Hi Jenna,

may your day bring lotus of fun.


QUOTE OF THE DAY


"I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble." - Helen Keller


WORDS ON A WHIM-SY

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Here you may find a poem by yours truly, words of wisdom from someone wiser, meaningful lyrics by a beloved musician, or a relevant piece of reading material. No matter what, it will be whimsical in its own way and garnished with a GIF!




I'm a sucker for a good interview, and over the past week I've listened to 5 or 6 of them from my podcast playlist. My favorite conversation was with Mark Cuban on Adam Grant's podcast called ReThinking. If you don't know Adam Grant, he is an organizational psychologist, Wharton's top-rated professor for 7 years, author of 5 New York Time's Bestselling books, and the list of admirable accolades goes on. And, I'm sure you know Mark Cuban. 


In a short 45 minutes, they discuss everything from Mark's incredible efforts to make prescriptions affordable, his favorite shark to do business with, how social media impacts pro basketball players at halftime, and why following your passion is the worst advice. (I especially enjoyed Adam's afterthoughts on that last part!) There were numerous aha moments throughout this episode, and their ability to breakdown the complicated healthcare system in a way that made sense was a gust of fresh air. You can listen here (recommended) or read their wise yet whimsical words in the transcript here.



xo Jenna


FUEL YOUR SENSES


See HGTV's 73 ideas for decorating your front porch this Fall/Halloween.




Hear the sweet sounds of your own music with this fun, simple melody maker.




Taste the best boxed macaroni & cheese according to this guy, who did a blind taste test of 9 popular brands to determine a true winner. The results might surprise you!





Smell the signs of lifestyle creep and how to avoid it to accrue more savings.




Feel the warmth of a hug from a stranger across the globe, on the nicest place on the internet. Bring it in!

I'M LOVIN' IT

For as long as I can remember, I've started every morning with greens. There's nothing like frequent travel to disrupt that, though. Enter: Fizzy Green Tablets from Amazing Grass. Just plop one of these in a water bottle for the perfect mix of electrolytes, vitamins, and the benefits of greens when you're on the go. I'm also a big fan of their detox flavor to stay hydrated and healthy!





AND IF YOU DON'T KNOW, NOW YOU KNOW

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One artist is partnering with the organization Living Beyond Breast Cancer to showcase the vivacity of survivors and give them the visibility they deserve.



JAM OF THE DAY



I Feel Good - Kelly Clarkson (she skillfully covered James Brown's soulful hit this week)




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