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 Social Media Is Ruining Your Self-Esteem—and How to Stop It

By Jamie Friedlander | August 6, 2016

‘People need to learn to take other people’s social media posts with a grain of salt.’

I Tried Stand-Up Comedy—Here’s What Happened

By Jamie Friedlander | June 28, 2016

A stage-shy SUCCESS editor steps to the mic to take on stand-up comedy. Will her fear of bombing win out?

Relishing an Imperfect Life

By Jamie Friedlander | June 21, 2016

Know when to compromise and embrace those inevitable moments of imperfection.

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.