helping smart, soulful women make the leap from mundane to magical in life, work, & business


You’ve tried it all…

The positive thinking, the gratitude journaling, the self-help books. Modality after modality.

You wish you could jump out of bed every morning feeling like your life has meaning, but most days, you wake up to the drudgery of disappointment. And the fact that you’re so capable and talented at everything else you do only adds insult to injury.

Why isn’t anything working?

Is any of it even real? And, if it is, how on earth are you going to find more time, more energy, and more money to continue struggling to keep your dream alive when you’re already so tapped out?

The truth is there’s nothing  wrong with you, and you actually are  on the right path. You’re just missing a few important details, and once you see them, you’ll fast-track your way to fulfillment.


jillennis.comHi, I’m Jill.

I’m a multi-trained and certified life coach, and I help other smart, soulful women like you get their sparkle back in their lives, work, and businesses.

But the real reason I’m here is because I’ve been in your shoes, and I’ve managed to change out of them.

In fact, l had to in order to survive.

Throughout my late 20s and early 30s, I worked several jobs and simultaneously pursued multiple opportunities trying to prove my worth. The things I’d once considered “passions” held little appeal, not that I had time for them anyway.

My top priorities were advancing my career and businesses, making enough money to make ends meet, and keeping everyone around me happy at all costs.

Of course, I wasn’t particularly happy, but that didn’t matter. I was satisfied with feeling mature and responsible, doing exactly what society told me I was supposed to be doing.


Then I got

The diagnosis — chronic Lyme disease with several co-infections — was a relief at first. After finally getting some answers, I figured I’d take a course of antibiotics and be back to my old self again.

That’s not what happened.

When I was told I might not fully recover control of my legs or regain cognitive functioning, my world didn’t just turn upside down.

It shattered into pieces.

My identity and self-worth were tied up in working hard and being smart, and this wretched illness that several doctors had overlooked for years had grown strong enough to steal my superpowers.


But the one thing it didn’t take from me was much stronger:  the determination to claim something better.

While I did succeed, the 3 years it took to get there nearly destroyed  me first. I lost my highest-paying job, wrecked my finances, endured long-term treatments that made me even sicker, fell out of touch with my spirituality, and watched several close friendships dissolve.

It wasn’t until I learned how to truly be present with ALL of myself — not just the parts I was proud of — that things began to shift.


Today, not only am I mentally clear and steady on my feet again, I am happier and more fulfilled than I ever could have imagined.

  • I’m energized and inspired to do work I love, and my appetite for doing it is insatiable.
  • I’m active in communities of women that nurture my soul.
  • I have plenty of time to spend with my partner, family, friends, and fur-children — and my relationships are flourishing instead of strained.

And I want that for you, too! I want you to know what it feels like to rise and truly shine.

For me, it took a devastating illness to finally start dismantling the image of who I thought I should be so I could discover who I was and what my heart was longing for. But for you, it might only take a phone call.


Give me 45 minutes, and I’ll help you get clear on where you want to go and what’s really getting in your way.

Click here to schedule your complimentary Clarity Call.


If you’re not quite ready yet (transforming your life is a big step — I get it!), you might enjoy spending time in my free facebook group where you can get to know me further.
I teach some simple techniques and mindset practices and introduce other resources to help keep your inner “joy” well running deep.

Click here to join the free Facebook group.


A Few Fun

I waver between INFP and INFJ on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

I met my life partner, Dan, at a healing arts center more than 6 years ago.

I’m an “animal person.” Big time. I currently cohabitate with 2 cats and 2 dogs.

I love exploring new places, but I’ve made my home where I was born and raised:  Syracuse, New York.

I’m learning to play the ukulele. Maybe we can jam sometime?

I might be a little  obsessed with kale. I make my own kale chips, add it to smoothies, sneak it into most dishes, and did you notice the name of the theme I’m using? (Don’t worry — I’m also a fan of good coffee and dark chocolate!)