You Can Befriend Your Sadness

Befriending Sadness Welcoming Flow Into Your Life Online course starts November 27 at Empathy Academy Letting go, relaxing, and rejuvenating: These are the gifts of sadness I call sadness “the magical healing balm of the soul” because it’s so essential for your health and well being. Your sadness can help you let go of ideas that are outdated, things that don’t work, and attitudes that don’t … Read More

Emotion Regulation for Beginners!

You Can Learn How to Regulate Your Emotions Live Zoom workshop, Saturday, November 18 from 10am-11:30am Pacific Time   Your emotions contain genius, yet many of us have been socialized to ignore them, or to treat them as problems. But your emotions aren’t problems; they come to help you deal with problems! In this mini-workshop with instructor and Dynamic Emotional Integration® professional Anchen Texter, you’ll learn … Read More

Honoring Your Emotional Ecosystem

A live online course to help you work with your emotions!   For many centuries, we’ve been chased away from our emotions and told that they’re unwanted, unreliable, or untrue. In many ways, we’ve been taught to see emotions as the weeds of human nature, best pulled out, or at the very least, suppressed. But today, we’re beginning to understand what poets and artists have known … Read More

A Community Grief Ritual

Entering the Sacred River of Grief A Community Healing Ritual Saturday, December 2 to Sunday, December 17, 2023 Online at Empathy Academy I have often said that we live in a grief-impaired time. Many of us have a very difficult time working with grief, and our funeral rituals are often stripped of their power to bring communities together to heal. But we haven’t forgotten our grief … Read More

An Artistic Course to Help You Access Your Emotions

Art and Emotions Working with your emotions through artistic practices  Online course starts Saturday, October 28 at Empathy Academy Accessing your emotions and your inner artist We’ve got a wonderful course with artist and double-licensed Dynamic Emotional Integration® Trainer and Consultant Sue Barclay from Scotland. During her licensing process, Sue brought us a wonderful artistic practice that helped us access our emotions in amazingly simple, yet … Read More

Workshop: Rediscovering Your Inner Artist

Exploring the Magic of Mark-Making A 2.5-hour workshop on Saturday, October 8 from 10:00am to 12:30pm Pacific Time   No previous art experience is required! Many of us feel that we’re not artistic, or that art is about perfection and competition. But art is actually an inner skill that all of us possess. Sue Barclay is an artist, educator, and licensed Dynamic Emotional Integration® professional who helps … 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

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

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

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