Jessie. . . QUITS HER DAY JOB!

Y’all. . . I’m quitting my job!   Ok, ok, not really. At least, not yet. I have a full time job that I actually don’t hate (where I can wear whatever I want, like, literally pajamas) working for a woman entrepreneur just 10 minutes from my house. I have health insurance thanks to my…

Goodbye Depression, Hello Productivity!

From depression to creative and entrepreneurial productivity

Ten Quick Things I Learned from Dr. Tererai Trent*

I just got back from the 2016 National Women’s Leadership Conference* and have returned with more laser-point focus than ever this year. I may have finally stepped far enough outside of my comfort zone to really connect with my tribe of awesome business women (and a couple men). I still owe travel posts on my trip to…

Podcasts for Your Brain

Ever since a fellow former-roller derby entrepreneur friend introduced me to the world of podcasts as a form of not only entertainment but a potential way to share an idea I’ve been kicking around, I have been an avid listener of them on any commute.  Now, I know I’m way late to this podcast party,…

Finances are FUN 01 – Mint.com – DO IT!

Hey everyone, I’m here today to talk about a very sensitive subject. Some might say it’s the last of the taboo topics since so many people avoid it – when’s the last time you asked your BFF about their finances? But I bet you can remember when you last asked how their love life is…

The Paradox of Choice

If I’m to believe the internet, famous actress, Mae West said, at two different times, the following quotes: “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful” and “Too much of a good thing can be taxing” Preach it, Mae! I recently re-took the Myers-Briggs personality test through the 16 Personalities website (a fantastic resource…

The Horrors of Hoarding and the Happiness of Clearing Out

Hello everyone and Happy New Year! It’s been a hot minute since my last post thanks to the exciting endeavor of moving to St. Petersburg, FL with my boo!  We’re now residing in a very modest 625 square foot apartment with surprisingly roomy closets and minimal traditional furniture (you know, in order to fit my…

FWB – Sparkle Science

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) Let me paint you a picture of a young and enthusiastic Jessie, sophomore year biology class. . . I LOVED Gwen Stefani of No Doubt fame and even dedicated 20 minutes of my mornings to creating elaborate bindi…

FWB – The Sea of Self-Discovery

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) Here I am, drowning in the sea of self-discovery.  My tired arms are desperately flailing to find THAT ONE life preserver that’s just screaming for me to dedicate my life to grasping it. I NEED to help people.  I have…

FWB – The Crushing Weight of Possibilities

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) Is it possible to feel like everything’s impossible because there are just too many possibilities? I am feeling majorly weighed down by the wealth of options and directions that my multitude of passions is pushing me. I’ve been…