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I’m all about wild-eyed wonder, compassionate grit & sacred courage to help you choose a life of beauty and meaning by staying true to yourself.

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“Jennifer Louden shows you how to live with more courage and greater intention and how to embrace the truth that you are enough right now.”
Brené Brown, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Daring Greatly

my latest writing

How to Be with the Natural Cycles of Expansion and Contraction

I’m fascinated by the natural cycle of expansion and contraction that happen as you grow spiritually and creatively. You venture on a writing retreat, or you disappear into your creative cave, or you hike for miles into the wilderness – and you are changed. You are so awash in joy, connected to all that is, so buoyed by a cushion of love and […]

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Self-Care When Writing Hard Stuff

I am writing and it is hard. Emotional. Raw. Messy with a capital M. Add to that the fact that I don’t know what this project will become – if anything – which drives the part of me crazy that loves to be of service, and you have a very tender Jen. But here is […]

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How is life wanting to live you?

In a recent meditation training I attended, our teacher kept asking us different versions of this question: “How is life wanting to live you?” I ate that question up and it made me squirm. I loved the invitation of it – something larger flowing and carrying me, much like the river in the Rilke poem […]

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I’ve helped a million+ people plumb the question: How do you shape & live your truest life?

No pat answers, just imperfection you can use.