by Catherine DeAngelis Before we can begin to know what emotions or feelings we are experiencing in our daily lives, we need to be aware of our moods so that we may manage […]
Catherine DeAngelis, Founder, Out of Pocket Emotions™
Catherine DeAngelis founded Out of Pocket Emotions in 2008. Initially Out of Pocket Emotions offered life coaching programs to inspire followers to build on healthy emotional awareness for better communications and achieve personal life goals.
Keeping with modern times, Out of Pocket continues to bring perspectives on awakening ourselves to living expressively alert. Methods of life skills training, facilitation and certified coaching practice, including over 20 years of professional experience are what Catherine brings to this forum She has taught and given workshops on job searching skills, emotional literacy, mindfulness, hosted retreats, Her storytelling workshops started from the ground up from introducing poem-making to youth at Public Libraries and storytelling/writing with adults and seniors in the community. Writing poetry since she was 14, she studied Journalism at Ryerson University.
A brand refresh of Out of Pocket Emotions aspires to create well-researched articles by Catherine as well as continue to host contributing writers. Catherine believes her lived experience with mental health, more recent, her work as a note taker for the deaf and hard of hearing, expands her portfolio to stand by her belief "sense of belongingness is a key to all human existence". She aspires to ignite the curious mind to explore, to open our hearts and get personal with emotions - all part of being human.
by Catherine DeAngelis Fearlessness in action is to watch snowboarding athlete, Shaun White, win the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Gold Medal. Before the winning run, Shaun talked about a new trick that he was going […]
Love One Another A Poem by Kahlil Gibran (1883 – 1931) Love one another, but make not a bond of love. Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of […]
by Vanessa Virgilio From the Voice of a Teen This Blog is by Vanessa Virgilio, whom I met while waiting for my car in for a tune-up at an auto mechanic shop […]
Our guest blogger is Stephen A. Nelson, a Canadian freelance writer and photographer, now living in the wilds of Jasper. He has worked in media for more than 25 years – including 8 […]
by Catherine DeAngelis Research studies over the past several decades show that writing about emotional, traumatic or stressful events has been found to induce improvements to both psychological and physical health. If […]
Emotions may affect us in such a way that if they go unrecognized, they can either harm us causing 80% of disease to our body, or when they are understood, especially after a difficult […]
by Catherine DeAngelis Peace. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things […]
by Catherine DeAngelis When I was growing up I always had a book of poetry and words of inspiration by my side to read. Heck even the dictionary played a part in […]
by Catherine DeAngelis “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” Dr. Maya Angelou, Pulitzer Prize Award Winner, Author It has been written that emotion […]
Family physicians often report people feel overwhelmed by stress, work, family and relationship problems, health challenges, and painful emotions. An abundant supply of ‘self-help’ books are available to us to learn what it is we […]
Emotionally aware people are known to experience greater success in their careers, and a greater sense of well-being in their personal lives. Studies show, success doesn’t lead to emotional health and happiness, […]
If you are facing in the right direction, all you need to do is keep walking. — Buddhist proverb “The world operates on spiritual and moral principles just as it does on […]
The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveller, long I stood And looked down […]
“Greatness does not approach him who is forever looking down.” Hitopadesa  Hitopadesa, ancient Sanskrit, known as ‘goodly instruction’ for princes. This quote brings to mind to question what does the word “greatness” […]