The Art of Empathy

A Complete Guide to Life’s Most Essential Skill, by Karla McLaren, M.Ed. This month’s Great Read is an in-depth exploration of empathy — what it is, how it works, how it develops, and how you can develop your own healthy empathy. Karla McLaren grew up as a hyper-empathic person who once thought that empathy was a psychic skill (it’s not). She realized her mistake, and dove into … Read More

The Language of Emotions

What Your Feelings Are Trying to Tell You, by Karla McLaren, M.Ed. In our Dynamic Emotional Integration® community, we often talk about how difficult it can be to develop emotional awareness and emotional skills. So many books, movies, professionals, memes, and messages tell us to treat our emotions as problems, and that’s not helpful! It’s also completely untrue. In response, we’re starting a monthly Great Reads … Read More