Is Blogging Dead?

Well, blogging is definitely not even close to being as popular as it was 10 years ago. 10 years ago, people had to sit in front of a computer and search for information and entertainment because smart phones with apps weren't as common as they are now. I remember having a Blackberry and I did … Continue reading Is Blogging Dead?

Some Lessons Learned From Blogging

I've hopped back on WordPress.com again and I don't intend to leave! What was once "Jen's Life" is now "The Resilience Swing". Earlier this year, I decided to buy my own self-hosted site on WordPress.org and export everything from WordPress.com, even my followers. The reason why is because WordPress.com is a hosted site that I … Continue reading Some Lessons Learned From Blogging

Appreciating Social Media Apps For What They Are

For the last couple of years, I removed myself from social media. I solely blamed social media apps on the corruption of people. However, I was wrong. Social media apps were designed to be tools used for communication, entertainment and business, not for destroying our self worth and well being. To use the tools of … Continue reading Appreciating Social Media Apps For What They Are

Rockabye Amygdala

Happiness, joy, motivation, inspiration, resilience, grit, determination and all those other really sweet positive emotions are available to us anytime. The one thing that keeps us from experiencing these emotions is an overactive amygdala or what I call a crybaby amygdala. It's like trying to watch a good movie when all of a sudden your … Continue reading Rockabye Amygdala

Lending Out A Helping Hand

One of the many things I enjoy about traveling is finding different ways to help people make their job less of a stress, even if I'm considered a guest. I've stayed at many different hotels and Airbnb, dined at many different restaurants and enjoyed coffee and wifi at many different coffee shops around the United … Continue reading Lending Out A Helping Hand