About Emily

Emily is the Blog Keeper for Metta Earth Institute. She holds a PhD in English from the University of Michigan and an interest in marketing for environmental nonprofits. She can be found at EmilyNHoward.com.
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Metta Offering: Mantra and Prayer for Difficult Times

While Metta Earth may be physically far removed from violence that has been happening around the United States and the world, we feel it deeply. In particular, we are hurt by racial injustice in the US over the past few weeks. This week, we want to offer two simple practices for grounding, centering, and healing [...]

By | July 23rd, 2016|Reflections|0 Comments

Walking the Barefoot World, Part 2

Emily Howard participated in Metta Earth’s Wilderness and Ecopsychology Leadership Intensive in the summer of 2015 and sat down in February 2016 to reflect on how the experience has influenced her life since. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan and blogs for Metta Earth. This is Part Two in a series of two. Part One [...]

By | July 11th, 2016|Ecological Leadership Intensives, Reflections|1 Comment

Walking the Barefoot World, Part 1

  Emily Howard participated in Metta Earth’s Wilderness and Ecopsychology Leadership Intensive in the summer of 2015 and sat down in February 2016 to reflect on how the experience has influenced her life since. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan and blogs for Metta Earth. This is Part One in a series of two.  Part [...]

By | June 26th, 2016|Leadership Intensives, Reflections|1 Comment

MEI Ecological Leadership Intensives 2016

Please read and share our call for interest in our 2016 Leadership Intensives. Our Ecology of Yoga Leadership Intensive is already underway, but there is time to register for the others. Past participants have called these intensives "life-changing," "incredibly powerful" experiences that "will leave you feeling clarity, power, and the profound strength that comes from fully [...]

By | June 6th, 2016|Leadership Intensives, MEI Programs|0 Comments

Recipe: Easter Frittata

We hope you enjoy this frittata recipe that has been warming the kitchen lately at Metta Earth. It is a hearty dish for the springtime days before the vegetable garden begins growing.  As always, we try to source organic and local ingredients whenever possible. Easter Frittata from the Metta Earth Kitchen Serves: 6 to 8 [...]

By | March 26th, 2016|Food & Recipes|0 Comments

Metta Film: Winter’s Request

As the mountain snows begin their retreat and we pass through the threshold of the Spring Equinox, it is good to reflect upon the gifts and challenges of winter. Doing so is especially poignant as we look to the future and realize that winters as we know them may change significantly or pass away [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|Seasons, Videos|0 Comments