What Journaling Has Meant in 2020

Join JoClub here! I’ve been journaling for as long as I can remember. From the heartache I felt at age 7 when a school friend broke a pinky promise right up to the recent exhilaration of hauling a Christmas tree through my neighborhood- past deserted restaurants with chairs stacked up against the windows- at age […]

22 Lessons Learned in 2020

Good morning. Jo here, writing to you from the Connecticut home I bought in cash at the end of July. The same home I’ve only slept in six nights total – cut the check and had to replenish these funds. I filmed a video about the purchase and still haven’t had time to edit it… […]

JoClub Membership is Now A Thing

I’ve been wanting to develop this for a while. So I sat my a$$ down and developed it. We’ve built a nice little community on Instagram and some of you have been journaling for 100+ days! JoClub is growing, and so should the access to the community. I’m officially rolling out the JoClub membership program […]

9 Legit Ways to Make Money Online During a Recession

The National Bureau of Economic Research has announced a week ago that the U.S. economy is officially in a recession. We lost 22 million jobs in March and April. Some people even say that this is worse than the Great Depression. The main difference is now, we have the internet. *cue angelic sounds* We’re in […]

30 Days of Journal Prompts

If you follow my Instagram, you know I’ve been posting daily prompts and entries. To avoid making you tap 100 times to get to each entry, here are the first 30 prompts. I’ll be releasing an article every month with all of the prompts, so stay tuned. As I write this, we’re already on day […]

Joclub is Poppin’

Day by day, we’re writing books together. I’m ecstatic and in disbelief that we’ve been journaling for 37 days straight. Shoot, I don’t think I’ve ever done something daily this consistently. A lot of you have admitted that having a community to journal with has helped you stay consistent. It’s a symbiotic relationship, we’re strangers, […]

Welcome to My New Site

I feel like I just gave birth to my third child. Hi everyone, I’m Jo. Maybe you know me from my YouTube channel, @damonandjo, or for creating Shut Up and Go, and now, here we are on Not Your Average Jo. This will be the platform for all of my crazy ideas, tips, and resources […]

Financial Spring Cleaning 2020

*advertising disclosure* If you watched my last YouTube video, then you know this isn’t just a quick fix. Finance is just like fitness, you need to work on it every single day, and let’s be honest, some days you want to hide out under a blanket with a chocolate bar and avoid that ish all […]


5 Ways to Calm Down Right Now

Different times call for different measures. If you’re like me, you’re staying awake until 4 am watching trash television that isn’t worth losing your precious sleep over. You wake up feeling as crusty as your eyes, and your motivation is at negative 100. You’re not alone. We’re all feeling this uncertainty and it’s eating away […]

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