I’m Titrating Right Now.

Titrate: Verb: To continuously measure and adjust the balance of a physiological function.  One of the perks of having my own radio show is that I get to talk to whomever I want about whatever I want. This means most of my interviews are about emotions, drug-use and dirty jokes. I’ve always been fascinated with “going there”. You know? Going …

Burn Out Is Radical

The telltale signs of burn-out are: 1. You can’t do more than one thing at a time. If you try to do more than one thing at a time you start to freak out and get anxiety. 2. You are excited as hell to crawl into bed at night and it hurts to wake up to an alarm. 3. If …

The Work of Pleasure

This is the third year I’ve travelled to the Big Island of Hawaii to facilitate a woman’s retreat. As I write this I’m sitting in a sports bra with some sweaty shorts on, underneath a big fan. We’re on “time off” this afternoon. Some of the women have gone to the beach to swim,  one is napping in a hammock …

For the Depressed Motherfuc*ers at Christmas.

It’s Dec 20th and I just went for a walk with my family. It was sunny out and we walked for about an hour and a half straight. On the stroll I didn’t see one happy person. Every Single Fucking Person had that sad, dead Christmas look in their eyes. And it made me feel a whole lot better. First …

Yoga Mom (the video)

Hey Ma! Videos of young, lithe, childfree women doing yoga in their panties got ya down? Make you feel like eating a bag of sour-cream-and-bacon chips at 9am? Or maybe quitting for good? Here’s the prescription. This shit is for real. xo, Em  

What Happens When You Die?

Where Do You Go When You Die? And I don’t mean into the ground. I know this is an unanswerable question and I know there is probably no fulfilling answer. I also know that wars are waged over this conversation but I’d still like to hear your beliefs. Because I believe it’s not really about the truth, it’s more about …

I’m not wishing you a Happy New Year!

…instead, I’ll wish you softness when you’re unhappy, and the breath to navagate through it.  I’ll also wish for you to know that you are surrounded by people who probably have many of the same fears and sadness as you do. Even if social media seems to be sure they are doing much better. Because they traveled more this year. …

Should I push or should I flow? The eternal question.

I’m a pusher. I’m pushy. This is my nature. It’s who I’ve been my entire life. It’s exhausting to be a pusher but it’s also exhilarating. There’s not much more satisfying then ticking off my to do list. There is such a sweet pleasure in letting my head hit the pillow and knowing that I worked today. I made something. …

The Abundance Train Just Crashed

We all remember The Secret. I got deep into that shit. The idea of manifesting your dreams and creating your own reality is fucking awesome; and in my experience, it sometimes it works; I did rituals by the ocean when I was longing for a mate. I wrote the traits I wanted him to have on a piece of paper and …

I Got Nothing. Does that Mean I Got Everything?

Every few days I sit down and write a bit until the pen trails off and…I’ve come up with a shit ton of great starts but for some reason coming to a conclusion with any of these essays seems ridiculous. “How dare I assume I know what is right?” “Who am I to have such a strong opinion?” And another …