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Jennifer Pastiloff
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Jennifer Pastiloff is a writer and international retreat leader as well as the founder of popular blog The Manifest-Station (
Her work has been featured on The Rumpus, The Nervous Breakdown, Jezebel, Salon and xojane, among others. Jen leads her signature Manifestation Yoga: On Being Human retreats all over the world and she also leads writing retreats with best-selling authors Emily Rapp & Lidia Yuknavitch. Check out for all retreat listings and workshops to attend one in a city near you. All workshops/retreats are a combination of writing and some yoga. She tweets/instagrams at @jenpastiloff. Join a retreat by emailing
Jen does workshops in London twice a year.

Entries by Jennifer Pastiloff

The Shame Files

(4) Comments | Posted September 3, 2014 | 4:28 PM

I was not quite 17 years old, so I had my learner's permit, but not my driver's license yet. In New Jersey, you have to be 17 to drive. My mother, God bless her, let me take the Isuzu Trooper out to go pick up my new (read: only) boyfriend,...

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What I Will No Longer Apologize for

(18) Comments | Posted June 18, 2014 | 9:38 AM

Trigger warning: This piece mentions sexual assault.

A few years ago, a man I knew walked into the café in NYC where I was having lunch with a friend and before I realized what was happening, his hand was on my breast. "Damn, Look at those things," he'd said with...

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