Announcing The Real Human Newsletter

Dear Humans,

As part of my mission to bring love and light to you in dark times, I’ve created the Real Human newsletter.
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It will be a regular source of inspiration and life tips, gathered and written with love. My goal is to publish weekly. Why? Because the world is changing so quickly, and I want to help people like you find a sense of normalcy. At a time when anxiety and stress are rising weekly, I felt the calling to match my efforts to bring light to keep pace.

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100 Real Human Lessons Begins!

Dear Humans, I’m overjoyed (and admittedly nervous) to announce that for the next 100 days, I’ll be sharing #100realhumanlessons with you! 

As some of you may know, my biggest dream is to publish a memoir. I started writing it last year, but took a break because it was too painful for me then to revisit the death of my parents. At the same time, I wasn’t clear enough on my Why. 

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Support Haven – Coaching to Get Through This Together

Unprecedented times call for us humans to band together to help those in need.

That's why I'm proud to announce that two weeks ago, we launched Support Haven, a global initiative that offers free emotional support to anyone feeling challenged by COVID-19 through pro bono coaching sessions.

For those struggling and who need emotional support: Relief is on the way to you.

Together with over 100 other coaches, we are each volunteering 2 hours per week pro bono to offer emotional support to those in need, through free online coaching.

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BBC Radio Interview: Virtual Hang Outs

I was interviewed by BBC Radio yesterday to share some very quick thoughts on the rise of Virtual Hang Outs during these uncertain times.

The segment on Virtual Hang Outs starts at 14:20 and ends at 18:56 in this BBC recording. Other fellow interviewees in the segment shared how they were providing music and laughter online.

In a time of a lot of heavy news and anxiety, I'm going to continue to try to be a face and voice of light, love, and hope.

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My Forbes Interview on Virtual Happy Hours

One of my dreams has always been to appear in Forbes. Especially in Forbes Business. However, I never imagined it would finally happen...for hosting a Virtual Happy Hour hahaha.

During these times of the coronavirus crisis, it's important to remember that there is still light. That there is still hope. That we can rely on one another.

Though I've been on self-quarantine for one week now, my friends have kept me sane.

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Compassion in Times of Uncertainty: Coronavirus Crisis

There’s a lot of uncertainty going on in the world right now.

The impact of the coronavirus has been bigger than most of us imagined. There have been huge impacts on how we live, and how we work. At the center are humans, people like you and me.

That’s why I wanted to share some thoughts and tips on compassion in times of uncertainty. Compassion for others and ourselves. ❤️

More than ever, compassion is needed.

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How to Make a Good Impression in Video Meetings

Many teams are currently being told to work from home. Are you one of them?

How you show up virtually matters, so I made a video to help. It’s full of tips for how to make a good impression in video meetings.

Much of my work life has been online for the past 4 years. I’ve been working remotely across many different countries and time zones as a marketing comms consultant and transformational coach.

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How to Hold Space & Better Support Your Loved Ones

Often times when people are going through hard times, we try to be there for them. However, sometimes we mean well but aren’t able to hold space and listen without judgment.

As a Transformational Coach, one of the most significant things I’ve learned in my coaching training is how to hold space and truly support others while keeping the focus on them.

I saw first hand the need for compassionate support when my ceiling collapsed in our old apartment and we were suddenly homeless.

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What I Learned Moving to Berlin- 10 Lessons From an American Expat

When was the last time you had to begin all over again?

For me, it was last year when I boarded a one-way flight from San Francisco to Berlin. Alone and nervous. Ready yet still so naive.

I arrived on a crisp November day with two pieces of luggage, a broken heart from losing my mom to cancer, and a too-thin jacket from California. As I stepped through the falling leaves, teeth chattering in the cold, I thought to myself “Holy shit, it’s finally happening.

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A Unified Self

Hi, nice to meet you. I’m Jenn. 🙂 Today, I’m stepping out as a Unified Self.

What does that mean? It means that I’m authentically integrating all the different aspects of myself, and sharing the whole human being for the world to see.

Before, I felt a bit segmented. The different parts of my life were compartmentalized into neat little boxes.  For years, when I was working in corporate, I felt like I had to split between a Work Me and a Personal Life Me.…

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