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Award Winning Author    Inspirational Speaker    Wellness Expert

Jane's Jam shortlisted for Eric Hoffer Grand Prize 

A warm and very heartfelt thank you to the Eric Hoffer Award Committee for shortlisting my book, Jane's Jam: Inspiration To Create Your Super Awesome Life, for 2023 Eric Hoffer Grand Prize Award!

The Eric Hoffer Book Award honors the memory of the great American philosopher Eric Hoffer by highlighting salient writing, as well as the independent spirit of small publishers. Since its inception, the Hoffer Award has become one of the largest international book awards for small, academic, and independent presses receiving over 2,500 nominations yearly. I am fortunate to be shortlisted for the grand prize by a panel of nearly 200 judges who have provided a wonderful review of Jane's Jam

"A refreshing spin on positive psychology,...Enright writes with clarity and a caring manner that inspires positive change for happy, healthy living. An enjoyable read, this book reframes the reputation of self-help books in a positive manner and elevates the self-help genre".

                                                                    -Eric Hoffer Award Committee  

Everyone needs a cheerleader in life. Like me, Eric Hoffer began writing his thoughts down after recovering from a brain injury. He wrote his first books with no formal literary training. I am thrilled, honoured, humbled, and grateful to be recognized among such an accomplished group of writers from all walks of life, cultures, and countries. 

Moreover, a big thank you to all the readers, fellow authors, reviewers, bloggers, librarians, friends, family, booksellers, and my publisher She Writes Press who continue to cheer me on and encourage me to do my very best.
Looking forward to what comes next...and stay super awesome!
Warmly and with gratitude,

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About Butter Side Up

“A world changing book on health and wellness”

                                                                               -LIVING NOW BOOK AWARDS

Sometimes, in the blink of an eye, the unthinkable can happen; events in your life that cause you to ask -why me?
Inspired, and inspiring, award winning author Jane Enright’s extraordinary uplifting memoir of surviving three life-altering events in the span of a year, losing almost everything, and coming out the other side stronger, more resilient, and happier than ever before is compelling and thought provoking. A feel-good story that everyone can relate to and learn from, Butter Side Up shows there can be happiness and joy after the unexpected—and a super awesome life, too.
Butter Side Up: How I Survived My Most Terrible Year & Created My Super Awesome Life is a 2021 Eric Hoffer Award finalist, a 2022 Canadian Book Club Award Winner - Best Book/Health, Wellness & Spirituality, and the recipient of the 2022 Silver Evergreen Medal from Living Now Book Awards/Books for Better Living, and a 2023 Bedside Reading Best Beach Book

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About Jane's Jam

Inspired and inspiring, Jane’s Jam offers exceptional insight, motivating illustrations, and a ‘real world effective’ DIY instruction guide for dealing with unexpected adversity of any and all kinds.”                                                                                                     
                                                                                             —MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW

Following in the footsteps of Butter Side Up, Jane’s Jam: Inspiration To Create Your Super Awesome Life is all about finding sweetness when life gives you lemons and leaves you feeling sour—like you’re butter side down instead of butter side up.

Now more than ever, it is important to keep perspective and remember that our life is what we create. Positive thoughts have a good effect on us. They can support us to become happier, healthier, and add value to our entire lives—especially during times of great uncertainty. Maintaining a positive mindset can attract more brightness into your life, so you can successfully navigate those curveballs out of left field, move forward, not backward, while change plays out.
Jane’s Jam leads readers through a thought-provoking playbook approach to creating fresh starts helping you respond more positively to uncertainty, and thrive in the midst of it. This powerful, uniquely inspiring, and humorous OMG-playbook approach to overcoming adversity and living your best life will help readers look on the bright side, bounce back from the unthinkable, and intentionally create a super awesome life—whatever the situation.

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Shortlisted for 2023 Eric Hoffer Grand Prize Award!

About Jane Enright

An inspiring and humorous thought leader, award-winning Canadian author, speaker, and wellness expert, Jane Enright is a former kindergarten teacher, university lecturer, and founder of My Super Awesome Life Inc. Jane is helping audiences worldwide build resilience, find joy, create new beginnings, and thrive after unexpected change.

Jane reveals how unexpected change can open doors, bring us joy, happiness, and excitement, offer new opportunities and experiences, usher in new love and friendships, and build faith, strength, hope, and courage we never knew we had.

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After Reading Butter Side Up & Jane’s Jam You Will Learn How To:


Successfully manage unplanned change.


Advocate for yourself and others in difficult situations.


Handle things even when they are turned upside down.


Explore techniques to build strength in the face of adversity.

Design a new storyline for your super awesome life after an unplanned change.
Believe in yourself and your ability to take each day (and each step) toward your best life.

Book Reviews

“Enright is a wonderfully clear-minded narrator of her own experiences… The result is a stirringly believable tale of personal reinvention. An unsparing, ultimately uplifting account of turning a crisis into a new view of life.”



Author Jane Enright is also the founder of My Super Awesome Life™, a website and online community dedicated to sharing tips and ideas about purposeful, inspired living, navigating unexpected change, building resilience, and living your best life. This community offers a playbook approach with stories and a healthy dose of humour to inspire:

  • Strategies and know-how to successfully navigate unplanned change in your life

  • A sense of well being that brings clarity of thought so you can find answers and make good choices when you need to and create a healthy lifestyle

  • Courage to handle things when they are upside down and advocate for yourself and others in difficult situations

  • Strength and resilience to help you let go when all you want to do is hold on, and support to get you through tough times

  • Articles, podcasts, blog posts, and ideas (include links to podcasts and the page to help you find balance and fun in your life

  • Encouragement to believe in yourself and keep moving forward, so you can make your ideas happen, create fresh starts, and come out a winner!

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