What if there were a single skill that could directly and radically improve your relationships and your emotional life? Empathy, teaches Karla McLaren, is that skill. With The Art of Empathy, she teaches us how to perceive and feel the experiences of others with clarity and authenticity to connect with them more deeply and effectively.Informed by current insights from neuroscience, social psychology, and healing traditions, this book explores:
Why empathy is not a mystical phenomenon but a natural, innate ability that we can strengthen and developHow to identify and regulate our emotions and boundariesThe process of shifting into the perspective of othersHow to provide support in a sensitive and healthy wayInsights for navigating our hyper-connected social landscapeTargeted chapters for improving family, workplace, and intimate relationshipsWays to expand our empathy to our community, global levels of society, and the natural worldMore than ever, reflects Karla McLaren, the time for empathy has come. The Art of Empathy brings welcome, practical guidance for mastering this essential life skill.
About the Author
Karla McLaren has researched emotional intuition across many world traditions and in her own work as an empathic healer. She is the author of the award-winning book Your Aura & Your Chakras: The Owner's Manual, as well as Rebuilding the Garden: Healing the Spiritual Wounds of Childhood Sexual Assault ? a respected reference book used in prisons, halfway houses, homeless shelters, and rape crisis centers across the country. Karla McLaren is also the author of the Sounds True audio course Emotional Genius: How Your Emotions Can Save Your Life.