Conscious Complaining is one of the 5 Empathic Mindfulness practices developed by Karla McLaren. This particular practice was adapted from the work of Barbara Sher in her book Wishcraft. In this video, Karla explores the importance of complaining consciously with intention and care, and how you can use this practice to access the genius in your emotions.
Burning Contracts is one of the 5 Empathic Mindfulness practices developed by Karla McLaren. This practice is vital for making changes to ideas, beliefs, and behaviors that no longer work for you. In this video, Karla explores Burning Contracts as a practice for working through intense and toxic messages and how you can disentangle from them – with the help of all of your emotions – … Read More
In this video, Karla McLaren introduces her Six Essential Aspects of Empathy model from her book The Art of Empathy. Empathy is a trait and a skill, and you can learn to develop (or calm down) your empathy depending on your needs and the situations you come across. Empathy is an art, but you are the artist!
Join Karla McLaren and Anxioneers and Dynamic Emotional Integration® professionals Pia Ault in Dubai, Andrea Watkins in Colorado, and Jennifer Asdorian in Washington, D.C. in this discussion about Resourcing, a healing practice that reminds us that we always have access to stability, even in intense situations. As Andrea points out, we can use the practice of Resourcing to help us move on from practices that may … Read More
Join Karla McLaren and Anxioneers and Dynamic Emotional Integration® professionals Jeanette Brynn from Washington, Jennifer Nate from Alberta, Canada, and Sandi Davis from California in this discussion on supportive ways to work with anxiety when overwhelm is present. Sandi reminds us of the importance of list-making in work with anxiety, especially when we’re feeling overwhelmed. Jeanette talks about how list-making can sometimes create overwhelm, and how … Read More
Join Karla McLaren and Anxioneers and Dynamic Emotional Integration® professionals Sarah Alexander in Oregon, Sherry Olander in Virginia, and Jen Nate in Alberta, Canada in this exploration of the important relationship between anxiety and depression. Although these two emotions may seem opposite one another, they actually arise to support each other. As Sarah, Jen, and Sherry shared in their examples, they learned to listen to their … Read More
Join Karla McLaren and Anxioneers and Dynamic Emotional Integration® professionals Bobbi McIntyre from South Carolina, Francine Bélanger from Ontario, Canada, and Camilla Jørgensen from Copenhagen, Denmark, in this discussion on the importance working consciously with your anxiety. Conscious Questioning for Anxiety is the main practice for supporting anxiety. As Bobbi and Francine point out, the practice of list-making is a crucial part of this practice, and … Read More
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
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!
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