Adventuring for the Introvert – My First Solo Trip

Whew!  I made it!  I am back in the swamp lands of Florida, just in time for tropical storm/tropical depression/hurricane Hermine, whatever she’s been upgraded-downgraded to now. I won’t go into details in this post, I’m still exhausted, but I wanted to let y’all know that I survived my very first solo vacation!!!  I was…

Swearwords as motivation

If you’ve read my blog in the last couple of weeks you may recall this post here:  It’s a Process – try, fail, succeed In that post I shared a lovely graphic that I made in the hopes of inspiring you to embrace failure. Well, after asking a representative at Canva if I could use swearwords…

It’s a Process – try, fail, succeed

I made up another thing with words that I thought up. Word. That’s all I got for tonight.  I’m trying to write about leadership – which is a lot harder than my stream of consciousness!   PS – I make all of my little “things” via Canva – it’s an awesome website with tons of…

It’s 2016, b*tches!

Hello, all! Sorry about the strong language there, but I am REALLY excited about this new year. Really SUPER excited! I didn’t make any resolutions this year but I did make a short list of “Things I’d Really Like to Accomplish” in the next 365 days – covering all aspects of my life. I have…

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…

Just Pick a Dang Fig Already!

My dreams and goals have been far-stretching ever since I can remember.  I’ve wanted to be a little bit of everything with the combination in a constant flux which has caused this paralysis of sorts.  I haven’t wanted to commit to any one thing lest it not be THE ONE thing that my heart truly…

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 – Unconventional Brainstorming

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) Although I decided NOT to pursue the masters degree in entrepreneurship from USF I DID learn a few tricks from one of the courses I completed. A little bit of creative brainstorming that seemed unconventional at first ended…

FWB – AEROLOGIE, Vintage Style and Design

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) Well hello again!  After a couple weeks with a total lack of inspiration I’m back behind the keyboard!  I’ve been busy with lots of important things but I’ve also been busy tying myself up with lots of little…