Jen Fiore Shimalla, founder of Do Life Inspired, is a mom, wife, artist, and author who is very motivated to help others reach wellness in both body and mind and to live a joy-filled life. Many of the tools she herself used to heal the body and the mind can be seen in her life's work today.
As a wellness enthusiast and gluten free expert, Jen can began her Youtube channel, GlutenFree and Me over 8 years ago, to share recipes and inspire others embarking on a gluten free life. She can currently be found searching for restaurants that make the effort to offer amazing gluten free food and she highlights them on her show idea, Finding a Gluten Free Nation, which you can currently find on instagram @glutenfreesince03. Jen splits her time between her passion for food and gluten free lifestyle with her health coaching. She can be found found her training with wellness , mindset, and energy work, on a part-time basis in 1:1 sessions. One more "part of Jen" that she offers to the world is her passion for painting! During the pandemic, Jen rediscovered her lost love for artistic expression and began painting. She loves to share her inspiration and over the moon when someone is drawn to a particular piece.
She is the author of Heaven Cent and All the Parts of Me: One Woman's Detour into Fear and Her Trip Back to Love (Inspired Girl Books, January 2021). In her latest book she speaks about her healing journey through immense pain in the body to a life where she is excited to wake up each morning. She also wrote and illustrated Heaven Cent in 2013. Heaven Cent tells the story of a young girl's journey toward realizing that her grandfather is still with her, even though he has passed.
Jen has extensive training in health and wellness, the mind-body connection, and healing. Her research and teachings focus on shifting perception, energy healing, removing blocks in the subconscious mind, intuitive modalities and practices, and how our minds can affect our health, relationships and life in general. She is a true believer that when we connect to the essence of who we are, and all that is, we can begin to understand the relationship between our body and mind and, which will move is into life experience of such greatness and wonder like we never could've imagined before.
Jen has been in the service industry for three decades and has been a business owner for over 20 years. A passionate, serial entrepreneur, Jen knows business and brings the perfect blend of divine connected inspiration and down-to-earth sass to everything she touches! She has developed a jewelry line, founded a jewelry company, and opened a restaurant. Now, in addition to her part-time coaching practice, Jen has a line of fun, inspirational t-shirts. At the heart of all of her work is connection with people—and helping people realize their own brilliance.
Jen is certified in health coaching by the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute and holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Hofstra University. Jen is a Psych-K® facilitator and Reiki Master and also holds certificates in herbal studies, Biochemic tissue salts Level 3, and mediumship.
Jen has one more expertise that she offers others- her knowledge of a gluten-free lifestyle! She can be found cracking herself up (and hopefully others) as she whips up some her family’s gluten-free recipes on her YouTube channel, Glutenfree and Me. She is the TV Show Creator and Host of Finding a Gluten-Free Nation, where she travels the country searching for the best hidden gems in the gluten-free world, and then helps bring these restaurants out of hiding and into the spotlight for others to enjoy.
She enjoys many pursuits that fill her day with happiness when she is not working with others. She love to paint, hike, read, meeting new people, and reading. In the evenings, you can find Jen catching up on her Netflix binge-watching with her husband of 28 years. Now you can see another reason she titled her memoir All the Parts of Me!!