Jen Glantz

I’m Jen Glantz. I’ve been a published writer for over 13 years, spilling my words into magazines (ranging from style to scuba diving), newspapers, websites and even this one time, a speech, for someone who didn’t speak a word of English. What drives my words, my site, my writing, is the power of relating to people. I find that many people, especially young girls, feel so alone and quite often they feel embarrassed. I want to shatter those feelings! I want them to read what I write and understand that it’s okay to be a little outside of the box, but most importantly, that it is okay to just be who they are.

WHEN YOU WANT TO RUN AWAY

FROM WHY I ALMOST RAN AWAY

“Running away was easy; not knowing what to do next was the hard part.”  ― Glenda Millard While most people were kicking off the new…

I NEVER LIKED NYC

FROM I NEVER LIKED NEW YORK CITY

This is my 4th year in New York City. Before I moved here, I figured I would last only 4 minutes. I booked a one-way ticket, but…

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FROM HOW TO GET A NEW JOB

I’ve been hired, and fired, and hired, and resigned, and hired again throughout my short period of employable life. I hope any future employers…

FROM UCF'S 30 UNDER 30

FROM UCF’S 30 UNDER 30

One of my proudest moments of 2015 was being selected as a member of University of Central Florida‘s inaugural class of 30 under 30….

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FROM HAPPINESS IS BEING HUMAN

“Tell me this,” he says, taking a sip of Merlot and chasing it down with a gulp of his cappuccino. “What does happiness mean?”…