About Meryl

Meryl Hershey Beck is often referred to as “the Ambassador of Joy.” This wasn’t always the case as she spent the first half of her life in the utter hell of a binge eating disorder. As a licensed counselor, Meryl now joyfully shares tools of recovery with her clients and in her book, STOP EATING YOUR HEART OUT: The 21-Day Program to Free Yourself from Emotional Eating. Meryl teaches you ways to break the chains of emotional eating as you transform your relationship with food and enjoy the freedom of living the authentic, joy-filled life you were meant to live.

Endings and Beginnings

Endings and Beginnings The Roman philosopher Seneca declared, “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.”  So true, so true. Endings and beginnings! Endings and beginnings walk together as a couple, sometimes one brings sadness and the other joy. … Continue reading

Releasing Phobias

Releasing Phobias Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines phobia as “an exaggerated usually inexplicable and illogical fear of a particular object, class of objects, or situation.” According to Christian Nordqvist in medicalnewstoday.com, the ten most common phobias in the U.K. and U.S. are: Social phobia – fear … Continue reading

Get Energized!

Let’s get energized! Everyone suffers from low energy now and then…and most people love to have an energy boost. I used to send out EnergyTips to an online yahoo group and want to share a few with you to help … Continue reading

Tap Your Troubles Away

Tap Your Troubles Away Do you know you really can tap your troubles away? Perhaps you’ve heard of EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) … and there are other EFT cousins that are equally effective. Although Tapping is becoming more and more … Continue reading

The Magical Human Body!

The Magical Human Body! This post comes from my friend and colleague, Sheran Mattson (I added the images and a few adaptations.) She and I both attended the awesome International Energy Psychology Conference in San Antonio.  I wonder how many … Continue reading

Mother’s Day: a Minefield of Feelings

Mother’s Day: a Minefield of Feelings Mother’s Day – Family gatherings. Gifts. Celebrations. Dinner out. Joy. Flowers. Warm embraces. Happiness. Whoa! Not every woman is jovial on Mother’s Day. Maybe you: Lost your mother. Lost your child. Long to be a … Continue reading

Remembering Jon: Here one Day, Gone the Next

[Note: A version of this story appears in Faces of Suicide, Volume 4] Remembering Jon: Here one Day, Gone the Next Sweet. Gentle Soul. Big Hearted. A Big Kid. Generous. These are all words that have been used to describe … Continue reading

A Better Life with SourceTapping®

A Better Life with SourceTapping® Are you familiar with Tapping, such as EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)? It’s mentioned more and more by mainstream folks and even in the media. And athletes at the Olympics have been seen tapping! I continue to … Continue reading

Energy Psychology – for a happier, healthier life!

Energy Psychology – for a happier, healthier life! Some background… In 1990 I became a licensed professional clinical counselor in Ohio and learned to do mostly talk therapy with my clients. Each week they left our session feeling great. But then … Continue reading

A New Spin on an Old Tradition

Would you like a new spin on an old tradition? It’s mid January, and if you’re like the majority of people, I bet that most of your New Year’s Resolutions have fallen by the wayside. In my article “New Beginnings…” … Continue reading