thoughts from jess

living the sweet life

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I could spend my entire life doing all of my favorite things, yet they would matter little if I never connected with anyone. I get lost creating. I become consumed assigning emotions to shapes and turning journal entries into titles. There are countless hours poured into each piece, numerous evenings that suddenly become early mornings […]

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January 9, 2015

Show up like an Artist

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The word “tribe” has been crossing my path a lot lately; in fact I heard it twice today before 10am. So, it has me thinking…why? Why do I keep seeing and hearing this word? What is your tribe? Do you have one? Is it a sports team? Is it a girl gang? Is it your […]

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October 25, 2014

Finding Your Tribe

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Sometimes I lie in bed awake with the thrill of impending adventure.  Life is happening now and at times it’s hard to pause for fear of missing a fraction of the beauty.  I’ll tell you a secret… when I’m alone I often catch myself throwing my hands up in the air and closing my eyes […]

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July 9, 2014

Capture the Adventure

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  This. This is going on my bathroom mirror.  (That’s where I write the words that melt my heart… in lipstick… which ruins my lipstick.)  You all know that I have zero problems when it comes to kicking my own butt…. the gentleness is where I struggle.  But this  quote makes a good point- I’m […]

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July 8, 2014


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I’m stepping back and holding the reigns a little bit looser this weekend.  Usually, my priority list looks something like this: 1. Pineapple Studios 2.  Are there any snacks around here?   But this weekend I’m rearranging some things and putting my focus on my loved ones.  This weekend looks like this: 1. Spend time […]

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July 5, 2014

Weekend Extravaganza

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  Expectations… they get me every time.  It can be disheartening when the people closest to you don’t show up like you want them to.  And even harder still when you feel that throws your relationship off balance.  But it all comes back to your own expectations for that person or situation and I’m learning […]

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June 17, 2014

Great Expectations

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May 20, 2014

Wellness Challenge