Human Towers: Our Collective Fight Against COVID-19

I think Catalonia’s human towers serve as a good metaphor for the war we’re fighting as a species right now. The best way to beat COVID-19 with the lowest possible mortality rate is by working together. We’re individual soldiers in a larger human army. Standing together – in social isolation – against an unfeeling virus […]

Priority Lists: Your New Time Hero!

“This time change is killing me!” – You Yep, I hear you, although it’s a bit different across the pond! Believe it or not, Spain is waiting 3 extra weeks compared with North America in moving the clocks forward this year. As part of the Intrepid Emma community, my priority is consistently showing up for […]

Inner Peace: How to Practice

As I’ve gotten older, I’ve experienced the value of nurturing and protecting my inner peace. It helps me strengthen and stand behind my voice – my words – which I use for a living. And it creates a safe space, a loving retreat within myself when I feel hurt, misunderstood, or creatively drained.   “Peace […]

Asturias: Lessons in Creative Travel

Asturias gave me a first class lesson in creative travel. Inspired by Spain’s natural paradise, here are some ideas to approach your next trip more creatively! First, a little about Asturias Asturias is an incredibly green region which stretches from the Picos de Europa to the Cantabrian Sea.The food is rich and warm and perfectly […]

Changing Dreams

January was a month of changing dreams. I entered 2020 with a plan: survive my Master’s, and deepen the ability to hear my intuition. Turns out, my intuition clarified that surviving a poor quality degree was just a plan, not a dream, and plans can and should change. This is a story about changing dreams. […]

Embrace Winter: 12 Key Tips

It can be challenging to embrace winter; that long valley in our year. I personally have really struggled with winter in the past (and sometimes still do), and absolutely hated it during the dark nights of January. Here are 12 keys to embracing this season that I’ve learned after a quarter century (!!) of winters. […]

Tidying Up Paper: Old Schoolwork

            Have you been watching the Netflix show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo along with the rest of the world? If so, you probably know that tidying up paper is one of the toughest tasks. Legal and medical documents, old receipts, and miscellaneous papers aside, I found the toughest type […]

Puppy Yoga Review!!

Your first question: who were the puppies? On April 22, I cuddled not one, not two, but eleven Rottweiler puppies! They were soft and snuggly and had those little beige spots above their eyebrows that all Rottweilers do. How it came to pass Over a month before, I’d seen a (deeply compelling) ad to buy […]

March Favourites 2018

Hey everyone! I’m so excited to share a range of favourites from March that I think you’re really going to enjoy. You’ll see a few media recommendations and even a delicious tea latte! So without further ado, here are my favourites from March. Queer Eye via GIPHY One of the quirky parts of my anxiety […]