Today’s Episode

Let Your Mind Wander

How to Blend Your Passion Project and Your Business

Staring Down the Devil:  How to Walk through Fear

Episode Release Date:  October 23, 2023

In this emotionally charged and insightful episode,  Dr. Jennifer Gardella, PhD, delves into three compelling topics that will both inspire and empower you in your personal and professional lives.  As a survivor of domestic violence and a passionate advocate for change, and a social media and blogging consultant, Jennifer shares her journey through the challenges of life, providing valuable insights along the way.

Segment 1: “Let Your Mind Wander” 00:23 – 04:42

Jennifer kicks off the episode by discussing the concept of “Squirrel Syndrome” and how it has affected her personal and professional life. With a mind that loves to wander and explore new information, Jennifer shares her strategies for staying on track while embracing curiosity. She introduces a simple method to channel your wandering mind effectively, offering practical advice for those who crave knowledge and new experiences.

Segment 2: “Business and Passion Project” 04:43 – 12:18

In the second part of the episode, Jennifer addresses the challenge of merging her passion project, domestic violence advocacy, with her career as a social media and blogging consultant. She recounts a poignant experience where she faced criticism for the balance she’s trying to strike. Jennifer candidly discusses her journey of harmonizing her passion project and business, emphasizing the importance of marketing both while acknowledging the difficulties of blending these two aspects.

Segment 3: “Staring Down the Devil” 12:19 – 16:22

The episode takes an intense turn as Jennifer shares a deeply personal experience of confronting her fears. She recalls a recent event where she had to face an individual closely connected to her abuser and the emotions it stirred. Jennifer’s bravery in this segment is palpable as she recounts how she stood up to her fear and sent a powerful message. Her story serves as an inspiring example of how one can confront one’s own demons and find the strength to move forward.

Key Takeaways:

  • Embrace your curiosity and the desire for knowledge; let your mind wander.
  • Learn to channel your wandering thoughts effectively with a simple method.
  • Balancing your passion project and business can be challenging but is worth the effort.
  • Confronting your fears is a powerful act of resilience and personal growth.

Final Thoughts:

Dr. Jennifer Gardella’s “Hot Mess to Great Success” podcast is a space for inspiration, personal growth, and empowerment. In this episode, Jennifer’s vulnerability and courage shine through as she explores the complex nature of life, passion, and fear.

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