Your emotions can help you thrive in troubled times
I hope that you and your emotions are working well together, and that you’re taking good care of yourself in these troubled times.
Something we’ve all realized is how vital emotional skills are — and how much people suffer if they don’t have those skills.
As we’ve all been feeling the necessary emotions of fear, anxiety, and panic (see this video to understand the vital work of each of these emotions) — and as we’ve all been feeling sadness, grief, and depression (see this video to understand these three magnificent emotions), many people have sort of fallen apart.
This falling apart can be an entryway to new levels of self-awareness and soulful healing when people have emotional skills. But when they don’t have skills, this falling apart can lead to disaster. We’re seeing it in political life the world over, and we’re seeing it here in the U.S. in our catastrophic response to Covid-19.
If you understand emotions, you can see people being overwhelmed by anger instead of using its energy to set clear boundaries with empathy and strength. You can see people spinning out with anxiety and panic instead of understanding how these two brilliant emotions work to help us function, and to save our lives.
And you can see people running from their necessary grief and depression instead of listening to these remarkably wise and deep emotions.
Most of us have faced many deep emotions in this time of political and social upheaval. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to learn more about the deep genius that lives inside these emotions?
Accessing your own soulful genius
All of your emotions contain the genius you need to survive and even thrive in troubled times, and we’ve created an emotional wisdom and self-care program to help you learn how to work with all of your emotions in a welcoming empathic community.
Soul Tending is a 4-month online program dedicated to building a healthy and empathic international community of people who want to learn more about the brilliance in their emotions.
Join Soul Tending in 2021
In October, you can join Dynamic Emotional Integration® professionals Sherry Olander and Jennifer Nate for a four-month online exploration of the astounding wisdom that lives inside your emotions.
You’ll learn about all 17 of your emotions: how to identify them, how to work with them, and how to develop supportive skills and practices to access their limitless healing power.
This 4-month program contains 3 learning modules (of 4 weeks and 5 weeks) with breaks in between so that you can rest and integrate your learning.
This Soul Tending program will begin on October 4th, 2021.
You can learn more here: Soul Tending at Empathy Academy.
How to apply
Please answer these questions and email them to us by the application deadline of Friday, September 24th, 2021.
- Your name, contact information, mailing address, and time zone.
- The extent of your experience with Karla McLaren’s work (at minimum, you should know The Language of Emotions).
- Your experience with online learning.
- What are your intentions for taking this Soul Tending program?
Please send your statement to email@example.com.
CE credits are available to psychologists, psychoanalysts, counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, creative arts therapists, nurses, dentists, educators, and chemical dependency counselors.
Your emotions are your soul’s first language
I hope that you and your emotions are surrounded by respect, empathy, equality, justice, healthy community, and love — and that you’re able to access your own emotional genius every day.
Here’s to building a soulful world where all of this can be true for everyone.