Zen of Jen

Why Silence at Work is a Good Thing—For Introverts and Extroverts Alike

October 17, 2016

I am the offspring of two very different personality types: a gregarious extrovert and a studious introvert. My youth was shaped by my mother’s extroverted style. She had a positive, upbeat energy and effortless charm in social situations. From her, I learned how to thrive outside the safety of my home. But in my heart […]

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Zen of Jen – Take a Mental Staycation

July 15, 2013

At work, do you ever wish you could do the equivalent of putting yourself in timeout? Deadlines are looming, people are getting on your last nerve . . . you know the drill. But, it’s not always possible to physically leave the premises, or even vacate your office. How do you push the “reset” button […]

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