Karla McLaren: The Language of Emotions (AudiobookFormat, 2010, Sounds True) No rating

This is a book I've been trying to finish for the past 8 months because multiple, divergent woosurrectionists had recommended it as a "must read" and I wanted to both understand how this influenced their approach to feelings and dealing with conflict and resolution.

Definitely self-help, new-age through and through by a self-described empath, whose approach is: "You can be an empath too". Borrows a lot from unspecific indigenous world views and a bit of eastern world views maybe blended with a bit of paganism (or maybe taking from these cultures is the overlap I see).

I think all in all, it tries to break down big feels and emotions we have into chapters, tries to speak to their origins and what they are saying about your needs, and not other peoples. I feel like if you can approach it the same way you might approach marxist writing, or fierce …