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Second Spring

The secret to celebrating Life at any (st)age:

Celebrating where you are today while visualizing and planning the next exciting stage of your life. Your Second Spring is not a stagnant pond, but an endless, flowing fountain of second youth, a source for becoming fresh, happy and hopeful again.

Photo of the Day

Looking at the familiar through the lens of curiosity:

A daily practice of looking at things from a different perspective. Beauty is often revealed in the most surprising places.

Art of Real Estate

A resource for all things Real Estate related.

The Stanley Team has been moving hearts and homes since 1976. Our Mission Statement is 2 words: "Helping Others".

In everything we do, helping people is our highest goal.

Meet Janice Stanley

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” J.R.R. Tolkien


As the Sales Manager for a boutique real estate brokerage in Northeast Ohio, Jan is most inspired to coach her team of agents to build highly successful businesses. Jan also works alongside her husband, Chris, serving the community working with buyers, sellers and investors alike.


Prior to her real estate career, Jan’s Fine Arts degree from the University of Dayton launched her 1st career in graphic design, which led to her current passion as a writer, speaker & teacher. She created “Second Spring”, a group dedicated to inspire people to celebrate where they are today while visualizing and planning the next exciting stage of their lives.


Jan and Chris have been married for 43 years and have raised 4 awesome humans. They love the condo life and divide their time between helping people buy and sell houses as The Stanley Team and spending time playing outside in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and along the Lake Erie shoreline.



Photography is a passion. A way to get perspective through the age old method of simply paying attention.

Read Janice's Blog

July 17, 2024

By Janice Stanley | July 17, 2024

PRAYER FOR THE 5 SENSES May today bless you with: Images that honor your eyes Soundtracks that honor your ears Fragrances that honor your nose Tastes that honor your tongue Embraces that honor your skin May you collect these moments Like a bee gathers pollen And be filled with a sweetness That can be shared…

July 16, 2024

By Janice Stanley | July 16, 2024

July 15, 2024

By Janice Stanley | July 15, 2024

JUST KEEP SWIMMING There’s a river running through Life And you’re somewhere in between The shallows and the rapids Where you’re going, where you’ve been The river is your passage Moving forward, never back As you navigate Life’s waters Of abundance and of lack Fighting currents when you have to Flowing easy when you can…