Digital Detox Tips

I set out on a Digital Detox and the opposite happened. Kind of. My number one takeaway was maybe it’s not how much time we’re spending using technology as much as where and how we are spending the time. My mind was blown with this online exercise. Now, I’ve been doing it at least once a week […]

I set aside 30 mins to spread some serotonin manually, here’s what I did:

There’s a tricky relationship between technology, social media and serotonin. As a quick reminder, serotonin is that magical neurotransmitter, a chemical, that impacts our mood. The more serotonin the more likeliness for kindness. Scientifically, serotonin is spreadable. This video explains the ‘Science of Kindness’ and serotonin concept well. If you do something nice (an act […]

Innovate Life Experiment #1: Digital Detox & Retox

As I navigate through a transition period in my career and determine where I want to focus my energy on next, I’ve been conducting a few experiments. I call them my “Innovate Life” experiments. After spending the past seven years sprinting as an entrepreneur I realize how much time was spent innovating my business and […]

Life Lessons At Sea

I live on water. My boat, which is my home, had some work done on it awhile back so it was turned around backwards in the marina slip facing the opposite direction it usually faces. Typically, our backyard (aft deck) faces the ocean and in this case it was facing the dock walkway. So basically […]

A Letter To My Younger Self

I was recently asked to write a letter to my younger self. It was a powerful exercise that I believe everyone should experience. Props to Lore and Little Things for this brilliant series. Thank you for the opportunity. Here is my letter … Dear Young Amy Jo: I write this letter to you on a plane […]