Letter From the Editors

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Freedom is being able to do what we want without limitation or boundaries.

For me, freedom is a combination of three things: internal freedom, physical freedom, and monetary freedom. It encompasses mind, body, and soul and all three pieces must be together in harmony to be fully free. If you have money, but are not in good physical or mental health, then you are partially free, not completely free.

There are many ways to improve each area of your life. For example, if you are lacking good mental health, you can find a life coach or counselor. If you are lacking in good physical health, you can find a fitness coach. And if you are lacking in financial health, you can find a business coach.

What’s great about these three areas of life is there is a solution if one or more areas is not complete. Finding the solutions will give you complete freedom to live your life without limitation or boundaries.

At Life By Design Magazine, we feel blessed to be able to provide our writers with mental health freedom by giving them space to fully express themselves using their freedom of voice, freedom of knowledge, and freedom of sharing wisdom with our readers.

Ideally in my mind freedom is where I am, but the freedom that I have is not the full freedom that I want. As an entrepreneur, I know in my heart I already have a grasp of freedom because I get to choose what business I want, what clients I serve, whether I say “no” or “yes.” So as an entrepreneur, I feel like we already have a taste of freedom, but we know our freedom is still limited.

I believe the freedom missing for the majority of entrepreneurs is financial freedom. With financial freedom, you can expand your current situation and it gives you the ability to help others in many more ways. With that said, some millionaires and billionaires do not have all three areas of freedom, so are they really free? That’s something to ponder.

As the Creative Director for the magazine, it’s important for me to be part of a team that respects and trusts each other. Having respect and trust is another form of freedom. It allows us to express ourselves fully. I'm so blessed to be surrounded by other women like Miss Fox and Miss Lynda. It’s another freedom I enjoy, the freedom of choice. What I love most is that we all are doing this out of our love, passion and desire to serve others.

Lastly, I am honored and blessed to be able to meet amazing, like-minded individuals who strive for the same thing, wanting to be heard. Meeting you at our mixers brings me a tremendous amount of joy and having joy is internal freedom. I'm looking forward to inviting you into our family and I can't wait to hear your words of wisdom.


JENNIFER MEIM

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Jennifer Meim is a Graphic Designer who works with Entrepreneurs to transfer their vision into fruition. Jennifer has a natural gift of being in tuned with her clients to understand and to see their vision. For at least a decade, Jennifer have supported and worked closely with founders and CEOs to launch their ideas from table talks to tangibles. Jennifer is a self-taught designer, and continuously strive to learn especially with new technologies. Her creative soul and genuine love for people makes her one of the most approachable, dependable, and trustworthy designers in San Diego.