How To Tap Your Way To Feeling Calm

EFT Tapping is incredibly valuable.

There are certain meridian points on the body that when tapped on, it has been proven they calm down the amygdalae in the brain. The amygdalae are responsible for memories, emotional responses and decision-making. It is also part of the limbic system which is controls the fight or flight response.

So what can happen in our daily life if we have a thought or a feeling that is painful for us?  When our attention is drawn ...

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Avoiding Emotional Time-Travel

Holidays are a time for families to connect. That can be both wonderful and challenging. I love my family dearly, but concentrated holiday time with them can find me emotionally time-traveling.

What is that you ask?

It’s when suddenly I am not the 44 year-old wife, mother, business-owner, rockin’ autonomous woman I have grown into. Sometimes I shift quickly and unknowingly into little Becky, the youngest of four trying to get noticed, be appreciated, feel accepted.

When I slip into little Becky, I ...

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The Gift of Letting Go

Focus on my needs? But, isn’t that selfish?
No, it’s detaching.

Detachment isn’t abandoning, it is a form of letting go. It can be letting go of the old roles or expectations; it can be letting go of outcomes -both desired or feared.

It can be scary sometimes to let go of a loved one, especially if we fear for their safety or consequences.

Social consciousness tells us that to love someone is to help them, to do things for them, and by ...

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A Note From Rebekka

When I began my healing journey about 18 years ago, I remember being genuinely afraid that the therapeutic self-examination would confirm my greatest fear:  I was afraid I would discover that in fact I was worthless.  Sad, right?  But it was the truth.  I was afraid I would invest in my self-growth and there would be no return on my investment.  Yet, I went ahead.  Fear has the potential to paralyze, but only for so long.  Something in me continually ...

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Filled With Gratitude

Hi Friends,

I am so filled with gratitude this morning for many reasons.

To name just a few:

  1. Interest in SmokeFreeSuccess® is growing with a KEYT news story and an interview in SB Fitness Magazine.
  2. My loved ones are happy and well.
  3. We finally got some rain in Santa Barbara yesterday, to return again tomorrow.

Liquid nourishment.  That’s what I call it.  And I am learning from the brilliant pacing of nature.  Take a little in…pause…let it filter, nourish and replenish.  Then ...

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