Jamie Friedlander

Jamie Friedlander
Jamie Friedlander is a freelance writer based in Chicago and the former features editor of SUCCESS magazine. Her work has been published in The Cut, VICE, Inc., The Chicago Tribune and Business Insider, among other publications. When she's not writing, she can usually be found drinking matcha tea into excess, traveling somewhere new with her husband or surfing Etsy late into the night.

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Setting Healthy Boundaries: 3 Simple Steps to Establishing Boundaries That Stick

By Jamie Friedlander | May 17, 2020

Setting boundaries can be the key to a more productive life and career.

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The Perfect Weekend Day in Quarantine

By Jamie Friedlander | May 15, 2020

Rejuvenating weekend days are still possible. Here’s how to have one.

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The Best Advice My Mom Ever Gave Me

By Jamie Friedlander | May 8, 2020

In honor of Mother’s Day, we asked people to share the best piece of advice they ever received from their mom or the motherly figure in their life. This is the wisdom that has stuck with them.

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16 Ways to Read More Books

By Jamie Friedlander | April 23, 2020

Reading not only improves your memory and reduces stress, but it also makes you more likely to succeed. Here’s how to make the habit stick.


The Mood-Boosting Power of Ecotherapy

By Jamie Friedlander | April 22, 2020

Did you know walking in nature, or gardening, or horseback riding can improve your mental health? They are all forms of ecotherapy, or using the outdoors to quiet one’s mind, and you can put it into practice in your own life.

4 Uplifting Drinks to Jump-Start Your Day

By Jamie Friedlander | April 18, 2020

Whether you’ve always eschewed coffee or you’re looking to cut out caffeine temporarily, consider starting your day with one of these drinks instead.

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Searching for Meaning? Look to Your Most Extreme Experiences

By Jamie Friedlander | April 3, 2020

When it comes to creating a meaningful life, the intensity of an experience matters more than how positive or negative it was.

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9 Ways to Stay Connected During Social Distancing

By Jamie Friedlander | March 19, 2020

Struggling in self-quarantine? Here’s how to cope with the newfound isolation.

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The 11 Best Books on Mental Health

By Jamie Friedlander | February 24, 2020

If you’re feeling anxious or depressed and you’re interested in learning more about your experience, these 11 books—from memoirs to research-backed guides—cover all things mental health.

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The 8 Most Important Qualities of a Healthy Marriage

By Jamie Friedlander | February 13, 2020

If your partnership has these elements, consider yourself lucky.