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 […]

Discomfort With Money? It is Time To Set Yourself Free!

WE ALL FACE DISCOMFORT IN OUR LIVES… SOMETIMES IT IS WITH PHYSICAL PAIN SOMETIMES IT IS WITH EMOTIONAL PAIN SOMETIMES IT IS MENTAL PAIN THE FUNNY THING WITH MONEY AND ANY DISCOMFORT AKA PAIN IS THAT IT MAY BEGIN WITH MENTAL PAIN, BUT THEN IT LEADS TO EMOTIONAL PAIN, AND THEN IT CAN BECOME PHYSICAL […]