About Jen

I started the "Be Nice. Project" as a way to remind people of basic social courtesies that are becoming less prevalent in our day to day interactions. Over time it has grown to consider self-improvement, and keeping a positive, purposeful attitude in even dreary situations. I hope this sort of dialogue will bring about a greater trend toward expansive social courtesy, compassion, and kindness in simple and complex ways.

Writing for a new blog

Hello Readers! Are you still there? It’s been two years since I have posted to Be Nice. and hope you’ve all been well!

Recently my amazing friend asked me to write for her blog, Yogatropic. I am excited to say my writer brain lifted her head from her lengthy nap and heartily took up the challenge! I will be bringing the same type of writing I did for Be Nice. to YT. Those posts will be shared here as well as links.

I hope you will check out the site for all the other incredible writers there. You can sign up for the Monthly Rewind and receive a summary of articles shared that month. Enjoy, and happy reading!

It’s been a while

Why hello, friends. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I don’t have a good excuse. I haven’t posted for some time, simply because the impulse hasn’t been there. I’ve been living a few questions, and enjoying living in (and working on) our first house. So… here are some pictures of the house. And a video, that makes me feel… happy. Hope it does for you, too.

Below is a project we did in our kitchen. 5/8 inch glass tile laid by hand over the course of one month, over 27 square feet of wall in the kitchen.

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America’s Mood Map by Time Science & Space

Seeing as how this blog began because of the very traits discussed in this article, it seems only appropriate to share this with you! Apparently, though we are both Iowans, my husband matches Colorado, and I match Georgia. When I did the full quiz (http://www.outofservice.com/bigfive/), I found we were very similar – other than our outgoing nature. It’s fun – I hope you enjoy it!