I didn’t earn a PhD and study human behavior for 20 years to get where I am today. I forgave. And, as a result everything in my life transformed. I chose to move through the pain I carried and to let go of the limiting beliefs I had about who I am and what the world is really like.
You see, fourteen years ago I was destitute, and likely very near death. One morning, something extraordinary happened. I saw my whole life and the impact I had had in the world. But instead of the self-contempt I’d felt my whole life a deep sense of self-compassion emerged. In that moment I vowed to not live a tragic life. I spent the last decade and a half focused on a healing journey that centered around forgiveness. I forgave everyone who had ever caused me harm including myself. I forgave myself for the extraordinary pain I had caused in the world around me. What I experienced from this work is a deep sense of love, compassion, and empathy for the world. I liberated myself from the bonds of the past and the illusion of my story to emerge as the most self-empowered version of me.
Now, I work with individuals and groups, guiding them through this healing practice and helping them to realize their potential. I believe as we heal the world heals. I believe our purpose is to contribute to the evolution of human consciousness and your part in this evolution is as important as anyone’s.
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Emily's approach is both engaging and compassionate and I look to her as my forgiveness guru!
I am more grateful for my past experiences; I have learned to be more joyful and more compassionate.
With just the short amount of time spent in this workshop, I became aware of some very startling revelations about who I needed to forgive and what for.
I have been involved in healing work for over 30 years, and this has to be one of the most beneficial workshops I have taken.
Meeting Emily has opened my eyes up to how forgiveness can impact a person.
It's been really important to me to have a safe space and work with someone who is completely accepting and non-judgmental. Emily Hooks has provided all of that for me.
Emily has transformed the way I look at forgiveness—I mean, truly
I was able to connect more with my husband, to focus on empathy...
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