2018: Can You Live “Wealthy” This Year?

In my live moment on Empower Excellence @financialwellnessforall on Facebook today, I took a brief moment to put self esteem front and center in regards to your energy with money.  The graphic above from Michael Bernard Beckwith is a strange rendition of self esteem, but self esteem is really about trusting yourself way down deep and […]

Labor Day, 2017, and I Lovingly Labor!

Yes, this is Labor Day.  It used to be as a single parent, that this was the Last Hurrah Day of Summer with two little boys off to the YMCA Perry Recreation Center in Lake County, Ohio, where we had a total membership being one of the most economical ways to entertain the boys throughout […]

Receiving 1,001 Likes on “empowerexcellencewithjan”?

So much to happen in one morning…I learn that I have reached 1,000, actually 1,001, “likes” with this blog.  Interesting!  Yes, I have surrounded myself with people who relate to what I share.  But that is one of the most interesting things about me–I am a boat rocker, I am a disrupter.  That is not always […]

Is Pretentiousness Really Materialism? Why Can’t Everyone Just Be Real?

it has taken me years to become who I am.  No surprise in that.  It feels really good to be me… I can do things today that would have really bothered me years ago, months ago: Forgetting my earrings would have sent me back to the house to get them Styling my hair every day Never […]

Money: Is It Time To Have a Panic Attack or an Anxiety Attack? Or Is It Just Discomfort?

HAVE YOU EVER HAD A MOMENT WHEN ALL SEEMS WELL AND THEN ALL OF A SUDDEN YOU ARE NOT BREATHING (WE REALLY CAN GO FOR A LONG TIME WITHOUT EVER TAKING A BREATH!)?  YOU ARE SHAKING, TREMBLING, FEELING JUMPY, RESTLESS, DISTRACTED, CANNOT CONCENTRATE?  OR WORSE, YOU FIND YOUR SKIN ITCHING AND YOU JUST CANNOT SIT […]