Courage to Feel

"Emotions are data," Dr. Susan David stated in her Ted Talk. She is a professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School where she researched Emotional Agility and wrote a book on the subject. Emotional Agility is the ability to navigate life's tough emotions and accept them. https://www.ted.com/talks/susan_david_the_gift_and_power_of_emotional_courage/up-next?language=en#t-972235 When emotions are denied, they not only become … Continue reading Courage to Feel

The Simple Act of Listening

I knew that the simple act of listening, in an empathic way, could have a profound effect. - Sophie Andrews One of the intentions of Council Practice is to Listen from the Heart. This beautiful intention, as simple as it sounds, is rarely done. In our day to day lives rarely do we stop what … Continue reading The Simple Act of Listening