Making Emotions Common Sense in the World

There is no more important life skill than Emotional Literacy. Recognizing, naming, and understanding what our emotions are trying to tell us is life changing. It is a skill as important as linguistic literacy and something we can all learn. Step onto the path to emotional literacy with us.

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Hi, I’m Dan Newby.

The most important and challenging learning in my life has been developing my emotional literacy. It has given me a tremendous life skill and transformed my life. Many of my students say something similar happened for them. My passion is to help others discover the impact emotional literacy can make in their lives

Our Offers

Our Books

“My go-to for clarifying emotions” is a comment we often get about our primer, dictionary, and workbook. They will help you build your emotional understanding and competence.

Emoli™ Emotion Flash Cards

A simple, enjoyable way to build your emotional vocabulary. Sixty-seven beautifully designed cards, six exercises and a pamphlet primer on emotions. Make emotions tangible!

Emotions-Centered Coaching Course

Small, intimate groups of ‘people who help people’ learning about their own emotions and how to help clients redesign their lives for greater satisfaction.

Emotions-Centered Coaching Certification

Study one-on-one with Dan to integrate emotions into your coaching. These four sessions will teach you how to leverage emotions for the benefit of your clients.

Emotional Literacy Mastermind Group

If you want to build your emotional literacy and aren’t sure where to begin, the Emotional Literacy Mastermind group might be perfect.

Free Introductory Webinars

Want to know more about emotional literacy and Emotions-Centered Coaching? Sign up for one of our free one-hour webinars and we will answer your questions.

Upcoming Events

Open House at the School of Emotions with co-founder Dan Newby

The School of Emotions offers books, courses, eLearning, and a multitude of resources to help you expand and integrate emotions as a life skill. Join Dan for a one-hour tour of our virtual school and conversation about emotional literacy and its relevance to all you do. It will be enlightening and expand the possibilities you see for deepening your emotional competency.

Latest Blog-Posts

Theres No Avoiding Shame
There’s No Avoiding Shame…

There’s No Avoiding Shame…

and that's a good thing. This week I lived through a personal experience that exemplifies to me how the ontological interpretation of emotions is useful for understanding and navigating life. The event that put things in motion was that an organizational client I...

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Recently this email arrived from a former student and coach: "Thanks so much for your email. I cried when I read it but, this time, the crying was good – felt nourishing. The emotion of 'dignity' feels very right. I was trying to get to “hope” because I thought...

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