Gentle and Encourging

When you encourage others, you in the process are encouraged because you’re making a commitment and difference in that person’s life. Encouragement really does make a difference. Zig Ziglar Words of affirmation are important to me. But let me explain where I learned it from. I learned it from watching mentors around me and byContinue reading “Gentle and Encourging”


There are times when I want to build brand new things with a team but you know what, teamwork is hard work. People show up with their own desires, passions, and goodness, they also show up with their hurts and learned behaviors. With that being said, as a team, you’re there to work together toContinue reading “Team”

Challenge and Progress

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. George Bernard Shaw It feels good to finish things that both challenge me and add progress. Forward momentum is part of being alive. The challenging part is learning to enjoy the process. Before I started writing novels, I didn’t understandContinue reading “Challenge and Progress”

Grow into Something

I learned to knit a scarf today! It’s exciting to see it slowly grow into something other than a ball of yarn. I’m taking my time to master the tension and fixing my mistakes without having to start it all over. It’s fun. I popped on some weird youtube videos and knitted the day away.Continue reading “Grow into Something”

Words to Support Words?

I hate quotations. Tell me what you know. Ralph Waldo Emerson Despite what Mr. Emerson may feel, I appreciate a good quote. There’s a quote for everything. All I have to do is think about how I felt or what actions stood out the most to me, and find one word to describe it. ThenContinue reading “Words to Support Words?”

Jayne Press

What’s it all about “The mission of Jayne.Press is to inspire growth and respect real life content within New England. Jayne.Press will continue to find ways to increase in community, create a place for individuals to write real life experiences using creative ways to advance inner growth, and provide an outlet from mundane lifestyles. will continue toContinue reading “Jayne Press”

…”Little Minds Shrink”…

I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death. Leonardo da Vinci What powerful words. Big brains smile inContinue reading “…”Little Minds Shrink”…”


The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless. Jean-Jacques Rousseau There is freedom in imagination. The trouble comes trying to bring your imagination to reality as a creator. I do feel most times when we bring our imaginations to reality it takes away from the fantasy of it all. ItContinue reading “Imagination”