Day 34 of 365: overdoing it.

I write this with a sore throat, pain in both ears, a headache, and what may or may not be pink eye in my left eyeball. And all of this showed up within the last few hours. I know exactly why this has happened. It’s my sweet body’s way of saying, “JEN. I AM TIRED. […]

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Day 31 of 365: Why I refuse to take a $100,000/year corporate job.

I just watched The Big Sick, a movie based on a true story. It’s a romantic comedy, and it’s enjoyable, and my eyeballs did this thing where they started sweating (but, due to my odd inability to cry in public, my body absorbed the eye water), and after I left I felt content and inspired […]

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Day 27 of 365: avoidance, synthesis, and diving in

A professor came to me in a dream last night. I’d never met him before, and yet he felt familiar. He returned a book of my poetry to me. I expected an A. Instead, he told me to redo it. He said he could tell it was rushed, and that it needed more color. There […]

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Day 25 of 365: fantasies and realities

I’ve been on a journey of self-allowance for quite some time now, and each day brings new surprises. What I mean by “self-allowance” is that I’m learning to accept myself, in all my glory. And, since I kept feelings/desires/fantasies hidden for so many years, I must first focus on allowance. Allowing those aspects of myself to […]

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Day 20 of 365: A surprise dose of business clarity

Today, after a beautifully messy therapy session, I stopped by a metaphysical shop where I let my intuition pick out a stone from the giant wall of crystals/stones/fossils. I closed my eyes and walked in the direction that felt correct. I walked to the left, squatted down, and picked up a fossil called Orthoceras. I’d […]

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