Free resources from The Language of Emotions!

In celebration of the release of the newly updated Language of Emotions, I’ve created a free resource packet with bonus materials for you! Too good to leave out As I was voicing the audiobook for The Language of Emotions, I realized that listeners would not be able to go through the Emotional Vocabulary List in any workable way, and that they needed a simple chart so … Read More

The Rejuvenation practice

Accessing happiness and joy in grounded and healthy ways Sadly, many of us were taught that happiness and joy are the only worthwhile emotions. Happiness and joy are very important emotions, but they’re just 2 emotions in the marvelous family of 17 emotions, and they can’t possibly work by themselves! Many of us run after these two emotions and try to imprison them, but that’s a … Read More

Turning complaining in to a healing practice

When people think of empathy, they tend to see it as a soft skill, full of yielding and niceness. That’s a part of empathy, but there’s a deeper and more full-bodied form of empathy that helps you engage with people when they (and you!) are not feeling nice at all. In The Art of Empathy, I share a number of relationship skills for dealing with conflict … Read More

Course: The Emotional Life of Parenting

Learning to Parent with Your Emotions A 4-week course at Empathy Academy Starts Monday, September 25   Parenthood can be one of the most deeply emotional adventures in our lives, but we don’t have a lot of support to understand the healing purpose of our own emotions or the emotions of the children we care for.  In this online course, we’ll help you look at emotions … Read More

Is it time for Soul Tending?

Emotions are the deep language of your soul Your emotions have been working to support you in every area of your life, and they contain a deep wisdom that is astonishing in its healing power. How tragic it is, then, that so many of us have been chased away from our emotions? If you’ve been studying the work in The Language of Emotions or my other … Read More

The fourth key to emotional genius

It is normal for emotions to arise in pairs and groups! Learning how to work with your emotions empathically means learning how they work and how to work with them directly. Many of the emotional confusions we have arise because we weren’t taught that emotions work together to help us make sense of our world. Emotions are aspects of our awareness and our intelligence, and when … Read More

Workshop: Parenting with Emotions!

An Introduction to the Emotional Life of Parenting A Mini-Workshop at Empathy Academy Saturday, September 16 from 10am to 12:30pm Pacific Time   Parenting is an emotional adventure, but we don’t have a lot of support to understand the healing purpose of our own emotions and the emotions of the children we care for. In this workshop, we’ll help you look at emotions in healing new ways! … Read More

A practice to reclaim yourself

Burning Contracts helps you let go of unworkable things Because emotions carry such vital messages, I created the Empathic Mindfulness practices to help you learn to work with them, These skills rely on your ability to work in the imaginal realm, which isn’t something you make up; rather, it’s the place where your creativity comes from. In the imaginal realm, you create music, art, dreams, ideas, … Read More

The third key to emotional genius

Each emotion arises at many different levels of intensity  Working with emotions empathically means learning how they work and how to work with them respectfully. One very important key to developing emotional skills is to learn how to identify emotions at many different levels.  This is especially important if you only become aware of your emotions when they’re very intense. Learning about their nuanced states can … Read More

The Soul Tending program starts in October!

Your emotions can help you thrive in troubled times Something we’ve all seen so clearly over these years of pandemic and upheaval is how vital emotional skills are — and how much people suffer if they don’t have those skills. 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 … Read More

1 2 3 4 18