Looking for Happiness is NOT the Secret to Becoming This Happy
October 13, 2020

Looking for Happiness is NOT the Secret to Becoming Happy

The secret to happiness is positivity. But you don’t need to spend thousands of hours sitting in lotus, going to expensive therapists or buying new things to get it. What you need is to reset your default mindset for POSITIVITY. If you’ve struggled to stay positive and “see the bright side,” you might feel like […]
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How Small Habits Made a Big Change
October 09, 2020

How Small Habits Made a Big Difference for Me

When I decided to get in shape a few years ago, I started with some small habits ... and I mean really small. I had to. The "big" plans just weren't working. I had joined the gym and was doing hour-long classes but then my trips there had been getting further apart until they were […]
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Home: An Inspirational Poem by Janie J
September 22, 2020

Inspirational Poems – "Home" by Janie J

Home Those first kisses Tender and true That’s how I remembered you. A knowing; a wanting Safe and secure A Love rediscovered Once it matured. Lost lifetimes ago I’d been searching in vain Wondering why things Were never the same. Somehow my soul and My body knew But my mind wasn’t sure Just what to […]
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Why I Decided to Change Careers at 60
September 15, 2020

Why I Decided to Change Careers at 60

While others my age were contemplating retirement, I decided to change careers at 60 into a field I knew nothing about. It all started about six years ago when I wrote my first book, step-by-step guide to living the life I had imagined. Admittedly, it was derived from several blog posts I had written so […]
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Imposter Syndrome: The Simple Solution (Image of a woman hiding in bed)
September 08, 2020

Imposter Syndrome: The Simple Solution

The feelings of being an imposter and having imposter syndrome for so many women are seeded deep within our culture, despite claims of equal opportunity. They stem from a society that does not fully grasp the value, worth or capabilities of women. This myth is so deep that even women believe it. I know because […]
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Three Things You Can't Outsource by Janie J
September 01, 2020

The 3 Things You Can't Outsource

So many tasks today are "outsourced." You might be enthusiastic about having others do all those tasks you don’t really want to do. It's a great way to leverage your time and work with experts who can do it better, faster and smarter than you. But there are at least 3 things we can’t outsource […]
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The Real Self Care that Everyone Needs
August 26, 2020

The Real Self-Care That Everyone Needs

This was a term I was only recently familiar with. It means taking care of yourself, something that we women, as wives and mothers, seldom do. It is SO important to do this. I sincerely wish someone would have told me the importance of self-care earlier in my life. I would have been in a […]
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Becoming a Fit-Preneur by Janie J
August 18, 2020

Becoming a Fit-preneur

My decision to live a better life came after the end of my long-term marriage, when I took a good, hard look at my life and didn’t like what I saw. I was working non-stop, neglecting myself, and was generally unhappy. I knew I was meant to live a better, calmer life; and one filled […]
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Header Image: A Freeing Revelation ... or Two by Janie J
July 14, 2020

A Freeing Revelation ... Or Two

There were two revelations that profoundly changed how I look at life. I guarantee they will change how you view and participate in life too if you truly absorb them.   “What other people think of you is none of your business.” Yes - you read it right! What others think of you is none […]
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Janie J Blog Hopelessness to Happiness
June 12, 2020

Hopelessness to Happiness: What to Do When You Have No Hope 

I get it. I have been there. That place where you have lost all hope. You think you have to give up on your dreams, your expectations, the life you once imagined. You are ready to throw in the towel and give up on life! But don’t. Because there is hope. You just need to […]
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