#31 Abusive Relationships at Home and Work - Jen Moff

Fail Fast Podcast show

Summary: The founder of Magical Mindfulness Jen Moff in on the show today!<br> Jen empowers burned-out, professional women to invest in themselves so they can step out of the shadows and into the spotlight.<br><br> She’s the author of The Mindful Life Map<br> Jen Moff<br> A learning and development professional by trade, she most recently worked with Toast, the all-in-one restaurant technology platform (one of the fastest growing SAAS companies in the US according to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™).<br> Less sugar and more spice, Jen is a former actor with on-point comedic timing.<br> A domestic violence survivor and mental health advocate, her areas of expertise include the intersections of leadership and employee experience, play and personal development, as well as relationships and spiritual growth.<br> Self-proclaimed foodie, Jen loves breakfast buffets, ques, and Japanese hibachi.<br> In her spare time, she enjoys horseback riding and using makeup as a creative outlet / self-care tool.<br> Jen currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts with her six indoor plants.<br> Some questions asked and some meant to be asked:<br> Tell us who you are and your story<br> There are a couple misconceptions some people have about abuse<br><br> 1- Abuse is normally physical when in reality it can be worse than that<br><br> 2 – Anyone that is in an abusive relationship had a choice to leave immediately when in reality it’s not that straightforward<br> How do you use what you learned the hard way, to help other women?<br> Are there any signs when starting a relationship that it could be abusive?<br> Someone that is on a first relationship has nothing to compare to, so there’s a chance they don’t know its abusive?<br> How about your parent’s relationship, could you use that as a comparison?<br> In some situations a bad parent relationship can make your bad relationship seem normal, do you agree?<br> Going through abusive relationships, it would have been very easy for anyone to just assume, “I am not enough” or ” I deserve this”… So, how can someone going through that right now, find self-love and know that nobody deserves it, and you have the power to stop it<br> Besides abusive relationships, there’s also work relationship abuse. Like mentally abusive bosses. I’ve been through that and it took me many years to even realize I was in<br> Extras<br><br> Jen Moff has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication and Public Relations.<br> Jen Moff also received a Certified Relationship Specialist designation from the American Psychotherapy Association.<br> Jen Moff’s website : http://thejenmoff.com/<br> Jen’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thejenmoff/<br> Jen’s Book: <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Mindful-Life-Map-Workbook-together/dp/198188579X">The Mindful Life Map</a><br>