A retreat and ritual in Virginia

Building Empathy and Equity A retreat intensive with Karla McLaren and Jonathan McRay Friday to Sunday, August 23rd to August 25th in Harrisonburg, Virginia $175 If you’re concerned and aggrieved by the deep divides in our country, and you’re interested in a deeper dive into emotional healing, Karla McLaren and Jonathan McRay invite you to join them in Harrisonburg for a unique opportunity to explore issues … Read More

Befriending Shame

Harness the Power of Your Healthy Conscience Starts Monday, August 26th  4-week online course $145   Understanding shame and knowing how to work with it can improve every area of your life! In this experiential online course about the often-misunderstood emotion of shame, you’ll learn how to work with your shame in healthy and surprising new ways. This course is designed to help you understand the … Read More

Emotional Flow Online

~ Becoming Fluent in The Language of Emotions ~ Starts Monday, July 1st  – 8 weeks of self-paced multi-media learning, Q&A, forum interactions, and downloadable content $165 Emotional Flow will help you access the genius inside your emotions Your emotions are absolutely essential to every aspect of your life — yet few of us were ever taught how to work with them skillfully. In this self-paced … Read More

Is There More to Life than Chasing After Happiness?

You may need to consider what else makes life worth living. ~ Sunday, June 2nd ~ Roseneath, Ontario, Canada ~ 9:30am to 12pm Join Francine Bélanger, Licensed Dynamic Emotional Integration® Trainer, Certified Martha Beck Life Coach and experienced Yoga Teacher, to explore happiness and proven ways to increase your well-being and life satisfaction. Francine will guide you through various experiences including gentle and easy relaxing movements, … Read More

Understanding the Intelligence in Your Anger

by Anchen Texter, Dynamic Emotional Integration® trainer and consultant. Anger is an everyday emotion. If you like to have the radio on a certain station, it’s your anger that helps you speak up to keep it there. If you like to have your coffee with cream and sugar, it’s your anger that helps you ask for it at the diner. If you like to look out the window … Read More

Anger Speaks

~ What your anger really wants you to know ~ Have you ever felt so determined and clear about something that you deeply care about? Did you know that determination is a form of anger? Anger is essential to the wellbeing of ourselves and others, yet many of us are misinformed on how to recognize it and work with it, especially when it shows up in … Read More

Have You Ever Found Yourself Uninspired, Out of Steam?

You may need to bring more Balance and Flow into your life. ~ Sunday, March 31 ~ Roseneath, Ontario, Canada ~ 9:30am to 12pm Join Francine Bélanger, Licensed Dynamic Emotional Integration® Trainer, Certified Martha Beck Life Coach and experienced Yoga Teacher, to explore your inner balance and how you can improve balance and flow in your daily life, making it possible to access the deep knowledge … Read More

A new DEI licensing program for mental health professionals!

Emotions contain vital healing wisdom Recent research is helping us see that emotions are vital to nearly everything we do. Though we have misunderstood emotions for centuries and treated them very poorly, we are beginning to understand their value and their power. Emotions help us attach value to information. They help us decide whether people are safe or unsafe. They help us choose our careers. They … Read More

Educate with Empathy – a more effective way to learn.

~ by Anchen Texter,  DEI Trainer & Consultant Comfort and safety are feelings you might not associate with online courses, but these two values are at the core of empathic course design. Every day, our bodies shift from the parasympathetic nervous system (rest and replenish) to the sympathetic nervous system (fight or flight) and back again as we go from home to work, or from a … Read More

3 Secrets Healthy Empaths Know That Transform Stuck Emotional Patterns

By Jessica Moore, Licensed DEI Trainer Are you a sensitive person who feels just a bit too much? Do you struggle with cycling anxiety or self-criticism? Do you sometimes just wish your emotions would go away and give you a break? I am here to tell you that even though your emotions may be causing problems for you, your emotions themselves are not the problem. If … Read More

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