Workshop: Discover Your Emotional Body

You can play with your emotions! A Somatic Mini-Workshop at Empathy Academy Saturday, July 27 from 10am to noon Pacific Time   Talking and reading about emotions is a good way to learn about them, but playing with them can help you understand and work with them in healing new ways. As you access your body’s wisdom, you may find that you’re already working skillfully with … Read More

Emotion Regulation for Beginners!

You Can Learn How to Regulate Your Emotions Live Zoom workshop, Saturday, June 29 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

Workshop: Developing Empathic Boundaries

Developing Empathic Boundaries Setting Flexible Boundaries in an Often-Rigid World June 8: A live 2-hour Zoom workshop with Karla McLaren, M.Ed.   Many of us have been taught that boundaries should be rigid and wall-like, and this rigidity tends to reduce empathy (which is sometimes a good idea). But healthy boundaries can also be living, flexible agreements that can shift and change with changing circumstances. Rigid … Read More

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 Your sadness can help you let go of ideas that are outdated, things that don’t work, and attitudes that don’t … Read More

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

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