November 2021 at Empathy Academy 

November 13th, 2021, 2:30 to 4pm Pacific, 90 minutes. The Power of Emotions at Work. Join Karla McLaren, M.Ed. for a workshop on how to improve and enrich the human environment of the workplace.

November 22nd to December 17th, 2021, 4 weeks. Your Empathic Body: Learning to Embody All of Your Emotions. Join DEI professional and somatic movement educator Chris Bodwitch for a 4-week exploration of movement, emotional awareness, fun, and flow.

November 27th, 2021, 2 hours. Exploring Your Emotions as Allies. Join DEI professional Heather Giasson for a delightful 2-hour exploration of your emotional allies, focused on a current situation in your life.


December 2021 at Empathy Academy and Transformation Labs

December 4th to December 19th, 2021, 3 Weeks plus a 3-day grief ritual. Entering the Sacred River of Grief: A Community Healing Ritual. Join Karla McLaren and DEI professionals Sherry Olander and Andrea Watkins for a 2 week ritual to help you access the magnificent healing powers of your grief.

December 13th, 2021 to February 4th, 2022, 8 weeks. Emotional Flow: Becoming Fluent in the Language of Emotions. Join DEI professionals Sherry Olander and Jen Nate for an 8-week exploration of all 17 of your emotions. You’ll learn how to identify, befriend, and work with your emotions in healing new ways!

OngoingHow to Stay Grounded in Troubled Times – Engaging with the Healing Genius in Your Intense Emotions. Join Karla McLaren, M.Ed. to learn the skills to develop your emotional resilience and receive guidance from your anxiety, panic, rage, and apathy. Self-guided and self-paced online course through Sounds True’s Transformation Labs. 


January 2022 at Empathy Academy

January 3rd to January 28th, 2022, 4 weeks. Befriending Anger: Skills to Help You Make a Ally Out of Anger. Join DEI professional Anchen Texter for a 4 week exploration of the marvelous, relational, boundary-setting emotion of anger.

January 31st to February 25th, 2022, 4 weeks. Empathy and Self-Care: Tending Your World Without Losing Yourself. Join DEI professional Sandi Davis for a 4 week course on you: your empathy, your self-care, and your needs as a unique empathic presence in a world that needs you.



Listen Now

The Hidden World of Emotions with Karla McLaren and Whitney Logan (listen here) 1 hour 17 minutes

An Awakin Call with Karla McLaren and Dr. Andrew Kim (listen or watch here) 1 hour 34 minutes 

Making Friends with Anxiety and all of Your Emotions with Tami Simon (listen to Insights at the Edge) 1 hour 10 minutes 

All About Fear, Anxiety, and Panic with Imi Lo (listen to Eggshell Transformations) 49 minutes 

On emotions, anxiety, and social justice with Ryan Welborn (listen to We Will Get Through This) 1 hour 9 minutes 

Healthy Empathy for Surgeons with Jeffrey Smith, MD (listen here) 46 minutes  

The gifts of ALL emotions – even depression with Tami Simon (listen to Insights at the Edge) 58 minutes 

The Art of Empathy, part 1 with Tami Simon (listen to Insights at the Edge, part 1) 1 hour, 2 minutes 

The Art of Empathy, part 2 with Tami Simon (listen to Insights at the Edge, part 2) 1 hour, 6 minutes  

Emotions are action-requiring programs! (Listen to Weekly Wisdom) 9 minutes 

Empathy and Generosity with Marianna Cacciatore (listen to Bread for the Journey) 58 minutes 

How to Learn The Language of Emotions with Koren Motekaitis (listen to How She Really Does It) 56 minutes 

Healthy Empathy, Self, and Relationships with Michael Stone (listen to Conversations) 51 minutes 

Why is Empathy Valuable? on Conscious Talk Radio (listen to Conscious Talk) 56 minutes


Watch Now

Visit Karla’s Emotion Dynamics YouTube Channel

On Embracing Anxiety (1 hour 33 minutes)

Anger and Good Boundaries (11 minutes)

Shame is Your Friend! (16 minutes)

How Many Ways Can You Say Happy? (4 minutes)

Emotions Simplified! (10 minutes)

The Art of Empathy introduction (2 minutes)

The Magic of Weasel Words! (8 minutes)

Are You Positive about Emotions? (4 minutes)

Embracing Your Emotions (1 minute)