How Jewel Has Protected Her Happiness Throughout Her Career
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Singer-songwriter Jewel learned what emotional pain was early in life—her mother abandoned the family when she was only 8, and she was raised by an abusive father until she finally left home at just 15 years old. Because of these tumultuous early life experiences, Jewel learned to cultivate mindfulness and mental health practices that have helped protect her happiness throughout her life. In this episode, Jewel tells Alex about learning to cope with her anxiety and panic attacks, and how prioritizing her mental health has guided the most important decisions in her career.  Learn more about Jewel’s #NotAloneChallenge here:  Learn more about Ac+ion alkaline water here:  You can watch this and all of our episodes on our Imposters YouTube channel:  Full transcripts for all Imposters episodes available at
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