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The Emotional Freedom Technique, commonly known as EFT or tapping, is a method of helping the body gently relieve stress, anger, anxiety, sadness, grief, and all forms of dissonant or negative emotion. Tapping is a wonderful technique that we employ often at Mindlight because it is easy to do, very effective, and individuals can do […]

Power, Resiliency, Your Journey

What is EFT Tapping and How Does it Work?

We all have it: a list of things that, if only they could get better, would make life so much easier. If you were asked in this moment to name 5 things in your life that are annoying, how long would it take you? Pause here to think: What are 5 annoying things that are […]

Power, Resiliency, Your Journey

Claiming Your Sovereignty: An Emotional Path

Emotional Sovereignty Formula

Being intentional about your perspective is essential in working with emotions. In the video above I talk about taking the perspective of a higher power but that is just one idea. Choosing your perspective on purpose is choosing how you see things, which enables you to choose how you want to respond, how you feel, […]

Power, Resiliency, Your Journey

Choosing Your Perspective

Emotions are a fact of life. Like most animals, humans have bodies whose main objective is to survive and procreate. Should anything seem to threaten survival, the human body reacts by secreting a dose of hormones and neurochemicals that we feel in our tissue that gives us the signal to take action. It gets our […]

Resiliency, Trauma, Your Journey

3 Foundational Things You Need to Know to Master Your Emotions

Woman with arms outstretched

The right place to begin is with the knowledge that you can heal. No matter what you experience in this life, it is possible to come back to a place of safety and wholeness. At Mindlight, we have seen people recover from the traumas of war, sexual violation, adverse childhood events, religious and racial discrimination, […]

Resiliency, Your Journey

Recovering From Trauma

For the third day in a row, I notice that it’s 2 a.m., and I’m still working. There have been no breaks for exercise or time outside. While it may look as though I’ve adopted a certain pattern of behavior, what actually is happening is that I’ve defaulted into a pattern of Being.  I have […]

Your Journey

Breaking Patterns

Mindlight works in the field of emotional mastery. We see these four aspects of life as a way of organizing our emotional experiences into specific emotional skills.  Resiliency: (Internal, Survival) This is our capacity to recover and heal. To go from de-regulated emotional states to regulated. To expose and feel deeply the full range of […]

Our Philosophy, Your Journey

The Map of the Emotional Experience

Many major incidents in our life don’t occur as traumatic because we are able to integrate them immediately. If we are given emotional support and help in understanding what has happened we are able to heal on the spot. Whether you are integrating an experience that just happened or something that occurred 20 years ago […]

Our Philosophy, Your Journey

The 3 Main Healing Components

Respect. It is an honor to witness the resilient human spirit. You might feel broken but we see your incomprehensible strength. We are experts at trauma recovery but you are the expert of your own experience, this is our guiding light. Radical honesty. Sometimes the wound has terrible unspeakable things to say. There might be […]

Our Philosophy, Your Journey

Guiding Principles for Mindlight’s 1 on 1 Personal Work

We all come to this life with a sense of wellbeing, safety in our body and environment. Trauma is when our experience is so far from that sense of safety the two can’t co-exist. Either we are experiencing that moment or there is wellbeing NOT both. This creates a temporary internal divide. Part of us […]

Our Philosophy, Your Journey

Defining Trauma

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