#003 - How to Find More “Me” Time

mental wellness Dec 13, 2020

When you’re busy, with a mile-long to-do list, and you’re giving to everyone but yourself -- your job, your kids, your home -- it’s hard to make time for yourself. So, how do you find more time in the day to schedule what really matters to you? That’s what I’m answering on today’s Lovecast episode.
Chunking - Breaking off blocks of time into 15-minute increments and finding opportunities to prioritize yourself and prioritize what is most important to you. This is simply being intentional with your time.
  • Use a weekly calendar that actually has a time attached to it in 15-minute increments. I want you to start thinking of your life in 15-minutes chunks of time. Everything you do is going to take a minimum of 15-minutes. If you have an activity that actually takes only three or four minutes, bonus, you've just won yourself a little bit of break time. However, think of your life set into 15-minute chunks of time.
  • Depending on what you...
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#001 - Global Grief: Loving What Was, Embracing What Is

mental wellness Nov 30, 2020


Hey there, I’m Dr. Jennifer Ryan, and welcome to the first episode of Dr. Jen and Friends Lovecast. 

I am so excited to jump into this podcast! Talking about human behavior is my favorite topic, and it’s a conversation I could ramble on and on about! And sometimes I do!

I also have my excellent friend Tammy with me -- she’s agreed to be my sidekick with the Lovecast, and I couldn’t be more excited! One of the things we thrive on is talking about why people do what they do -- why our kids do what they do, why people around us do what they do, and how those around us help us grow. 

About This Podcast

As you may already know if you follow me on social media, I’ve been an adult and couples counselor for over 18 years. I’ve spent my entire adult life understanding human behavior, and I’ve been helping individuals learn why they do the things they do, how to do them better, and feel supported along the way. 

Over the past...

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