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12 Points that Help Jess Reclaim her Passion—#3

Each month, author Jess Cleeves shares 12 of her most important points of advice on reclaiming passion. Every boundary-setting adventure is a negotiation. If we are too rigid about boundaries that don’t matter that much, we’re hard to collaborate with. If we…


What is “Home” to You?

Volume III / Issue 11 — 2 August 2022 My longest writing gig as a professional lasted over 10 years. I wrote a weekly newsletter, among other things, for a local business that focused on everything home-related. As a result, I…


12 Points that Help Jess Reclaim her Passion—#2

Each month, author Jess Cleeves shares 12 of her most important points of advice on reclaiming passion. Growing up is inevitable. Becoming an Adult is a choice. Excerpt from Planning to Stay: Growing up is inevitable. Becoming an Adult is a choice.…


Writing is a Powerful Tool

Volume III / Issue 10 — 20 July 2022 I have always been a writer, even when I didn’t think of myself as one. In high school, I used to write my friends notes that lasted for pages as I…


12 Points That Help Jess Reclaim Her Passion—#1

Each month, author Jess Cleeves shares 12 of her most important points of advice on reclaiming passion. We can learn a lot about how to live from the dying. Bronnie Ware, a palliative care nurse, compiled trends in the regrets…


When All Else Fails

Volume III / Issue 9 — 7 June 2022 I’ve recently had a fair number of conversations with people about failure. Not sure why, but it’s in the air. Failure, it seems, is a taboo word. We don’t discuss it.…