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 Getting an ‘A’ in Character Is as Important as Academic Achievement

By Jamie Friedlander | June 15, 2016

Upcoming Festival of Positive Education helps bring positive psychology to schools.

Meet the Duo Making Opera Cool

By Jamie Friedlander | June 11, 2016

Leave your tuxedos and binoculars at home.

9 Tips to Stop Worrying

By Jamie Friedlander | June 10, 2016

An expert’s advice for dwelling a little bit less

How to Work ‘Smarter Faster Better’

By Jamie Friedlander | May 30, 2016

Author Charles Duhigg’s tips for a productive life

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.