How to Feel Your Feelings

How to Feel Your Feelings

For a long time in my life, I mistook talking about my feelings for actually feeling my feelings.There’s a big difference. I was good at labeling and identifying my feelings.I could tell you all about how I felt about something that was going on.I could explain what...
What Does It Mean to Grieve Well?

What Does It Mean to Grieve Well?

I often wish that crying on a daily basis was as normal as brushing our teeth. I wish that I could tear up more easily, that I could cry softly about things for five minutes and then move on with my day easily, without anyone thinking that something is weird or wrong....

From Wallowing and Venting to (Self) Empathy

Can venting ever be “productive”? Is it ok sometimes to just “wallow” in our feelings? Yes, of course. As many of you who’ve worked with me for a while already know: I believe that there is a time and a place for everything. Everything fits somewhere, sometime,...
Learning the Art of Emotional Alchemy

Learning the Art of Emotional Alchemy

Our emotions bring us a tremendous amount of passion and power.  They give us invaluable information about our underlying universal human needs and are a source of vitality, aliveness, and connection for ourselves and others. Embracing the fullest range of...