Jen Pastiloff

In this week’s inspiring episode, Brooke and Grant are joined by Jen Pastiloff, author of On Being Human, who shares the story of her leap of faith that was more like a push, the reason why “I got you” and “It’s gonna be okay” are her two favorite sets of words, and why she never wants to be seen as a guru. Join us for a conversation about listening, showing up for other people, and pursuing your dreams even when it’s terrifying and you’re not sure where you’re going to land.


Jennifer Pastiloff travels the world with her unique workshop “On Being Human,” a hybrid of yoga-related movement, writing, sharing out loud, letting the snot fly, and the occasional dance party. Jen is the author of the new memoir, On Being Human, now a national bestseller. Jen has been featured on Good Morning America, New York Magazine, Health Magazine, CBS News and more, for her unique style of teaching, which she has now shared with thousands of women in sold-out workshops all over the world. She is also the founder of the online magazine The Manifest-Station.

The Takeaway:

What is something you’ve always wanted to do? What’s that thing that is looming out there waiting for you to say yes to? Maybe like Jen it’s about leading retreats. Maybe it’s public speaking. Maybe it’s writing a book. Maybe it’s something more personal or intimate, and we welcome you naming that here too. The takeaway today is simple: just name it. Write it down. Say it out loud. The way to tend to a big goal is to name it, to let it start to live with you, to be in your immediate awareness. Just like relationships, ideas need to be cultivated and tended to. You can say to your idea, “I got you,” and see how the idea takes root and grows.

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