Anxiety – Tip from Tapas

traumatized girl holds head

Dear TAT® Friend, My mom used to get so anxious before a trip, even though she’d pack weeks in advance.  I’ve done a fair amount of traveling and noticed I’d get the same way.  Why?  There’s nothing going on that’s really stressful…so where did this panicky heart and anxious, tight stomach come from?  In fact, […]

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Post Traumatic Stress

alcoholic man

Dear TAT® Friend, In a traumatic experience, a part of our consciousness can become wrapped up in “solving” a problem, protecting us from danger or abuse, or just trying to find sense in a senseless situation. The beliefs that spring up can be inaccurate but there are parts of us that hold onto those beliefs […]

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Why was I so hard to love?

broken heart

Dear TAT® Friend, Here’s a wonderful story I received — I thought you would like it too. “As a child I was taught to be good, quiet, clean, respectful, never to be a burden, never to get in the way, and to never put a foot out of place. Praise and love were only given […]

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SO EXCITED!!! — New way to heal with TAT®

Healing ACEs

Dear TAT® Friend, After 25 years of working with thousands of clients, workshop attendees and myself, it became clear that most of us were dealing with the long-lasting effects of childhood trauma.     After failed relationships back in my 20’s, I started searching for a real way to quit that frustrating, repeating cycle. It […]

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