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Jackpot: How Clearing Harmful Beliefs Can Help You Heal and Be Happy

May 27, 2016

Harmful beliefs are old stories we have about ourselves. “I’m not good enough.” “I can’t heal.”  “I don’t matter.” Do these stories sound familiar? The utterly fabulous Conscious Lifestyle Magazine recently adapted the chapter on harmful beliefs (below) from my new book, How to Heal Yourself When No One Else Can.   HOW BELIEFS CAN BLOCK YOU “If any […]


Finding Your Center When You Are Emotionally Triggered

April 28, 2016

There has been so much shifting going on in our world lately that many of us are finding we feel angry and frustrated with both ourselves and each other. I sure know I’ve been much more aware of my own strong emotions lately. So what can we do when we feel out of control with […]


Do You Feel Stuck? How To Move Forward

April 21, 2016

Do you feel stuck? Stagnant? Unable to move forward? This is a common feeling that often comes from emotional overwhelm. Sometimes, our bodies cannot process emotions as quickly as we are feeling them; and if we’ve suppressed them for a long time (avoided feeling them), the stuckness can take a lot longer to move through. […]


5 Ways To Spring Clean Yourself

March 21, 2016

The New Year probably inspires you to cleanse your bodies with detoxification and change unhealthy habits. Spring brings a chance to clean home windows and cars. But most people miss the most important of all cleanings – you! That’s why I’m here to share 3 easy ways to spring clean yourself. The spirit or soul aspect of us is really […]


3 Ways To Instantly Calm Your Nervous System

September 24, 2015

Why You Need a Relaxed Nervous System Your nervous system is one of the greatest assets you have. An always on-edge, triggered-by-everything nervous system is sure to contribute to anxiousness, imbalanced emotions, and even severe physical symptoms. You may have heard of the fight, flight, or freeze response? Well, it’s linked to that precious nervous system of yours.   […]


3 Answers to the “Why Me?” Question That’ll Soothe Your Soul

January 30, 2015

Oh it’s not easy, I know. Trying to figure it all out and still keep the faith that it’ll all be okay. I went through this myself for 8+ years so I completely get it. I must have asked myself a million times that looming question: Why me? But I found the answers eventually.


Information Overload: How To Deal With Too Many Treatment Choices

October 27, 2014

Illness is always full of dilemmas – what should I do now? What is the right thing for me? When is it the right time to change course? Which thing do I need to chase now? That’s why I never share posts or articles or any information about illness itself. I always share about healing. […]


Why I Don’t Have a Lyme Disease Maintenance Plan (Even Though My Doctors Told Me To)

October 17, 2014

“You need a maintenance program to keep you healthy after Lyme disease,” they said.  “You should always be on some anti-microbial support even when the Lyme is gone,” one doctor told me. “The Lyme disease could still be hiding in your cells so you need to keep it at bay,” said another. The general consensus was […]


Stay In Your Own Chair: How To Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

October 8, 2014

It’s not easy. Everyone’s wonderful lives and successes are now displayed before us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In this digital and social world, there are more opportunities for comparing yourself to others than ever before.  She has more than me. He’s more successful.  She’s happier. I should be more like him. […]


If Robin Williams Was Your Dad: A True Story

August 25, 2014

 “Take your goddamn meds.” That’s exactly what one of my most favorite authors wrote on her blog after Robin Williams’ death. It was a genuine effort to make sure no one feels shame in taking the prescription drugs that many people do; just to get through the day, and maybe even, to stay alive. But, […]


How to Stop the Struggle Monster

August 20, 2014

I woke up this morning realizing I was hearing a not-so-good story about this process of writing my book. Most times, I’m enjoying it immensely, but every once in awhile when I’m whelmed with other stuff to do and I lose my focus, I feel this big ol’ struggle monster come up. And, it changes everything […]


How to Feel Good: This Post Will Change The Way You Make Decisions

March 6, 2014

We can drive ourselves crazy trying to plan, decide, analyze, and apply logic to every situation. The rational brain that takes up pretty much all the space in our lives is saying “I will get to the right answer or ‘thing’ if only I push hard enough.” You’re laughing because you know what I’m talking […]


5 Ways to Survive a Really Hard Day

February 24, 2014

Some days are hard. Today was one for me; what would have been my dad’s 67th birthday. Tears streamed and a few times, I choked on my snot. But, I survived. I don’t know if I survived it well, but I did survive. During the day, I managed to remain present for myself, acknowledging where […]


3 Simple Statements to Immediately Increase Positivity

January 17, 2014

You all know, I’m not a huge fan of affirmations, unless of course — you already believe them to at least some extent while you’re saying them. Then they are super awesome. But, I do think incorporating positive language in your life can be a huge game changer. Ready for some emotional relief? Try incorporation these three terms into your day-to-day self-talk.


The Power of Gratefulness and How You Can Have It

December 30, 2013

Guest post by Emily S. Rosen, LCSW This time of year we are bombarded by that word, “grateful.” We are expected to be grateful. What happens when you don’t feel grateful but you are told that you should be?  What if you feel guilt or pain about not feeling grateful? What if the pain that […]


5 Super Simple Tips: A Cheat Sheet for Surviving the Holidays

November 19, 2013

The holidays….it’s not always all about stuffing and candy canes. For many people, they can bring up fear, trauma and old “crap.” But, there are ways to make it better. Here is a simple cheat sheet that can help you stop hating the holidays and start making new memories. Ahh, doesn’t that feel better already? 1. […]


3 Essential Lessons to Help You Overcome Healing Frustration

October 22, 2013

Ohmygod, the responsibility is too much, I know! If all these mind-body-spirit experts are right and we really do have a huge part (or are in sole charge of) our own healing…..well, that’s as overwhelming as the original problem we’re trying to release, right? And there are so many options for treatments out there that […]


Healing for FREE: 5 DIY Tips for When You’re Out Of Cash

September 25, 2013

When I finally figured out that my energetic and emotional imbalances were a huge part of the chronic illness I’d been experiencing, I was already out of cash from the years of medical treatment I’d been through. But, I was determined to shift my negative thinking and dump my emotional baggage anyway, and I ended […]


How To Clear Bad Energy From a Room, a House, and Even Yourself

August 24, 2013

Buying a new house? Have an office that just feels yucky? Just have a hard week and you can still feel it in your home? Negative energy can linger anywhere – curtains, clothes, and people. Here are my favorite tips for clearin’ out that crappy feeling from whatever it is. Some of these apply only to […]


SOS Tool Kit: 10 Things That Can Start To Make You Feel Better Pronto!

July 23, 2013

Are you feeling stuck? Are you lost as to where to start to get out of this uncomfy place you’re in? Then you’re in luck! I constantly get SOS emails from people who need a tool set to help them to start shifting their energy. I’ve compiled 10 of my very favorite tips for doing […]


Shifting Your Sh*t: The Basics of The Law Of Attraction and Why Hating It Doesn’t Work

June 19, 2013

Ah, The Law of Attraction, which I could easily rename The Law of Confusion, is often a point of discussion in my private sessions with clients. Truth: Hating The Law of Attraction Doesn’t Work I first heard about it years ago when the popular movie, The Secret, was released. But in an effort to make […]


Summer Love (Yourself) Bootcamp

June 13, 2013

Kick ass self-esteem starts with a decision that you WANT to…    Let go of people-pleasing Become an un-perfectionist and have fun Change your patterns  Stop comparing yourself to others Love yourself as you are Give your body a break! Laugh at yourself Why You Can’t Afford to NOT Love Yourself Research has indicated that […]


Challenge: 5 Words To Ditch for Emotional Health

June 11, 2013

I am known for reminding clients (and myself too!) to “be careful what you tell yourself, because you’re always listening.” Our self-talk makes such a gigantic difference in our perceptions and experiences. But, so does the language we use with others about our experiences. I’ve been watching my vocabulary more and more lately and have […]


The Universal Law of Attraction ‘Fear Factor’: Do You Have It?

May 30, 2013

The Universal Law of Attraction and all of its complexities was a very tough concept for me to grasp when I first started learning. I resisted it because so much of it was downright scary – “wait, I’m in charge of everything that comes to me?!” No thanks! Fast forward a few years and I’m […]


The Many Patterns of Healing: Retracing, Babysteps, Meltdowns and More!

May 21, 2013

This is maybe the #1 topic of client questions: Is this normal? Why did I feel better and now I’m feeling bad? Will I be like this forever?? So today, I’m sitting down to type out my thoughts for YOU. If just one person had shared this insight as I stumbled through my healing journey, […]


What I Wish I Knew Then (About Healing from Chronic Lyme Disease and more)

May 10, 2013

  Notes from the trenches When I was asked to do a book signing and talk for This Is How I Save My Life in Carmel Valley, CA, I couldn’t decide what I should say (so many options!). I finally decided it would be most helpful, along with telling a bit about my story, to […]


Healing Emotional Baggage & Stress 101

April 17, 2013

“I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray What’s “emotional baggage”, anyway? The term ’emotion’ is derived from the Latin word “emovere,” which means ‘to move.” Emotions are awesome and help us feel alive, relate […]


3 Rules of Releasing Worry

March 27, 2013

Worry is a form of prayer for something you don’t want. Do you need any better reason to stop worrying? – Bhagavan Das What’s the Deal With Worry, Anyway? Worry is a very strong feeling of fear. It’s fear of the unknown or the repercussions of what we think will happen.  Worry is a pattern; simply […]


3 Energy Medicine Tips to Ease Insomnia

March 13, 2013

Insomnia is a huge issue for many people. Let’s face it, there are few things that suck more than not sleeping, right? Because I’ve gotten so many requests to share ideas on the topic, I thought I’d share just a few quick tips to get you started on a better night’s sleep. Imbalanced energy is a […]


5 Secrets of Self-Healing

February 22, 2013

Do you know self-healing is the most powerful kind of healing? It sends signals to our body that we are not helpless and that we are safe. This alone can be more healing than any medicine or treatment. Our bodies are literally built to heal themselves and when we connect with that primal ability, all […]


Lyme Disease and Other Protests: The Two Choices You Always Have

February 6, 2013

Disclaimer: I am sharing my thoughts on this topic not as a lecture, but simply as another perspective. I’ve been sick (really sick) too so this article is not an attempt to change anyone’s mind or judge how we bring awareness to an issue. It’s just my opinion in hindsight of my illness. I absolutely […]


Book signing and Indian party in Monterey, CA!

January 30, 2013

I’m so excited to be visiting Mindshop Metaphysical Books and Gifts to talk about my healing journey, most important lessons and also signing books! This is going to be so fun, you don’t want to miss it.   by


What I Know For Sure: Life After Lyme and Other Chronic Conditions

January 3, 2013

Re-posted from HealthcareHacks.com As my words finally make it out into the world (in print!), I sit here and reflect on all that I have learned. I wonder how I can capture it all and bottle it, so I never forget. Not even 50 years from now. The suffering I endured from Chronic Lyme disease […]


Are You Unknowingly Feeding Lyme (or other) Disease In Your Body?

December 28, 2012

I was just reformatting This Is How I Save My Life to submit for the eBook version (out on Kindle, iPad, etc. soon) and found this excerpt I had to share. It’s one of the most important things I’ve ever learned … and written.   “Somewhere between the time I arrived in Delhi and the […]


Scientist Proves DNA Can Be Reprogrammed by Words and Frequencies

December 19, 2012

The excuse “it’s in my genes,” is about to get a kick on its way out the door. Researchers such as Bruce Lipton, author of Biology of Belief, and Candance Pert, author of Molecules of Emotion; have already helped to spread awareness that you aren’t the sum of your genes. A new field called epigenetics […]


EFT Master Explains How To Heal Faster

December 13, 2012

I am re-posting an excellent article by Pankaj Gupta, an Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Master in India. I love what he has to say here and think it’s useful for anyone on a healing journey. -Amy How To Heal Faster Recently a tapper wrote to me and said that she had read somewhere that someone’s social […]


Muscle Testing: 10 Easy Questions To Crack Your Emotional Code

December 13, 2012

Muscle testing is an incredible way of getting answers from your subconscious mind. There are so many emotional energies that might be linked to our issues, and this is a tool that can help you figure them out faster. Once you know what they are, you can go to work clearing them with energy therapy […]


A Silver Lining: The Important Role of Emotional and Physical Suffering

November 13, 2012

I know, this article already is the opposite of what you want to hear, right? I’ve been through it so I totally get it. Physical and emotional illness are processes; and so is healing. Both parts of the journey, the getting sick and the getting well, are equal parts of something hugely important. Something, for […]


Healing With Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Calls

November 2, 2012

What Does “Borrowing Benefits” Mean? Gary Craig, founder of Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), made an amazing discovery while working with groups. Gary found you can have resolution on your own issue while you are “tapping along” with another person on their issue.  This “benefit” seems to be common in other types of energy healing as […]


Five Tips For Self-Healing With Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

October 9, 2012

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), sometimes known as “meridian tapping” or “acupressure tapping” is one of my favorite energy therapy techniques – especially for clients to do at home. I’m all for self-healing! I personally can’t imagine where my health would be without EFT. I know there are many forms of “tapping” but I have found […]


Doctor Vs. Patient: Why You Should Win

August 25, 2012

Week after week I see clients that have become disconnected from their own intuition and heart. Sadly, so much of what makes us doubt ourselves comes from the medical professionals we reach out to for support. When I was chronically ill for 8 years, I experienced this too. Doctors who told me if I simply […]


The Top 10 Most Commonly Stuck Emotions in the Body

August 17, 2012

 Why Are Stuck Emotions Important To Know About I first learned about stuck emotions in the body from the work of Dr. Candace B. Pert, author of Molecules of Emotion. In the book, she writes about how unprocessed emotions in the body actually become stuck affecting a person’s entire system. This concept became the basis of […]


Scientists Announce Chronic Pain Is Determined By Emotions

July 2, 2012

The Telegraph, a world renowned newspaper, recently released a fascinating article about new findings in the relationship between emotions and chronic pain. Scientists have discovered why some people don’t recover from illness or injury, while others do — their emotions! Brain scan studies showed how chronic pain emerges as a result of an emotional response […]


The Most Important Thing I Do Every Day: Energy Balancing Routine

June 28, 2012

Scientists have long known we could detect imbalances in the subtle energy field before it was apparent in the physical body. We could interpret this to mean that imbalances actually begin in the energy system. All of the tissues and organs in the body produce magnetic vibrations referred to by scientists as “biomagnetic fields.” One […]


“How Do I Know That?!” and How You Can Too: Muscle Testing

June 21, 2012

You ask and I listen! The #1 thing I get asked by clients during our work together is….how do I seem to pick up on exactly what’s going on, and why — after they’ve been trying to figure it out for sometimes many years? My clients are always surprised at how I can often sense […]


Triggered Easily? You Can Calm Your Fight, Flight or Freeze Response

June 6, 2012

What Happens During the Flight, Fight or Freeze Response? When we become threatened, we experience a surge of chemicals designed to allow us to survive through whatever the event is. The physiological effects are increased adrenaline, acceleration of heart and lung action, shaking, dilation of pupils and more. Cortisol, known as the “stress hormone,” is […]


The Mind Leads and The Body Follows: Workshop Registration Open

May 31, 2012

I’m excited to announce my Monterey, CA workshop is open for registration! The Los Angeles, CA date will be announced shortly. Our mind is such an important leader for our body, and our thoughts and emotional patterns have a direct affect on what manifests in our physical being (both good and bad).  Topic: The Mind […]


Presentation in Monterey, CA: Why Emotions Can Cause Physical Symptoms

May 9, 2012

I’m proud to be doing a presentation at the Mindshop Metaphysical Books and Gifts in Pacific Grove, CA (a few minutes from Monterey) on May 18th at 7 p.m. You’ll discover Why Emotions Can Cause Physical Symptoms … and how you can start addressing them. Being aware is the first step in not allowing your […]


Why Trying To Heal Too Fast Won’t Work (and May Actually Stall You)

May 8, 2012

Without fail, every one of my clients eventually asks me, “So, how long does this healing process take?” When you’ve been sick or dealing with a problem for a long time, you want it over with….NOW. Trust me, I get it. But, healing fast isn’t necessarily the best way to heal. I believe the deep, […]


How Being Scared To Live Too Big Can Keep You Stuck…or Sick!

May 2, 2012

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.” – Marianne Williamson This is one of the most powerful quotes I know. And, it is something that eventually gets discussed when I work with […]


Negative Emotional Patterns in Chronic Lyme Disease (and Other Chronic Conditions)

April 11, 2012

Working with so many different types of clients, I am always finding common threads in the emotional patterns I see. Because I had chronic Lyme disease and about 50% of my clients have it, I thought it might be useful to outline some of the common emotional denominators I see with this dis-ease. I also […]


The Science of Energy Psychology: Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

March 28, 2012

Recently, Nick Ortner, creator and executive producer of the hit documentary film, “The Tapping Solution” wrote an excellent article for the Huffington Post about Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT). While many people who use it, don’t doubt its effectiveness, there are others who like to know the science of how and why it works before being […]


Stuck Trying To Figure Yourself Out? My Two Simple Words Can Help!

March 23, 2012

There is an easy (promise!) way to figure out what the real problem driving some of your major issues or life themes are. It’s a simple question that I use with all my clients at some point: “Then what?” Here’s how it works and why it’s so important. When someone comes to see me for […]


How You Feel ABOUT Your Problem Can Be A Major Clue

March 13, 2012

I always have clients ask me how I’m going to figure out what emotional events from their past are ones that may be affecting them today. First off, I am constantly reminding people that what we think of as trauma and what actually traumatizes us are two different things. Often the major events in our […]


How Limiting Beliefs Could Be Keeping You Sick & Stuck

March 10, 2012

Awhile back, ago we talked about what many professionals refer to as “psychological reversals” in the form of an upside to your illness. “Psychological reversals” was a term coined by psychologist Dr. Roger Callahan who discovered Thought Field Therapy. These reversals occur when one part of us wants to change (the conscious part of us) […]


Psychological Reversals: The Upside To Your Illness

March 6, 2012

Have you tried everything to get better? Is nothing working? Do you sometimes start to get better and then suddenly have a flare or attack of your symptoms? If this is you, there is a good chance your subconscious is trying to stop you from getting over whatever your problem is. Yep, that’s right! Simply […]


Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Resources

March 1, 2012

THE SCOOP ON EFT Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is an incredibly simple and effective tool based on the meridian system, which are energy pathways in the body, originating in Chinese Medicine thousands of years ago. Along the meridians, there are points that can be stimulated to move energy or remove blockages. With remarkable consistency, EFT […]


Fears and Excessive Worry

February 23, 2012

  From the first day I started to work with Amy I felt more confident in my ability to resolve my own problems. She taught me Emotional Freedom Technique and other energy techniques to help myself. In my case, I have to deal with the sequels of a debilitating disease, so every thing happening to my body […]


Relationship Issues

February 23, 2012

  I had great success with Amy using the Emotion Code and EFT.  Amy figured out a particular block I had with my father that had resulted in me carrying around resentment for him that was affecting our relationship  Once she identified the issue, she was able to clear the emotion and the resentment disappeared. […]


How Trauma Affects Us

February 13, 2012

This is a great video on trauma and the primitive brain. It makes it easy to see how trauma affects us, and why energy therapy is so effective at clearing these traumas. by


General Life Issues

January 23, 2012

 Finding Amy and learning how to clear emotions led me on a profound path of healing I never thought I would discover! This therapy gets to the roots of all your issues, really allowing your body to heal without anything blocking it. I am eternally grateful to Amy for the help she has provided me […]