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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The 8 Most Important Qualities of a Healthy Marriage

By Jamie Friedlander | February 13, 2020

If your partnership has these elements, consider yourself lucky.

Therapy Is Personal Development

By Jamie Friedlander | February 10, 2020

Feeling deeply helped by her
own psychiatrist, our writer makes
the case for seeing a professional.

New Thought Leader: Marie Forleo

By Jamie Friedlander | February 4, 2020

Marie Forleo’s ultimate goal boils down to one simple concept: She wants to help people live extraordinary lives.

New Thought Leader: Jay Shetty

By Jamie Friedlander | February 4, 2020

The search for wisdom and knowledge is no longer a solitary pursuit left to scholars or monks; it’s a global conversation, and Jay Shetty—a former monk, as it so happens—wants you to be just as much a part of it as he is.

9 Ways to Motivate Yourself When You’re Stuck

By Jamie Friedlander | January 15, 2020

Tried-and-true, research-backed strategies used by seasoned entrepreneurs

The Mood-Boosting Power of Nostalgia

By Jamie Friedlander | December 24, 2019

Why remembering the past fondly can help you feel more optimistic about the future, and how to reap the psychological benefits of nostalgia in your own life