggles with low energy levels, …

Tapping to be Fiercely Kind (Pod #503)

March 17th, 2021


Recently in a social media post a friend used the phrase "fiercely kind" which really stuck in my mind, although to be honest I wasn't exactly sure what it meant.

At one end of the spectrum we can be too kind-hearted …

Tapping for Hitting the Wall Emotionally (Pod #502)

March 10th, 2021


The way that I have described the emotional toll of the last year is as if we are paying a 20% emotional tax every morning when we get up. This means …

Tapping to Celebrate Victories Big and Small (Pod #501)

March 3rd, 2021


Twelve years ago today the very first episode of the Tapping Q and A Podcast was published, which means a little celebration is in order.

Sometimes …

Tapping for Jealousy and Professional Jealousy (Pod #500)

February 24th, 2021


For me, jealousy is one the most corrosive emotions. Jealousy floods the mind with all sorts of negative thoughts, leading us to think poorly about ourselves, about the object of our jealousy, and amplifies our feelings …

Tapping For Emotional Resilience (Pod #499)

February 17th, 2021


In my mind there are three main reasons why we tap.

The first is for emotional first aid. This is the tapping we do in the moment to help us when our …

Tapping To Release Past Failures (Pod #498)

February 11th, 2021


All of us have experienced failures in our past. It is an unavoidable part of being human.

We fail because we didn't finish what we started, we …

Feeling Worthy of Healing and Transformation (Pod #497)

February 3rd, 2021


Recently I conducted a survey of my readers and listeners asking them what their biggest struggle with tapping is. There were five really common …

Tapping For Daily Distractions (Pod #496)

January 27th, 2021


In the middle of the day it is easy to find ourselves distracted. One minute we are working on a task...the next we are sucked into one of our social media accounts, glued to a YouTube video, or conducting some …

The Yes Code w/ Carol Look (Pod #495)

January 20th, 2021


I spend a lot of time helping my clients to get clear about the actions they want to take. They often think their problem is not knowing exactly how to do what they want to do.

In reality, the problem isn't not knowing …

It's OK to feel sad (Pod #494)

January 13th, 2021


We have all been trained to push on, to push through, and to maintain a stiff upper lip.

Sometimes that isn't possible. Sometimes there are hard things in our lives and we feel overwhelmed with sadness.

Right now there …

Tapping For Peace And Calm (Pod #493)

December 23rd, 2020


As one of the craziest years in living memory winds down, there is a great desire to find peace, calm, and stillness. This week's podcast contains a simple tap-along process to help calm your system and gain some mental …

How To Get The Most Out Of A Tapping Session (Pod #492)

December 16th, 2020


There is no question that tapping is a valuable tool to have in your self-care tool box, but if we are not thoughtful in our approach, it is easy for …

Fight, Flight, Freeze, Fog, and Flop (Pod #491)

December 9th, 2020


Most of us are familiar with thinking of fear in terms of flight or flight. In reality, fear shows up in many different flavors. There is fight, flight, freeze, fog, and flop, to name just a few of the possible ‘f …

Tapping For Major Life Changes (Pod #490)

December 2nd, 2020


Managing major transitions and life changes can be difficult. Not only can these changes impact the work we do, where we live, and who we spend time …

Tapping for Disappointment (Pod #489)

November 25th, 2020


2020 has been a year filled with a lot of disappointment. There are so many plans that we have needed to be changed or canceled because of …

How To Tap For Limiting Beliefs (Pod #488)

November 19th, 2020


Tapping for limiting beliefs can be tricky because there isn't always an emotion that goes along with them.

Beliefs like "I am never going to succeed", "I won't ever be able to lose weight", and "Everyone will judge me …

Tapping To Make The Choices We Want (Pod #487)

November 11th, 2020


When working with my clients, I have found that people who are interested in personal development also usually take the choices they make seriously.

They want to make sure the choices they are making line up with the …

Tapping For Uncertainty (Pod #486)

November 4th, 2020


When life is going well, we do not tend to notice all of the many aspects of our lives that we do not control.

But when life isn't going as planned, …

Tapping For When You Hit An Emotional Wall (Pod #485)

October 28th, 2020


Because of everything going on in the world at the moment, my theory is that we are all paying a 20% energy tax from the moment we get up. It's as if we are losing 20% of our energy before we have even started the day …

Tapping For When Everything Goes Wrong (Pod #484)

October 21st, 2020


There are times when things go wrong and then there are times when things REALLY go wrong. The week of recording this podcast my website was down for a number of days and I was unable to access my email.

I experienced a …

Tapping for Comparanoia (Pod #483)

October 14th, 2020


Many of us have a love/hate relationship with social media. One one hand I genuinely love how easy social media makes it to stay connected to my friends and family from all over the world. It's great to be able to see …

Your Brain, Your Organs, Your Nervous System, Your Emotions, And Tapping w/ Jen Cincurak (Pod #482)

October 7th, 2020


The more time I spend studying the human body, the more its complexity amazes me. We are a combination of biological functions, thoughts, beliefs, …

Why you shouldn't use words when tapping w/ Gwyneth Moss (Pod #481)

September 30th, 2020


The most common reason that most people don't tap on their own is because they don't know what words to say. Nearly everyone is taught to tap using words, so this preoccupation is understandable.

In this podcast Gwyneth …

Moving Past An Extinction Burst (Pod #480)

September 25th, 2020


You have been there before. You're trying to make a positive change in your life, such as giving up sweets.

The first day is hard. The second is harder. The third day, for some unknown reason, is really easy. You feel …

How to end a tapping session (Pod #479)

September 16th, 2020


When we are tapping for a specific issue it can often feel as if there is a small bit of it remaining that we can't quite put our finger on. It seems like a shadow of the issue hanging around in the background, rather …

Tapping for Chronic Illness and Pain w/ Dr. Peta Stapleton (Pod #478)

September 9th, 2020


Chronic issues can be some of the most difficult to address with tapping and EFT because usually there is no obvious root cause. The physical …

Why I'm OK with the bad choices I'm making (Pod #477)

September 2nd, 2020


Recently I have changed my mind about making bad choices. Instead of feeling frustrated with myself, I have decided to embrace occasionally making bad choices as long as I make them in a conscious way.

Strangely this …

Tapping in less than 10 minutes a day (Pod #476)

August 26th, 2020


Tapping and EFT are powerful tools that can be used for so many different issues it can be difficult to know exactly where to start. The part of us …

Tapping To Let Go Of Old Identities (Pod #475)

August 19th, 2020


When we are describing ourselves (or when others are describing us) we identify with a whole host of different characteristics. You might be known as …

The Reason Why You Don't Tap More & How To Overcome It (Pod #474)

August 12th, 2020


Note: This podcast is a part of the Healing Fundamentals series. The topics covered in this series move beyond the basics of tapping to understanding the healing process. By understanding these fundamentals you will be …

Attachment Trauma v Generational Trauma w/ Mark Wolynn (Pod #473)

August 5th, 2020


Personally, I think one of the most important discoveries in the study of trauma is the recognition that trauma has the ability to be passed from generation to generation through our genetic code.

In the most basic …

Not knowing what to say when tapping w/ Nancy Forrester (Pod #472)

July 29th, 2020


Especially for beginners, and sometimes for more skilled tappers, knowing what to say and where to start is often the part of tapping that trips people up.

Just because we recognize the fact that the words themselves …

Lessons Learned From Tapping With Clients (Pod #470)

July 17th, 2020


One of my favorite parts of the tapping community is people's willingness to share their experience and expertise. A few months ago I sent an email …

Judging My Intention v My Action w/ Tapping (Pod # 469)

July 8th, 2020


Note: This podcast is a part of the Healing Fundamentals series. The topics covered in this series move beyond the basics of tapping to understanding the healing process. By understanding these fundamentals you will be …

Emotional First Aid for Children w/ Jondi Whitis (Pod #468)

July 1st, 2020


As someone who knows a lot about tapping, it's natural to want to share that knowledge with others, but sometimes we don't have the opportunity. This is especially true when dealing with a crisis in the moment, when we …

Tapping For Feeling Ignored and Dismissed (Pod #467)

June 24th, 2020


Note: This podcast is a part of the Healing Fundamentals series. The topics covered in this series move beyond the basics of tapping to understanding the healing process. By understanding these fundamentals you will be …

Navigating Troubled Times With The CREATE Method w/ J Nycole Ralph (Pod #466)

June 17th, 2020


The murder of George Floyd and the ongoing protests at centuries of racial injustice have galvinized many to speak truth more forcefully in their …

3 Steps To Use When Tapping For Hurtful Words (Pod #465)

June 15th, 2020


The phrase "sticks and stones can break my bones, but words will never hurt me" is often taught to us as children. As adults, we know this isn't …

Tapping For Compassion Fatigue w/ Robin Bilazarian (Pod #464)

June 10th, 2020


Before doing this I didn't understand the difference between compassion fatigue and burnout. I thought compassion fatigue was just a specific type of burnout experienced by helpers and healers.

In reality, compassion …

Tapping To Release Concern About Other People's Judgment Of Our Choices (Pod #463)

June 8th, 2020


Do you sometimes hold yourself back from making choices because of concern about how they may impact those around you?

It is good to be thoughtful …

Tapping For Judgment vs Evaluation (Pod #462)

June 3rd, 2020


Note: This podcast is a part of the Healing Fundamentals series. The topics covered in this series move beyond the basics of tapping to understanding the healing process. By understanding these fundamentals you will be …

Lessons Learned From Gene’s Experience Tapping With Survivors Of Super Typhoon Haiyan (Pod #461)

June 1st, 2020


In May 2014 I was lucky enough to be invited to join the group Empowering The Philippines in teaching EFT Tapping to the residents of Tacloban City and the surrounding areas. Six months earlier the region had been …

Emotions are stronger than rational thinking when making good choices (Pod #460)

May 27th, 2020


I often hear my clients say "I should have known better" OR "I know better, but for some reason I keep making the same choice" when they are judging …

Conscious and Connected w/ Jennifer H. Carey and Dayna Wood (Pod #459)

May 25th, 2020


In response to everything that is going on the world my friends Jennifer Carey and Dayna Wood have been doing a video show three times a week called "Connected and Conscious". On the show they ask their friends and …

Tapping For When We Judge Our Past Choices Harshly (Pod #458)

May 20th, 2020


Note: This podcast is a part of the Healing Fundamentals series. The topics covered in this series move beyond the basics of tapping to understanding the healing process. By understanding these fundamentals you will be …

Tapping To Say "Yes" More (Pod #457)

May 18th, 2020


New York City is a wacky place. One of the things that I have encountered firsthand is how amazingly different the dating scene is here compared with other cities.

First, there are millions of people, many of whom are …

Everyone's Least Favorite Tapping Phrase (Pod #456)

May 13th, 2020


Note: This podcast is a part of the Fundamental Disposition series. The topics covered in this series move beyond the basics of tapping to understanding the healing process. By understanding these fundamentals you will …

Tapping To Create A Productive Day (Pod #455)

May 11th, 2020


Just because we have a to-do list filled with useful tasks doesn't mean that we will actually have a productive day. Sometimes we waste our time on …

Tapping for Unprocessed Emotions From The Past (Pod #454)

May 7th, 2020


Recently I was working with a client on the grief she was feeling at missing so many experiences she loves during quarantine. As we were debriefing after a round of tapping she said:

"While we were tapping on the grief …

Tapping For Peace In Our Lives And In The World (Pod #453)

May 4th, 2020


The world is a very big place and when we think of how we can make an impact on the world and everything going on in it, we can feel awfully small.

Tapping For When We Are Of Two Minds (Pod #452)

April 29th, 2020


Most choices aren't black and white, so being of two minds is a common experience. There are pros and cons to both outcomes.

On the finale of this season's Project Runway (US version), one of the contestants, Victoria …

Tapping To Leave Work Stress At Work (Pod #451)

April 27th, 2020


Most of us spend at least half of our day at work. Because work consumes so much of our time and attention, stress from the working day can easily spill over into the rest of our lives.

This week's podcast provides a …

Tapping For Loved Ones We Struggle With (Pod #450)

April 22nd, 2020


Family is complicated. Because they are family we want what is best for them. But at the same time we put up with more from them than we'd put up with from others because they are family. We will allow our family to say …

Tapping For Self-Forgiveness (Pod #449)

April 20th, 2020


One of the most difficult parts of the healing process is being able to forgive ourselves.

It's common to believe that if we forgive ourselves, we …

Tapping For Feeling Emotionally Taxed (Pod #448)

April 15th, 2020


These uncertain times mean that our emotional guidance system is on overdrive. It is working nonstop to keep us safe because it's dealing with the unknown.

That means we're expending energy all day long in the …

Tapping To Feel Worthy To Be Here (Pod #447)

April 13th, 2020


One of the most common issues I uncover in my client sessions is the feeling of not being worthy to be here.

It's seldom the main issue my clients present when we start working together, but as we work we find instances …

Tapping To Move From Emergency to Urgency (Pod #446)

April 8th, 2020


The most primitive part of our emotional guidance system is our fear response. Fear's primary goal is to keep us from dying. I know that sounds like an overstatement, but this is exactly how it functions.

Of course it's …

Tapping To Move Beyond Bad Choices From The Past (Pod #445)

April 6th, 2020


While past choices may have contributed to your present, they do not mean that what comes next is predetermined.

It is all too easy to feel trapped by both past choices and your current situation BUT they do not define …

Tapping For Grief Over Lost Opportunities (Pod #444)

April 1st, 2020


Grief is a much more common emotion than we might think. It is obvious that we feel grief when a loved one dies, or when an important relationship or job ends.

In reality, grief shows up any time we experience a loss. …

Tapping To Accept God’s Unconditional Love (Pod #443)

March 30th, 2020


When I was younger I had a hard time accepting the idea that God could love me unconditionally. I believed that I had to earn God's unconditional …

What I learned about tapping from Dolly Parton (Pod #442)

March 25th, 2020


Sometimes we find inspiration in the strangest places. A few weeks ago I attended the On Air Fest, an event for podcast creators and podcast fans.

Tapping For Second Wave Emotions During COVID-19 (Pod #441)

March 23rd, 2020


Our initial emotional response to a major crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic is with feelings of shock, worry, and overwhelm.

At a certain point, the initial shock wears off and we move on to what I call second wave …

Even More Tapping For Worry And Stress In The Face Of COVID-19 (Pod #440)

March 16th, 2020


After sharing 40 minutes of tapping on Friday I asked my listeners and readers what other topics would be useful for me to cover.

In today's new …

More Tapping For Worry And Stress In The Face Of COVID-19 (Pod #439)

March 13th, 2020


You might not know that I am the lead coach in a program called the Transformational BizClub (BizClub for short) which is a program run by my friend Pamela Bruner. The BizClub is setup to help business owners grow their …

Tapping For Panic About Global Issues (Pod #438)

March 11th, 2020


At the time of the recording of this podcast the COVID-19 virus is starting to impact daily life around the world. The number of cases is spreading. Sporting events are being canceled. People are being encouraged not to …

The Most Misunderstood Part Of Tapping? The Words You Say (Pod #437)

March 9th, 2020


The most common question I hear about tapping is "Will tapping work for [insert issue]?" The second most common question is "What are the right tapping phrases to use for [insert issue]?"

I understand why that question …

Tapping To Be Comfortable With Pride (Pod #436)

March 4th, 2020


Pride is on the list of the seven deadly sins and whether explicitly and implicitly, our culture discourages us from displaying pride or egotism. …

How To Get More Out Of Your Goals With Tapping (Pod #435)

March 2nd, 2020


Multiple studies have shown that stating clear goals makes it more likely that we will be successful. They help us to stay on track and maintain our …

How To Tap When You Don't Feel Anything (Pod #434)

February 26th, 2020


One of the keys to effective tapping is having an emotion to tap for, but sometimes we aren't able to feel anything deeply.

We may feel numb or ambivalent and even though these two experiences are not the same, they …

What does forgiveness really mean? (Pod #433)

February 24th, 2020


One of the most difficult ideas that my clients wrestle with is that of forgiveness and I have found that they often lack a clear understanding of …

Using Metaphor To Supercharge Your Tapping (Pod #432)

February 19th, 2020


The tool that I use the most often from my hypnosis training while doing tapping and EFT is metaphor.

The subconscious mind often works in imagery as …

My Favorite Tapping Tool: Talk About, Talk To, and Talk As If (Pod #431)

February 17th, 2020


The majority of the issues that I work on with my clients have something to do with the people in their lives.

Sometimes the issue concerns someone we interact with now, and at other times it is about the limiting …

It's Not Intuition, But It Is Your Superpower (Pod #430)

February 12th, 2020


When I am asking my clients why they have made certain past choices, they often say something like, "I don't know. I just had this gut feeling." OR "I just had this sense of intuition that it was the right thing to do."

Using Tapping To Improve Metabolic Function - Or Any Other System In The Body (Pod #429)

February 10th, 2020


[Note: This is part 10 of a 10-part series on using EFT/Tapping for weight release with a new article or podcast being added every 10 days. The complete series can be found @ weight release series.]

Tapping can be used …

How To Supercharge Your Tapping With Visualization (Pod #428)

February 6th, 2020


I have always found the law of attraction's teaching of "visualizing a positive outcome and somehow the universe will just magically make it happen" a little suspect.

My doubt was a prompt for me to do some research and …

The Most Effective Way To Start A Tapping Session (Pod #427)

February 3rd, 2020


One of the great things about tapping is that we can jump right into doing work any time and anywhere. Even though we can start a tapping session without any preparation, I have found that if we give some thought to how …

Tapping For The Next Best Emotion (Pod #426)

January 29th, 2020


When we sit down to tap we are doing it because we want to feel better. It is easy to fall into the trap of feeling like the only way our tapping …

How A Small Amount Of Work On Big Issues Can Make All The Difference When Tapping (Pod #425)

January 27th, 2020


There is an interesting phenomenon that crops up as we become more experienced tappers and more experienced with healing and change work. We start to recognize what is possible with healing!

There are two sides to this. …

Fix v. Transform (Pod #423)

January 20th, 2020


When I am working with clients I pay particular attention to the words they use to describe what they are experiencing. That's because more often …

How To Find Root Causes (Pod #422)

January 15th, 2020


Recently I was working with a client who was frustrated with the process of tapping. He felt angry.

The process went like this:

  1. he felt angry
  2. he …

The Container Process (Pod #421)

January 13th, 2020


We know that the most effective way to tap is when we are able to be as specific as possible with the issue at hand.

But a common misconception about …

All The Choices You Make Are Functional (Pod #420)

January 8th, 2020


Working with clients has allowed me to understand a fundamental of human nature: All the choices we make are functional choices.

In practical terms this means that all of the choices we make are the best choices that we …

Tapping To Create Space For Your Goals (Pod #419)

January 6th, 2020


Recently I was working with a client on using tapping to help him to go after some major goals in his life.

He didn’t need to address a particular …

Tapping For A Fresh Start (Pod #418)

January 1st, 2020


We all know that New Year's Resolutions don't work. It would be nice to believe that making a statement at midnight on December 31st would be enough …

Tapping For A Better Night Sleep (Pod #417)

December 30th, 2019


It seems like every client I've worked with in the last ten days has asked me about using tapping to help them to sleep better.

Daily stress is a common cause of sleep disruption because our systems can get caught up in …

Tapping For Urgency And Focus Without Fear (Pod #416)

December 25th, 2019


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Even though we spend most of our time tapping to try to reduce emotions, emotions are not our enemy. Our emotional response is our internal guidance system trying to keep us safe and on track.

Fear …

What My Reaction To Others Says About Me (Pod #415)

December 23rd, 2019


This is really embarrassing, but it’s a true story.

I live in New York City, a pedestrian city where most people don’t drive. Even when you take mass transit you still need to walk a lot just to get around. The subway …

Tapping For When We Want Others To Change (Pod #414)

December 18th, 2019


On a recent episode of the Judge John Hodgman podcast, one of the litigants (when talking about her husband) said "I want him to have what he wants. I just want him to want something different."

That is such a …

The Question That Can Change Everything (Pod #413)

December 16th, 2019


When we are wanting to take action, it is very easy for us to be stuck because of worry. Worry is nothing more than a part of us trying to keep us …

The Spiral Staircase of Healing (Pod #412)

December 11th, 2019


My clients tell me all the time: "This is so frustrating! I feel like I am dealing with the same issue over and over again. When am I going to get past this!?!"

I can appreciate their frustration. We want to feel like …

Not Saying Not When Tapping (Pod #411)

December 10th, 2019


There is this interesting phenomenon where the more we hear something, the more likely we are to believe it. It has nothing to do with the validity of the claim. The simple repetition of a statement somehow lends it …

Tapping To Be Happy With Where We Are And Striving For More At The Same Time (Pod #410)

December 3rd, 2019


It is good that we are thankful for what we have in our lives. Expressing gratitude helps us to be appreciative, grounded, and there are even health …

Sometimes the worst choice is not choosing anything (Pod #409)

December 2nd, 2019


Every time we make a choice we are limiting our future options. That is the simple reality of choice.

If I choose to study literature at university, I am limiting my ability to become a medical doctor. If I choose to go …

The Tools That Helped Us To Survive In The Past Aren't Always Useful Today (Pod #408)

November 27th, 2019


Many of my clients would identify as the 'black sheep' of their families or communities. Because they moved to the beat of their own drums, they were …

The Past, The Future, and Now - Why do we tap? (Pod #407)

November 25th, 2019


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One of my clients recently asked me, “What is the endgame to this tapping thing?” What he meant by the question is besides the constant improvement of our lives (which is no small thing), where does …

Tapping To Send Loving Thoughts To Others (Pod #406)

November 20th, 2019


There is no shortage of pain or struggle in the world. Because of this, at any given moment any number of our loved ones can be suffering in big and small ways.

When our loved ones are in pain, we really want to ease …

How To End A Tapping Session (Pod #405)

November 18th, 2019


How we end a tapping session is sometimes more important than how we begin it. At the beginning it is most important that we simply start tapping. With each successive round of tapping, we gain clarity about the issue …

Tapping For Grief And Loss (Pod #404)

November 13th, 2019


On October 20th I received the sad news that Dr. Pat Carrington had passed away the day before at the age of 95.

In the tapping world Pat was best …

Gratitude v. Poverty (Pod #403)

November 11th, 2019


Today it is commonly acknowledged that cultivating a sense of gratitude can be a powerful tool for helping us to live better and emotionally …

Tapping For Climate Concern (Pod #402)

November 6th, 2019


On any given day there are more than a dozen stories in the news about what is happening to the Earth's environment.

On one level it is good that we are better informed about what is going on in the world and how our …

Tapping With A Client On Mindless Eating (Pod #401)

November 4th, 2019


One of the most powerful tools in my own learning as a practitioner has been listening to other practitioners working with real clients on real …

Tapping For Loneliness (Pod #400)

October 30th, 2019


For me, loneliness is one of the toughest emotions.

The sense of disconnection that comes with feeling lonely almost feels like we are losing touch …

Just Because Something Feels Personal Doesn't Mean It Is - And How To Respond With EFT (Pod #399)

October 28th, 2019


It is no fun when we feel hurt by what someone else says or does. In many cases these hurtful words or actions are unintentional, and others may be …

When you aren't taking action, three things to tap on before you tap on the issue (Pod #398)

October 23rd, 2019


Sometimes it's hard to know where to start tapping on an issue.

We know tapping will help. We know that we just need to start. But we don't quite know where to start. Our emotions feel like a knotty, tangled up …

Tapping To Deal With The Frustration Of Backsliding (Pod #397)

October 21st, 2019


Tapping is a powerful tool that can be used to clear a huge range of issues, even those that have plagued us for years.

Starting to make better …

Tapping For When We Have Let Others Down (#396)

October 16th, 2019


I pride myself on being a thoughtful and helpful person. I like to believe that I am good at living up to my commitments.

Most of the time this is …

4 Reasons Why We Sabotage Taking Action (Pod #395)

October 14th, 2019


In my client sessions over the last few weeks I have found myself repeatedly saying that there are four reasons why we sabotage ourselves and stand in the way of taking the action we know we want to take.

Without …

12 Lessons From Tapping With A Total Stranger On A Flight (Pod #394)

October 9th, 2019


In my early years of tapping I was super eager to share tapping with everyone I possibly could.

Over time I learned that it was best to share tapping …

The Reason You Aren’t Tapping? You Aren’t In Enough Pain! (Pod #393)

October 7th, 2019


Note: If you find reading instructions more helpful than listening, you should check out the article version of the topic.

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The Two (Surprisingly) Different Outcomes That Come From Tapping (Pod #392)

October 2nd, 2019


When I first started using Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) I thought the reason that we tapped was to feel better. My first two experiences with tapping reinforced this belief.

My first memory of using EFT on my own …

Tapping To Take An Action That You Failed At Before (Pod #391)

September 30th, 2019


Trying again where we have failed in the past is one of the hardest things to do.

I was recently faced with wanting to do something that didn’t go well in the past. It wasn’t that it went badly, but it was far from as …

Tapping To Be Our Authentic Self In A Way That Feels Safe (Pod #390)

September 25th, 2019


Theoretically we all want to be our authentic selves and show up in the world as we actually are.

But for most of us it's just not that simple. From past experience we have learned that there are some situations where …

I Accept All Parts Of Myself And Send Them Love (Pod #389)

September 23rd, 2019


As many of you know, I also run the member site the Ruach Center. Every day members of the site receive an email from me with a link to a tap-along audio that is designed to conquer self-sabotaging behavior.

Recently, …

The #1 Mistake People Make When Tapping On Their Own (Pod #388)

September 18th, 2019


Tapping is a tool that is both relatively simple to learn and implement, but deceptively complicated to master.

The basics of tapping are easy to …

Do These 3 Things Before You Tap For Maximum Success (Pod #387)

September 16th, 2019


The basics of tapping are so simple that they can be taught in mere minutes.

But just because tapping is simple, doesn’t mean that effective tapping is easy. There is so much more to it than knowing the tapping points.

Tapping For Well-Meaning Incompetence (Pod #386)

September 11th, 2019


It is great that we have people in our lives who want to be helpful. They are willing to offer their time, attention and advice to make our lives …

Tapping To Let Go Of The Emotional Burdens We Have Picked Up For Other (Pod #385)

September 8th, 2019


It is difficult for us to see the people we love suffer but often we don’t consider the consequences when we rush in to help. Our need to bring peace …

Tapping To Give Yourself Permission To Quit (Pod #384)

September 4th, 2019


The idea of quitting comes with a lot of cultural baggage. Quitting is often seen as failure, or giving up, or as a sign of weakness.

I'm sure you …

Something That Needs A Cool Name, But Doesn’t Have One (Pod #383)

September 2nd, 2019


This is a technique that I developed from some of the resources from Quantum Techniques. I use this with many of my clients at the end of sessions, …

How Our Goals Can Impede Successful Tapping (Pod #382)

August 28th, 2019


If you have been following me of any length of time online, then you know how much I love goal setting.

I find that goals are useful in clarifying …

Tapping To Reconnecting With Our Physical Bodies (Pod #381)

August 26th, 2019


While on retreat a number years ago Russ Hudson said, “We must be in touch with the mind, body, and spirit in order to be candidates for transformation.”

Because of the nature of the modern world we have lost touch with …

Tapping For When We Need To Make An Ask (Pod #380)

August 21st, 2019


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Human beings are social creatures.

That means that in order to thrive, we need to do more than just interact with others, we …

The Problem With Goals And Expectations (Pod #379)

August 19th, 2019


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I am a huge proponent of goal setting.

Having clearly defined goals is helpful in two ways. First, it helps to define the …

How to tell if you are making progress with Tapping w/ Mary Ayers (Pod #378)

August 14th, 2019


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With some issues measuring our success is a simple task. For example, after going to the gym four times a week for a few months I can measure how much stronger I am by how much weight I can now lift …

When The Body Is The "Enemy" and Weight Release Is A "Battle" (Pod #377)

August 12th, 2019


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We often treat our bodies as if they are the enemy and the journey towards better health as a battle.

We can feel betrayed by our bodies, and feel hopeless and frustrated by our slow or lack of …

Tapping For How We Act Based On How Others See Us (Pod #376)

August 7th, 2019


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It is amazing how much stock we put in other people's opinion of who we are and how we are supposed to be in the world.

Recently I was introduced to the quote "I'm not who I think I am. I not who …

The Grounding Process (Pod #375)

August 4th, 2019


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The human experience can be full of complications and conflicts. My clients often say things like "I am of two minds" or "My …

Tapping To Music From Your Teen Years (Pod #374)

July 31st, 2019


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Music can be so powerful at setting our mood.

So much so that experiments have shown that music can dictate our interpretation …

Tapping for the Adolescent Brain w/ Janey Downshire (Pod #373)

July 24th, 2019


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Did you know that during adolescence the brain goes through more neurological changes that it does at any point in human …

Tapping For And Responding To Feeling Like You SHOULD Do Something (Pod #372)

July 17th, 2019


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A concept that I learned very early on in my training as a practitioner was: Our emotional response is dictated by how we describe the world, and not the way the world actually is.

That's why I am …

Tapping for Abusive and Toxic Relationships w/ Melissa Beasley (Pod #371)

July 10th, 2019


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In Pod #370 last week we talked about how best to use tapping when contemplating or going through a divorce.

This week I have a conversation with Melissa Beasley about abusive relationships.

Between …

Tapping for Divorce w/ Kate Anthony (Pod #370)

July 3rd, 2019


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Divorce is a tricky subject.

One one level there is all the cultural pressure to find a way of making a success of a struggling …

EFT for Being Too Nice (Pod #369)

June 26th, 2019


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Receive reminders via text message 3 times a week:

A common characteristic of people involved in …

EFT for the Critical Voice w/ Jacqui Letran (Pod #368)

June 19th, 2019


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Our internal critical voice is one of the key reasons we fail to take the action we want in life. This constant nagging voice in our heads points out all of our past failings, why we aren't capable …

Tools to add to your tapping tool box w/ Kris Ferraro (Pod #367)

June 12th, 2019


Did you know that as a supporter of the podcast, you receive a number of bonuses? Learn about supporting the podcast!

As much as I love tapping, it …

Midday Tapping (Pod #366)

June 5th, 2019


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In part one of "Getting Out Of My Own Way", the ten-part guide for using tapping to eliminate self-sabotage, I shared with you tapping to use at each end of your day.

Tapping is a great way to start …

EFT for Feeling Like a Fraud (Pod #365)

May 29th, 2019


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Feeling like we don't belong is tough. It might be because we don't feel we are smart enough, talented enough, have something offer the world, or that we just don't fit in.

Feeling like a fraud …

Getting To The Bottom Of It w/ Lori Lamont (Pod #364)

May 22nd, 2019


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In Recovering Sell - A Healing Manifesto I share twelve thoughts on healing. Number six is: "There is always resistance to …

EFT for Grief w/ Lynne Staley (Pod #363)

May 15th, 2019


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Grief is a topic that we don't talk about much publicly. We talk about loss. We talk about moving on. But we don't talk about grief itself.

When we don't talk about and process grief, it lingers and …

Emotions Are Not The Enemy (Pod #362)

May 8th, 2019


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One the most important ideas that I try to convey to all of my clients is the fact that emotions are not the enemy. Emotions are not a problem that we need to fix.

Instead, our emotions can provide …

Tapping Success Stories (Pod #361)

May 1st, 2019


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It is always encouraging to hear first-person success stories.

Hearing about other people's success helps us in a couple of ways.

First, it shows us what is possible. When we aren't making the …

The Possibility of Healing Being More Than Just Relief (Pod #360)

April 24th, 2019


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Tapping is a powerful in helping us to find relief. It can reduce pain in the moment, it can diminish overpowering emotions, and …

Tapping for the Fear of Rejection (Pod #359)

April 17th, 2019


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In working with clients I have come to realize the most powerful fear that prevents us from taking action is the the fear that …

Will Tapping On Negative Phrases Manifest Negative Outcomes? (Pod #358)

April 10th, 2019


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Because of all of the conversations around the law of attraction and manifesting in the self help community, I often hear the concern "I don't want to say any negative phrases when I am tapping …

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) vs. Tapping w/ Joan Kaylor, M.S.Ed., L.P.C., DCEP (Pod #357)

April 3rd, 2019


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Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) focuses on challenging and changing thoughts, beliefs, attitudes and behaviors, improving …

The Science Behind Tapping w/ Dr. Peta Stapleton (Pod #356)

March 27th, 2019


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With each passing year there is more and more research being done in to how tapping works and what results can be expected. Dr. …

Tapping To Magnify Celebration (Pod #355)

March 20th, 2019


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As Dr. Rick Henson shared with us back in Podcast 349, it is important that we spend time not just feeling positive emotions, but reveling in them. By doing this we can do more than enjoy feeling …

Why Does Healing Always Have To Be A Process? (Pod #354)

March 13th, 2019


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Even though tapping is such a powerful tool, at times it feels as if it is just taking too long to get the results we want.

In …

How You See Yourself Can Stop Your Healing w/ Brad Yates (Pod #353)

March 6th, 2019


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In my conversation with Brad Yates he shared the Zig Ziglar quote “You cannot consistently perform in a manner which is inconsistent with the way you see yourself.”

The reason this quote came up is …

EFT for Anxiety and Worry w/ Julie Schiffman (Pod #352)

February 27th, 2019


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Fear, worry, and anxiety are some of our most primitive emotions. Their main goal is to keep us safe and in some cases, alive.

Because of their vital function, these emotions will override all our …

Why You Don't Get The Results You Want With Tapping w/ Dr. Kim D'Eramo (Pod #351)

February 20th, 2019


Listen to both Kim and Gene in this year's Tapping World Summit.

Supporters of the podcast have access to a bonus interview with Dr. Kim. Become a supporter today to have access the this and all the bonus podcast.

Dr. …

EFT for Long-Term Transformation Practical Application (Pod #350)

February 13th, 2019


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In podcast #249 I talked to Rick Hanson about our three basic needs of safety, satisfaction, and connection. Most of the unconscious, subconscious, and conscious actions we make are motivated by …

EFT for Long-Term Transformation w/ Rick Hanson, Ph.D. (Pod #349)

February 6th, 2019


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When people are looking for long term results with tapping they commonly run into one of two problems. Either they are working …

Raising Happy Healthy Kids with EFT w/ Carrie Contey, Ph.D. (Pod #348)

January 30th, 2019


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Often times parenting can feel like it is a struggle. As a parent you have a clear idea of what needs to be done over the course of day. There are meals to be served, errands that need to ran, …

Intention Based Tapping w/ Steve Wells (Pod #347)

January 23rd, 2019


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One of the best parts about tapping is how easily it can be combined with other tools and modality. Recently, Steve Well has …

Improving Your Performance With EFT w/ Dr. Tom Hanson, PhD (Pod #346)

January 16th, 2019


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In this conversation we talk about how tapping can be used to:


* Remove the one part that is making it harder

* How to find the right part to focus on

* How to let go of wrong part to focus

* How …

EFT For Recognizing That Just Because There Are Problems, Doesn't Mean They Are Your Problems (Pro-You Choices Part 4) (Pod #345)

January 9th, 2019


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I can't imagine not being a thoughtful, kind person in the world. I am glad that at least some of the time I am able to respond …

Putting Yourself First with EFT (Pro-You Choices Part 3) - (Pod #344)

December 28th, 2018


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Note: To get 2019 off on the right foot, we're going to end 2018 and begin the new year with a four-part series on how to make what I call "pro-you choices". These are choices that are all about …

EFT To Help You Say "I Don't Know" (Pro-You Choices Part 2) - (Pod #343)

December 26th, 2018


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Note: To get 2019 off on the right foot, we're going to end 2018 and begin the new year with a four-part series on how to make what I call "pro-you choices". These are choices that are all about …

Saying "No" To Holiday Invites With EFT - Pro You Choices Part 1 (Pod #342)

December 17th, 2018


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The month of December is a super busy time of year. There are work parties, holiday parties, meals with friends, family …

Tapping For When We Hurt Others (Pod #341)

December 12th, 2018


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Sometimes we make choices that hurt others. Sometimes our emotions get the better of us, or we act thoughtlessly and cause someone else pain.

Either way, it's easy to beat ourselves up for the pain …

There are so many issues. Where do I start with EFT? (part 5 of 5) -Pod #340:

December 5th, 2018


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Tapping is great because it can be used on so many different issues, both physical and emotional. It works for issue from the …

Tapping for Self-Criticism (Most Common Question Series - Part 4 of 5) - Pod #339

November 28th, 2018


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Note: This is Part 4 of 5 in the Most Commonly Asked Questions series. Make sure you check out all 5 parts.

Often our harshest critic is the one living inside our own head.

It points out everything …

Using EFT To Give Thanks (Even when it is hard to give thanks) Pod #338:

November 21st, 2018


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Gratitude and thanksgiving are powerful tools in helping us to be present in the moment and to help us to be even more aware of …

Tapping for Clutter (Most Common Question Series - Part 3 of 5) - Pod #337:

November 14th, 2018


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Note: This is Part 3 of 5 in the Most Commonly Asked Questions series. Make sure you check out all 5 parts.

Attempting to tame clutter can feel like an overwhelming task. There have been times when …

Why do I keep having to deal the same issues over and over again? (Most Common Question Series - Part 2 of 5) - Pod #336

November 7th, 2018


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Note: This is Part 2 of 5 in the Most Commonly Asked Questions series. Make sure you check out all 5 parts.

It can often feel like we are dealing with the same issues over and over again and when …

Making Tapping A Part Of Your Daily Routine (Most Common Question Series - Part 1 of 5 - Pod #335)

October 31st, 2018


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When someone joins my mailing list, one of the two questions I ask them is, "What is the biggest issue you have when it comes to tapping?"

When I started asking this question I expected to receive …

What If You Don't Believe Tapping Works? (Pod #334)

October 24th, 2018


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One of the main reasons that people say they don't tap is because of the belief that tapping is not going to work. This is a reasonable concern. Tapping is weird. It seems unreasonable that tapping …

The Tapping I Do To Start Each Day (Pod #333)

October 17th, 2018


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Recently I have been asked by a number of my clients about what type of daily tapping I do.

My own tapping falls into three main categories:

The first is a practical approach where I do some tapping …

Sharing Generational Healing with EFT (Pod #332)

October 10th, 2018


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Back in podcast 292 I chatted with Mark Wolynn about how we are starting to recognize the way that trauma can be passed on from …

EFT For The Many Faces Of Grief (Pod 331)

October 3rd, 2018


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It makes sense that we would feel grief and sadness after the death of a loved one.

But this is not the only time that we …

If everything is getting better, why do I feel worse? (Pod 330)

September 26th, 2018


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Recently I was talking with one of my clients. She has been doing an amazing amount of transformational work in her life. Personally, professionally, and emotionally everything was better, but she …

EFT For Jealousy Of Other People's Success (Pod #329)

September 19th, 2018


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Jealousy is such corrosive emotion.

It makes us think ill of others. It makes us feel bad for ourselves. I don't know about you, but it leads me to make poor and rash decisions.

The worst part of …

How And Why Your Past Experience Impairs Your Ability To Heal (Pod #328)

September 12th, 2018


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One of the reasons that the human species survives is because of our innate ability to learn. Every time we experience something new, we have the opportunity to learn how the world works and how our …

Believing In Yourself with EFT (Pod #327)

September 5th, 2018


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It can be difficult to remain focused on doing the work to improve your life. Sometimes you are pushing forward without seeing …

When Others Judge Our Success - Productivity Series: 7 of 7 (Pod #326)

August 29th, 2018


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This is Part 7 of the 7-part Productivity Series. Each week we have been tapping for a specific emotional block to taking …

Recognizing Your Success with EFT - Productivity Series: 6 of 7 (Pod #325)

August 22nd, 2018


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This is Part 6 of the 7-part Productivity Series. Each week we are going to tap for an emotional block to taking action. Check …

Doing The Right Task First With EFT - Productivity Series: 5 of 7 (Pod #324)

August 15th, 2018


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This is Part 5 of the 7-part Productivity Series. Each week we are going to tap for an emotional block to taking action. Check …

Courage For Following Your Vision Using EFT (Productivity Series: 4 of 7) - Pod #323

August 8th, 2018


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This is Part 4 of the 7-part Productivity Series. Each week we are going to tap for an emotional block to taking action. Check …

When You Have To Learn Something New - Productivity Series: 3 of 7 (Pod #322:)

August 1st, 2018


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This is Part 3 of the 7-part Productivity Series. Each week we are going to tap for an emotional block to taking action. Check …

Staying Focused with EFT (Productivity Series: 2 of 7) - Pod #321

July 25th, 2018


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This is Part 2 of the 7-part Productivity Series. Each week we are going to tap for an emotional block to taking action. Check …

EFT When We Have An Unclear Vision (Productivity Series: 1 of 7) Pod #320

July 18th, 2018


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This is part 1 of the 7 part Productivity Series. Each week we are going to tap for an emotional block to taking action. Check …

EFT for Betrayal w/ Dr. Debi Silber (Pod #319)

July 4th, 2018


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Betrayal is unlike other emotions because it creates problems beyond the immediate pain we feel when we realize we have been betrayed. Betrayal also sows seeds of doubt at a subconscious level, …

What is the best way to use EFT for this issue? (Pod #318)

June 20th, 2018


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I often hear from frustrated clients because they have tapped for an issue, but they haven't made any progress. When this happens they question whether tapping can help.

The reality is that in many …

EFT For Feeling Like An Outsider (Pod #317)

June 13th, 2018


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(For me) one of the hardest feeling is the feeling of being an outsider. When you are standing in a room full up people and you …

Wanting Better For Others (Pod #316)

May 24th, 2018


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It can difficult when we see our loved ones making choices that aren't serving them. Because we have distance on the situation …

It Only Takes A Minute (Pod #315)

May 16th, 2018


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Sometimes I put off tapping because I don't feel I have enough time for an in-depth tapping session. But often you don't need much time to make a huge difference to how you are feeling.

Recently I …

Releasing Limiting Beliefs (Pod #314)

May 10th, 2018


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Many of our beliefs are held at a subconscious level and some of them do not serve us well. They may be inaccurate in the way we describe ourselves, our relationships, and the world and this …

When People Push Our Buttons (Pod #313)

May 2nd, 2018


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For some reason, certain situations and certain people just push our buttons, despite knowing logically that our response is …

EFT for Resource and Energy Management in Relationships (Pod #312)

April 25th, 2018


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Our relationships are living, breathing organisms, alive with the constant dynamic of give and take. At times there is a lot more give than take. This can affect our feelings about the relationship, …

EFT To Give Yourself Permission To Be Angry (Pod #311)

March 28th, 2018


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In last week's podcast I talked about (and shared the scientific evidence) as to why it can be useful to swear while tapping. …

Why You SHOULD Swear While Using EFT (Pod #310)

March 21st, 2018


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Did you know that swearing is good for you?

And I don't mean just swearing for the sake of it, but there are a number of contexts in which scientific research has shown it is actually good for you. …

EFT for Carrying the Expectations of Others (Pod #309)

March 14th, 2018


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One of the situations that my clients struggle with the most is dealing with the expectations of their loved ones.

Our loved ones want what is best for us, …

EFT to Celebrate Success (Pod #308)

March 8th, 2018


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We all know that tapping is a powerful tool when we are in pain, distress, and discomfort. Did you know it can also be a useful …

Sharing Information About EFT with Others w/ Robin Bilazarian (Pod #306)

February 21st, 2018


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Sharing EFT/Tapping with our loved ones can be a difficult task, mostly because it is kind of weird.

Talking about tapping in a …

Surrogate Tapping For Children w/ Dawn Pensack (Pod #305)

February 14th, 2018


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As much as we would like to share tapping with our friends and family, it is not something that we can share with young children.

Listen To Your Body And Find Better Health w/ Deborah D. Miller PhD (Pod #304)

February 7th, 2018


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In our modern world it is so easy to become disconnected from our bodies, especially as most of us spend our days seated at desks, rather than engaged in any kind of physical labor.

When we take the …

EFT For When Others Think Ill Of You (Pod #303)

January 31st, 2018


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Recently I made a mistake and I hurt my friend "Dave". That mistake caused him a lot of trouble.

In addition to being mad at me for making the mistake (which he had every right to be), Dave was also …

EFT For Resistance to Intentions and Progress (Pod #302)

January 24th, 2018


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A few weeks ago in Podcast 299 I shared with you a simple way to use intentions at the beginning of every day as gentle way of taking more positive action throughout the day.

I heard from a number …

EFT for Feeling Stillness and Peace (Pod #301)

January 17th, 2018


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Sometimes we tap with the aim of just feeling better, without a clear focus for our tapping. We might feel unsettled or out of sorts, but not in a precise way. From a tapping point of view this can …

EFT For Releasing Unuseful Commitments (Pod #300)

January 10th, 2018


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Quit has become a dirty word.

American football coach Vince Lombardi is credited with saying that "Winners never quit and …

Setting Intentions In The New Year w/ EFT (Pod #299)

January 3rd, 2018


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The beginning of a new year provides a great opportunity to reset and refocus.

Even though I am not the biggest fan of New …

The Art Of Love w/ Jake Khym (Pod #298)

December 20th, 2017


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Recently my friend Jake Khym was being interviewed on a podcast and he brought up the idea of "the art of love." He talked about how being loving is a not only a skill, but a skill at which we can …

Step-By-Step Process To Reach Your Goals With EFT w/ Kris Ferraro (Pod #297)

December 13th, 2017


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One of my favorite ways to use tapping is to remove whatever is standing in the way of taking action towards creating the life we desire.

In this conversation with my friend Kris Ferraro, we go …

EFT For Getting Clear About Our Calling w/ Gregg Levoy (Pod #296)

December 6th, 2017


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Tapping for pain and distress is easy. You can name exactly what is wrong (the pain) and you have a clear idea of what you want (relief).

Tapping to create a life that we love can be a …

What To Do When You Don't Know Where To Start w/ Gwyneth Moss (Pod #295)

November 29th, 2017


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One the main reasons that we don't do the tapping we know would be useful is that we don't know where to begin. We have a …

EFT for Clarity w/ Carol Look (Pod #294)

November 22nd, 2017


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Taking action can be very difficult when we aren't exactly sure of our direction or what we think should be …

What is the best way to tap? (Pod #293)

November 15th, 2017


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Almost daily I receive an email asking something along the lines of, "What is the best way to tap for [insert issue]?"

It’s great that people are looking for the most effect ways to clear an issue, …

How We Inherit Trauma Genetically w/ Mark Wolynn (Pod #292)

November 9th, 2017


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When working with my clients one-on-one, we usually spend a lot of time tapping for the world views and beliefs that have been passed along from parents. It makes good sense that we pick up the …

EFT Before, During, and After a Catastrophe w/ Gwenn Bonnell (Pod #291)

November 1st, 2017


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EFT and tapping are powerful tools in the face of strong emotions in the moment. It is amazing how quickly we can feel better …

The Latest Scientific Research About EFT w/ Dr. Peta Stapleton (Pod #290)

October 25th, 2017


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Back in April I talked with Dr. Peta Stapleton about the scientific research that she has done over the last decade on the efficacy of tapping.

In our last interview Peta talked about how she and …

Combining mBraining with EFT w/ Andy Bryce (Pod #289)

October 18th, 2017


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It is a little known fact that there are approximately 40,000 neurons in the human heart and around 500 million in our stomachs. Together these neurons are …

EFT For Business Mindset w/ Pamela Bruner (Pod #288)

October 11th, 2017


My friend Pamela Bruner often says that "Small business ownership is the master's degree of personal development." The reason she says this is because when we own a business, we are constantly being pushed to do tasks …

Why We Struggle With Being Easy And Gentle With Ourselves (Pod #287)

October 4th, 2017


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One of the phrases that my clients find hardest to use in their tapping is, "I give myself permission to be easy and gentle with …

EFT For Self Medicating Behaviors w/ Manal Khalife (Pod #286)

September 27th, 2017


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It is amazing how effective our system is at finding ways to feel better. When something is wrong (even when we aren't consciously aware of it), the system starts to take steps to feel …

EFT For Money Mindset w/ Brad Yates (Pod #285)

September 20th, 2017


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Dealing with money is a fact of life. We can't live without it. In the best of all …

EFT For Caregivers Who Struggle With Self Care and Money w/ Melissa Lester Olson, LCSW (Pod #284)

September 14th, 2017


There is a very common struggle that caregivers have. It is that they are notoriously bad taking care of themselves. If you have been around the self-help world for any amount of time, this is not going to come as a …

The 3 Reasons Why Our Loved Ones Don't Want Us To Change (Pod #283)

September 6th, 2017


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I might seem counter intuitive, but there are three good reasons to why our loved ones don't want us to heal and transform. This can even be true for the people in our lives who are vocally …

EFT For Feeling Bad For Wanting More AND Feeling Bad For Not Having More (Pod #282)

August 23rd, 2017


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Desire can be a double edged sword.

When we want something that we don't have, but see others with it we feel left out. In some cases we even …

EFT For Dread (Pod #281)

August 16th, 2017


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Tapping for negative past experiences is often the easiest kind of tapping because we know the details of the past experience. While tapping we …

Why We Use EFT (Pod #280)

August 9th, 2017


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Why do you tap?

It seems like such a silly question to consider. Obviously (!) we tap to make ourselves feel better, remove pain, to be healthier, and to create a more enjoyable life.

I don't …

Tapping For The Right Emotion (Pod #279)

July 19th, 2017


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One of the first techniques that any good tapper learns is the "movie technique".

In the movie technique you replay the details of a past event in your mind, as if you are watching them in a film. …

EFT For When You Are Unwilling To Accept Help (Pod #278)

July 12th, 2017


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People with a kind heart and helping disposition are often those who have the hardest time reaching out for help.

This can happen for reasons ranging from not wanting to be a burden to others, to …

EFT For When It Is Too Late For A Loved One To Change (Pod #277)

July 5th, 2017


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It would be great if we could find a solution for every problem.

But that is simply not possible. Some illness can't be cured. …

The Difference Between Knowing What To Do And Doing It (Pod #276)

June 28th, 2017


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There is a huge difference between knowing what to do and actually doing it. Just because tapping is a powerful tool doesn't …

EFT For Grief (Pod #275)

June 21st, 2017


Unfortunately, death is an unfortunate fact of life. Even with the passing of a loved one is expected it is an emotionally difficult experience.

When …

How To Tap When Your Emotions Are So Strong You Can't Find The Right Words (Pod #274)

June 7th, 2017


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One of the main reasons we don't tap in the moment is because we are so lost in the emotions that we are feeling that we don't remember tapping is something we can do.

There are other times when we …

EFT For Big Decisions (Pod #273)

May 31st, 2017


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Back in Pod #199 I shared with you a tap-along audio to help you when you are facing a big decision. The tap-along is about trusting yourself, creating space, and knowing that everything will work …

EFT For The Frustration Of Stalled Progress (Pod #272)

May 24th, 2017


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When tapping works, it feels like magic. You tap on a few points, you say a few phrases, and you get relief.

When tapping …

Tapping To Boost Creativity (Pod #271)

May 17th, 2017


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Embarking on a creative endeavor, whether for our personal or professional lives, can feel daunting.

We struggle with creativity …

How To Support Those With Serious Illness w/ Annabel Fisher, Annie Siegel Alexander, and Ange Finn (Pod #270)

May 10th, 2017


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When a loved one is diagnosed with a serious illness it can difficult to know what to do next.

On one level we want to be …

How Tapping and Acupuncture Are Related (Part 2) w/ Beth Kearns (Pod #269)

May 4th, 2017


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Last August I had a conversation with acupuncturist Beth Kearns about each of the tapping points we use in the basic tapping routine. If you haven't listened to the conversation, I encourage you to …

Letting Go of Limiting and Unhelpful Beliefs (Pod #268)

April 26th, 2017


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We enter this world as a blank slate. With each new experience and relationship we begin to form a series of beliefs about the world and our place within it.

These beliefs become the bedrock of our …

EFT for Fibromyalgia Follow-Up w/ Sue Ingebretson (Pod #267)

April 19th, 2017


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Last month I shared an interview with Dr. Norman Shealy about fibromyalgia. Dr. Shealy shared his experience from the point of view of a medical doctor who has worked with fibromyalgia for more than …

The Latest Scientific Research About EFT w/ Dr. Peta Stapleton (Pod #266)

April 12th, 2017


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One of the biggest questions about the tapping is how we know if it really works or if the positive shifts it produces are just down to some sort of placebo effect.

Dr. Peta Stapleton finds herself …

EFT for Weight Release w/ Terran Leigh (Pod #265)

April 5th, 2017


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Releasing weight is about much more than simply knowing you should eat better and exercise more. First, there are usually a …

Compare And Contrast TAT And EFT w/ Tapas Fleming (Pod #264)

March 29th, 2017


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In 1993 Tapas Fleming developed an acupressure technique that was later named TAT (Tapas Acupressure Technique). In many ways it …

EFT For Difficult Children w/ Heather Chauvin (Pod #263)

March 21st, 2017


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I am always amazed when I stay with my friends and family who have small children. The amount of time, effort and dedication it takes to be a good parent is overwhelming to me as single man.

In this …

EFT For Encouragement (Pod #262)

March 15th, 2017


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My clients constantly tell me, "I know I should be tapping, but I don't want to spend time stuck in yukky negative emotions."

I …

EFT for Fibromyalgia w/ Dr. Norman Shealy MD (Pod #261)

March 8th, 2017



Over the years I have been asked a number of times about how to tap for fibromyalgia. Unfortunately I have not been of much help as I have no experience working with this complex condition and all of the practitioners …

Lessons From 8 Years Of Podcasting About EFT And Tapping (Pod #260)

March 1st, 2017


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The very first episode of the Tapping Q & A was released on March 3rd, 2009.

There are now over 300 podcasts in the archive, which is over 150 hours of free content that you can learn from, tap …

The 15 Questions I Use To Tap For Physical Pain (Pod #259)

February 22nd, 2017


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Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is a very powerful tool for helping us to return to a clear and calm emotional state. The …

EFT For Feeling Dissatisfied With Progress Being Made (Pod #258)

February 15th, 2017


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There is an odd phenomenon that happens when we make progress. Even though we are working towards our goals, there is a part of us feels dissatisfied with the progress. This can even happen when we …

EFT To Clear Clutter (Pod #257)

February 8th, 2017


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When my space is cluttered I find it difficult to work efficiently and the mess becomes an emotional and energetic drag on my …

Pod #256: EFT For When We Are Judgmental Of Others

February 1st, 2017


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In order to have the type of life that we would like, it is important to make good choices about who and what surrounds us. One …

Pod #255: Regaining Focus With EFT

January 25th, 2017


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Have you ever had one of those days where it is 3:30 in the afternoon and you realize you haven't managed to get anything done?

OR it is one of those days where you move from task to task to task, …

Pod #254: EFT For The Frustration Of Not Doing EFT

January 18th, 2017


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For me, I find it more frustrating to know what to do and not do it than I do not knowing what to do.

It quickly can turn into me beating myself up for not taking care of my.

This week I have a …

Pod #253: EFT To Love Your Body More

January 12th, 2017


Our bodies are far from perfect.

With each passing moment they are aging and showing those changes.

We are our own worst critics when we look in the mirror. We see each and every blemish. We notice even the slightest …

Pod #252: EFT For Starting 2017 With The Right Intentions

January 4th, 2017


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Last week I shared with you a simple process for letting go of the issues, worries, and wounds of 2016.

This week we are going to tap to start 2017 off on the right foot.

I love this …

Pod #251: EFT To Reflect On The Past

December 29th, 2016


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As the year draws to a close it is good for us to reflect on the last twelve months. This week I have for you a process that will lead you through a simple reflection of your year.

This is a …

Pod #250: EFT For A Good Night's Sleep

December 21st, 2016


On some level we know that getting a good night’s sleep is important. I know the quality of my sleep impacts how I handle each day. But did you know:

Pod #249: Daily Tapping To Stay Healthy

December 14th, 2016


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Over the years I have collected many of my favorite tapping phrases and ideas to help to maintain a healthy body.

I have …

Pod #248: EFT For Holiday Stress

November 30th, 2016


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The holiday season is a time for spending time with friends and family, parties, celebration, and fun.

But because there …

Pod #247: EFT For Giving Thanks

November 23rd, 2016


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I have found in my own life that one of the most powerful emotions is gratitude. When we feel a sense of gratitude, even …

Pod #246: Why It Is Important to Be Selfish

November 16th, 2016


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Note: This week's topic is so important that I have written an article and recorded a podcast. The article shares the same ideas, but is not a …

Pod #245: "What If" Tapping w/ Julie Schiffman

November 2nd, 2016


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When we are in a great deal of emotional or physical pain it can be a struggle to believe it can get better. We might believe that our situation can be …

Pod #244: Sharing EFT With Conservative Communities w/ Manal Khalife

October 26th, 2016


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Anything that is new and different takes time to be accepted into the mainstream. EFT is no different.

EFT has the added hurdle of often being paired with other practices and modalities that …

Pod #243: EFT For When We Are Waiting On Others To Make A Choice

October 20th, 2016


There is so much of the world that we do not control. We are surrounded by people, just like us, who are making choices and exercising their free …

Pod #242: EFT for Peak Performance w/ Gina Parris

October 17th, 2016


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Once we have learned a basic skill, our ability to be successful while doing that skill is very dependent on how we are …

Pod #241: Love, The Primitive Brain, and EFT w/ Rick Wilkes

October 5th, 2016


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Fear is one of our most primitive defense mechanisms. It is the reason that humans as a species exist. Our ability to notice danger and to feel are what keep us safe.

The problem is that we …

EFT For Creating Helpful And Healthful Boundaries (Pod #240)

September 28th, 2016


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Healthy boundaries are important for our wellbeing, both in the short and long term.

The struggle comes when we encounter …

Using EFT With The 12-Step Process w/ Gloria Arenson (Pod #239)

September 21st, 2016


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EFT for Postpartum Depression w/ Manal Khalife (Pod #238)

September 14th, 2016


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The emotional journey that mothers go through during the birth of their children is increasingly better understood. Birth is not only a physically taxing process, but it also takes a …

EFT For When We Don't Want To Be Noticed (Pod #237)

September 7th, 2016


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There are times in our life where we feel like we are out of place.

We feel like we don't belong because don't feel like …

Your Questions about EFT Answered (Pod #236)

August 31st, 2016


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A few weeks ago I put out the call for your questions about EFT and how to best use it.

I …

Comparing Matrix Reimprinting with EFT w/ Karl Dawson (Pod #235)

August 24th, 2016


When Gary Craig first introduced EFT he very intentionally presented it in a way in that encouraged others build upon his work, much in the same way he had built upon Roger Callahan's Thought Field Therapy (TFT).

To …

EFT for Sexual and Porn Addiction w/ Dr. Doug Weiss (Pod #234)

August 17th, 2016

[33% of Pain Relief Miracle] Addiction to porn and sex can be crippling for individuals and devastating to couples. All types of addictions carry sham

How Our Values Impact Our Transformation w/ JB Glossinger (Pod #233)

August 10th, 2016


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Before I commit to working with a new client we have a conversation to see if we will be a good fit for each other. …

All About The Tapping Points w/ Beth Kearn (Pod #232)

August 3rd, 2016


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Even those just starting out with tapping know that Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) works via the meridian system. I know that when I am explaining tapping to the uninitiated I will just say, …

EFT For Facing Past Choices (Pod #231)

July 27th, 2016


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My favorite phrase that I hear from my clients when we are in the middle of a session is "this probably has nothing to do with it, but…" and then they …

EFT For Bitterness And Resentment Caused By A Lack Of Recognition (Pod #230)

July 20th, 2016


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It is natural to want credit for the work that we do. Being given credit and recognition feeds our healthy human need for being acknowledged as significant. It’s normal to want to feel …

Responding To Catastrophic Events With EFT w/ Jenn Goddard (Pod #229)

July 13th, 2016


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We can find ourselves in the middle of catastrophe in an instant. A catastrophe can impact us personally (like a fire …

Transforming Beliefs With EFT w/ Steve Wells (Pod #228)

July 6th, 2016


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There is a complicated relationship between reality and what we believe about the world. We behave as if our beliefs are true. We act as if our beliefs are reality. On a subconscious level we experience …

Healing The Wounds Of Sexual Injury With EFT w/ Alina Frank (Pod #227)

June 29th, 2016


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Responding to the consequences of sexual violence is complicated. First, it can affect those parts of life related …

How To Choose A Different Emotional Response with EFT w/ Deborah Miller PhD (Pod #226)

June 22nd, 2016


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When we are in the middle of a strong emotion it is hard to believe that our emotional state is a choice. In those moments it feels like an outside force has taken over our body and our …

EFT to Lift Your Mood (Pod #225)

June 16th, 2016


We have control over very little in this world.

We can control our thoughts, actions, and emotional responses. And that is about it.

Because of this …

Gaining Clarity with EFT w/ Carol Look (Pod #224)

June 8th, 2016


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Before I ask a client what they want, I first ask them what they don't want.

We are often unclear about what we want. We only know and want to stop what is uncomfortable, disappointing, and …

Becoming Comfortable In Your Own Skin w/ EFT (Pod #223)

June 1st, 2016


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When I talk about the tapping work I am doing on and for myself, the phrase I always return to is "being comfortable in my own skin". When I am comfortable with who I am in a situation, it is …

Is There A Right Way To Do EFT? w/ Gwyneth Moss (Pod #222)

May 25th, 2016


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The first set of EFT training videos were recorded by Gary Craig over 20 years ago. Gary developed EFT after he trained …

EFT For The Emotions Animals Pick Up From Their People w/ Susanne Peach (Pod #221)

May 17th, 2016


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Animals are highly perceptive when it comes to understanding human emotion. So much so that many animals will pick up and take on the emotions of the humans they are …

Rewriting Your Personal Story with EFT w/ Jacqui Crooks (Pod #220)

May 11th, 2016


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As humans, one of our natural dispositions is to create stories about why the world functions the way it does. This is a primitive skill that kept our …

Pod #219: Creating Space For Deep Healing w/ Joanne Callahan

May 4th, 2016


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One of the reasons that EFT is so powerful is because of how easy it is to use, …

Pod #218: How To Use EFT More Effectively When Tapping On Your Own w/ Ann Adams

April 27th, 2016


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Just because you know the basics of EFT doesn't mean that you can use it effectively when tapping on your own.

This week in the podcast I talk to Ann Adams, who I believe is one of the …

Pod #217: EFT For Social Media Overwhelm w/ Jenn Goddard

April 20th, 2016


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A reality of modern life is our connection with others on social media. Social media in itself isn't …

Pod #216: EFT For Radical Self-Love w/ Gala Darling

April 13th, 2016


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If I were to sum up all of my own personal development work for the last decade I would say it has been a …

Pod #215: Why Did EFT Stop Working For Me?

April 6th, 2016


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There is an interesting phenomena that crops up when using EFT. Sometimes you can be using tapping successfully for a …

Pod #214: Using EFT To Increase Your Productivity w/ Dawson Church

March 30th, 2016


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If you are wondering if you have emotional blocks to taking action, I have a very simple way for you to tell. If you know what you want to do, know how to do it, have …

Pod #213: EFT To Respond To Our Mortality w/ Gregg Levoy

March 23rd, 2016


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When I was in my twenties it felt as if I was going to live forever. I gave little thought to how I ate, when I went to bed, or how I treated my body in general. Now that I am in my forties there …

Pod #212: EFT To Help You Be A Better Parent w/ Heather Chauvin

March 16th, 2016


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I am constantly amazed at how willing parents are to put their children first. It’s common for parents to make sure their child's needs are met before they do anything for themselves. As …

Pod #211: EFT For The Fear Of Letting Others Down

March 9th, 2016


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There is a very primitive part of our nature that knows we are safest when we belong. This instinct was a key to survival for our nomadic ancient …

Pod #210: Systems For Healing w/ Deborah Donndelinger

March 2nd, 2016


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We all know that the more specific we can be when tapping, the more effective it will be. As a concept this is easy to understand, but in practice it is much harder to …

EFT For Election Season's Negative Emotions w/ Brad Yates (Pod #209)

February 24th, 2016


Here in the United States it already feels as if the Presidential election campaign has been going on for way too long. And we still have eight more months to go. The lead story (and often the first five stories) on the …

Pod #208: EFT For Emotional First Aid w/ Jondi Whitis

February 17th, 2016


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One of the reasons that we love tapping so much is its versatility. Because we can use tapping in so many different settings it can often be confusing to know exactly how to tap in a given …

Pod #207: EFT For Acute And Chronic Pain w/ Dan Cleary

February 10th, 2016


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Not all physical pain is the same. Pain can have many different root causes ranging from physical wounds to emotional issues. Some pain passes as the body …

Pod #206: EFT For Allergies w/ Sandi Radomski

February 3rd, 2016


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Good communication is hard. It is easy to be misunderstood because we all understand specific words in different ways. I can say one thing and yet you may understand …

Pod #205: EFT For Being Who We Aspire To Be

January 27th, 2016


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In podcast #204 I showed you a straightforward technique that you can use to tune into the emotional states …

Pod #204: EFT For Growing Positive Emotions

January 20th, 2016


The Center For Nonviolent Communication created one of my favorite tools, the feelings inventory, which I used a great deal when working with the …

Pod #203: EFT For Confidence

January 13th, 2016


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In my own life I have found that my level of confidence has less to do with how good I am at something and much more to do with how comfortable I am with myself at a given moment.

I think it …

Pod #202: EFT For Not Being Ashamed Of Your Dreams

January 6th, 2016


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"In most pursuits, one's self is one of the biggest hurdles to get over. You can't pursue something …

Pod #201: How To Make EFT A Daily Habit

December 30th, 2015


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As we move into the new year I am guessing you are like most people as you consider the goals you want to achieve in 2016.

EFT can be such a …

Pod #200: What To Do When Your Speaking Voice And Your Inner Voice Are In Conflict While Tapping

December 23rd, 2015


I hear it all the time from my clients when we are tapping together. We’ll finish a round of tapping and they will report that while we are tapping their critical voice is saying the exact opposite to our tapping …

Pod #199: EFT For Clarity When Making Big Decisions

December 16th, 2015


Making big decisions can be difficult because the choices aren't always clear-cut and there may be many pros and cons to consider.

When this happens …

Pod #198: EFT For Beating Yourself Up Over Your Past

December 9th, 2015


As humans we are skilled at learning from our past.

This also means that we can be overly critical and spend too much time beating ourselves up over poor choices we have made in the past.

Part of us resists …

Pod #197: EFT For Resisting Doing EFT

December 4th, 2015


There is an amazing contradiction that exists for most people who use EFT. On one hand we know how powerful it is. On the other hand we don't use it …

Pod #196: EFT For Seasonal Overwhelm (w/ Tap-Along)

November 25th, 2015


Here in the United States the unofficial beginning of holiday season happens tomorrow with Thanksgiving.

As much fun as the holiday season can be it …

Pod #195: EFT To Stay Healthy During Cold And Flu Season

November 18th, 2015


It is that time of year again (at least in the northern hemisphere) where every time you turn around there is another person coughing or sneezing.

I have found tapping is a great way to keep these seasonal bugs at bay …

Where To Start An EFT Session (Pod #194)

November 11th, 2015


One of the most common questions I receive is “Where should I start? I have so many issues to tap on that I feel paralyzed. What should I do?”

This …

APP Bonus 001: Tap-Along For Connection To Others

November 4th, 2015


This is my first ever app only audio. Let me know what you think!

Pod #193: EFT for Self-Respect

October 28th, 2015


Recently I was reminded of the Joan Didon quote “Self-respect is a discipline, a habit of mind that can never be faked but can be developed, trained, coaxed forth.”

I find this quote so encouraging because helps me to …

Pod #192: EFT For The Fear Of Public Speaking w/ Tania A. Prince

October 21st, 2015


In survey after survey public speaking finishes near the top of the list of people’s greatest fears. It’s a fear that can hold us back professionally …

Pod #191: EFT For Getting Past Fear w/ Mary Ayers

October 14th, 2015


(At least here in America) one of the most common pieces of advice you’ll hear for overcoming fear is to "just grit your teeth and fight your way …

Pod #190: Perfectionism, Self-Forgiveness, & EFT

October 7th, 2015


[This week's podcast is sponsored by Pain Relief Miracles. Receive 30% off your first purchase.]

Perfectionism is tricky.

At its core perfectionism is motivated by wanting everything to be just perfect, because when …

Pod #189: EFT For The Burdens Of Others

September 30th, 2015


It is not uncommon for us to pick up the emotional beliefs or emotional burdens of our loved ones. In most cases we don't even realize we are doing it.

Emotional beliefs are often formed when we are children because we …

Pod #188: EFT for Grief w/ Sherry O'Brian

September 23rd, 2015


There two common misconceptions in understanding how grief affects us.

First, many people believe that the 5 stages of grief as defined by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance) are …

Pod #187: Clearing Space For Better Action

September 16th, 2015


Sometimes we get caught up in our emotions and make poor choices that we later regret. We want to make the best choice, we know what the best choice is, and we still let our emotions get in the way.

We can know exactly …

Pod #186: Morning And Evening EFT w/ Wendy Merron

September 9th, 2015


My clients are always telling me that they would like to tap every day but have a hard time making it a habit.

One of the reasons I think people …

Pod #185: Information From The Physical Body That Aids Emotional Healing w/ Julie Schiffman

September 2nd, 2015


Our physical bodies are constantly communicating information to our conscious minds to help us navigate our daily lives. Some of this information is …

Pod #184: EFT For Shame (Part 2)

August 26th, 2015


Back in July I shared a tap-along audio for the shame of making a bad choice. I was overwhelmed by the positive response I received.

This week we go …

Pod #183: EFT For Feeling Like You Will Be Judged For Being Different

August 19th, 2015


Much of my client work revolves around helping people to take action. Most of my clients are trying to find a way to use their gifts and talents to …

Pod #182: Matrix Birth Reimprinting w/ Sharon King

August 13th, 2015


Even though we don't consciously remember coming into this world, we are fully conscious in utero and at the time of our birth. Because we are …

Pod #181: Returning To The State Before Illness And Trauma w/ Jacqui Crooks

August 5th, 2015


We we are tapping we are trying to clear the trauma, events, and emotions that have come up in our lives causing us discomfort, disease, and limiting beliefs. If it is true that we can find our way to the moments that …

Pod #180: How To Talk About The Science Around EFT w/ Craig Weiner

July 22nd, 2015


When we introduce EFT to others it can catch them off guard. Most people have nothing to compare tapping to, which creates lots of questions.

It can be frustrating to lack a clear and believable way to talk about …

Pod #179: EFT For The Shame Of Being Wrong

July 15th, 2015


I hate being wrong. I pride myself on making thoughtful choices and I work really hard to make sure I consider the best course of action and all the …

Pod #178: Trauma Busting Technique w/ Rehana Webster

July 8th, 2015


EFT is a powerful tool for clearing trauma, but just because you know how to tap it doesn't mean that you have a clear understanding of how to tap …

Pod #177: Responding To Repressed Memories / w Sophia Cayer

July 1st, 2015


The human memory is incredibly complex. As our understanding of the workings of the brain grows it is increasingly evident that the human memory can be very unreliable.

Even when we have total confidence in a memory we …

Pod #176: EFT For How Others React To Us When We Make A Major Change

June 24th, 2015


Over time we are going to change our minds. (At least, I hope I am changing my mind as I learn new things.)

And in a vacuum that seems like a good thing.

We are presented with new information and experiences. We …

Being Busy Vs. Being Productive w/ Brad Yates (Pod #175)

June 17th, 2015


There is a difference between filling your time with tasks and doing the tasks that are most important.

As a way of keeping ourselves from doing the things we don't want to do we often we find ways to fill our time with …

Pod #174: EFT For Professional Jealousy

June 10th, 2015


Last month I attended a conference as a delegate, which is not something I do often. I attend around 20 conferences a year as a speaker and only one or two as an audience member.

I loved the conference and learned a …

Scared of Change and Transformation Tap-Along

June 9th, 2015


This is a chance to tap along to be ready for change.

Pod #173: Working On Our Authority Figures Using EFT w/ Gary Williams

June 3rd, 2015


Something interesting happens when families get together where the adult children fall right back into the roles they had when they were 13 years …

Pod #172: EFT For Rejection

May 27th, 2015


A few weeks ago I was at a conference in which Daniel Pink was talking about the sales process. One of the stories he talked about was a door to door brush salesman. He wasn't talking about someone from some bygone era.

Pod #171: The Heart Of EFT w/ Jondi Whitis

May 20th, 2015


When it comes to using EFT effectively I think that Jondi Whitis is one of the best. She is insightful, deliberate, and so compassionate. (She is …

Pod #170: What Phrases Should I Use For…

May 13th, 2015


I love receiving questions from my listener and readers. They help me to understand what the community needs and how I can best serve you.

You can always ask a question here.

The question I get more than any other is …

Pod #169: Clearing The Habits Created By Old Root Causes

May 6th, 2015


Today's epidsode is sponsored by PRM

Over the last few years I have noticed a pattern with a number of my clients. It would play out something like …

Pod #168: Is It OK For Christians To Use EFT

April 29th, 2015


(Today's show is sponsprted by PRM)

One of the things that makes EFT so appealing is the fact that it can be easily combined with other tools and …

Pod #167: How Many Tapping Sessions Do I Need To Clear My Issue 100%

April 22nd, 2015


This week's podcast is sponsored by Pain Relief Miracle. Click link for 20% off your order.

One of the biggest mistakes I see people make with tapping is the fact that they don't spend enough time with an issue to make …

Pod #166 EFT For Loneliness

April 15th, 2015


I am always amazed at how willing my clients are to share some of the most private parts of their lives.

Once we have established a trusting relationship, during sessions I hear it all. That is a really good thing …

Pod #165: Using Hero Tapping To Take Action

April 8th, 2015


We know that when we are trying to make a change but not taking the required action we need to find out what is behind our resistance.

We can ask ourselves what the penalties are for trying, for failing, and for …

Pod #164 EFT For The Times It Feels Like It Is Too Late And There Is No Hope

April 1st, 2015


When working with clients I have noticed that people often believe change is possible and they believe EFT is the tool that will help them to make …

Pod #163: EFT For Responding To Criticism

March 25th, 2015


Dealing with unwanted criticism is hard.

It's painful in the moment because the attack feels personal, and it often is. After the fact it tends to …

Pod #162: EFT For Not Feeling Special

March 18th, 2015


As much as we would like to believe in ourselves, our actions, and our future there are times when that is really difficult to do.

We can be filled …

Pod #161: Getting To 100% Yes When Taking Action w/ Steve Wells

March 11th, 2015


If you type "setting goals' into Google it will return over 450 million results. Study after study has shown how setting goals can be to progress.

Pod #160: The Problem With Empathy

March 4th, 2015


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One of the keys to being an emotionally intelligent human being is understanding what the people around us are feeling and …

Pod #159: Action, Belief, and Identity - 3 Levels Of Change With Tapping

February 25th, 2015


Day-to-day the things we want to change in our life show up most obviously in the choices that we make. Because of this it makes the most sense to go after trying to transform these choices with tapping.

Even if we are …

Pod #158: Getting Unstuck w/ Carol Look

February 17th, 2015


I think we all know what it is like to feel stuck. We know what we want to do or we know what we want to change, but for some reason we just can't take action.

There is an obvious cost to being stuck. For every passing …

Pod #157: Lovership w/ Rick Wilkes

February 10th, 2015


I always find my conversations with Rick Wilkes interesting. Of all of the interviews I do they tend to be the least planned because they are much more interesting conversations than they are traditional interviews.

Pod #156: How To Share Tapping With Others Without Sounding Like A Wackjob

February 3rd, 2015


I love talking about the work I do.

When I am meeting someone for the first time I don't jump right into tapping or EFT. I about self-sabotage, limiting beliefs, and emotional healing.

At some point in the conversation, …

Pod #155: Creating Emotional Boundaries w/ Rue Hass

January 27th, 2015


I love people who have a natural healing disposition. They see their healing talents as a gift that they want to share will others.

Sometimes this giftedness can come with the drawback of many more people than we are …

Pod #154: EFT For Finding The Right Romantic Relationship w/ Stefan Gonick

January 20th, 2015


When it comes to creating the right loving relationship for our life it isn't simply about finding a relationship. We want to find our way to the right relationship at feeds and nurtures us.

Unfortunately many people …

Pod #153: Being Comfortable In Your Own Skin (w/ Tap-Along)

January 14th, 2015


When I look at the work that I have done on myself since I discovered tapping I can distill almost every issue down to one thing.

Being comfortable inside my own skin.

When I am comfortable inside my own skin I am more …

Pod #152: How To Tap For Self-Acceptance

January 6th, 2015


A few weeks ago in podcast #149 we talked about the trouble with saying "I love and accept myself". As we discussed, sometimes it is hard to say and …

Pod #151: Why Didn't The Surrogate Tapping Cure Her Cancer?

December 24th, 2014


Surrogate tapping is a tricky topic. Tapping itself is difficult enough to explain, but trying to explain how I can tap on my body to promote change …

Pod #150: 3 Key Things To Keep In Mind Before You Start An EFT Session (w/ a tap-along)

December 17th, 2014


Often times the biggest obstacle we have to using tapping in the healing process is ourselves. This happens in two main ways.

First, there are times when a part of us that feels it isn't safe for us to heal. Since a …

Pod #149: The Real Goal Of EFT - Proportional Well Informed Emotions

December 10th, 2014


My clients often complain that even though they tap regularly for their issues, there are times when their emotions get the better of them.

The goal …

Pod #148: What If I Can't Say I Love And Accept Myself (Thoughts On The EFT Setup Phrase)

December 3rd, 2014


When Gary Craig first introduced the world to Emotional Freedom Techniques he used something he called the setup phrase.

You would tap on the side of …

SPECIAL 200th Podcast: What We Have Learned In 200 Podcast

November 26th, 2014


Between the bonus podcasts and the full show I have shared over 200 podcasts!


It has been an amazing journey.  I would like to thank all the …

Pod #147: Is It Possible To Be Comfortable With Good Enough? (w/ Tap-Along)

November 22nd, 2014


We live in a time of exceptionalism.


Everywhere we turn we are presented with the biggest, the best, the greatest, and the most important.


And it is not just coming from marketers. If you spend any time on social …

Pod #146: Stages Of The Emotional Healing Process

November 14th, 2014


I was recently having drinks with a friend and we were talking about my time teaching anger management in jail. She asked if I would teach her one of …

Pod #145: Compare and Contrast EMDR v. EFT w/ Masha Bennett

October 29th, 2014


Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a healing protocol is gaining more and more acceptance worldwide.


I see it very much as a …

Pod #144: How I Approach An EFT Session With A Client

October 22nd, 2014


Recently my friend [Rebecca Kane]( asked me my approach to working with clients and how I structure my sessions with …

Pod #143: A Comprehensive Approach To Health /w Elham Kashefi

October 15th, 2014


Personally, I don't like the terms *alternative medicine or complementary care.*


The things we do either are working toward helping us to maintain and improve our health or they are not.


Elham Kashefi recently …

Pod #142: Tapping For Our Shadow Self w/ Kris Ferraro

October 8th, 2014


According to Wikipedia is:


>In Jungian psychology, the shadow or "shadow aspect" may refer to (1) an unconscious aspect of the personality …

Pod #141: How To Approach Perfectionism with Tapping and EFT

October 1st, 2014


One of the key reasons my clients don't take action is because of perfectionistic tendencies.

The tendencies show up because there is a part of our system that is trying to keep us safe. We are worried that if something …

Pod #140: EFT For Social Anxiety w/ Helen Walker

September 24th, 2014


There is no question that our world is becoming increasingly complicated as our down time diminishes.

Because we are being pulled in so many …

Pod #139: Tapping For Issues With Many Aspects w/ Lindsay Kenny

September 3rd, 2014


We often find ourselves in need to tap for issues that have many aspects either because the issue is so large or because it has unfolded over a long …

Pod #138: Working With Childhood Traumas That We Don't Remember All The Details Of w/ Gwyneth Moss

August 20th, 2014


We hear it over and over again in our tapping training.

“The more specific you are with your issue, the more effective the healing will be.”

“The earlier the memory you can find related to the issue, the faster you will …

Pod #137: Building Communities of Support w/ Jondi Whitis

August 6th, 2014


We do not live in a vacuum. We are impacted by the issues others struggle with and vice versa.

The healing process is also not something that takes place independently of others. Often our fastest route to healing is by …

Pod #136: How To Clear All Aspects Of An Issue, Not Just The Obvious Ones w/ Linda Wood

July 23rd, 2014


There is a counterbalance to most things in life. Success to failure. Happy to sad. Action to rest. Growth to deterioration.

Often when we tap we are working only on the part we see as negative, thereby addressing only …

Pod #135: Tuning Into Our Bodies For Information w/ Carol Tuttle

July 9th, 2014


When I am tapping on my issues it is my conscious mind that most often gets in the way.

The conscious mind is wired to figure out explanations for what is going on and won't rest until it has done so.

This becomes …

Pod #134: Having A Plan With Your Tapping w/ Gwyneth Moss

June 25th, 2014


Knowing how to tap is not enough. We need to have a plan when we approach an issue.

In this interview, Founding EFT Master Gwyneth Moss shares a simple and elegant approach that you can use for every tapping session.   

Pod #133: EFT For Our Goal w/ Steve Wells

June 11th, 2014


I love having conversations with Steve Wells. When we started this one we decided that we’d talk about how we can use tapping to improve the quality of our working lives.

In the end we used the issues and obstacles we …

Pod #132: EFT For Animals Transitioning Into A New Home w/ Susan Peach

May 7th, 2014


When a new animal enters a family it can be stressful for the animal and the family alike.

The animal must deal with new surroundings, routines, …

Pod #131: Tapping For Relationships w/ Dawson Church

April 30th, 2014


If you have been around tapping and EFT for any length of time then more than likely you are aware of Dawson Church's work. He has been on the forefront of research being done to prove tapping’s efficacy and tapping …

Pod #130: How To Use EFT To Move You To Take Action

April 23rd, 2014


The first weekend of April the 2nd annual Spring Energy Event was held outside NYC. My friend Jondi Whitis did an awesome job once again of putting together a great event.

This year I was asked to talk about how we can …

Pod #129 (part 2): Tapping For Luck w/ Rue Hass

April 16th, 2014


[Note: This is part 2 of our conversation. Listen to part 1 here.]

I am guessing as you read the title of this week's podcast you are thinking, "Luck is an odd thing to tap for. They say try it on anything, but luck… …

Pod #129 (part 1): Tapping For Luck w/ Rue Hass

April 9th, 2014


[Note: This is part 1 of our conversation. Listen to part 2 here.]

I am guessing as you read the title of this week's podcast you are thinking, "Luck is an odd thing to tap for. They say try it on anything, but luck… …

Pod #128: EFT For Fear Of Failure And Fear of Success w/ Annabel Fisher

March 26th, 2014


On the surface it might not seem like an obvious connection, but in many ways fear of failure and fear of success are the opposite sides of the same coin.

Fear of failure is concerned about what goes wrong when things …

Your Self-Sabotage Is Brilliant w/ Brad Yates (Pod #127)

March 19th, 2014


Self-sabotage can be so frustrating. There are times when we know exactly what we need to be doing, yet we still choose the wrong course of action.

Sometimes I can see myself getting in my own way and I am amazed at how …

Pod #126: Lesson From Tapping With Children With Cancer w/ Deborah Miller PhD

March 12th, 2014


EFT is such a powerful tool that we all know that we should "try it on anything."  Even though most of us have tried it on anything we haven't taken …

Pod #125: EFT For Lessons And Experiences From Our Childhood That Impact Us Today w/ Jacqui Crooks

March 5th, 2014


There is no question that we are impacted by our past.  That seems so obvious that it doesn't even seem worth commenting on.

Nevertheless I think it is easy to underestimate how some past experiences impact us. 

In my …

Pod #124: EFT For Performance Anxiety w/ Gina Parris

February 19th, 2014


It happens all the time.  You know how to do something.  You might have done it a ton of times before.  But the moment you step in front of someone …

Pod #123: Tapping For New Year's Resolutions That We Have Already Given Up On

January 15th, 2014


In a recent Time magazine artile Jessica Lamb-Shapiro points out that only 8% of us follow through on our New Year’s resolutions, with most people …

Pod #122: Ask The Expert w/ Gene Monterastelli

January 8th, 2014


In December I was the guest on the Tapping Solution's monthly ‘Ask The Expert’ call. We answered questions about anger, fear of finding work, how to …

Pod #121: Tapping For Holiday Stress and Frenzy

December 8th, 2013


The holidays can be a very stressful time. There are million things going on, we are tempted by tasty treats at every turn, and we are surrounded by …

Pod #120: Tapping For Social Anxiety w/ Sebastiaan van der Schrier

November 13th, 2013


Managing social anxiety can be difficult. It is not like the fear triggered by something like a snake we encounter in our path.

Social anxiety is …

Pod #119: EFT For Long Term Change Not Just Short Term Relief

September 28th, 2013


EFT does a great job of helping us to feel better in the moment. In a very short time we can go from being emotionally overwhelmed to calm. But we know there is much more that can be achieved with tapping. Not only is …

Pod #118: Using EFT To Stop Acting Like A Doormat

August 29th, 2013


I recently had a great conversation with one of my clients. She started the call by saying, "I have some great news! I am no longer a doormat. I am asking for what I need. I am only helping others in a way that is …

Pod #117: Simple Energy Technique w/ Steve Wells

August 14th, 2013


One of the things I love most about tapping is its flexibility. Not only can it be used on a wide range of issues, but it can be used in a numerous …

Pod #116: EFT for Generational Work w/ Jacqui Crooks

August 7th, 2013


A huge piece of who we are is where we came from. Our personality and our beliefs are shaped from a very early age by the people around us and the …

Pod #115: Struggling To Give Self Care w/ Loretta Sparks

July 24th, 2013


Taking care of others is easy to do. We see needs, suffering, and struggle. We respond.

Often (at least for me) it is hard for us to extend the same type of care and concern to ourselves.

In this interview with EFT …

Pod #114: Love is Letting Go of Shields w/ Dr. Terry Lynch

June 19th, 2013


Years ago a friend of mine wrote a book called "Real Love In A Pizza Love World". In English at least, love is a tricky word. We use it for so many things, and in so many ways, that sometimes it can be hard to get our …

Pod #113: How Carrying An Eraser In My Pocket Changed The Way I Tap

June 12th, 2013


One of the questions I receive a lot from people new to tapping is, "Aren't you worried that you will tap something bad in?"

That is a reasonable concern. Often when we are tapping we are saying phrases about how we …

Pod #112: Discover Why You Are Sabotaging Yourself

May 22nd, 2013


Last weekend I had the chance to speak at the Spring EFT & Energy Gathering (Northeastern USA) just outside NYC.

I was asked to speak on EFT and Self-Sabotage. My talk was about 5 lenses we can use to figure out the …

Pod #111: EFT for Smoking w/ Sue Beer

May 15th, 2013


On some level most people who smoke really want to quit. Even though the will to change is strong in the larger context of their lives, it is really hard to motivate change in the moment because "one cigarette won't …

Pod #110: FasterEFT w/ Robert G. Smith

May 8th, 2013


I recently did a survey of some of my favorite professional tappers. One of the questions I asked was, "Who in the field is doing the most controversial and experimental work?" The name that came back the most was …

Pod #109: How To Use EFT In The Absence Of Specific Memories w/ Lindsay Kenny

May 1st, 2013


Sometimes there is a clear entry point to a problem. There is a past moment we keep reliving where we see exactly what went wrong. Other times there is a clear pattern we are trying to change, like emotional eating, …

Pod #108: EFT For Fear of Rejection In The Age Of Invitation w/ Rick Wilkes

April 24th, 2013


We live in interesting times. Every morning when I wake up I am bombarded with friend requests, invitations to attend events, fund projects, and try new programs. At the exact same time it is possible for me to go …

Tap Along Audio and Video: EFT For Emotions In The Wake Of Tragedy

April 20th, 2013


If you live in the United States more than likely you have been glued to the TV for the last week watching the tragedy unfold in Boston, MA.

Pod #107: When We Care So Much That The World Becomes A Painful Place

April 17th, 2013


Most of my readers, listeners, and clients are big hearted people. Not only do they see the obstacles in their own lives, but they recognize the struggle of others.

When we recognize the struggles of others we also open …

Pod #106: EFT For When We Can't Trust Our Self w/ Andy Bryce

April 10th, 2013


When I am working with clients one of the things I keep in mind with all behavior is that when someone makes a choice they are making the best choice they can make based on the information they have and the resource …

Pod #105: What Mistakes Do Beginner And Pro Tappers Make & The Most Effective Ways To Tap

March 27th, 2013


Over the last few weeks I have shared with you thoughts from some of my favorite tappers. I asked them what mistakes beginners and pros make, as well …

Video: How To Tap For A Memory That Is Still Affecting You Today

March 24th, 2013


Until recently, every time someone made a particular hand gesture I would experience a jab of negative emotion. Once I figured out the root of the …

Pod #104: EFT For Feeling Invisible And Being Invisible w/ Rue Hass

March 20th, 2013


In my client sessions and even in my personal tapping I have noticed an interesting internal conflict. On the one hand we want to be seen, noticed, and validated. On the other, there is a part of us wanting to go …

Pod #103: Using EFT To Deal With The Fears Of Being A Practitioner w/ Jenn Goddard

March 13th, 2013


In my client sessions and even in my personal tapping I have noticed an interesting internal conflict. On the one hand we want to be seen, noticed, and validated. On the other, there is a part of us wanting to go …

Pod #102: EFT For Chronic Illness w/ Annabel Fisher

March 6th, 2013


There are few things more frustrating than chronic illness. In addition to the pain and suffering that come with the illness there is also the way that the unending nature of the symptoms grind on the system.

In this …

Pod #101: What Happens When We Heal But Our Life Is No Different

February 27th, 2013


EFT is a powerful tool when it comes to healing and transformation. Burdens and wounds that we have carried for decades can be cleared. It is an …

Pod #100: The Web Of Life w/ Gwyneth Moss

February 20th, 2013


We do not live in a vacuum. Not only do the choices we make impact others (and vice versa) in the moment, but there is also a lasting impact from the relationships we have had in the past.

Some of these relationships …

Pod #99: EFT For Resentment w/ Gwenn Bonnell

February 13th, 2013


Gwenn Bonnell is always one of my favorite guests on the Tapping Q and A Podcast because every time I talk to her I learn something new. This interview was no different.

In this interview we talk about how to tap for …

Pod #97: Dealing With Misperceptions That Can Hinder The Healing Process w/ Dr. Shoshana Garfield, PhD

January 23rd, 2013


One of the biggest struggles we have in doing any sort of transformational work is the fact that it is possible for us to NOT see the issue at hand clearly. We are shaped by our experience, our training, our biases, the …

Pod #96: Best Practices To Get The Most Out Of EFT w/ Dawson Church, Ph.D.

January 9th, 2013


EFT is a very powerful tool for bringing about change and can be used in many different settings. It can be done alone, with a practitioner, in …

EFT For Self Love And The Power Of Self-Love w/ Brad Yates (Pod #95)

January 2nd, 2013


It is very easy to say (especially in tough times) “All we need is love”.

The hard part is to know what that means beyond bumper sticker sentimentality.

In this interview with Brad Yates we talk about in real terms what …

Pod #94: How To Get The Most Out Of Self Directed Self Help And Self Directed EFT w/ Maggie Adkins

September 12th, 2012


I bet you are like me. Somewhere in your home or office there is a large pile of self-help books, cds, and dvds. In addition to this physical pile of …

Pod #93: Getting EFT Into Schools w/ Till Schilling

August 22nd, 2012


When it comes to teaching tapping children are one of my favorite groups. They take to tapping right away because they don’t have many of the …

Pod #91: The Most Forgotten & Most Powerful EFT Point - Gamut Point w/ Karin Davidson

August 1st, 2012


Did you know that healing from a tapping session can be spontaneously reversed?

It doesn’t happen all the time, but it happens more often than you …

Tapping Ninja Video - EFT for Physical Pain

July 25th, 2012


One of the most effective ways to use EFT is to tap for physical issues and physical pain.

In this video I show you a creative way to tune in and focus on your physical issue or pain to bring relief from tapping even …

Pod #90: EFT To Quiet The Inner Critic w/ Judy Byrne

July 18th, 2012


Do you have a good relationship with your inner critic?

Very few people answer that question in a positive way because to most of us it is nothing more than a “critic”. It is always there waiting to pounce, waiting to …

Pod #89: EFT For Shyness (Which Isn’t About Shyness) w/ Tania A. Prince

July 11th, 2012


Sometimes when I prepare for an interview I have a really good idea about what we are going to talk about. I am very familiar with the topic, the guest’s work, or both.

Other times I am caught off-guard (in a good way).

Pod #88: I Am Better At Teaching EFT Because Of My Time In Jail

July 4th, 2012


Since Feb of 2011 I have had the opportunity to be part of teaching an advanced anger management class to inmates in a local jail. I consistently …

Pod #87: EFT For Shoulders And Shoulds w/ Gwenn Bonnell

June 27th, 2012


In preparing for the podcast I usually exchange a few emails and do a pre-interview with the guest to figure out what topic we will cover and to create a plan for the interview so that it goes smoothly. When I was doing …

Pod #86: EFT For Feeling Overwhelmed w/ Carol Look

May 30th, 2012


Stress is not becoming a part of our daily lives, it is already part of our daily lives. What is now common is that we moving from a general level of …

Pod #85: EFT For Money, Success, and Personal Power w/ Margaret M. Lynch

May 23rd, 2012


"Manifesting" more money in our lives is not about sitting in a dark room with our eyes closed, listening to instrumental music, and imagining that …

Pod #84: Using EFT And Tapping With Your Inner Committee w/ Ann Ross

May 9th, 2012


One of the keys to effective EFT and tapping is to be clearly tuned into the issue we want to address. There are lots of creative ways of doing this. In this interview I talk with Ann Ross about how we can use a simple …

Pod #83: The EFT Photo Technique w/ Marie Holliday

May 2nd, 2012


The key to effective tapping/EFT is being able to tune into the issues that need work. There are many ways of doing this. The most common way is to say phrases out loud while tapping, but sometimes we don’t know what to …

Pod #82: How Parents Can Tap For Their Children (And Themselves) w/ Carol Tuttle

April 25th, 2012


Often when parents come to tapping they are looking for something to fix or change their children.  In reality, when we are surrogate tapping for others we are making a transformation in ourselves that in turn creates …

Pod #81: Celebration, Law of Attraction, And A New Way To Understand It w/ Carol Look

April 18th, 2012


I think that giving thanks and celebrating big and small successes is a really important thing to do. It is also important to recognize the gifts that come with adversity when things don't work out as planned.

Last …

Pod #80: Using Sounds And Tones While Tapping w/ Andy Bryce

April 11th, 2012


For tapping to be successful we need to tune into the issue at hand. There are many tools and techniques to do this. In this interview I talk to Andy …

Pod #79: Reversals and Resistance w/ Lindsay Kenny

April 4th, 2012


Reversal, psychological reversal, polarity reversal, and secondary benefit are all terms which are thrown around a lot when working with tapping. …

Pod #78: Being Addicted to Our Emotions w/ Stacey Vornbrock

March 21st, 2012


Emotions are more than just what we feel. When we experience an emotion there are many things happening at a biochemical and cellular level. In this …

Tapping Ninja Video - How To Avoid Being Sick With Tapping In 60 Seconds A Day

March 18th, 2012


Did you know there is a tapping routine to avoid getting sick that you can do in just 60 seconds a day? It is as simple as tapping to this video.

Pod #77: Understanding And Tapping For Shame w/ Rhona Clews

March 14th, 2012


Shame is the most powerful, self-defeating and crippling of emotions. In this interview I talk to Rhona Clews about the power of shame, how it is …

Tapping Ninja Video - 5 Steps I Take To Start An EFT Session (That only takes 45 seconds)

March 11th, 2012


One of the really nice things about tapping is that we can jump right into dealing with an issue without the need for a complicated set-up or time consuming relaxation process before we begin.

Even though we can jump …

Pod #76: Scientific and Psychological Research On Tapping and EFT w/ Dawson Church, Ph.D

March 5th, 2012


I don’t know about you, but I constantly find myself answering questions about EFT and tapping. It is great that we can draw from on personal experience (and the experience of those with whom we work) when sharing about …

Tapping Ninja Video - The Rake

March 4th, 2012


This is one of my favorite tools of all time. I took pieces of a number of different tools and put them into one quick little tapping routine that …

Bonus Pod #28: Tapping Tool To Ensure You Don't Bring Stress Home From Work

February 28th, 2012


Our working lives can be stressful. The last thing we want to do is bring that stress and worry home. Here is a great little tapping technique that …

Tapping Ninja Video - Tapping With Photos To Get To Root Issues Quickly

February 26th, 2012


The key to tapping is finding a way to emotionally tune into the issue at hand. It's a cliche, but a picture really is worth a thousand words and they can be used to connect with emotions and root causes quickly (and …

Tapping For The Power Of Identity w/ Brad Yates (Pod #75)

February 22nd, 2012


I want you to imagine you are meeting someone for the very first time. They know nothing about you. You have to describe yourself to that person, but …

Tapping Ninja Video - Creating Space For Healing w/ Tapping

February 19th, 2012


Sometimes we won't tap because we think an issue is too big. Or we feel like we can't make enough progress to make worth our while. When tapping sometimes doing just a little is enough to make a big difference.

In this …

Pod #74: Care For Those Who Care For Others w/ Ron Ball

February 15th, 2012


There are times when we find ourselves caring for someone who is going through something major, be it a physical or mental issue. We want nothing but the best for our loved one, but we can end up spreading ourselves too …

Tapping Ninja Video - Tapping Before Eating

February 12th, 2012


Tapping can be used in lots of different ways. One way we can use it is to tap before we eat to promote better digestion, more enjoyment of our food, and a great sense of gratitude. In this short video I explain how to …

Pod #73: Why I Hate The Word Manifest - A Conversation About What We Create, What We Responsible For, and How To Make Choices

February 8th, 2012


There is a lot of talk about the idea of what we manifest in our lives, both positive and negative. I personally think that we pay too much attention to manifesting and attracting and give nowhere near enough credit to …

Tapping Ninja Video - Knock Out The Last Little Bit w/ The Collarbone Eye-Roll

February 5th, 2012


Sometimes when we tap we are able to reduce our SUDs level down to less than a two, or to the point where it feels like just a shadow of the issue. When this happens there is a very simple way to knock out that last …

Pod #72: Strengthening Romantic Relationships with Tapping/EFT w/ Alina Frank

February 1st, 2012


Our romantic relationships take up a great deal of our time and energy. They can bring us great joy and great frustration (and sometimes both at the same time). Even though each relationship is a new and different …

Pod #71: Using Metaphors For Healing w/ Rue Hass

January 25th, 2012


When I am setting up interviews for the podcast I normally ask my guest, "What is the thing that really gets your juices flowing? It doesn't have to be what you are known for. I want to know what is exciting you right …

Tapping Ninja Video - The Emotion About The Issue

January 22nd, 2012


Sometimes there is resistance to clearing an issue (physical, emotional, and limiting belief) because we are emotionally charged about the issue we are dealing with. We might feel disappointed in ourselves for dealing …

Pod #70: Recovering Self – A Healing Manifesto

January 18th, 2012


A manifesto is nothing more than a statement of beliefs. This is what I believe about the healing process. This is not about tapping the tool, but …

Pod #69: What Google and Zappos Know About Emotions That You Should Know Too w/ Paul Zelizer

January 11th, 2012


The history of business is a history about how companies and organizations can be more efficient. Much of this work is about how companies and organizations can create an environment where they can get their employees …

Pod #68: Therapy v. Discipleship w/ Jake Khym

January 4th, 2012


Many of the practitioners I know are very spiritual people, but for one reason or another they are not connected to a particular denomination or …

Pod #67: Creating A Tapping Community Of Support w/ Stephen W. Carter

August 3rd, 2011


Let's be honest: Tapping/EFT looks weird when you do it, sounds weird when you explain it, and really is just plain weird. At least once a week as I explaining the work I do and how much I love tapping someone will …

Pod #66: Fear As The Root Of Other Issues w/ Colleen Flanagan

July 27th, 2011


From my point of view the opposite of love is not hate, but instead fear. Fear is a very powerful force. It is very primal and is going to over ride …

Pod #65: Tapping for Stress w/ Louise Woods

July 20th, 2011


Stress is one of the biggest issues of modern life but I think that it is talked about so much that sometimes we tune it out. We need to keep our eye on how stress affects us day-to-day. Tapping for stress is easy to do …

Pod #64: Thought Field Therapy w/ Joanne Callahan

July 9th, 2011


As more time passes few and few people are aware of the roots of tapping as we know it. Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) as presented by Gary Craig build upon the foundations of Thought Field Therapy (TFT). In this …

Self Love With Brad Yates (Pod #63)

July 2nd, 2011


Doing this interview was particularly special to me. My guest Brad Yates was the person who first introduced me to Tapping/EFT. In this spirited …

Pod #62: Being Honest With Ourselves, Being In The Moment, and Other Thoughts w/ Jondi Whitis

June 22nd, 2011


In this podcast my friend Jondi Whitis discuss a bunch of topics around tapping and healing. In the conversation we cover:

  • Being able to be honest …

Pod #61: Tapping for the effects of cancer w/ Deborah Miller PhD

June 15th, 2011


We all know the EFT mantra, "Try it on everything!" Deborah Miller took this completely to heart. Today she visits a cancer ward five days a week where she has the opportunity to work with children, parents, and even …

Pod #60: EFT for Self Acceptance w/ Steve Wells

June 4th, 2011


One of the biggest blocks for beginning tappers is using the setup phrase, "Even though...I love and accept myself." Sometimes we just don't believe …

Pod #59: Fear of Public Speaking w/ Janet Hilts

April 20th, 2011


"According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in …

Pod #58: Tapping For Your Sex Life w/ Gina Parris

April 9th, 2011


In Pod #11: Tapping for Romantic Relationships I talked with Gina Parris about how we can tap to improve our romantic relationships. In this interview we take the next step and talk about how we can use tapping to …

Bonus Pod #20: The Round-Up

April 3rd, 2011


Back in the fall I asked 10 practitioners that I admire and respect to answer 5 questions about the healing process, the healing journey, and their …

Pod #57: Tools v Delivery, Clearing Resistance, Finding Roots Cause, and Worry v Fear

March 30th, 2011


This is a slightly different type of podcast. Instead of a straightforward teaching or an interview it is much more a conversation. The topic of the conversation with my friend Jondi Whitis where we talk about using …

Pod #56: Ritual, Daily Routine, And Find Peace w/ Jesse Jacobs

March 23rd, 2011


Today's podcast is an interview with Jesse Jacobs and is little different. I first heard Jesse interviewed by Dan Benjamin on the business show "The Pipeline". Dan was interviewing Jesse about the tea house that he runs …

Pod #55: Cravings, Savoring Food, and 3 Steps To Approach Every Problem

February 26th, 2011


This is a slightly different type of podcast. Instead of a straightforward teaching or an interview it is much more a conversation. The topic of the conversation with my friend Sue is cravings, eating, and weight …

Pod #53: Fibromyalgia w/ Rue Hass

February 16th, 2011


According to U.S. National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health Fibromyalgia is:

a common syndrome in which people experience long-term, body-wide pain and tender points in joints, muscles, tendons, …

Pod #52: Self-Compassion w/ Rod Sherwin

February 2nd, 2011


When I approached my friend and fellow practitioner Rod Sherwin about what topic he wanted to talk about in a podcast interview he recommended a conversation about self-compassion. At the time of the interview I was …

Pod #51: Money and Financial Success w/ Margaret M. Lynch

January 9th, 2011


There are few things more emotionally charged than money. Often one of the reasons we talk in terms of abundance and success is because we don't even want to say "I want money" or "I want cash" out loud. In this …

Pod #50: Business, Work, Stress and Trauma w/ Rick Wilkes

December 21st, 2010


We spend a great number of our waking hours at work. Not only do our working hours consume our time but also our emotions and our energy. In this interview with Rick Wilkes we talk about how stress and trauma in our …

Pod #49: Being Full Present In The Moment w/ Ted Robinson

December 7th, 2010


One of the biggest challenges of the modern world is being fully present in the moment. Our attention seems constantly to be pulled in a million …

Pod #48: EFT For Physical Issues w/ Carol Look

November 29th, 2010


Tapping is great for physical pain and physical issues. When most people are introduced to tapping they learn to deal with pain by tapping on "this pain in my knee...this pain in my knee...this pain in my knee". In this …

Pod #47: Adding Creative Imagination To Tapping w/ Betty Moore-Hafter

November 20th, 2010


One of the things I love about Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is how flexible the tool set is. Not only is it a great stand-alone tool, but it is …

Pod #46: EFT Inner RePatterning w/ Tania A. Prince

November 15th, 2010


One of the biggest hang-ups my clients have when tapping on their own is knowing what tune into and how to find past memories or core issues. Tania A Prince has developed a very easy process that only requires the …

Pod #45: Three Step Approach To Surrogate Tapping w/ Gwyneth Moss

October 24th, 2010


One of the questions I get the most often into the site is about surrogate tapping. In this interview Gwyneth explains how she came to understand the power of surrogate tapping and a very elegant three step approach …

Pod #44: Interviewing, Being Interviewed and Lessons Learned w/ Jessica Ortner

October 11th, 2010


Over the past few years I have been lucky enough to get to know Jessica Ortner through a number of projects. She just has a wonderful, joyful spirit. …

Pod #43: Getting Out Of Your Own Way

October 2nd, 2010


Most of the time the problem isn't knowing what we want. Usually the problem is taking the steps that we know we should take to move forward. In …

Pod #42: Carrying Burdens For Others and Generational Work

September 22nd, 2010


Carrying an emotional burden for someone else is a very high act of love, but it can have consequences for our own emotions and health.  In this episode we look at how and why we carry burdens for others and past …

Pod #41: Power of Forgiveness

August 24th, 2010


One of the most powerful tools in transformation is our ability to forgive ourselves and others.  When we forgive we are not saying it is ok.  We are …

Pod #40: Questions and Answers About Tapping

August 23rd, 2010


Gene host's a radio program every other Tuesday @ Emotional Freedom Techniques Community Radio. In the most recent show Gene answered questions from beginners and practitioners alike from all over the world. On this …

Pod #39: Questions and Answer

July 1st, 2010


This week Gene answered:

  • I would like to know is why I just get temporaries results with EFT and tapping ?? and Why I don´t get good results with, …

Pod #38: EFT/Tapping, Religious Traditions, and Spiritual Practice

June 19th, 2010


One of the conversations I have most often around Emotional Freedom Techniques(EFT)/tapping is how it relates to religious traditions and spiritual practice. The questions range from, “Is it OK to tap based on my …

Pod #37: Tapping for Trauma w/ Gwyneth Moss

June 9th, 2010


Trauma is one of the words that we throw around when talking about difficult times. In this interview I talk with EFT Master Gwyneth Moss about the …

Pod #36: Questions and Answers About Tapping

May 31st, 2010


This week Gene answered:

  • Will tapping right before bed keep you up?
  • Is it possible to tap for things that happen that our subconscious mind is …

Pod #35: Improving Performance or Learning with Tapping w/ Jared Tendler

May 21st, 2010


Our ability to be successful with any task is not dependent just on our skill set, but also our mental frame of mind before, during, and after we …

Pod #34: Using NLP Logical Levels w/ Wil Horton

May 6th, 2010


In a number of Gary Craig's original EFT DVDs he talked about how helpful knowing and understanding NLP concepts are.  I can speak from my own …

Pod #33: Two Keys To A Thriving Practice w/ Carol Look

April 26th, 2010


As time passes I am increasingly working with clients on building their own practices.  There is a real feeling of "try it on everything" in the Emotional Freedom Techniques(EFT)/tapping community but as we move from …

Pod #32: Questions and Answers About Tapping

April 16th, 2010


This week Gene answered:

  • Have been tapping for an issue that has been with me for a while.  I am making great progress, but when I tap all sorts of …

Pod #31: Using NLP with Tapping

March 29th, 2010


Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) is a powerful tool and can help you to understand where you are standing and help you to make choices to transform …

Pod #30: Keys For Marketing Mastery w/ Pamela Bruner

March 19th, 2010


Most of us who have private practices or want private practices want to spend our time helping our clients.  We don't want to spend time marketing.  Not because we don't think marketing is important, but because we …

Pod #29: Turning Your Issues Into Allies In 9 Easy Steps

March 10th, 2010


One of the most powerful insights I have had in my practice in the last 18 months was the recognition that every issue we have is trying to serve us …

Pod #28: It’s Not Surrogate But It Helps Others To Make Different Choices

February 26th, 2010


I often receive questions about how to tap in order to change someone else’s behavior. There are some very specific implementations of surrogate Emotional Freedom Techniques(EFT)/tapping, such as in the work I do with …

Pod #27: EFT For Your Professional Life w/ Pamela Bruner

February 1st, 2010


We spend up to one half of our waking hours at work.  Not only is it important that we have an effective way of dealing with the stress of our jobs, but we also need to help manage the way this stress might affect the …

Pod #26: Weight and Emotion w/ Catherine Poole

January 25th, 2010


[Note: This is part 3 of a 10 part series on using EFT/Tapping for weight release with a new article or podcast being added every 10 days. The complete series can be found @ weight release series.]

The extra weight that …

Pod #25: Psychological Reversal w/ Gwenn Bonnell

January 18th, 2010


One of the most often used terms and at the same time most misunderstood term used by people in the Emotional Freedom Techniques(EFT)/tapping …

Pod #24: Fear, Anxiety, Safety, and Freedom w/ Rick Wilkes

January 9th, 2010


Writing a description of an interview with Rick Wilkes is always a difficult task. On the surface there is the topic at hand for the interview, but …

Pod #23: Getting To The Root Of A Current Issue w/ Tania A Prince

December 31st, 2009


One of the most difficult parts of using Emotional Freedom Techniques(EFT)/tapping effectively is in trying to figure out the root cause of the …

Pod #22: Tapping Insiders Club – Ask The Expert

December 23rd, 2009


Each month the Tapping Insiders Club does an "Ask The Expert" interview where they pose questions from their members to a tapping practitioner. For the month of December I was asked to field these questions. In this …

Pod #21: Zapping Cravings w/ Pat Carrington

December 9th, 2009


One of the most common uses of tapping is weight release and craving control. In this interview Pat talks about the basic steps we need to take to be …

Pod #19: Color, Emotions, and the Holidays with Catherine Poole

November 22nd, 2009


Holidays are very busy emotional times. The last 10 weeks of the year are jam packed with holidays, each with their own special meaning and …

Pod #18: Work Related Stress Effects On Performance, Health, & Emotional Well Being w/ Lynne Shaner

November 17th, 2009


We spend as much as half of our waking life at work, thinking about work, or commuting. In this podcast I talk to Lynne Shaner about why it is so important to deal with work related stress. We talk about a range of …

Pod #17: Bridging From Physical Feelings To The Emotion and Memories That Are Underneath

October 29th, 2009


In this podcast I share part of a client session around the issue of quitting smoking. Even if you are not a smoker you will find this helpful and …

Pod #16: EFT and the Brain w/ Robert Kendall

September 15th, 2009


In this episode we discuss how tapping affects the brain and the biochemistry of the body, and how this in turn affects the way new cells are produced. It is one thing to know that it is possible for us to tap and find …

Bonus Pod #2: How A Parent Can Tap For Their Child

August 29th, 2009


I am asked all the time by parents about how they can surrogately tap for their children. There is a great deal of confusion around what to say and what to focus on. Like all things with tapping the key is not in the …

Pod #15: Tapping for Financial Success w/ AnaMaria Herrera

August 4th, 2009


In this day and age financial success seems to be on everyone's mind. For those of us who have been doing change work we know there is much more to this than just the money in our bank account. We need to understand our …

Pod #14: Tapping for Animals w/ Susanne Peach

July 7th, 2009


Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)/tapping is not only a powerful tool in transforming our own lives, but we can use it to care for our loved ones. …

Pod #13: Solution Focused Brief Therapy w/ Rod Sherwin

June 25th, 2009


One of the most common questions I get about tapping (EvEFT/EFT) is "What do I do when I don't know what memories from the past are effecting my behavior or emotions today?" In this interview I talk to Rod Sherwin about …

Pod #12: How Our Emotions Serve Us

June 14th, 2009


This week’s podcast deals with two of the most common questions I receive from clients and readers. First, we look at how negative emotions like anger, frustration, jealousy, and sadness can serve us. Second, we cover …

Pod #11: Tapping for Romantic Relationships w/ Gina Parris

June 4th, 2009


As humans one of the places we have the opportunity to find joy and discover who we are is through our intimate relationships. Because of this we have a tendency to over-think, over- analyze, and over-function as we …

Pod #10: Healing The Wounds of Abortion w/ Dene Ballantine

May 25th, 2009


There are few wounds that run deeper than being part of a decision about abortion. In this pod I talk with Dene Ballantine about how it is possible to heal this type of wound. Dene offers expertise from her own story …

Pod #9: Turn your issues into your allies

May 15th, 2009


Every issue we have exists because it is functional on some level (example: fears are trying to protect us). The problem is these tend to create problems in our daily lives, due to misinformation or protection from …

Pod #8: Energy Hygiene – Managing the Energy of Other’s Emotions

May 5th, 2009


After podcast #7 (Sensitive Temperaments) I was inundated with requests. Lots of readers and clients said something to the effect of, “Rue was talking about me. I never knew what was going on. Now that I know this is …

Pod #7: Sensitive Temperaments w/ Rue Hass

April 24th, 2009


Have people often told you, “Oh, you are just too sensitive...You take things so hard...Why can’t you just let it go...What’s wrong with you...You …

Pod #6: Using EFT with Autism (ASD)

April 15th, 2009


Recent studies have shown that as many as 1 out of every 142 children born today will be diagnosed some where on the autism spectrum (ASD). Even now very little is known about the causes of the symptoms associated with …

Pod #5: Why It Is Important To Use EFT On Stress w/ Ron Ball

April 6th, 2009


It seems like we are living in an ever increasingly stressed world. In this podcast we’ll learn what stress is, the difference between good and bad stress, how it affects the body in the short and long term, and how to …

Pod #4: Dispositions About Healing (from Radio EFT w/ M. Price)

March 26th, 2009


Have you ever wondered what an Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT/EvEFT) practitioner is thinking during a session and on what basis they decide what to do next? In this interview with Michele Price I give some insight …

Pod #3: What is surrogate tapping and how do I it

March 19th, 2009


Over the last few months I have received lots of questions about surrogate tapping. In this episode we take a detailed look at surrogate tapping, what it is, theories on why it works, and how to use it.

Pod #2: Pain Is Not Real w/ Dan Cleary

March 10th, 2009


In this episode I talk with pain relief expert Dan Cleary. Gained from his own personal experience about chronic pain, Dan has an amazing point of view about how to gain pain relief. In this interview he talks about the …

Pod #1: Using EFT to heal without moving too far too fast w/ Rick Wilkes (+ making EFT routine)

March 3rd, 2009


In this episode we answer the question, “How can I make EFT part of my daily routine?” in this interview with Rick Wilkes where he shares how to heal effectively without excessive emotional highs and lows.

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Welcome To The Tapping Q and A Podcast

March 2nd, 2009


Every week we answer the most common and uncommon questions about tapping and EFT so you can get the most out of your tapping, eliminate self-sabotage, and take the action you want.

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