Author: jen

Facing Fear

Facing Fear

I’m thinking of a time when I knew I was going to have to speak in front of a large group of people and the …

 

Pursuing Your Passion

Pursuing Your Passion

What does pursuing your passion mean to you? People talk about it all the time, but what does it really mean? Does it mean quitting …

 

The Catalyst – Change is Coming

The Catalyst – Change is Coming

I remember the moment it happened to me, it was years ago, maybe 10 years ago. I was living a life I wasn’t all that …

 

2012 Mission: Authentic Happiness

2012 Mission: Authentic Happiness

This time of year many of us are making New Year’s resolutions which can feel really fun at first.  Some goals are easier to achieve, …

 

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

I had this idea a week or so ago, what if my family and I sat down and recorded a Christmas song for our friends …

 

Ceremony of Self + Other Holiday Gifts

Ceremony of Self + Other Holiday Gifts

Typically when you think of a ceremony you think of a wedding or other rights of passage.  Simply put, ceremonies are a way to bring …

 

Get Busy + Get Proactive

Get Busy + Get Proactive

In the last few weeks I’ve been really busy and haven’t always felt like I’ve had enough time to get everything done that I need …

 

Cyber Monday VS. Black Friday

Cyber Monday VS. Black Friday

What’s Cyber Monday?  It’s a cool event happening next Monday, November 28th, 2011.  Many members of the PDX Etsy Team are offering shopper discounts on …

 

Attitude of Gratitude

Attitude of Gratitude

Humans are funny.  We tend to focus on what hasn’t happened, what didn’t meet our expectations, and other disappointments rather than noticing all that we’ve …

 

Your Sweet Spot

Your Sweet Spot

“Productivity is never an accident.  It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” ~ Paul J. Meyer When I …