How oppressive loneliness changed my life Oct 23, 2018

Ever had an experience that feels like it lasted forever?

A shitty relationship? The worst job ever?

Time slows down when we’re unhappy.

When I lived in Manhattan through the ‘90s, time went SLOWLY.

Why?

It was confusing to me. I mean, I was living...

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Three steps to overcome self-sabotage Oct 23, 2018

I self-sabotage in many ways.

But one of my stupidest ways is checking email all. day. long.

Here’s how it goes:

I use email as my “to-do” list. It provides a constant hit of dopamine and concrete tasks to tick off my list.

Concrete tasks are nice...

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What to do when your project feels like it's failing Oct 23, 2018

Jen, I’m so stuck. My husband thinks I’ve given my idea enough time, but it hasn’t made enough money. I’m thinking it’s time to go back to work at a regular job.

I receive a version of this email/text/call about once a week from...

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Feel stuck bringing your idea to life? Here's help! Oct 23, 2018

Here’s a version of the pain my clients experience: Martha wanted to write a very important book – one the world needs to read.

However, she couldn’t commit to writing it, even in small chunks. We explored where she was stuck, made a plan, and...

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Your magical dust is needed Oct 23, 2018

When women create money doing the things they LOVE, the world becomes a better place.

When they don’t have to think things like, I can’t afford it.  I have to ask my husband.

Or, I want that, but I can’t have it.  We need that, but we...

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How to stop hiding Oct 23, 2018

Lately, I’ve been hiding from myself.

I’m ready to scale my business & know exactly what I want to do: help Creatives bring their ideas to life.

Simple, right? It’s needed, too – Creative Women are everywhere. I meet a new one every day...

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Here's what's going to happen in 15 minutes... Oct 23, 2018

I want to share this trick I have that keeps me on track…

I call it 15-Minutes-From-Now-Jen. 15MFNJ has saved my ass many times.

Like, when I want to have a piece of pizza, but oh yeah – I’m gluten-free. Because Celiac. And IBS.

And in 15 minutes,...

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A sure way to stop unconscious self-sabotage Oct 23, 2018

Did you know we do things because of how we THINK it will make us feel?

For example, imagine a plate of chocolate brownies homemade by my stepmom.

{She makes a MEAN chocolate brownie. Irresistible.}

I THINK that if I eat that brownie, (or plate of brownies –...

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How to get your idea OUT of your head & into the world Oct 23, 2018

“Do you have an idea burning inside you…like it eats you up…that you really REALLY want to bring to the world?”, the presenter asked.

She picked one of the 25 raised hands, and the woman who answered almost wept. “Yes. So much. But...

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Jump in the Waterfall Oct 23, 2018

Remember Y2K? We thought the world would end – or, at the very least, we were going to lose all data and set ourselves back to 1900?

Well, I missed the whole damn thing because I was in the Costa Rican jungle in December 1999.

On the cusp of 30, traveling with...

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Have you ever been sick of yourself - or someone else? Oct 23, 2018

Have you ever been sick of yourself?

Like, everything is shitty and if you could just clear the decks and start over, you’d get it right this time?

I’ve tried this. Done it with jobs. Food. Exercise.

Some people do it with social circles or friend groups....

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A Weird Request: please start wasting time this week! Oct 23, 2018

This is ridiculous, but one of my favorite ways to waste time is to PLAN.

I love sticking my nose in my phone’s calendar to plan future outings, dates, experiences.

Often I don’t actually HAVE the dates, experiences, or outings I desire because I waste so...

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