Category Archives: Inspiration

Alive Inside: The Film

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Sometimes we get stuck in a go-to solution for life’s many challenges.  Tapping – like jogging, cleansing, yoga, meditation, and the other effective self-help tools we use to bring understanding, perspective, and peace into our lives – can leave us feeling let down because of overuse.  When this happens to me, I turn to story in one of its myriad forms.  Most recently that form was documentary film, specifically Michael Rossato-Bennett’s  Alive Inside, the story of Dan Cohen’s grace-filled efforts to bring music to nursing homes residents experiencing Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

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Tapping and Malala

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Please Note:  Winter Blooms is an educational website only and is in no way meant to replace experience with a trained EFT practitioner, counselor, or therapist.  To find an EFT Practitioner, visit the AAMET website, the EFT Universe website, the Tapping Solution website, or contact Jane at 802-533-9277 or jane@winterblooms.net for EFT coaching support.

This month the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi for their separate efforts to increase educational opportunities for children.  While Kailash Satyarthi is a veteran social-justice worker in India, Malala Yousafzai is relatively new to the advocacy scene.  At seventeen Malala is the youngest Nobel Laureate, remarkable in itself, but far more remarkable since she was shot by terrorists at twelve for the crime of not only attending school but also advocating for other girls to have this right.  In her physical recovery and her writing debut, I Am Malala, this young woman reveals a tenacity of purpose and vision that is inspirational for everyone.  Tapping while holding this young woman’s image and work in our consciousness adds power to this inspiration and fuel to our own commitments.

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