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Coming Slowly Back From Maternity Leave…

By Jenika | May 10, 2018 | 1 Comment

Oh, hello there (::waves::)  I didn’t mean to go on maternity leave without formally announcing it.  Babies have a way of making you run on unexpected schedules.  But while she’s sleeping in her little bed next to me, I wanted to share a thought. Just before my daughter arrived into the world, one of my…

Last-Minute December Marketing (Cost: $0)

By Jenika | December 4, 2017 | 9 Comments

Know what happens to internet traffic during the holiday season? I wish I could report that it goes down because we all hibernate with loved ones, but, well – It spikes.  It starts predictably:  On American Thanksgiving, traffic rises in the evening.  People settle into sofas after meals, grab their phone and go online –…

You Are Further Along Than You Think – Here’s Why

By Jenika | November 7, 2017 | 7 Comments

As you do your creative work, you’ve probably noticed the steady tug of an emotional undercurrent. Murky to put into words, but it feels like being perpetually a little bit behind.  There’s always more to implement, more to try, classes and books you haven’t studied, the sight of people on social media who appear to…

Try This And See If Work Goes Differently Today

By Jenika | November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

I stared down in raw, humble wonder at the plate in front of me.  Nothing unusual about it from an outside view.  Curry and rice.  Looks like lunch. Except I had just closed a book before sitting down to eat.  I don’t remember which book now, I’ve read many in recent weeks that fit the…