Escaping Utopia: This accessible and nuanced account of a controversial subject will be the standard reference on its subject for many years to come.
Benjamin Zablocki, Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University
Karla McLaren is an emotional genius; she is the perfect guide to lead us through the complexities of emotions, and right into the heart of compassion.
Michael Meade, author of The Water of Life and The Genius Myth
Escaping Utopia is a must read book for everyone concerned about the real nature of human nature.
Philip Zimbardo, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University
Karla McLaren’s breakthrough approach provides the missing link for those who want to finally get off the merry-go-round of anxiety, shame, and self-judgment. Embracing Anxiety has become a permanent fixture in my tool box.
Dr. Samantha Brody, author of Overcoming Overwhelm
THE POWER OF EMOTIONS AT WORK speaks truth to the reality that so much of work is actually emotional work. This wonderful, insightful, and practical book will help you create teams that work better together and make better work.
Charlie Gilkey, author of Start Finishing
Karla McLaren brilliantly illuminates the rich, textured landscape of emotional intelligence and the most important glue holding together all relationships — empathy.
Peter Levine, PhD, author of Healing Trauma and Freedom from Pain
The Language of Emotions has changed the way I relate to others, and to myself, forever.
Gavin DeBecker, author of The Gift of Fear and Protecting the Gift
Embracing Anxiety is a kind and empathetic, practical and reality-based approach to managing emotions, useful for anyone and everyone.
A strong emotional vocabulary doesn’t simply help you identify more emotions – it also helps you work with them more easily and more skillfully. This portable Emotional Vocabulary List will help you develop emotional awareness and skills!