The Emotional Work of Antiracism

How our Feelings Can Help Us Create a More Just World. Starts Sunday, February 28th, 2021 6-week online course $275 This experiential online course explores the emotional and empathic work that support antiracism, equality, inclusion, and justice. Join us in working directly with the power in our emotions so that we can challenge and transform racism and inequality — and build a community of justice and … Read More

Embracing Procrastination

In this video, Karla McLaren introduces two perfectly acceptable ways that people work with their anxiety, based on the work of Dr. Mary Lamia in her book What Motivates Getting Things Done. Dr. Lamia calls these two styles task-oriented and deadline-driven (which is also referred to as procrastination). Both ways of working with anxiety are valuable and necessary, and neither is better or worse than the … Read More

A better way to think about the purpose of anger

  In our Emotion Dynamics Facebook group, we search for images or messages that treat emotions and empathy with respect, but we don’t find many. So we create our own! This meme helps us think more clearly about what anger does. Feel free to share this Better Meme. If you’ve read The Language of Emotions or The Art of Empathy, and you’d like to join our … Read More

The Promise of Sleep

A Pioneer in Sleep Medicine Explores the Vital Connection Between Health, Happiness, and a Good Night’s Sleep This month’s Great Read is a classic written by a pioneer in the field of sleep, the late, great Dr. William Dement Dr. Dement was one of the earliest specialists in sleep science, and he was the founder and director of the Stanford University Sleep Research Center. Besides providing … Read More

Meet the Anxioneers!

In this video, Karla McLaren introduces the Anxioneers. The Anxioneers are licensed Dynamic Emotional Integration® (DEI) professionals from all over the world. The Anxioneers met regularly to support Karla in writing her 2020 book, Embracing Anxiety. This video kicks off a series of conversations about the genius of anxiety with the Anxioneers!

A better way to treat guilt, shame, and anxiety

In our Emotion Dynamics Facebook group, we search for images or messages that treat emotions as vital aspects of our lives, but we don’t find many. So we build our own! This meme helps us look at guilt, shame, and anxiety in new ways. Feel free to share this Better Meme. If you’ve read The Language of Emotions or The Art of Empathy, and you’d like … Read More

Licensee Close-Up: Francine Bélanger

Francine is a licensed DEI Trainer who lives in Ontario, Canada. She was in the very first cohort of DEI licensees, and she is also a Certified Martha Beck Life Coach and yoga instructor. When she is not working in those fields, she fills her time pursuing some of her other talents and passions – gardening, stage acting, and voice acting. Her playful, kind, and inspiring … Read More

Supersense

Why We Believe in the Unbelievable This month’s Great Read helps us look at superstitions not as signs of ignorance, but as signs of our brains working in unusual ways to make sense of the world. If you lost your wedding ring, and I offered to replace it with an exact and shiny new duplicate, would you accept it — or would your previous ring carry … Read More

Introducing Embracing Anxiety!

This month, we’re introducing a new video-series based on Karla McLaren’s newest book, Embracing Anxiety! In this video, Karla explores the many ways that anxiety is confused with other emotions and conditions. Although anxiety works alongside these other emotions and conditions, it contains specific gifts and skills to help you:  Anxiety helps you gather all of your resources to complete your tasks and meet your deadlines. … Read More

A better way to think about judgment

In our Emotion Dynamics Facebook group, we search for images or messages that treat emotions and judgment as vital aspects of our lives, but we don’t find many. So we create our own! This meme boldly states that judgment is necessary. Feel free to share this Better Meme. If you’ve read The Language of Emotions or The Art of Empathy, and you’d like to join our … Read More

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