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.

Why I Rented a Mom Instead of a Therapist

By Jamie Friedlander | May 29, 2016

It was awkward at first, but I came away from the hour of pseudo-mom time feeling rejuvenated… and a little strange.

8 Things Improv Taught Me About Myself

By Jamie Friedlander | May 27, 2016

I’m an anxious, tightly wound person. I often have trouble going with the flow and relaxing. So, obviously, I signed up for a comedy class.


7 Reasons Hiking Calms My Anxious Brain

By Jamie Friedlander | May 13, 2016

Being in nature helps me relax, feel more gratitude and worry a little bit less about the small things.

How ‘The Nerdy Nummies’ Became a YouTube Phenomenon

By Jamie Friedlander | May 7, 2016

Rosanna Pansino’s cooking videos (and now her best-selling cookbook) give a quirky twist to baking.

17 Empowering Quotes From the Funniest Women Alive

By Jamie Friedlander | March 29, 2016

Enjoy a boost of motivation from #StrongFunnyWomen in comedy.

Would You Take Time Off to Pursue Your Passion?

By Jamie Friedlander | March 24, 2016

These 5 people know the importance of focusing on their dreams.

Here’s How You Can Build Your Own Tiny Home

By Jamie Friedlander | March 19, 2016

This entrepreneur created a DIY home kit.

Time Is Money: What Is 1 Hour Really Worth to You?

By Jamie Friedlander | March 18, 2016

This online tool shows you just how much you value your spare time. To the dollar.

10 Ways Your Name Affects Your Life

By Jamie Friedlander | March 11, 2016

What’s in a name? Here’s what.

Why Randi Zuckerberg Put Her Day Job on Hold to Pursue Her Passion

By Jamie Friedlander | March 1, 2016

‘[Performing on Broadway] taught me a lot about saying yes to new experiences in life and digging deep and finding what you’re made of.’