How to enjoy working from home in winter

Stuck at home in the snow (and the pandemic)? Working from home in winter can be wonderful and awful – every positive and negative aspect of a home office becomes more extreme at this dark, cold time of year.     I personally have struggled with winter for years, even when I used to work […]

Adopting a Personal Therapy Dog: Part 1

2020 has undeniably brought us crisis after crisis, but it’s also brought surprising opportunities to reconnect with our loved ones. For me, it’s meant coming back to my family home, and the location stability that came with that has also led me to another opportunity: to get a personal therapy dog.    First, I’ll address […]

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 […]

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. […]

2 New To-Do List Techniques

  The Old Way Have you ever made yourself a grand to-do list, all pumped up for the day, only to rush around for 9 hours without checking off even half the items? It’s great to have high expectations for yourself, but it’s important to set yourself up for success. When you can’t hit every […]