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.

New Thought Leader: Marie Forleo

By Jamie Friedlander, Scott Bedgood, Jonny Auping , Cecilia Meis | February 4, 2020

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

Rachel Hollis

New Thought Leader: Rachel Hollis

By Scott Bedgood, Jonny Auping, Cecilia Meis , Jamie Friedlander | February 4, 2020

Rachel Hollis’s grand entry into the personal development world started in 2018 with No. 1 New York Times best-seller, Girl, Wash Your Face and 2019 follow-up Girl, Stop Apologizing, but she’s been in the business of self-growth far longer.

Lewis Howes

New Thought Leader: Lewis Howes

By Jonny Auping, Jamie Friedlander, Cecilia Meis , Scott Bedgood | February 4, 2020

A former professional football player and current high-performance athlete, 36-year-old Lewis Howes has truly carved a niche for himself in the world of personal development, using his expertise in sports to inform his teachings.

New Thought Leader: Trent Shelton

By Jonny Auping, Cecilia Meis, Jamie Friedlander , Scott Bedgood | February 4, 2020

Of all the things that don’t go particularly far on a résumé, running fast and catching footballs are skills that qualify you for one specific job. For Trent Shelton, fizzling out of the NFL in 2009 after three years of limited opportunities was some combination of humiliating and terrifying.

New Thought Leader: Jay Shetty

By Jamie Friedlander, Jonny Auping, Cecilia Meis , Scott Bedgood | 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.

Gary Vaynerchuk

New Thought Leader: Gary Vaynerchuk

By Jonny Auping, Jamie Friedlander, Cecilia Meis , Scott Bedgood | February 4, 2020

Known by many simply as “Gary Vee,” Gary Vaynerchuk, 44, has used his decades-long impact to motivate millions of people.

9 Ways to Motivate Yourself When You're Stuck

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 2

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

Grin While You 'Gram

Follow These 5 Instagram Accounts to Keep Your Mental Health in Check

By Jamie Friedlander | December 13, 2019

Grin while you ‘gram.

My Golden Days

How Remembering the Best Moments Gets Me Through the Worst

By Jamie Friedlander | November 25, 2019

My “Golden Days” ritual helps me survive bad days. It’s a way of reminding myself that not every day will be full of joy, but many will be.