"Emotional Knowledge" Articles

Embracing Wholeness

By Cat Caracelo | June 30, 2024

Wholeness…such a big word to embrace. What is it? Wholeness is everything that is contained within, present and acknowledged to be part of or held within the space of something: a whole day, a whole book, a whole loaf, a whole life. What is it? Wholeness is everything that is contained within, present and acknowledged…

When Stories Shift + How a Moment Can Guide your Life…

By Cat Caracelo | June 28, 2024

How stories shift and how a moment can guide me in a new direction! This has been such an epiphany in my life, I spent so many years emboldening stories that were held together and stuck within roles I loved and how I identified my worth. It is vital at times to begin to unravel…

Meeting the Crone

By Cat Caracelo | April 5, 2024

She stirs the soup on the stove adjusting the heat to circumvent the hot flashes that have haunted her for years…maybe it’s just her body getting ready to be the catalyst of disparate dreams, the combustion of right vs. might, the pooled anger that ignites, the rhythm of a wild woman pushing despair into the…

International Womens Day, Every Day

By Cat Caracelo | March 5, 2024

First published in 2018 International Women’s Day is today… I invite you to honor and celebrate all that is changing and rising to meet us! Women’s Day is Every Day. Below, I share an invocation, a living prayer, a powerful expression of who we are. I also offer some important ideas about how Artist and…

The Bounty of Books: Characters + Catalysts  

By Cat Caracelo | November 10, 2023

For all of you book lovers and story weavers, you already know this…books provide us a bounty of possibilities, the immersive experience of traveling into another skin, space…or place. A book provides the source of seeing, being part of the range of experience within our human heart, while exploring all that held within, including the sad, strange,…

Compassion is a Precious Resource

By Cat Caracelo | March 16, 2023

Its been on my heart, and may also be true for you. Compassion is the deep caring for the pain of others, accompanied by a desire to help. It is most often expressed as an outpouring of emotional energy toward others yet compassion in terms of oneself is harder to find, especially at times when…

[VIDEO] What is Midlife anyway?

By Cat Caracelo | March 6, 2023

What is Midlife? Chronological age is beside the point, don’t do the math, explore your current journey to redefine life! We are here to measure midlife in quality and potential at anytime for every women. We are women traveling along a long lifeline that naturally holds many varied experiences. Please listen as I share more…

Self-Care at the Holidays

By Cat Caracelo | November 22, 2017

Tender remembering, feelings and old triggers can meet us, sometimes to our dismay, at the holiday season. With Thanksgiving in the United States coming soon, I am reminded of my own triggers, a time of grief when I wanted to scream and run. Celebration days, holiday traditions and seasonal energies can be complicated, both delightful…

Tender Remembering

By Cat Caracelo | May 15, 2017

This week brought love and loss, a wind of tender remembering has been flowing into my space.A forty year friend has been in her last days. I was not able to see her and yet for many weeks I have been holding vigil, sending love, offering ease in transition and weaving my memories of her into the…

Emotional Literacy and the FEEL Method

By Cat Caracelo | December 22, 2016

A key component of the work of a Creative Depth Coach is to support clients to make sense of their emotions through their growing emotional literacy, well expressed emotional agility and emotional sovereignty. As an individual you will work on this within your own life experience, exploring and identifying when emotion comes to the surface, how it behaves,…