When a feeling or behavior keeps repeating itself I often feel powerless to make a change. Getting to the feeling behind a behavior can be extremely valuable. One way to do this is by asking the question, “When have I felt this way before?” The technique can be utilized with any feeling. This video uses tapping on sugar craving to demonstrate how to chase down the origin of a current emotion.
It seems to be quite common to reach for sugary snacks when our energy seems to be a little low. Unfortunately, eating that snack is unlikely to address the underlying problem that caused you to want to eat. Tapping is a great solution for low energy. Tap along with the video to get a sense of how to use tapping when your energy crashes. This tapping can also be found in Don’t Diet: Reprogram Your Weight With Meridian Tapping.
I get so many questions about where to start with tapping, what words to say, and whether starting with the negative thoughts is important. My answer is usually the same – “just start tapping”. This video is actually a tapping exercise from the book Don’t Diet: Reprogram Your Weight With Meridian Tapping. During this exercise you are encouraged to just let your mind wander and tap, following your own stream of consciousness. Happy tapping!
Sometimes it is difficult to predict how different aspects of a problem or challenge will appear. In this video there is an update on my sugar addiction tapping and also a general tapping on food anxiety. I thought the re-post of sugar addiction tapping would be absolutely appropriate as we face the Easter basket candy. Please join in.
This video addressed some of the emotions that can drive a sugar addiction such as anger and embarrassment.
Say this statement “I am a sugar addict.” How true does that feel to you on a 0-10 scale (10=very true)? Write that number down before you start tapping to release the hold that sugar addiction has on you.
Addiction to sugar is a big topic and often has many components. This video is the first in a series and introduces the process of meridian tapping to conquer this addiction.
Sometimes reading and studying ancient texts can seem daunting or even impossible. I like to use tapping to break down the barriers that keep us from being able to explore new or complex ideas. In the video below I demonstrate tapping on not feeling smart enough and the automatic negative thought of never going to be able to “get it.” Feel free to tap along.
Cravings can be intense. Sometimes I’ve been successful with willpower to resist a craving. More often than not, I haven’t. That picture really says it all. When I want chocolate I want it now, I want a lot of it, and I have had fantasies of swimming in a vat of it. Join in with me while I use meridian tapping to address a strong craving for chocolate and a feeling of resistance about even doing the tapping – because I know it works.
Do you worry more about what others think than what you think? Do you let your beliefs about what others might think make your decisions for you? Would you like to listen to your own inner guidance rather than abdicating your decisions to others? Tap along with the video to gain clarity about the problem and to start the process of change.
This video introduces an alternative tapping method using points on your fingers. This method is effective and can be done in circumstances when the full tapping sequence might be inconvenient or inappropriate.