Emma Norton

Let me preface by stating, I’m not a graphic designer, coder, or anyone equipped to build a website singlehandedly. However, over the years, I have been involved in different professional scenarios where I had to do a little bit of everything, and I have taken the time to learn more…

Sundance, a dream I defined within my reality that greatly surpassed my imagination. I attended the festival as a volunteer from 2013–2019 and it made me excited for winter each year. Those positive feelings toward the cold were previously non-existent.

With events moving into the virtual space, it does save on the cost of travel and accommodations, so I am not against it. …

In 2020, a year that reflects our underlying collective melancholy, I reached that level of martyrdom where I sighed finally. Not to the global pandemic, but rather the roots of how it transpired, along with the mistreatment of fellow humans, animals, and the environment. Just so we are clear. Our…

Burnout is something one can easily master. Simply overwork yourself in every facet of your life or hyper-fixate on an area and grind away at it until you burst a blood vessel in your eye. Been there, done that, right before a flight for a business trip. Much of adulthood…

“Hypnotize” is my very first hip-hop song. It has been the gateway to years of love for a genre of music that opened my eyes to other music, artists, film, television, literature, and endless inspiration. I remember vividly listening to the CD, Much Dance 1997, “Hypnotize” was the first track. I hypnotized myself and became even punnier.

On March 9th, 1997, Christopher Wallace was murdered. More widely known as Notorious B.I.G., Biggie Smalls, The Black Frank White, Big Poppa, The King of New York. He was survived by his mother, wife, and two children. He was 25 years old. That November, the previously mentioned album was released…

Labels translate to the societal breakdown that we all strive for.

But alas, labels are destructive. They box people in. They create control needs and they create friction and hesitancy when you have the desire to move forward particularly in a partnership.

Labels can create a breach of security. You are my boyfriend and I am your girlfriend so as a…

How much of your life is defined by your choice to settle? In particular, correlating to the ways that others have let you down?

As we examine our external need for validation, we see the seed planted for disappointment. Only you are responsible for your contentment, and you have to navigate the muddy waters of what you truly want out of life versus what others give you, good or bad.

Disappointment is a driving…

Respect as a whole is what we are lacking. We do not hold respect for ourselves, others, and our surroundings. In the Era of Impatience, we toss away what does not work, even slightly, and choose something new. Have you noticed your patterns, and how the ‘something new’ might hold…

Emma Norton

Exploring the human condition through ego integration and leading from the heart. https://www.egoxless.com

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