Tapping Q & A Podcast

Tapping Q & A Podcast

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The most common (and uncommon) questions about tapping and EFT answered.


Tapping To Send Loving Thoughts To Others (Pod #406)
Nov 20 • 14 min
There are times when our loved ones are struggling, but there is nothing tangible that we can do in the moment. Here is a short tapping that you can do to be helpful.
How To End A Tapping Session (Pod #405)
Nov 18 • 10 min
At the end of a tapping session we are sometimes a little groggy in the head. Here is a simple tap-along to help you feel grounded as you end your tapping session and to be open to a continuation of the healing process as your day unfolds.
Tapping For Grief And Loss (Pod #404)
Nov 13 • 20 min
When someone we love and care about dies, it is emotionally hard. It is natural to feel grief and loss, but sometimes these emotions can be too much. This week I have for you a tap-along audio and tapping script to help in times of grief and loss.
Gratitude v. Poverty (Pod #403)
Nov 11 • 13 min
Understanding the difference between the emotional states of poverty and gratitude helps us to heal more quickly.
Tapping For Climate Concern (Pod #402)
Nov 6 • 14 min
Hearing about the alarming point we have reached in our environment can feel overwhelming. Because the climate and biodiversity crisis is so enormous, we can feel helpless and hopeless.
Tapping With A Client On Mindless Eating (Pod #401)
Nov 4 • 29 min
Sometimes the best way to learn something is to witness someone else demonstrating the skill and explaining why they are doing what they are doing. In this episode you will hear Gene tapping with one of his clients with additional commentary where he…
Tapping For Loneliness (Pod #400)
Oct 30 • 18 min
Loneliness can be such a deeply painful emotion. In this episode we look at how to approach the feeling of loneliness with tapping.
Just Because Something Feels Personal Doesn’t Mean It Is - And How To Respond With EFT (Pod #399)
Oct 28 • 15 min
Just because some else’s actions hurt us it doesn’t mean their intention was to hurt us. There is a difference between something that does hurt us and something that was meant to hurt us
When you aren’t taking action, three things to tap on before you tap on the issue (Pod #398)
Oct 23 • 21 min
Often times fear gets in the way of us taking action. Here are three simple ideas to tap on before you tap on the action you want to take.
Tapping To Deal With The Frustration Of Backsliding (Pod #397)
Oct 21 • 14 min
Sometimes we go from moving forward to being stuck. Sometimes we even backslide in our healing. This tapping is to help up to with the frustration that comes with backsliding
Tapping For When We Have Let Others Down (#396)
Oct 16 • 17 min
Sometimes we unintentionally make mistakes or choices that hurt others. Moving on from feelings of guilt and shame to regret is important because it helps us to be more present to those around us.
4 Reasons Why We Sabotage Taking Action (Pod #395)
Oct 14 • 13 min
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 exception my clients respond with,…
12 Lessons From Tapping With A Total Stranger On A Flight (Pod #394)
Oct 9 • 33 min
Sometimes the best teacher is lessons we learn from doing. Here are 12 lessons that can be learned from tapping with a stranger on a flight.
The Reason You Aren’t Tapping? You Aren’t In Enough Pain! (Pod #393)
Oct 7 • 19 min
Sometimes we don’t take action because we aren’t in enough pain. As strange as that sounds it true…listen on.
The Two (Surprisingly) Different Outcomes That Come From Tapping (Pod #392)
Oct 2 • 21 min
Sometimes tapping helps us clear issues in a long term way. Sometimes it only provides temporary relief. Sometimes temporary relief can slow the healing process.
Tapping To Take An Action That You Failed At Before (Pod #391)
Sep 30 • 13 min
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 successful as I would have…
Tapping To Be Our Authentic Self In A Way That Feels Safe (Pod #390)
Sep 25 • 15 min
Sometimes being our authentic self can feel overwhelming. It can feel overwhelming because of times in the past where weren’t accepted for being our self. Here we talk about and tap about being authentic is a way that is safe.
I Accept All Parts Of Myself And Send Them Love (Pod #389)
Sep 23 • 11 min
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, as I was recording one of those…
The #1 Mistake People Make When Tapping On Their Own (Pod #388)
Sep 18 • 18 min
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 explain. So much so that I have given full instructions on the basics in under five minutes on the back…
Do These 3 Things Before You Tap For Maximum Success (Pod #387)
Sep 16 • 26 min
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. In this short audio I explain…
Tapping For Well-Meaning Incompetence (Pod #386)
Sep 11 • 16 min
Just because someone is well meaning does not mean they are helpful. In this episode we tap for those times when people are trying to be helpful, but are not
Tapping To Let Go Of The Emotional Burdens We Have Picked Up For Other (Pod #385)
Sep 8 • 14 min
Sometimes as an act of love we pick up the emotional burdens of others. This short tap along helps you to let go of those burdens without feeling like you are giving them back to the person who’s burden it was
Tapping To Give Yourself Permission To Quit (Pod #384)
Sep 4 • 21 min
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. This week I have a tap-along audio that will help you to be comfortable with quitting the parts of your life that no…
Something That Needs A Cool Name, But Doesn’t Have One (Pod #383)
Sep 2 • 8 min
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, especially when we have done powerful work. This is a great way to relax at any time, but is particularly…
How Our Goals Can Impede Successful Tapping (Pod #382)
Aug 28 • 16 min
This week I have a simple tap-along audio to help you celebrate the success you are having and to clear any resistance to continuing to take action because you haven’t yet reached your goal.
Tapping To Reconnecting With Our Physical Bodies (Pod #381)
Aug 26 • 11 min
This simple little tap-along will help you to reconnect to your body and feel more grounded inside your body. It takes less than 4 minutes to do and is the prefect tap-along to start your day. After you do it a few times you are going to be able to repeat…
Tapping For When We Need To Make An Ask (Pod #380)
Aug 21 • 16 min
Even though this isn’t the case, if we are struggling with that emotion, we are unlikely to take the action that we want to take. When we don’t ask to connect and work with others, we miss opportunities and our lives aren’t as rich. This week I have for…
The Problem With Goals And Expectations (Pod #379)
Aug 19 • 15 min
In this short audio and tap-along I talk about how you can avoid the feeling of all or nothing that setting goals can create. (As always, the full tapping script can be found below the audio player.)
How to tell if you are making progress with Tapping w/ Mary Ayers (Pod #378)
Aug 14 • 23 min
If you are tapping on an issue over the course of multiple tapping sessions, then understanding this is a must. First, it will help you to understand what is working so that you can continue to do it. Second, it will identify the areas where you need to…
When The Body Is The “Enemy” and Weight Release Is A “Battle” (Pod #377)
Aug 12 • 14 min
Recently I was working with a client on returning to a healthier body after backsliding (again). After a great session he asked if we could spend some time on helping him to believe that progress was possible and to reconnect with his body. When we had…
Tapping For How We Act Based On How Others See Us (Pod #376)
Aug 7 • 22 min
In this week’s podcast I provide two ways to remedy being impacted how others think about us. First, I have a simple process for uncovering and tapping for the specific expectations we think others have for us. Second, I have more general tap-along to…
The Grounding Process (Pod #375)
Aug 4 • 27 min
I have created what I call the Grounding Process. It is designed to move you from feeling scattered to being fully grounded by connecting your mind, heart, and physical body to your higher self. This is one of my favorite processes and I teach it in my…
Tapping To Music From Your Teen Years (Pod #374)
Jul 31 • 13 min
Hearing a song from your teenage years can instantly put you back in that time. It is more than a fleeting feeling of nostalgia, it’s like you have been transported back in time. The strength of that connection means that music can be a great tool for…
Tapping for the Adolescent Brain w/ Janey Downshire (Pod #373)
Jul 24 • 46 min
Did you know that during adolescence the brain goes through more neurological changes that it does at any point in human development? That’s even more changes than during the notorious “terrible twos” and one of the reasons why interacting with teenagers…
Tapping For And Responding To Feeling Like You SHOULD Do Something (Pod #372)
Jul 17 • 29 min
One of the words that always gets my attention, is when a client uses the word “should”. Should, by its very nature, implies an expectation which may or may not be true. (In practice, it almost always implies an expectation that isn’t true.)
Tapping for Abusive and Toxic Relationships w/ Melissa Beasley (Pod #371)
Jul 10 • 43 min
In this week’s podcast we talk about abusive and toxic relationships and cover: How to identify an abusive relationship (including why it is so difficult to identify a toxic relationship from the inside) The tools and tactics used by abusive partners Why…
Tapping for Divorce w/ Kate Anthony (Pod #370)
Jul 3 • 45 min
This week I have a conversation with Kate Anthony, a coach and the author of the “Divorce Survival Guide”. We talk about the emotions that come up with considering divorce: What will happen to my kids and how can I support them emotionally? How is it…
EFT for Being Too Nice (Pod #369)
Jun 26 • 16 min
This week I have a tap-along audio and tapping script for those times when you feel like that you are too nice and that others are taking advantage of you.
EFT for the Critical Voice w/ Jacqui Letran (Pod #368)
Jun 19 • 33 min
In this podcast Jacqui Letran and I talk about why the critical voice exists (and there is a good reason), how we can tap for it, and a new analogy for how to think about it. The image that Jacqui shares for the critical voice is one I had never thought…
Tools to add to your tapping tool box w/ Kris Ferraro (Pod #367)
Jun 12 • 28 min
Kris shares three of those tools on this week’s podcast, which you will be able to use right away. In the conversation we cover: Polarity switching How to calm the flight, fight, and freeze response How to clear governing vessel
Midday Tapping (Pod #366)
Jun 5 • 15 min
But tapping in the middle of the day is often overlooked and can be really helpful, providing the opportunity to: Release any disappointment about what you haven’t achieved in the morning Catch your breath and re-ground yourself Set your intention for the…
EFT for Feeling Like a Fraud (Pod #365)
May 29 • 14 min
Feeling like a fraud means that we don’t contribute or speak up, we hide in the background, or we don’t even show up. All of these strategies are to keep us safe because we don’t want to be found out.
Getting To The Bottom Of It w/ Lori Lamont (Pod #364)
May 22 • 26 min
Lori Lamont has developed an easy tool that you can use as a practitioner, or when you are tapping on your own to uncover these hidden resistances. In addition to showing you how to uncover resistance, we also talk about a new way to capture these…
EFT for Grief w/ Lynne Staley (Pod #363)
May 15 • 37 min
This week I have a conversation with Lynne Staley. Lynne is a tapper and certified Grief Recovery™ Specialist. In this podcast episode we cover: * Why we experience grief * The difference between grief and mourning * All of the experiences that can cause…
Emotions Are Not The Enemy (Pod #362)
May 8 • 22 min
Here is a tap-along audio and tapping script to help you to recognize your emotions for what they are and stop feeling like you are caught in a battle with your emotional state. This is a great way to tap by itself and it also serves as a perfect way to…
Tapping Success Stories (Pod #361)
May 1 • 30 min
In this week’s podcast I have three stories of people who have used tapping successfully. This a great chance for all of us to learn and take encouragement!
The Possibility of Healing Being More Than Just Relief (Pod #360)
Apr 24 • 20 min
Tapping is a powerful in helping us to find relief. It can reduce pain in the moment, it can diminish overpowering emotions, and it can even help us to see a problem more clearly. As wonderful as all of this is, I think we are missing half of the benefits…
Tapping for the Fear of Rejection (Pod #359)
Apr 17 • 26 min
In working with clients I have come to realize the most powerful fear that prevents us from taking action is the the fear that we are going to be rejected. This week I have for you three different tap-alongs that you can use to help you get past the fear…
Will Tapping On Negative Phrases Manifest Negative Outcomes? (Pod #358)
Apr 10 • 17 min
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 because I’m worried I’ll manifest negative outcomes in my…
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) vs. Tapping w/ Joan Kaylor, M.S.Ed., L.P.C., DCEP (Pod #357)
Apr 3 • 31 min
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) focuses on challenging and changing thoughts, beliefs, attitudes and behaviors, improving emotional regulation, and the development of personal coping strategies that target solving current problems. This week I have a…
The Science Behind Tapping w/ Dr. Peta Stapleton (Pod #356)
Mar 27 • 31 min
With each passing year there is more and more research being done in to how tapping works and what results can be expected. Dr. Peta Stapleton is one of the researchers who is on the forefront of this work. In this conversation Peta give a preview to the…
Tapping To Magnify Celebration (Pod #355)
Mar 20 • 17 min
For most of us, including me, spending a lot of time feeling celebratory isn’t the most natural experience. Celebration can feel embarrassing. It can feel boastful. It can even feel egotistical. This week we talk and tap about how celebration can make us…
Why Does Healing Always Have To Be A Process? (Pod #354)
Mar 13 • 20 min
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 this week’s podcast we are talking about: * Why healing sometimes needs to happen as part of a process * How to make the healing…
How You See Yourself Can Stop Your Healing w/ Brad Yates (Pod #353)
Mar 6 • 47 min
Often times we tap because we want something to change in our life. But if we don’t believe we are the type of person who can have the outcome we want, then we are going to sabotage ourselves to make sure we don’t get it. In this conversation we talk…
EFT for Anxiety and Worry w/ Julie Schiffman (Pod #352)
Feb 27 • 34 min
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 other emotions, ensuring that they are heard first. For…
Why You Don’t Get The Results You Want With Tapping w/ Dr. Kim D’Eramo (Pod #351)
Feb 20 • 33 min
Dr. Kim D’Eramo was frustrated that she wasn’t getting the results that she wanted in her medical practice. Then she discovered tapping. Using tapping with her clients made a huge difference, but she still wasn’t getting the results she wanted. Because of…
EFT for Long-Term Transformation Practical Application (Pod #250)
Feb 13 • 30 min
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 one of these three needs. This week in the podcast I share…
EFT for Long-Term Transformation w/ Rick Hanson, Ph.D. (Pod #349)
Feb 6 • 45 min
New York Times bestselling author Rich Hanson has done a masterful job in breaking down the types of problems in relation to our sense of safety, satisfaction, and connection. He has also developed a clear set of tools which can help us to bring about…
Raising Happy Healthy Kids with EFT w/ Carrie Contey, Ph.D. (Pod #348)
Jan 30 • 39 min
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, getting the kids to school, and all of the other tasks that…
Intention Based Tapping w/ Steve Wells (Pod #347)
Jan 23 • 36 min
Recently, Steve Well has been working use the power of intention combined with tapping to get deeper healing and longer lasting results. In the case the idea of intention is about the outcome we want but instead holding specific intentions about the…
Improving Your Performance With EFT w/ Dr. Tom Hanson, PhD (Pod #346)
Jan 16 • 43 min
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 to deal with extreme nerves - often called the yips in…
EFT For Recognizing That Just Because There Are Problems, Doesn’t Mean They Are Your Problems (Pro-You Choices Part 4) (Pod #345)
Jan 9 • 17 min
We can be thoughtful, helpful, and caring without taking on everyone’s burdens. In this week’s audio I have a story about how I was able to change the dynamics of a relationship where I had let a boundary down to the point that it was making my life…
Putting Yourself First with EFT (Pro-You Choices Part 3) - (Pod #344)
Jan 2 • 10 min
For those of us who are of a thoughtful and caring disposition, it is natural to want to care for others. The problem comes when we spend so much time taking care of everyone else, we don’t spend the time and attention that we need to take care of our own…
EFT To Help You Say “I Don’t Know” (Pro-You Choices Part 2) - (Pod #343)
Dec 26, 2018 • 10 min
I find that “I don’t know!” is one of the hardest phrases to say. When I say it, it is easy for me to feel disempowered, incompetent, and less than. In a recent interview, actor and director John Krasinski talked about how the most powerful thing you can…
Saying “No” To Holiday Invites With EFT - Pro You Choices Part 1 (Pod #342)
Dec 17, 2018 • 12 min
This week I have a tap-along audio (with script below the player) that will help you to give yourself permission to say “no” to at least one invitation so that you are happier and healthier this holiday season
Tapping For When We Hurt Others (Pod #341)
Dec 12, 2018 • 15 min
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 we have caused. Even when we apologize and do what we can…
There are so many issues. Where do I start with EFT? (part 5 of 5) -Pod #340:
Dec 5, 2018 • 12 min
Tapping is great because it can be used on so many different issues, both physical and emotional. It works for issue from the past and worries about the future. Because the tool is so flexible, sometimes it is hard to know just where to start. You want to…
Tapping for Self-Criticism (Most Common Question Series - Part 4 of 5) - Pod #339
Nov 28, 2018 • 16 min
Often our harshest critic is the one living inside our own head. It points out everything we are doing wrong, all the expectations we are not living up to, and how we are destined to fail in the future. As hard as it is to believe, our critical voice…
Using EFT To Give Thanks (Even when it is hard to give thanks) Pod #338:
Nov 21, 2018 • 9 min
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 the blessings we have. But giving thanks isn’t always the easiest of tasks because our lives aren’t perfect. There is pain,…
Tapping for Clutter (Most Common Question Series - Part 3 of 5) - Pod #337:
Nov 14, 2018 • 15 min
When clutter persists and you just can’t seem to get a handle on it, it’s usually because there is an emotional issue underlying your resistance to cleaning up. This week I share with you a simple process that you can do to start getting rid of your…
Why do I keep having to deal the same issues over and over again? (Most Common Question Series - Part 2 of 5) - Pod #336
Nov 7, 2018 • 20 min
It can often feel like we are dealing with the same issues over and over again and when that happens, it can feel like tapping is just a giant waste of time. Our reasoning tells us that if tapping was working, the issue would be taken care of. There are…
Making Tapping A Part Of Your Daily Routine (Most Common Question Series - Part 1 of 5 - Pod #335)
Oct 31, 2018 • 17 min
When I started asking this question I expected to receive lots of answers about specific topics or issues that are particularly hard to deal with. I do get a lot of these types of responses, but a good 25% of the responses say something along the lines…
What If You Don’t Believe Tapping Works? (Pod #334)
Oct 24, 2018 • 13 min
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 on our body would be able to provide healing and relief.
The Tapping I Do To Start Each Day (Pod #333)
Oct 17, 2018 • 14 min
very morning, right after I have made my first cup of coffee, I spend some time tapping using the Set-Up Phrase Generator. The Set-Up Phrase Generator is a little piece of software that you can access free of charge from any web browser. BUT before you do…
Sharing Generational Healing with EFT (Pod #332)
Oct 10, 2018 • 16 min
I have seen this time and again with my clients where they feel it is unsafer for them to heal these family patterns. The thinking goes like this: the trauma we are feeling unites our family and if we choose to heal this trauma, then we are abandoning our…
EFT For The Many Faces Of Grief (Pod 331)
Oct 3, 2018 • 17 min
This week we are going to tap for the shades of grief we experience that aren’t related to death and dying. As always, below the audio player is a script that you can print out and use anywhere.
If everything is getting better, why do I feel worse? (Pod 330)
Sep 26, 2018 • 19 min
“I know everything in my life is getting better, so why do I feel worse?” On the surface this might seem like an odd situation, but it happens a lot more than you would think. Much of it comes down to the fact that there are different types of problems…
EFT For Jealousy Of Other People’s Success (Pod #329)
Sep 19, 2018 • 17 min
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 jealousy is feeling the emotion about someone else, but…
How And Why Your Past Experience Impairs Your Ability To Heal (Pod #328)
Sep 12, 2018 • 31 min
With each new experience, we are able to make subconscious comparisons with prior experiences. New information means we are able to update our understanding of ourselves. There are two problems with the way that we learn. First, we sometimes learn the…
Believing In Yourself with EFT (Pod #327)
Sep 5, 2018 • 13 min
When we are trying to improve our lives it’s common to feel that the people around us are unwilling to do the same, and may even be resistant to the fact that we are changing and growing our own. This can make the work of transformation to feel lonely.…
When Others Judge Our Success - Productivity Series: 7 of 7 (Pod #326)
Aug 29, 2018 • 16 min
Being successful is hard enough. It becomes even harder when we are worried about others judging our success. Others may judge our dreams as being foolish. They may be jealous when they see us chasing our dreams and being successful. They may even feel…
Recognizing Your Success with EFT - Productivity Series: 6 of 7 (Pod #325)
Aug 22, 2018 • 12 min
One of the difficulties with being successful is that success is not an all-or-nothing proposition. Success usually comes in stages as part of a process. When we are doing the work and taking action we are often too close to what is going on to see the…
Doing The Right Task First With EFT - Productivity Series: 5 of 7 (Pod #324)
Aug 15, 2018 • 12 min
There is a part of us that wants to everything in exactly the right order, and that’s because there are times in which the order we do tasks really matters, such as when baking a cake. But for most tasks or projects, there isn’t an exact right order.…
Courage For Following Your Vision Using EFT (Productivity Series: 4 of 7) - Pod #323
Aug 8, 2018 • 11 min
There are times when we have a very clear vision of what we want to do, but there is still an emotional part that is holding us back. It is worried that the vision that we hold isn’t right for us, it is worried that others don’t hold our visions, or is it…
When You Have To Learn Something New - Productivity Series: 3 of 7 (Pod #322:)
Aug 1, 2018 • 11 min
When we are faced with doing something that we don’t know how to do or that we don’t have a great of experience with it is common that we won’t take the action we what. This is because there is a part of us that want to protect us from failure AND when we…
Staying Focused with EFT (Productivity Series: 2 of 7) - Pod #321
Jul 25, 2018 • 12 min
Allowing distractions, such as email or social media notifications, is one of the easiest ways to be unproductive. Distractions also come in the form of unruly thoughts rattling around in our heads. This tap-along audio (with a full printable script below…
EFT When We Have An Unclear Vision (Productivity Series: 1 of 7) Pod #320
Jul 18, 2018 • 10 min
On a subconscious level we prevent ourselves from taking action as a way of saving energy and effort. When we don’t have a clear vision the subconscious worries that we might choose to take a action that isn’t useful. It see that we don’t know exactly…
EFT for Betrayal w/ Dr. Debi Silber (Pod #319)
Jul 4, 2018 • 36 min
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, which can create lasting physical and emotional problems.…
What is the best way to use EFT for this issue? (Pod #318)
Jun 20, 2018 • 16 min
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 of these cases the issue isn’t whether tapping will work,…
EFT For Feeling Like An Outsider (Pod #317)
Jun 13, 2018 • 16 min
One of the hardest feeling is the feeling of being an outsider. When you are standing in a room full up people and you just don’t feel like you belong. In side of your head your mind is spinning as you are imagining what all the other people in the room…
Wanting Better For Others (Pod #316)
May 24, 2018 • 14 min
This week I have for you a simple process that you can tap to when wanting better for someone in your life. It is a process that is going to change them. They are responsible for their own change, but what it can do is create the space which will allow…
It Only Takes A Minute (Pod #315)
May 16, 2018 • 10 min
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 had a small physical issue that was more of an…
Releasing Limiting Beliefs (Pod #314)
May 10, 2018 • 14 min
This week I have a simple process you can use to transform the beliefs that have been passed on by others, with a tap-along section at the end.
When People Push Our Buttons (Pod #313)
May 2, 2018 • 14 min
For some reason, certain situations and certain people just push our buttons, despite knowing logically that our response is irrational and shouldn’t elicit as much emotion as we feel. In this week’s podcast I share with you a simple 7-step process you…
EFT for Resource and Energy Management in Relationships (Pod #312)
Apr 25, 2018 • 47 min
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, about the other person in the relationship, and can even…
EFT To Give Yourself Permission To Be Angry (Pod #311)
Mar 28, 2018 • 11 min
Feeling angry from time to time is both natural and healthy. This week we are going to tap for being OK with the fact that we sometimes feel anger.
Why You SHOULD Swear While Using EFT (Pod #310)
Mar 21, 2018 • 19 min
I explain why swearing is good for you and how you can get the most out of tapping by swearing while you tap.
EFT for Carrying the Expectations of Others (Pod #309)
Mar 14, 2018 • 19 min
This week I have a simple tap-along that will help you to respect and honor what others want while also being able to make the choices that are right for you based on what you want or need.
EFT to Celebrate Success (Pod #308)
Mar 8, 2018 • 17 min
Here is a simple tap-along audio that will help you get comfortable with feeling successful and allow for more success in future. A full tapping script of the audio can be found below the player.
EFT For Decisive Action (Even When You Feel Uncertain) (Pod 307)
Feb 28, 2018 • 14 min
This week I have a tap-along to help you to take action in the direction of your goal, even when you aren’t sure it is the right step.
Sharing Information About EFT with Others w/ Robin Bilazarian (Pod #306)
Feb 21, 2018 • 31 min
Robin Bilazarian is a licensed mental health professional who has been tapping with her clients for over 20 years. In addition to her private practice she currently works 20 hours a week serving the staff of an urban hospital. Because of the challenging…
Surrogate Tapping For Children w/ Dawn Pensack (Pod #305)
Feb 14, 2018 • 20 min
In this conversation Dawn Pensack and I talk about the fundamentals of surrogate tapping and best ways to do it for the children in our lives.
Listen To Your Body And Find Better Health w/ Deborah D. Miller PhD (Pod #304)
Feb 7, 2018 • 35 min
In this conversation Deborah Miller and I talk about how we can better tune into our physical bodies, how to interpret physical sensations, and then how to respond with tapping to this information to become healthier and happier.
EFT For When Others Think Ill Of You (Pod #303)
Jan 31, 2018 • 11 min
This week’s audio is the tapping I did after this happened. This is me in real time dealing with my emotions because a friend thought ill of me.
EFT For Resistance to Intentions and Progress (Pod #302)
Jan 24, 2018 • 19 min
As unbelievable as it might seem, our system can put up resistance to our progress because on some level it believes it is unsafe for us to change and move forward. If there is a subconscious belief that progress is dangerous, it will do everything in its…
EFT for Feeling Stillness and Peace (Pod #301)
Jan 17, 2018 • 15 min
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 pose a problem because often the best results come when…
EFT For Releasing Unuseful Commitments (Pod #300)
Jan 10, 2018 • 15 min
Quit has become a dirty word. There is a deeply ingrained mentality in our culture that honors pushing through, in working hard, in overcoming difficult times. The problem is that there are many tasks, activities, and commitments that we should quit.…
Setting Intentions In The New Year w/ EFT (Pod #299)
Jan 3, 2018 • 20 min
The beginning of a new year provides a great opportunity to reset and refocus. Even though I am not the biggest fan of New Year’s resolutions, I have found a way to make a small commitment to tapping each day that is making huge changes in the way that I…
The Art Of Love w/ Jake Khym (Pod #298)
Dec 20, 2017 • 42 min
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 get better. So this week’s podcast is exactly that. Jake…
Step-By-Step Process To Reach Your Goals With EFT w/ Kris Ferraro (Pod #297)
Dec 13, 2017 • 38 min
In this conversation with my friend Kris Ferraro, we go through a simple step-by-step process she has created to help you get clarity about what you want, how to identify the emotional blocks you have to taking action, and how to tap for those blocks.
EFT For Getting Clear About Our Calling w/ Gregg Levoy (Pod #296)
Dec 6, 2017 • 49 min
In this conversation Gregg and I talk about what exactly a calling is and how to get clarity about it in your own life. In addition, I have added four easy ways in which you can use tapping to gain clarity about your calling by clearing the blocks…
What To Do When You Don’t Know Where To Start w/ Gwyneth Moss (Pod #295)
Nov 29, 2017 • 30 min
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 general idea that something isn’t right, but we can’t quite put our finger on it. When we are in this situation tapping feels like a…
EFT for Clarity w/ Carol Look (Pod #294)
Nov 22, 2017 • 30 min
Taking action can be very difficult when we aren’t exactly sure of our direction or what we think should be happening next. The problem is that it is hard to tap for clarity because we aren’t trying to remove a feeling of discomfort or a block that is in…
What is the best way to tap? (Pod #293)
Nov 15, 2017 • 20 min
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, but sometimes I think this question can be problematic.…
How We Inherit Trauma Genetically w/ Mark Wolynn (Pod #292)
Nov 9, 2017 • 47 min
Mark Wolynn’s work looks at how we inherit our parents’ beliefs, not through the day-to-day of living with them, but genetically as a result of the trauma experienced by past generations. This idea emerged just over a decade ago and there is now a large…
EFT Before, During, and After a Catastrophe w/ Gwenn Bonnell (Pod #291)
Nov 1, 2017 • 28 min
Recently, Gwenn Bonnell and her family lived through a major hurricane. Knowing that the hurricane was coming meant they had to deal with the anxiety of the unknown ahead of time. In this conversation Gwen talks about how she tapped before, during, and…
The Latest Scientific Research About EFT w/ Dr. Peta Stapleton (Pod #290)
Oct 25, 2017 • 22 min
In our last interview Peta talked about how she and her team had just been given access to an fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging) machine for their research. Using an fMRI machine allows them to see the impact that tapping and EFT have on the…
Combining mBraining with EFT w/ Andy Bryce (Pod #289)
Oct 18, 2017 • 34 min
The process of mBraining uses this information in a deliberate way to create healing and transformation. Andy Bryce and his wife Maxine are certified in mBraining and are the first people in the world to combine it with tapping.
EFT For Business Mindset w/ Pamela Bruner (Pod #288)
Oct 11, 2017 • 36 min
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 that make us uncomfortable. And…
Why We Struggle With Being Easy And Gentle With Ourselves (Pod #287)
Oct 4, 2017 • 14 min
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 myself”. The reason they find it difficult is because it feels as if it’s giving themselves permission to do less work, not to…
EFT For Self Medicating Behaviors w/ Manal Khalife (Pod #286)
Sep 27, 2017 • 32 min
Learn how the issues we self-medicate for, how we self-medicate, and how we can use EFT for that. Interview with Manal Khalife
EFT For Money Mindset w/ Brad Yates (Pod #285)
Sep 20, 2017 • 41 min
How to find and clear your limiting beliefs about money with EFT. Interview with Brad Yates
EFT For Caregivers Who Struggle With Self Care and Money w/ Melissa Lester Olson, LCSW (Pod #284)
Sep 13, 2017 • 38 min
EFT For Caregivers Who Struggle With Self Care and Money w/ Melissa Lester Olson, LCSW
The 3 Reasons Why Our Loved Ones Don’t Want Us To Change (Pod #283)
Sep 6, 2017 • 26 min
Tapping for the 3 reasons why our loved ones don’t want us to change.
EFT For Feeling Bad For Wanting More AND Feeling Bad For Not Having More (Pod #282)
Aug 23, 2017 • 19 min
EFT for struggling with feeling bad about about having desires and feeling bad for not meeting your desires.
EFT For Dread (Pod #281)
Aug 16, 2017 • 14 min
Tap-along audio and script for helping overcome dread.
Why We Use EFT (Pod #280)
Aug 9, 2017 • 19 min
The reasons to use EFT.
Tapping For The Right Emotion (Pod #279)
Jul 19, 2017 • 11 min
How to find the right emotion to tap for with EFT.
EFT For When You Are Unwilling To Accept Help (Pod #278)
Jul 12, 2017 • 11 min
Sometimes it is hard to ask for help. This is how you do it.
EFT For When It Is Too Late For A Loved One To Change (Pod #277)
Jul 5, 2017 • 14 min
How to tap with you watched loved ones suffer. (with EFT)
The Difference Between Knowing What To Do And Doing It (Pod #276)
Jun 28, 2017 • 13 min
How to motivate yourself to take the actions you want to take.
EFT For Grief (Pod #275)
Jun 21, 2017 • 13 min
EFT and tapping for grief.
How To Tap When Your Emotions Are So Strong You Can’t Find The Right Words (Pod #274)
Jun 7, 2017 • 13 min
How to tap for emotions when you are lost in strong emotions with EFT.
EFT For Big Decisions (Pod #273)
May 31, 2017 • 14 min
Getting emotionally clear to make good choices with EFT and tapping.
EFT For The Frustration Of Stalled Progress (Pod #272)
May 24, 2017 • 14 min
When doing transformation sometimes we don’t move as fast as we would like. Here is tapping and EFT for when you feel this frustration.
Tapping To Boost Creativity (Pod #271)
May 17, 2017 • 17 min
How to boost your creativity with tapping and EFT.
How To Support Those With Serious Illness w/ Annabel Fisher, Annie Siegel Alexander, and Ange Finn (Pod #270)
May 10, 2017 • 50 min
Dealing with serious illness takes an emotional and physical toll. Here is how you can use EFT and tapping for your support.
How Tapping and Acupuncture Are Related (Part 2) w/ Beth Kearns (Pod #269)
May 3, 2017 • 34 min
Beth Kearns explains how EFT and acupuncture are related.
Letting Go of Limiting and Unhelpful Beliefs (Pod #268)
Apr 26, 2017 • 65 min
Limiting and unhelpful beliefs can hold us back. Here is how to use EFT and tapping to clear them.
EFT for Fibromyalgia Follow-Up w/ Sue Ingebretson (Pod #267)
Apr 19, 2017 • 29 min
EFT and tapping for Fibromyalgia Follow-Up with Sue Ingebretson
The Latest Scientific Research About EFT w/ Dr. Peta Stapleton (Pod #266)
Apr 12, 2017 • 24 min
The latest scientific research about tapping and EFT with Dr. Peta Stapleton.
EFT for Weight Release w/ Terran Leigh (Pod #265)
Apr 5, 2017 • 28 min
EFT and tapping for weight loss and weight release with Terran Leigh
Compare And Contrast TAT And EFT w/ Tapas Fleming (Pod #264)
Mar 29, 2017 • 25 min
Compare And Contrast TAT And EFT w/ Tapas Fleming
EFT For Difficult Children w/ Heather Chauvin (Pod #263)
Mar 21, 2017 • 28 min
EFT For Difficult Children w/ Heather Chauvin
EFT For Encouragement (Pod #262)
Mar 15, 2017 • 11 min
EFT For Encouragement
EFT for Fibromyalgia w/ Dr. Norman Shealy MD (Pod #261)
Mar 8, 2017 • 23 min
EFT for Fibromyalgia w/ Dr. Norman Shealy MD
Lessons From 8 Years Of Podcasting About EFT And Tapping (Pod #260)
Mar 1, 2017 • 26 min
Lessons From 8 Years Of Podcasting About EFT And Tapping
The 15 Questions I Use To Tap For Physical Pain (Pod #259)
Feb 22, 2017 • 17 min
The 15 Questions I Use To Tap For Physical Pain
EFT For Feeling Dissatisfied With Progress Being Made (Pod #258)
Feb 15, 2017 • 12 min
EFT For Feeling Dissatisfied With Progress Being Made
EFT To Clear Clutter (Pod #257)
Feb 8, 2017 • 14 min
EFT To Clear Clutte
Pod #256: EFT For When We Are Judgmental Of Others
Feb 1, 2017 • 11 min
EFT For When We Are Judgmental Of Others
Pod #255: Regaining Focus With EFT
Jan 25, 2017 • 10 min
Regaining Focus With EFT
Pod #254: EFT For The Frustration Of Not Doing EFT
Jan 18, 2017 • 13 min
FT For The Frustration Of Not Doing EFT
Pod #253: EFT To Love Your Body More
Jan 12, 2017 • 19 min
EFT To Love Your Body More
Pod #252: EFT For Starting 2017 With The Right Intentions
Jan 4, 2017 • 19 min
EFT For Starting 2017 With The Right Intentions
Pod #251: EFT To Reflect On The Past
Dec 29, 2016 • 22 min
EFT To Reflect On The Past
Pod #250: EFT For A Good Night’s Sleep
Dec 21, 2016 • 11 min
EFT For A Good Night’s Sleep
Pod #249: Daily Tapping To Stay Healthy
Dec 14, 2016 • 21 min
Daily Tapping To Stay Healthy
Pod #248: EFT For Holiday Stress
Nov 30, 2016 • 24 min
EFT For Holiday Stress
Pod #247: EFT For Giving Thanks
Nov 23, 2016 • 15 min
EFT For Giving Thanks
Pod #246: Why It Is Important to Be Selfish
Nov 16, 2016 • 13 min
Why It Is Important to Be Selfish
Pod #245: “What If” Tapping w/ Julie Schiffman
Nov 2, 2016 • 23 min
“What If” Tapping w/ Julie Schiffman
Pod #244: Sharing EFT With Conservative Communities w/ Manal Khalife
Oct 26, 2016 • 21 min
Sharing EFT With Conservative Communities w/ Manal Khalife
Pod #243: EFT For When We Are Waiting On Others To Make A Choice
Oct 19, 2016 • 12 min
EFT For When We Are Waiting On Others To Make A Choice
Pod #242: EFT for Peak Performance w/ Gina Parris
Oct 17, 2016 • 38 min
EFT for Peak Performance w/ Gina Parris
Pod #241: Love, The Primitive Brain, and EFT w/ Rick Wilkes
Oct 5, 2016 • 45 min
Love, The Primitive Brain, and EFT w/ Rick Wilkes
EFT For Creating Helpful And Healthful Boundaries (Pod #240)
Sep 28, 2016 • 14 min
Healthy boundaries are important for our wellbeing, both in the short and long term. The struggle comes when we encounter someone in pain. As caring people it can feel cold and heartless to create a boundary of any sort in this setting.
Using EFT With The 12-Step Process w/ Gloria Arenson (Pod #239)
Sep 21, 2016 • 35 min
Tapping is a very effective tool for working with addictions. 12-step programs are very effective for working in addictions. What would happed if you combined the two?
EFT for Postpartum Depression w/ Manal Khalife (Pod #238)
Sep 14, 2016 • 34 min
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 significant emotional toll. Because there is now a tiny little human…
EFT For When We Don’t Want To Be Noticed (Pod #237)
Sep 7, 2016 • 17 min
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 we are smart enough, popular enough, pretty enough, or something else enough. When this happens to me there is a small part inside my…
Your Questions about EFT Answered (Pod #236)
Aug 31, 2016 • 33 min
A few weeks ago I put out the call for your questions about EFT and how to best use it.
Comparing Matrix Reimprinting with EFT w/ Karl Dawson (Pod #235)
Aug 24, 2016 • 35 min
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). Matrix Reimprinting, which was developed…
EFT for Sexual and Porn Addiction w/ Dr. Doug Weiss (Pod #234)
Aug 17, 2016 • 26 min
Addiction to porn and sex can be crippling for individuals and devastating to couples. All types of addictions carry shame, but it is particularly acute where sexual and porn addiction are concerned. In this conversation Dr. Doug Weiss and I talk about…
How Our Values Impact Our Transformation w/ JB Glossinger (Pod #233)
Aug 10, 2016 • 27 min
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. First, I ask the potential client what they would like to change in their life. At this point they usually give me a clear description of…
All About The Tapping Points w/ Beth Kearn (Pod #232)
Aug 3, 2016 • 42 min
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, “It is like acupuncture without needles.
EFT For Facing Past Choices (Pod #231)
Jul 27, 2016 • 18 min
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 share some story that seems unconnected. We usually find that a story coming out of left field like this…
EFT For Bitterness And Resentment Caused By A Lack Of Recognition (Pod #230)
Jul 20, 2016 • 17 min
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 as though your contribution matters.
Responding To Catastrophic Events With EFT w/ Jenn Goddard (Pod #229)
Jul 13, 2016 • 30 min
We can find ourselves in the middle of catastrophe in an instant. A catastrophe can impact us personally (like a fire in our home) or can involve our entire community (like a natural disaster or mass violence).
Transforming Beliefs With EFT w/ Steve Wells (Pod #228)
Jul 6, 2016 • 40 min
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 our beliefs as reality, which can create…
Healing The Wounds Of Sexual Injury With EFT w/ Alina Frank (Pod #227)
Jun 29, 2016 • 33 min
Responding to the consequences of sexual violence is complicated. First, it can affect those parts of life related to sexuality, intimacy, and relationships. Second, sexual violence doesn’t have include physical violence to be damaging and violating.…
How To Choose A Different Emotional Response with EFT w/ Deborah Miller PhD (Pod #226)
Jun 22, 2016 • 32 min
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 experience. It is possible for us to gain more control over our…
EFT to Lift Your Mood (Pod #225)
Jun 16, 2016 • 15 min
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 it is easy to feel overwhelmed by the barrage of negative news (of which we have had more than our fair…
Gaining Clarity with EFT w/ Carol Look (Pod #224)
Jun 8, 2016 • 31 min
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 displeasing. In this conversation with EFT Founding Master Carol…
Becoming Comfortable In Your Own Skin w/ EFT (Pod #223)
Jun 1, 2016 • 57 min
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 a lot easier for me to be my authentic self. When I am my…
Is There A Right Way To Do EFT? w/ Gwyneth Moss (Pod #222)
May 25, 2016 • 35 min
The first set of EFT training videos were recorded by Gary Craig over 20 years ago. Gary developed EFT after he trained with Roger Callahan in the tapping protocol Thought Field Therapy, which was developed 10 years prior to that. In the last 30 years…
EFT For The Emotions Animals Pick Up From Their People w/ Susanne Peach (Pod #221)
May 17, 2016 • 37 min
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 with the most. In this week’s podcast I have a conversation with Susanne Peach who has…
Rewriting Your Personal Story with EFT w/ Jacqui Crooks (Pod #220)
May 11, 2016 • 36 min
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 ancestors safe. For example, when we see tracks in the mud we write the story “These tracks were created…
Pod #219: Creating Space For Deep Healing w/ Joanne Callahan
May 4, 2016 • 27 min
— 40% off Adv Tapping Training | 33% Pain Relief Miracle — One of the reasons that EFT is so powerful is because of how easy it is to use, anytime, anywhere. You don’t need someone else to tap with and it is super easy to have a daily…
Pod #218: How To Use EFT More Effectively When Tapping On Your Own w/ Ann Adams
Apr 27, 2016 • 29 min
Pod #218: How To Use EFT More Effectively When Tapping On Your Own w/ Ann Adams
Pod #217: EFT For Social Media Overwhelm w/ Jenn Goddard
Apr 20, 2016 • 29 min
—33% Off Your First Pain Relief Miracle Order— A reality of modern life is our connection with others on social media. Social media in itself isn’t good or bad; it’s simply a tool we can use. On one hand social media channels can help us to find…
Pod #216: EFT For Radical Self-Love w/ Gala Darling
Apr 13, 2016 • 22 min
[33% Your First Pain Relief Miracel Order] If I were to sum up all of my own personal development work for the last decade I would say it has been a process of becoming more “comfortable inside of my own skin”. For me that phrase describes not only…
Pod #215: Why Did EFT Stop Working For Me?
Apr 6, 2016 • 19 min
33% off Pain Relief Miracle There is an interesting phenomena that crops up when using EFT. Sometimes you can be using tapping successfully for a while, but then it stops working. There are two main reasons why this happens. In this week’s…
Pod #214: Using EFT To Increase Your Productivity w/ Dawson Church
Mar 30, 2016 • 49 min
[10 Question System | 33% off Pain Relief Miracle] 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 everything you need to take…
Pod #213: EFT To Respond To Our Mortality w/ Gregg Levoy
Mar 23, 2016 • 38 min
Off Pain Relief Miricle 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 are mornings when I can tell…
Pod #212: EFT To Help You Be A Better Parent w/ Heather Chauvin
Mar 16, 2016 • 34 min
[33% of Pain Relief Miracle] 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 well meaning as this is, it…
Pod #211: EFT For The Fear Of Letting Others Down
Mar 9, 2016 • 14 min
[Comprehensive Anger Management For Free | 33% Off Pain Relief Miracle] 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 ancestors who sought safety in…
Pod #210: Systems For Healing w/ Deborah Donndelinger
Mar 2, 2016 • 25 min
[Gene’s book Comprehensive Anger Management] 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 implement. Humans are complicated…
EFT For Election Season’s Negative Emotions w/ Brad Yates (Pod #209)
Feb 24, 2016 • 24 min
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 nightly news is invariably…
Pod #208: EFT For Emotional First Aid w/ Jondi Whitis
Feb 17, 2016 • 45 min
33% Off Pain Relief Miracle 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 moment. For example, there is a…
Pod #207: EFT For Acute And Chronic Pain w/ Dan Cleary
Feb 10, 2016 • 47 min
33% off Pain Relief Miracle | Tapping to stop self-sabotage 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 heals, while other pain in…
Pod #206: EFT For Allergies w/ Sandi Radomski
Feb 3, 2016 • 32 min
Work with Gene | 33% off Pain Relief Miracle 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 something completely different. More…
Pod #205: EFT For Being Who We Aspire To Be
Jan 27, 2016 • 12 min
Work with Gene - 4 Month Program Detials In podcast #204 I showed you a straightforward technique that you can use to tune into the emotional states that you would like to have as you move through the day. This week’s podcast is something I…
Pod #204: EFT For Growing Positive Emotions
Jan 20, 2016 • 15 min
The Center For Nonviolent Communication created one of my favorite tools, the feelings inventory, which I used a great deal when working with the incarcerated. I found that the men I had the opportunity to work with lacked vocabulary when it came to…
Pod #203: EFT For Confidence
Jan 13, 2016 • 16 min
Work with Gene one-on-one! 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 is a mistake to believe that…
Pod #202: EFT For Not Being Ashamed Of Your Dreams
Jan 6, 2016 • 17 min
33% off your first order of Pain Relief Miracle “In most pursuits, one’s self is one of the biggest hurdles to get over. You can’t pursue something and be committed to it if you’re apologizing for it at every party.” – Lisa Kudrow, Vasser…
Pod #201: How To Make EFT A Daily Habit
Dec 30, 2015 • 18 min
33% off first Order of Pain Relief Miracle http://tappingqanda.com/pain 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 powerful tool in helping you make…
Pod #200: What To Do When Your Speaking Voice And Your Inner Voice Are In Conflict While Tapping
Dec 23, 2015 • 9 min
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 phrases. I know how frustrating…
Pod #199: EFT For Clarity When Making Big Decisions
Dec 16, 2015 • 14 min
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 it can cause us to seize up and fail to make a choice at all. Here is a tap-along audio to help you…
Pod #198: EFT For Beating Yourself Up Over Your Past
Dec 9, 2015 • 14 min
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 self-forgiveness because of the concern…
Pod #197: EFT For Resisting Doing EFT
Dec 4, 2015 • 12 min
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 as much as we could. I have even heard many clients report that there are times when they actively…
Pod #196: EFT For Seasonal Overwhelm (w/ Tap-Along)
Nov 25, 2015 • 18 min
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 is also a time of stress and overwhelm. There is a never ending list of tasks that need to be done…
Pod #195: EFT To Stay Healthy During Cold And Flu Season
Nov 18, 2015 • 16 min
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 and to help to get healthy once…
Pod #194: Where To Start An EFT Session
Nov 11, 2015 • 18 min
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 is a great question. The truth is there is no one place to start, but it is much more important that…
Pod #193: EFT for Self-Respect
Oct 28, 2015 • 11 min
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 recognize that…
Pod #192: EFT For The Fear Of Public Speaking w/ Tania A. Prince
Oct 21, 2015 • 27 min
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 and can cause us much anxiety and discomfort ahead of having to speak in front of…
Pod #191: EFT For Getting Past Fear w/ Mary Ayers
Oct 14, 2015 • 36 min
(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 through it!” That advice is plain silly! Fear is not something we should simply muscle through….
Pod #190: Perfectionism, Self-Forgiveness, & EFT
Oct 7, 2015 • 17 min
[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 everything is perfect it becomes…
Pod #189: EFT For The Burdens Of Others
Sep 30, 2015 • 18 min
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 are so impressionable at a…
Pod #188: EFT for Grief w/ Sherry O’Brian
Sep 23, 2015 • 33 min
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 the way humans always…
Pod #187: Clearing Space For Better Action
Sep 16, 2015 • 14 min
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 what triggers us and even when…
Pod #186: Morning And Evening EFT w/ Wendy Merron
Sep 9, 2015 • 21 min
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 struggle with creating a daily tapping habit is that they don’t know what to tap for. And because they…
Pod #185: Information From The Physical Body That Aids Emotional Healing w/ Julie Schiffman
Sep 2, 2015 • 32 min
Our physical bodies are constantly communicating information to our conscious minds to help us navigate our daily lives. Some of this information is obvious and direct. For example, feeling pressure on your shoulder lets you know someone is touching…
Pod #184: EFT For Shame (Part 2)
Aug 26, 2015 • 18 min
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 a little bit deeper in responding to the emotion of shame. I hope you enjoy this tap-along audio.
Pod #183: EFT For Feeling Like You Will Be Judged For Being Different
Aug 19, 2015 • 15 min
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 help those around them in some way, but for some reason are holding themselves back. This inability to…
Pod #182: Matrix Birth Reimprinting w/ Sharon King
Aug 13, 2015 • 30 min
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 conscious, these experiences contribute to how we build models of the world that impact the way we live our…
Pod #181: Returning To The State Before Illness And Trauma w/ Jacqui Crooks
Aug 5, 2015 • 38 min
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 causes these issues then it must…
Pod #180: How To Talk About The Science Around EFT w/ Craig Weiner
Jul 22, 2015 • 24 min
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 tapping that is appropriate for…
Pod #179: EFT For The Shame Of Being Wrong
Jul 15, 2015 • 15 min
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 possible outcomes. That doesn’t mean that I expect myself to be perfect before I act (which is a…
Pod #178: Trauma Busting Technique w/ Rehana Webster
Jul 8, 2015 • 23 min
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 for trauma. Founding EFT Master Rehana Webster has created a systematic approach to tap for trauma. In…
Pod #177: Responding To Repressed Memories / w Sophia Cayer
Jul 1, 2015 • 22 min
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 could be mistaken. On some…
Pod #176: EFT For How Others React To Us When We Make A Major Change
Jun 24, 2015 • 1 min
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 re-evaluate the way we see the world…
Being Busy Vs. Being Productive w/ Brad Yates (Pod #175)
Jun 17, 2015 • 31 min
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 tasks to keep us busy. In the…
Pod #174: EFT For Professional Jealousy
Jun 10, 2015 • 12 min
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 lot, but there were a number of…
Scared of Change and Transformation Tap-Along
Jun 9, 2015 • 6 min
This is a chance to tap along to be ready for change.
Pod #173: Working On Our Authority Figures Using EFT w/ Gary Williams
Jun 3, 2015 • 15 min
Something interesting happens when families get together where the adult children fall right back into the roles they had when they were 13 years old. (At least that is what happens in my family.) This happens not only when a whole family comes…
Pod #172: EFT For Rejection
May 27, 2015 • 13 min
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. He was talking about a man who…
Pod #171: The Heart Of EFT w/ Jondi Whitis
May 20, 2015 • 51 min
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 also a great trainer if you are looking to up your tapping game.) Every year she hosts a wonderful event…
Pod #170: What Phrases Should I Use For…
May 13, 2015 • 11 min
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 “What are the right tapping…
Pod #169: Clearing The Habits Created By Old Root Causes
May 6, 2015 • 52 min
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 this… Client would come to me with an issue We would work to find the root cause They would…
Pod #168: Is It OK For Christians To Use EFT
Apr 29, 2015 • 15 min
(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 protocols. There are actually very people I know who do just EFT. The problem with this for a newcomer…
Pod #167: How Many Tapping Sessions Do I Need To Clear My Issue 100%
Apr 22, 2015 • 21 min
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 sure that it is…
Pod #166 EFT For Loneliness
Apr 15, 2015 • 17 min
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 because it makes it easier for me to…
Pod #165: Using Hero Tapping To Take Action
Apr 8, 2015 • 14 min
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 succeeding. But sometimes these…
Pod #164 EFT For The Times It Feels Like It Is Too Late And There Is No Hope
Apr 1, 2015 • 13 min
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 that change…but they don’t believe it is possible for them. They tell me stories of how they have…
Pod #163: EFT For Responding To Criticism
Mar 25, 2015 • 16 min
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 fester and gnaw at us. It would be great to believe that we are able to see past the criticism and…
Pod #162: EFT For Not Feeling Special
Mar 18, 2015 • 15 min
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 with self-doubt, feeling like we have squandered our opportunities, or that we have made so many…
Pod #161: Getting To 100% Yes When Taking Action w/ Steve Wells
Mar 11, 2015 • 34 min
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. But goals aren’t enough. They can get you moving down the right path, but we need more to consistently…
Pod #160: The Problem With Empathy
Mar 4, 2015 • 14 min
[Note: Last change for the 40% the Advanced Tapping Training go here http://bit.ly/gatherdeal] One of the keys to being an emotionally intelligent human being is understanding what the people around us are feeling and experiencing. This skill can be…
Pod #159: Action, Belief, and Identity - 3 Levels Of Change With Tapping
Feb 25, 2015 • 43 min
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 successful with our tapping in…
Pod #158: Getting Unstuck w/ Carol Look
Feb 17, 2015 • 28 min
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 moment that we don’t change the…
Pod #157: Lovership w/ Rick Wilkes
Feb 10, 2015 • 48 min
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. When I email Rick to see what he…
Pod #156: How To Share Tapping With Others Without Sounding Like A Wackjob
Feb 3, 2015 • 15 min
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, because people are so…
Pod #155: Creating Emotional Boundaries w/ Rue Hass
Jan 27, 2015 • 35 min
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 capable of helping showing up for…
Pod #154: EFT For Finding The Right Romantic Relationship w/ Stefan Gonick
Jan 20, 2015 • 44 min
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 keep finding themselves in the…
Pod #153: Being Comfortable In Your Own Skin (w/ Tap-Along)
Jan 13, 2015 • 16 min
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 likely to follow inspiration,…
Pod #152: How To Tap For Self-Acceptance
Jan 6, 2015 • 14 min
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 there are also times where it isn’t helpful to say. It was a useful discussion you should check out. I…
Pod #151: Why Didn’t The Surrogate Tapping Cure Her Cancer?
Dec 24, 2014 • 14 min
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 in someone else is a whole other level. At that point it sounds like we are talking about woo-woo crap…
Pod #150: 3 Key Things To Keep In Mind Before You Start An EFT Session (w/ a tap-along)
Dec 17, 2014 • 20 min
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 part of our system doesn’t feel…
Pod #149: The Real Goal Of EFT - Proportional Well Informed Emotions
Dec 10, 2014 • 15 min
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 of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is not for us to become emotionless. Our emotions are…
Pod #148: What If I Can’t Say I Love And Accept Myself (Thoughts On The EFT Setup Phrase)
Dec 3, 2014 • 13 min
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 your hand or rub the sore spot and say, “Even though I have [insert issue] I completely love and…
SPECIAL 200th Podcast: What We Have Learned In 200 Podcast
Nov 26, 2014 • 36 min
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 guests. None of the guests was paid for their contribution. I feel so blessed that they were…
Pod #147: Is It Possible To Be Comfortable With Good Enough? (w/ Tap-Along)
Nov 22, 2014 • 12 min
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 media you see…
Pod #146: Stages Of The Emotional Healing Process
Nov 14, 2014 • 19 min
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 the tools I taught the guys. So I explained one of my favorites. She responded, “I can see how that…
Pod #145: Compare and Contrast EMDR v. EFT w/ Masha Bennett
Oct 29, 2014 • 28 min
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a healing protocol is gaining more and more acceptance worldwide. I see it very much as a cousin protocol to EFT and tapping. In the interview I have a conversation with Masha…
Pod #144: How I Approach An EFT Session With A Client
Oct 22, 2014 • 37 min
Recently my friend [Rebecca Kane](http://kanedesignconsulting.com) asked me my approach to working with clients and how I structure my sessions with my clients. It turned into a very constructive conversation. If you have ever wonder…
Pod #143: A Comprehensive Approach To Health /w Elham Kashefi
Oct 15, 2014 • 28 min
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 watched her dear friend…
Pod #142: Tapping For Our Shadow Self w/ Kris Ferraro
Oct 8, 2014 • 28 min
According to Wikipedia is: >In Jungian psychology, the shadow or “shadow aspect” may refer to (1) an unconscious aspect of the personality which the conscious ego does not identify in itself. Because one tends to reject or remain ignorant…
Pod #141: How To Approach Perfectionism with Tapping and EFT
Oct 1, 2014 • 39 min
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 isn’t done just right then…
Pod #140: EFT For Social Anxiety w/ Helen Walker
Sep 24, 2014 • 29 min
There is no question that our world is becoming increasingly complicated as our down time diminishes. Because we are being pulled in so many different directions with little time to process our experiences it is easy to feel disquieted. In extreme…
Pod #139: Tapping For Issues With Many Aspects w/ Lindsay Kenny
Sep 3, 2014 • 43 min
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 time. For example: an auto accident that is impacting your health, your finances, and your ability…
Bonus Pod #49: Sometimes The Worst Choice Is Not Choosing Anything
Aug 27, 2014 • 12 min
Every time we make a choice we are limiting our future options. That is the simple reality of choice. If I choose not to go to university for education I am limited in my ability be a doctor. When I go on vacation in Norway that limits my ability to…
Pod #138: Working With Childhood Traumas That We Don’t Remember All The Details Of w/ Gwyneth Moss
Aug 20, 2014 • 29 min
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 be able to release it.”…
Bonus Pod #48 Not Saying Not
Aug 13, 2014 • 14 min
I often receive the same question from readers. It goes something like this: I really love your tapping scripts, but I am worried because you use the word ‘not’ all the time. I know the subconscious mind doesn’t hear the word not….
Pod #137: Building Communities of Support w/ Jondi Whitis
Aug 6, 2014 • 29 min
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 walking that journey with…
Pod #136: How To Clear All Aspects Of An Issue, Not Just The Obvious Ones w/ Linda Wood
Jul 23, 2014 • 27 min
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 half of this balance. Even…
Pod #135: Tuning Into Our Bodies For Information w/ Carol Tuttle
Jul 9, 2014 • 27 min
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 problematic when the reason it has…
Pod #134: Having A Plan With Your Tapping w/ Gwyneth Moss
Jun 25, 2014 • 35 min
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. Whether you are new…
Pod #133: EFT For Our Goal w/ Steve Wells
Jun 11, 2014 • 39 min
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 face at work to explore a much…
Bonus Pod #46: Tapping To Get Your To-Do List Done
Jun 4, 2014 • 34 min
One of the most powerful things I have done to improve my productivity is spending a few moments every morning tapping on my to-do list. When I clear away all the emotional resistance to the items on my to-do list I find myself easily able to…
Bonus Pod #45: Gene’s Experience Tapping With Survivors Of Super Typhoon Haiyan
May 28, 2014 • 51 min
I was lucky enough to be invited to be part of the Empowering The Philippines mission to the City of Tacloban and the surrounding area. This part of the Philippines was hit the hardest by Super Typhoon Haiyan (called Yolanda in the…
Pod #132: EFT For Animals Transitioning Into A New Home w/ Susan Peach
May 7, 2014 • 27 min
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, expectations, and relationships. The family has to adjust to a change of dynamic because of the addition…
Pod #131: Tapping For Relationships w/ Dawson Church
Apr 30, 2014 • 33 min
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 best practices. He has also…
Pod #130: How To Use EFT To Move You To Take Action
Apr 23, 2014 • 47 min
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 use tapping to move ourselves…
Pod #129 (part 2): Tapping For Luck w/ Rue Hass
Apr 16, 2014 • 23 min
[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… really?” I would agree…
Pod #129 (part 1): Tapping For Luck w/ Rue Hass
Apr 9, 2014 • 40 min
[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… really?” I would agree…
Bonus Pod #42: Saying Yes And Meaning It! (w/ Tap-Along)
Apr 2, 2014 • 15 min
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 for other cities. First, there are millions of people, many of whom are single which vastly increases the pool of…
Pod #128: EFT For Fear Of Failure And Fear of Success w/ Annabel Fisher
Mar 26, 2014 • 29 min
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 don’t work out. Fear of…
Your Self-Sabotage Is Brilliant w/ Brad Yates (Pod #127)
Mar 19, 2014 • 37 min
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 creatively I self-sabotage….
Pod #126: Lesson From Tapping With Children With Cancer w/ Deborah Miller PhD
Mar 12, 2014 • 31 min
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 it to the extremes. Most of have tapped for deep and powerful issues, but not in moments…
Pod #125: EFT For Lessons And Experiences From Our Childhood That Impact Us Today w/ Jacqui Crooks
Mar 5, 2014 • 33 min
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 private sessions with…
Bonus Pod #41: What My Reaction To Others Says About Me (AKA What You Think About Others Is What You About Yourself)
Feb 26, 2014 • 18 min
This is really embarrassing, but it’s a true story. I live in New York City. It is a pedestrian city where most people don’t drive. Even when you take mass transit it still requires a lot of walking. The subway stop I use most is…
Pod #124: EFT For Performance Anxiety w/ Gina Parris
Feb 19, 2014 • 26 min
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 else and have to do it you freeze. You might be before a whole group of people, like…
Bonus Pod #40: The Question That Changes Everything: What Could Go Wrong?
Feb 12, 2014 • 8 min
In bonus podcast #38 I talked about the 4 reasons we sabotage ourselves. After I shared that podcast I received a number of emails asking about the best way to approach these four steps. The emails all focused on shifting the resistance to change…
Bonus Pod #37: Tapping To Create A Productive Day
Jan 22, 2014 • 12 min
Last week I wrote about the difference between tapping which makes us feel better vs. tapping that leads us to action. Both of these are useful and important ways we can use tapping. It became obvious from the email questions that I received that…
Pod #123: Tapping For New Year’s Resolutions That We Have Already Given Up On
Jan 15, 2014 • 14 min
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 giving up within a week. There are lots of reasons for this. We create goals that are too big, we…
Pod #122: Ask The Expert w/ Gene Monterastelli
Jan 8, 2014 • 60 min
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 tap for the fear that comes up when physical symptoms persist, how to tap for feeling…
Bonus Pod #36: Tapping To Move Forward
Jan 1, 2014 • 11 min
A few weeks ago I had very powerful tapping session with one of my clients. After the session she agreed that I could share it with you. Here is part three of the session. I have removed my client’s side of the conversation so that you can tap…
Bonus Pod #35: Tapping To Accept God’s Unconditional Love
Dec 25, 2013 • 15 min
A few weeks ago I had very powerful tapping session with one of my clients. After the session I asked her if I could share it with you. Here is part two of the session. I have removed my client’s side of the conversation so that you can tap…
Bonus Pod #34: Tapping For Self-Forgiveness
Dec 18, 2013 • 16 min
A few weeks ago I had very powerful tapping session with one of my clients. After the session she agreed that I could share it with you. Here is part one of the session. I have removed my client’s side of the conversation so that you can tap…
Pod #121: Tapping For Holiday Stress and Frenzy
Dec 8, 2013 • 64 min
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 people who sometimes push our buttons. In this audio we tap for: Not having enough time Feeling…
Pod #120: Tapping For Social Anxiety w/ Sebastiaan van der Schrier
Nov 13, 2013 • 40 min
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 insidious, sitting just below the surface, and impacting our every interaction in some way big or small….
Pod #119: EFT For Long Term Change Not Just Short Term Relief
Sep 28, 2013 • 11 min
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 it helpful for short-term relief…
Bonus Pod #33: Tapping For Peace In Our Lives And In The World
Sep 12, 2013 • 8 min
Another September 11th has come and gone. I spent time this year on a flight into NYC and I took a walk at sunset to look at the city and the memorial lights (see photo) from my home in Brooklyn. I am not one who gets caught up in anniversaries of…
Pod #118: Using EFT To Stop Acting Like A Doormat
Aug 29, 2013 • 20 min
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 healthy for me. Most importantly I am…
Pod #117: Simple Energy Technique w/ Steve Wells
Aug 14, 2013 • 29 min
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 ways. Steve Wells and his colleague David Lake have spent years playing around with the basic EFT…
Pod #116: EFT for Generational Work w/ Jacqui Crooks
Aug 7, 2013 • 36 min
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 stories they told. We describe ourselves by our family name, our heritage, where we grew up, and our…
Pod #115: Struggling To Give Self Care w/ Loretta Sparks
Jul 24, 2013 • 39 min
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 Master Loretta Sparks we talk…
Pod #114: Love is Letting Go of Shields w/ Dr. Terry Lynch
Jun 19, 2013 • 31 min
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 mind wrapped around the idea of…
Pod #113: How Carrying An Eraser In My Pocket Changed The Way I Tap
Jun 12, 2013 • 10 min
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 would like our life to be better…
Pod #112: Discover Why You Are Sabotaging Yourself
May 22, 2013 • 46 min
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 core issues of our…
Pod #111: EFT for Smoking w/ Sue Beer
May 15, 2013 • 36 min
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 kill me.” Usually smoking isn’t the…
Pod #110: FasterEFT w/ Robert G. Smith
May 8, 2013 • 40 min
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 Robert Smith. I have done a number of…
Pod #109: How To Use EFT In The Absence Of Specific Memories w/ Lindsay Kenny
May 1, 2013 • 45 min
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, where we can tap on specific…
Pod #108: EFT For Fear of Rejection In The Age Of Invitation w/ Rick Wilkes
Apr 24, 2013 • 46 min
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 through an entire day and not have…
Pod #107: When We Care So Much That The World Becomes A Painful Place
Apr 17, 2013 • 15 min
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 ourselves up to experiencing…
Pod #106: EFT For When We Can’t Trust Our Self w/ Andy Bryce
Apr 10, 2013 • 39 min
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 state they are in. We can quickly…
Pod #105: What Mistakes Do Beginner And Pro Tappers Make & The Most Effective Ways To Tap
Mar 27, 2013 • 15 min
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 as what they have found to be the most effective ways to tap. In this week’s podcast I take on…
Pod #104: EFT For Feeling Invisible And Being Invisible w/ Rue Hass
Mar 20, 2013 • 37 min
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 through the world unseen and…
Pod #103: Using EFT To Deal With The Fears Of Being A Practitioner w/ Jenn Goddard
Mar 13, 2013 • 27 min
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 through the world unseen and…
Pod #102: EFT For Chronic Illness w/ Annabel Fisher
Mar 6, 2013 • 40 min
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 interview I talk to Annabel…
Pod #101: What Happens When We Heal But Our Life Is No Different
Feb 27, 2013 • 6 min
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 amazing thing to experience this type of freedom in our lives. After this type of release there can be a…
Pod #100: The Web Of Life w/ Gwyneth Moss
Feb 20, 2013 • 46 min
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 have obvious deep impact, while…
Pod #99: EFT For Resentment w/ Gwenn Bonnell
Feb 13, 2013 • 30 min
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 resentment. And this is not just…
Bonus Pod #31: 3 Steps To Use EFT For Hurtful Words
Feb 6, 2013 • 7 min
When I am working with clients, it is amazing how much time we spend tapping for the things that other people have said to or about them. With just a few words others can hurt, belittle, and even embarrass us. But is not just the words that…
Pod #98: EFT For Emotional Eating w/ Brittany Watkins
Jan 30, 2013 • 25 min
Managing our eating can be hard because it is something that we must do. If we have a problem with cigarettes or alcohol, we can exclude them from our lives. But we have to eat! In this episode I talk with Brittany Watkins, the creator of…
Bonus Pod #30: Worthy To Be Here Tap-Along
Jan 27, 2013 • 4 min
I had a really powerful session with a client yesterday. While dealing with hesitating to act we landed on the issue of feeling worthy to be present and worthy of attention. This is a short, but very powerful audio about our right to be here, to be…
Pod #97: Dealing With Misperceptions That Can Hinder The Healing Process w/ Dr. Shoshana Garfield, PhD
Jan 23, 2013 • 36 min
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 stories we tell about…
Pod #96: Best Practices To Get The Most Out Of EFT w/ Dawson Church, Ph.D.
Jan 9, 2013 • 33 min
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 groups, in short bursts, over a number of sessions, and over the telephone or Skype. As time passes not…
EFT For Self Love And The Power Of Self-Love w/ Brad Yates (Pod #95)
Jan 2, 2013 • 35 min
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 is love, what is self-love,…
Pod #94: How To Get The Most Out Of Self Directed Self Help And Self Directed EFT w/ Maggie Adkins
Sep 12, 2012 • 28 min
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 resources there is a folder on your hard drive full of ebooks, pdfs, audios and interviews, also…
Pod #93: Getting EFT Into Schools w/ Till Schilling
Aug 22, 2012 • 30 min
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 hang-ups adults do of needing to understand everything or concerns about looking foolish when they…
Pod #91: The Most Forgotten & Most Powerful EFT Point - Gamut Point w/ Karin Davidson
Aug 1, 2012 • 32 min
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 would think. In this interview with Karin Davidson we explore the two factors which can bring…
Pod #90: EFT To Quiet The Inner Critic w/ Judy Byrne
Jul 18, 2012 • 32 min
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 point out everything…
Pod #89: EFT For Shyness (Which Isn’t About Shyness) w/ Tania A. Prince
Jul 11, 2012 • 32 min
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). This is one of those…
Pod #88: I Am Better At Teaching EFT Because Of My Time In Jail
Jul 4, 2012 • 59 min
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 describe the experience as “the coolest thing in my life.” It has been a really amazing…
Pod #87: EFT For Shoulders And Shoulds w/ Gwenn Bonnell
Jun 27, 2012 • 33 min
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 my pre-interview with Gwenn…
Pod #86: EFT For Feeling Overwhelmed w/ Carol Look
May 30, 2012 • 41 min
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 stress to feeling completely overwhelmed. The difficulty with feeling overwhelmed is that once we are…
Pod #85: EFT For Money, Success, and Personal Power w/ Margaret M. Lynch
May 23, 2012 • 35 min
“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 we are a giant magnet pulling big chunks of gold towards us. The way we bring more money into our…
Pod #84: Using EFT And Tapping With Your Inner Committee w/ Ann Ross
May 9, 2012 • 33 min
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 technique of working with our…
Pod #83: The EFT Photo Technique w/ Marie Holliday
May 2, 2012 • 27 min
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 say. The issue might be…
Pod #82: How Parents Can Tap For Their Children (And Themselves) w/ Carol Tuttle
Apr 25, 2012 • 31 min
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 space for others to…
Pod #81: Celebration, Law of Attraction, And A New Way To Understand It w/ Carol Look
Apr 18, 2012 • 62 min
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 December I was lucky enough to be a…
Pod #80: Using Sounds And Tones While Tapping w/ Andy Bryce
Apr 11, 2012 • 28 min
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 Bryce about how we can use making sounds as a way of tuning into issues and emotions. By using sounds…
Pod #79: Reversals and Resistance w/ Lindsay Kenny
Apr 4, 2012 • 47 min
Reversal, psychological reversal, polarity reversal, and secondary benefit are all terms which are thrown around a lot when working with tapping. They can be caused by our thoughts, what we put in our body, and the electronic devices that surround…
Pod #78: Being Addicted to Our Emotions w/ Stacey Vornbrock
Mar 21, 2012 • 31 min
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 interview with Stacey Vornbrock we talk about what happens physically when we feel emotions, how we…
Pod #77: Understanding And Tapping For Shame w/ Rhona Clews
Mar 14, 2012 • 35 min
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 created, how it is toxic in our lives, and how we can use tapping to clear it out.
Pod #76: Scientific and Psychological Research On Tapping and EFT w/ Dawson Church, Ph.D
Mar 5, 2012 • 41 min
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, but in many…
Bonus Pod #28: Tapping Tool To Ensure You Don’t Bring Stress Home From Work
Feb 28, 2012 • 4 min
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 you can do every day before you leave work that will only take a few minutes. It will ensure that you…
Tapping For The Power Of Identity w/ Brad Yates (Pod #75)
Feb 22, 2012 • 34 min
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 you can only use one word descriptions. Which words would you use? Father, wife, grandson, teacher,…
Pod #74: Care For Those Who Care For Others w/ Ron Ball
Feb 15, 2012 • 25 min
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 thin. We give everything we…
Pod #73: Why I Hate The Word Manifest - A Conversation About What We Create, What We Responsible For, and How To Make Choices
Feb 8, 2012 • 45 min
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 personal choice and response. In…
Pod #72: Strengthening Romantic Relationships with Tapping/EFT w/ Alina Frank
Feb 1, 2012 • 33 min
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 experience we can find ourselves…
Pod #71: Using Metaphors For Healing w/ Rue Hass
Jan 25, 2012 • 42 min
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 now!” Once we have agreed on a…
Pod #70: Recovering Self – A Healing Manifesto
Jan 18, 2012 • 75 min
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 what happens when we heal and transform. This is how I think when I am working with clients
Pod #69: What Google and Zappos Know About Emotions That You Should Know Too w/ Paul Zelizer
Jan 11, 2012 • 35 min
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 to be more productive. For most…
Pod #68: Therapy v. Discipleship w/ Jake Khym
Jan 4, 2012 • 36 min
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 faith tradition. My friend Jake Khym is a different in that regard. He explicitly does Christian…
Bonus Pod #27: What Most Trainers Won’t Tell You About EFT Certification
Dec 21, 2011 • 13 min
There has been a lot of discussion in the last few months about EFT certification training, who is offering certification, what is the best certification, and do you even need certification at all. Here is my take on this. Note: Most of the…
Bonus Pod #26: The Most Misunderstood Part Of Tapping - The Words You Say
Dec 14, 2011 • 5 min
I am asked all the time, “Do I need to say the phrases out loud?” It is not matter of need. It is a matter of what is helpful. The words are not magic, but they can make all the difference. Check out this very short audio to hear how words can transform.
Bonus Pod #25: The One Thing That Is More Important Than Your Goals
Dec 7, 2011 • 9 min
I had a really interesting conversation with one of my clients this week about goals. It is obviously that having goals are important (multiple studies have proven this), but goals have their limits. If we become to transfixed on the goal with can…
Bonus Pod #24: What does forgiveness really mean? (Includes Tap-Along)
Nov 13, 2011 • 14 min
Lately the topic of forgiveness has been popping up in life. Between the classes I have been teaching and some things that have been happening in my own life the topic is at the front of my mind. I think it is one of the hardest things to do, but also…
Bonus Pod #23 - How To Begin An EFT Session
Sep 14, 2011 • 9 min
One of the nice things about tapping is that we can jump right into doing work anytime and anywhere. Even though we can start a tapping session without any preparation I have found it most effective if some thought is given to how we begin. I use…
Bonus Pod #22: My Favorite Tapping Tool: About, To, and As If
Aug 10, 2011 • 12 min
When I work with clients I like to teach them practical tools so that they are not dependent on our client sessions for progress. I want them to be able to continue to move forward on their own. There are two tools that I teach the most because I…
Pod #67: Creating A Tapping Community Of Support w/ Stephen W. Carter
Aug 3, 2011 • 23 min
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 start to look at me like I have…
Pod #66: Fear As The Root Of Other Issues w/ Colleen Flanagan
Jul 27, 2011 • 31 min
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 most other emotions an thoughts. In this interview I talk with Colleen Flanagan about the many…
Pod #65: Tapping for Stress w/ Louise Woods
Jul 20, 2011 • 24 min
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 and is much like brushing your…
Pod #64: Thought Field Therapy w/ Joanne Callahan
Jul 9, 2011 • 29 min
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 interview I chat with Joanne…
Self Love With Brad Yates (Pod #63)
Jul 2, 2011 • 42 min
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 conversation we talk about the importance of self-love, the obstacles to loving ourself, and what we can…
Bonus Pod #21: How Opening Just A Crack To Healing Can Make All The Difference with EFT/Tapping
Jun 29, 2011 • 19 min
So often we don’t begin our healing work because we think the work is too big, it feels too overwhelming, or it just feels impossible. In this podcast we talk about how important it is to just open the door a small crack to the healing process and how…
Pod #62: Being Honest With Ourselves, Being In The Moment, and Other Thoughts w/ Jondi Whitis
Jun 22, 2011 • 61 min
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 about where we really are and why that is paramount to healing. Using where we are to build on…
Pod #61: Tapping for the effects of cancer w/ Deborah Miller PhD
Jun 15, 2011 • 35 min
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 the hospital staff. In this…
Pod #60: EFT for Self Acceptance w/ Steve Wells
Jun 4, 2011 • 36 min
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 it. Sometimes it is painful to think of how we don’t love and accept ourselves, and because of this we…
Pod #59: Fear of Public Speaking w/ Janet Hilts
Apr 20, 2011 • 26 min
“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 the casket than doing the eulogy.”…
Pod #58: Tapping For Your Sex Life w/ Gina Parris
Apr 9, 2011 • 30 min
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 improve our sexual relationship to…
Bonus Pod #20: The Round-Up
Apr 3, 2011 • 18 min
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 work with clients. The questions I asked them were: What lessons have you learned about healing from…
Pod #57: Tools v Delivery, Clearing Resistance, Finding Roots Cause, and Worry v Fear
Mar 30, 2011 • 46 min
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 tapping protocols and how we find…
Pod #56: Ritual, Daily Routine, And Find Peace w/ Jesse Jacobs
Mar 23, 2011 • 34 min
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 in San Francisco. What caught…
Bonus Pod #18: The Container Process
Mar 11, 2011 • 21 min
How can I tap on more than one issue at a time? I was asked by one of my clients how it is possible to tap on multiple issues at the same time. This is one of my favorite tools. You can use this technique for any group of issues and you’ll be…
Bonus Pod #19: Fix v Transform
Mar 11, 2011 • 7 min
I have a real problem with the word “fix”. It means that something is broken. There are a number of draw back to looking at any issue or part of our life as broken. In this audio we look at the key differences between fix and transform.
Pod #55: Cravings, Savoring Food, and 3 Steps To Approach Every Problem
Feb 26, 2011 • 50 min
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 release. Because of the nature of…
Pod #53: Fibromyalgia w/ Rue Hass
Feb 16, 2011 • 43 min
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, and other soft…
Bonus Pod #17: New Weekly Tap Along Audios Free
Feb 5, 2011 • 8 min
As of January 1st there are new free Tap-Alongs added to the site every Monday. Here is a sample of one of these audios. Being Able To Love Unconditionally: We are told (and may even believe) that we need to love people unconditionally. This can be a…
Pod #52: Self-Compassion w/ Rod Sherwin
Feb 2, 2011 • 27 min
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 unfamiliar with the word….
Pod #51: Money and Financial Success w/ Margaret M. Lynch
Jan 9, 2011 • 48 min
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 pragmatic interview with Margaret Lynch…
Pod #50: Business, Work, Stress and Trauma w/ Rick Wilkes
Dec 21, 2010 • 36 min
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 personal and professional lives can…
Pod #49: Being Full Present In The Moment w/ Ted Robinson
Dec 7, 2010 • 34 min
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 directions between the media we consume (even if it is just constantly chattering in the background), our…
Pod #48: EFT For Physical Issues w/ Carol Look
Nov 29, 2010 • 33 min
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 interview with Carol Look we…
Pod #47: Adding Creative Imagination To Tapping w/ Betty Moore-Hafter
Nov 20, 2010 • 31 min
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 something that can be used with lots of other tools. In this interview I talk with Betty Moore-Hafter…
Pod #46: EFT Inner RePatterning w/ Tania A. Prince
Nov 15, 2010 • 29 min
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 person who is doing Emotional Freedom…
Bonus Pod #15: Setting Up Working On Goals
Nov 1, 2010 • 6 min
Recently I was working with a client on using EFT/tapping to help him to go after some major goals in his life. He didn’t need to address a particular issue, but instead he was looking for a good way to set himself up to pursue his goals. After…
Pod #45: Three Step Approach To Surrogate Tapping w/ Gwyneth Moss
Oct 24, 2010 • 39 min
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 that anyone can do any time. Over…
Pod #44: Interviewing, Being Interviewed and Lessons Learned w/ Jessica Ortner
Oct 11, 2010 • 33 min
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. I asked Jessica if she would be willing to be interviewed for the podcast and she was initially a…
Pod #43: Getting Out Of Your Own Way
Oct 2, 2010 • 20 min
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 these cases there are fears and limiting beliefs that are preventing us from moving forward. In this…
Pod #42: Carrying Burdens For Others and Generational Work
Sep 22, 2010 • 22 min
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 generations, and how we can use…
Bonus Pod #14: The Past, The Future, and Now
Sep 10, 2010 • 8 min
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 lead us? What is the final…
Pod #41: Power of Forgiveness
Aug 24, 2010 • 24 min
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 not saying we want to have the same thing happen again. What we are saying is that we…
Pod #40: Questions and Answers About Tapping
Aug 23, 2010 • 39 min
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 show Gene tackles for bigger…
Bonus Pod #12: Tapping For A Better Night Sleep
Jul 28, 2010 • 14 min
It seems like every client I worked with for the last week and a half has asked me about using tapping to help them to sleep better. Daily stress is a very common cause for disrupting sleep because the system is caught up in trying to solve the…
Pod #39: Questions and Answer
Jul 1, 2010 • 27 min
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, self esteem ,fear of rejection, people speaking, failure, procrastination and discipline? I…
Pod #38: EFT/Tapping, Religious Traditions, and Spiritual Practice
Jun 19, 2010 • 61 min
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 religion/belief system?”…
Pod #37: Tapping for Trauma w/ Gwyneth Moss
Jun 9, 2010 • 48 min
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 true nature of trauma. She very succinctly explains how we experience trauma and how to deal with it….
Pod #36: Questions and Answers About Tapping
May 31, 2010 • 30 min
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 perceiving, but our conscious mind is not? How do I tap for seasonal allergies? How do I tap for Male…
Pod #35: Improving Performance or Learning with Tapping w/ Jared Tendler
May 21, 2010 • 50 min
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 take action. This frame of mind can impact not only our ability but also how we learn new tasks and…
Pod #34: Using NLP Logical Levels w/ Wil Horton
May 6, 2010 • 50 min
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 experience at how valuable these principles, concepts, and techniques are when working with clients or…
Bonus Pod #9: Metabolic Function
Apr 30, 2010 • 8 min
Tapping can be used to help manage the functions and systems of the body. Often our system can be over- or under-functioning. Here is a great little tool I use to help tune into the body to gain a sense of how it is working and how we can…
Pod #33: Two Keys To A Thriving Practice w/ Carol Look
Apr 26, 2010 • 39 min
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 helping our friends with…
Pod #32: Questions and Answers About Tapping
Apr 16, 2010 • 37 min
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 thoughts, memories, and emotions come to mind. All of this information is overwhelming….
Pod #31: Using NLP with Tapping
Mar 29, 2010 • 42 min
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 your life. NLP and EFT/Tapping are a match made in heaven. More than likely you are already using NLP…
Pod #30: Keys For Marketing Mastery w/ Pamela Bruner
Mar 19, 2010 • 50 min
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 aren’t very good at it or…
Pod #29: Turning Your Issues Into Allies In 9 Easy Steps
Mar 10, 2010 • 67 min
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 in some way. This does not mean that issue is successful in doing so, in fact often the effect…
Pod #28: It’s Not Surrogate But It Helps Others To Make Different Choices
Feb 26, 2010 • 28 min
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 autistic children and their…
Pod #27: EFT For Your Professional Life w/ Pamela Bruner
Feb 1, 2010 • 36 min
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 rest of our lives. In…
Pod #26: Weight and Emotion w/ Catherine Poole
Jan 25, 2010 • 35 min
[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 we hold is often times…
Pod #25: Psychological Reversal w/ Gwenn Bonnell
Jan 18, 2010 • 36 min
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 community is “psychological reversal”. In this interview, in easy to understand language, Gwenn Bonnell…
Pod #24: Fear, Anxiety, Safety, and Freedom w/ Rick Wilkes
Jan 9, 2010 • 38 min
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 when we are chatting things move more much far afield into deep issues of healing and well-being than…
Pod #23: Getting To The Root Of A Current Issue w/ Tania A Prince
Dec 31, 2009 • 28 min
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 emotions we are currently feeling. Although we can often guess that a past event might be relevant it is…
Pod #22: Tapping Insiders Club – Ask The Expert
Dec 23, 2009 • 49 min
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 interview Jessica Ortner asks me…
Pod #21: Zapping Cravings w/ Pat Carrington
Dec 9, 2009 • 32 min
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 success in weight release. After giving this overview Pat talks emotional eating and then talks in…
Pod #20: Taking Your Tapping To The Next Level with Pamela Bruner
Dec 6, 2009 • 22 min
Pod #19: Color, Emotions, and the Holidays with Catherine Poole
Nov 22, 2009 • 26 min
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 traditions. Each holiday also has its own color palette. From the oranges of Halloween to the reds and greens…
Pod #18: Work Related Stress Effects On Performance, Health, & Emotional Well Being w/ Lynne Shaner
Nov 17, 2009 • 30 min
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 topics concerning work related…
Bonus Pod #6: Tapping For Immune System Health
Nov 12, 2009 • 16 min
One of the most common questions I receive this time of year is, “How do I tap to deal with cold and flu season?” In this bonus podcast I have created a tap along audio to show you my three favorite ways to tap for optimum immune health. Naming and…
Bonus Pod #5: Process Instructions
Nov 8, 2009 • 9 min
In a previous article I talked about Process Instruction as a way of finding root issues and resources for transformation. I received a number of questions about the article. The concept itself is a little esoteric and as a technique it is far less…
Pod #17: Bridging From Physical Feelings To The Emotion and Memories That Are Underneath
Oct 29, 2009 • 20 min
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 informative. This session provides a number of clear examples of how we can make the connection from a…
Pod #16: EFT and the Brain w/ Robert Kendall
Sep 15, 2009 • 27 min
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 relief, but it something…
Bonus Pod #2: How A Parent Can Tap For Their Child
Aug 29, 2009 • 10 min
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 words you use but where you place…
Pod #15: Tapping for Financial Success w/ AnaMaria Herrera
Aug 4, 2009 • 31 min
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 own issues around money and…
Pod #14: Tapping for Animals w/ Susanne Peach
Jul 7, 2009 • 28 min
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. This is not limited to just humans, but we can extend this love and care through tapping to our animals…
Pod #13: Solution Focused Brief Therapy w/ Rod Sherwin
Jun 25, 2009 • 37 min
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 a very cool protocol call…
Pod #12: How Our Emotions Serve Us
Jun 14, 2009 • 23 min
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 how to come up with tapping…
Bonus Pod #1: Tapping from a Christian Perspective
Jun 10, 2009 • 47 min
On June 3rd I filled in as the guest host on the EFT Class on BlogTalk Radio. The topic for the show was EFT from a Christian Perspective and my guest was John Soriano.
Pod #11: Tapping for Romantic Relationships w/ Gina Parris
Jun 4, 2009 • 36 min
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 seek out these relationships. In…
Pod #10: Healing The Wounds of Abortion w/ Dene Ballantine
May 25, 2009 • 47 min
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 and her practice. There are many…
Pod #9: Turn your issues into your allies
May 15, 2009 • 88 min
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 something beneficial (example:…
Pod #8: Energy Hygiene – Managing the Energy of Other’s Emotions
May 5, 2009 • 24 min
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 who I am, what do I do about…
Pod #7: Sensitive Temperaments w/ Rue Hass
Apr 24, 2009 • 38 min
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 are such a cry baby”? If the answer is yes, then you probably have a sensitive…
Pod #6: Using EFT with Autism (ASD)
Apr 15, 2009 • 31 min
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 ASD. In this episode I interview…
Pod #5: Why It Is Important To Use EFT On Stress w/ Ron Ball
Apr 6, 2009 • 30 min
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 use EFT to deal with…
Pod #4: Dispositions About Healing (from Radio EFT w/ M. Price)
Mar 26, 2009 • 91 min
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 into my thought process and the…
Pod #3: What is surrogate tapping and how do I it
Mar 19, 2009 • 26 min
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
Mar 10, 2009 • 44 min
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 “10% solution” that…
Pod #1: Using EFT to heal without moving too far too fast w/ Rick Wilkes (+ making EFT routine)
Mar 3, 2009 • 49 min
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. Show Topic: While it is true that there…