Charleston, Our Hearts are With You #1000Speak on Compassion

Today’s post is part of the Compassion project, #1000Speak. To read more great blog posts on compasssion, visit www.1000voicesspeak.org. My post today will be short, as I’m (surprisingly, for once…) at a loss for words. Charleston, South Carolina is far Read More …

This Earth Day, get grounded. Literally.

“Earth’s crammed with heaven… But only he who sees, takes off his shoes.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Aurora Leigh Our topic for 1000 Voices for Compassion (http://1000voicesspeak.org/) this month is Nurturing. In honor of Earth Day coming up this week on Read More …

Campaign season love. Thanks for shaming me, now I’ll vote like you.

I love campaign season. I also love root canals and live organ donation. I’m not anti-American, or anti-politics. But I am anti -“EVERYONE SCREAMING AT EACH OTHER FOR 18 MONTHS BECAUSE THEY REALLY WANT YOU TO SEE THEIR PERSPECTIVE AND Read More …

20 Things That Delight Me About Turning 40

When I was in my twenties, a wise, older colleague of mine told me that women are at their most beautiful after they turn 50. I’m turning 40 this weekend, so though I still have a decade to go, I’m starting to Read More …

I don’t like you at all, but I’m still going to need you to be really impressed with me, okay?

Hey there! I’m not feeling terribly well today, so I won’t be writing a new post. But I’m sharing one I wrote back in November that I felt was worth revisiting. Take Care! – Jessica To be yourself in a Read More …

Measles and Vaccines, We Are All Doing the Best We Know How to Do

According to CNN ( http://cnn.it/1K7oldk), the CDC has documented 102 cases of measles in January, causing a media frenzy and once again, dredging up the debate over whether or not to vaccinate. We hear about this topic from time to time Read More …