Healing and Hope : Tapping for Australia

Written by: Nick Ortner

We didn’t start the fire
It was always burning
Since the world’s been turning
We didn’t start the fire
No, we didn’t light it
But we tried to fight it

I’m sure many of you recognize the lyrics above from Billy Joel’s song, “We Didn’t Start the Fire”.

It came to mind as I sat down to write to you about the tragedy of the fires in Australia and the feeling that many of us have about things being “on fire” in our lives.

It’s true that many of us didn’t “start the fires” in our lives, that they are patterns from the past; decades, centuries of small fires being lit, of injustices, of anger, of denial, of fear.

Patterns from our ancestors, patterns from the past, patterns of hopelessness, loss, and grief.

And maybe those are some of the feelings you’re having as you see the fires burn in Australia – feeling hopeless, feeling overwhelmed, wanting to help.

That’s why my sister Jessica sat down to record a specific audio Tapping Meditation for Australia, titled: Tapping for Australia.

It’s available for you to listen to for free below. Take a few minutes now; use it to lighten your load, and send healing energy to Australia and the world, and to begin putting out the fires.

Tapping for Australia


This meditation is a sample from our Tapping Solution App that’s available to download here.

I’m sharing this with you so that you can get a taste of what’s available in the app, along with hundreds of other Tapping Meditations from a wide variety of categories.

I hope you enjoyed listening to this tapping meditation, and please help me spread the word about The Tapping Solution App!

Sending you much love!

Until next time,

Keep Tapping (On the app!)

Nick Ortner

Download The Tapping Solution App today!

How do you feel after using this Tapping Meditation? Comment below!

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  1. Michelle says:

    Thank you Nick and Jessica much for this tapping meditation for Australia, this has been so helpful for me, I discovered it a few days ago.
    I live on the south coast of NSW and I am now preparing to evacuate for the fourth time as the fires are closing in on our small town of Moruya. Since last year we have been watching our country burn and as it creeps closer, family and friends loose their houses, our lungs fill with smoke and the anexiety rises. We have become traumatised, I have become depressed, not able to function, just managing to clean up and prepare for the next one. Today is another one!
    I have used tapping in the past and I have now embraced it again after several years and feel so grateful for the reminder of the many ways that it can help.
    Two days ago I was so low and had no energy to even cook myself dinner, I felt like going to bed and hiding. Instead I did a tapping session! I ended up just 10 minutes later, putting on some music, dancing and preparing myself a delicious dinner.
    My spirits are lifted, I feel a sense of optimism and feel joyful knowing that I can work through this and help others.
    Thank you!!! Love love

  2. Jazel says:

    Jessica, you are still just the best. I am an Aussie and and an empath and this is just what I needed to let all that deep pain and tears go. Feeling so much better, thank you, thank you, thank you and Bless you.

  3. Iwona says:

    Dear Nick and Jessica
    Thank you from Australia ?? for this beautiful Meditation.
    The love and compassion radiating in your voice Jessica brought tears to my eyes.

    It is so wonderful to see so much love and support from all parts of the Globe being send to our country in this very challenging times.
    Thank you ?? ❤️
    Much love and Blessings

  4. Nicole says:

    Thank you so much for this Tapping recording for Australia ? Really felt a shift from helplessness to sending good energy to Australia.

  5. Susan says:

    I live there
    It is not safe yet sorry

  6. Cynthia says:

    Thank you Jessica and Nick for providing us with a platform to express our concern and love to all sentient beings in Australia, and to give all of us hope for a better future.
    To all my sisters, brothers, and animals in Australia…..I send you my love and support from Minneapolis, MN.

  7. Jay says:

    thank you so much Jessica and Nick for holding us in your healing thoughts and wishes, and encouraging others to do so. It means a lot and the tapping helps release the bottled up emotions .
    People are mobilizing to help the decimated wildlife and communities, but there is so much loss.
    Everyone is thinking of ways to help, have just dropped off knitting wool to help make pouches for injured wildlife, but it will be a long process…

  8. Ryoka says:

    What a sublime gift! Thank you for your love and support Jessica and Nick, and thank you to our brothers and sisters around the world who are praying for us and sending healing at this challenging time xx

  9. Cami says:

    ThANk YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU so much for this meditation ??????????????? As an Native American I have The deepest connection and LOVE for ALL the Animals, Sacred Waters, the plant and tree Nations, and Mother Earth…I’m doing all I can to help but at times I find myself in deep sorrow and hopelessness. This tapping meditation is incredibly helpful and truly a gift. Endless Gratitude and Blessings to you all. Thank you for all you do!

  10. Christine says:

    Fantastic thankyou Jessica Nick & your team. Your Tapping for Australia brings much needed gentle soothing calming & deeply healing in these uncertain times of loss pain fears & raw emotions. As frontline crisis l will share to many more your gift of compassion & this practical resource.
    Oceans of love light & oneness
    Christine Australia

    • Nick Ortner says:

      Thanks so much for sharing, Christine! We hope it helps to bring healing to those affected. Sending you much love! 🙂

  11. Charlotte shields says:

    Thank you both so much for thinking of us here ‘down under’ it is a sad sad time for us here in Australia,it is also uplifting to know that so many people around the world are helping us in so many different ways, today Jessica has given us something special .
    Best regards
    Charlotte shields

  12. Carol Weaver says:

    Hi, thank you Nick and Jessica. It’s good to feel love from beyond our devastated continent and to be reminded that we can focus our prayers and love towards all the affected regions. I was not aware of how much pain and deep sadness I was holding in my body before tapping. Blessings to you.

  13. Joy says:

    Wonderful, thank you. Your words are so spot on and healing.

  14. Kerstin Maack says:

    so very beautiful, Thank you from the bottom of my heart!

  15. Andrea says:

    I now am full of love and light. I saw people from all over the world standing around Australia, framing and giving light and love. I saw them flooding the whole land with something looked like a white cloud, cool and wet. Wonderfull vision ?

  16. Connie says:

    I am sitting in my house in the smoke with my bags packed waiting to be evacuated as the fires come closer. I grieve for my country, Australia, and the huge loss, and I cried as I listened to this tapping meditation. Thank you.

  17. Michelle says:

    Thanks so much, this is just what I needed for my heartbreak about Australia. It gets overwhelming sometimes. Will do this tapping over and over.

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