The Pursuit of Happiness Is a Terrible Idea

The Pursuit of Happiness Is a Terrible Idea

*This is a sponsored post, for which I could earn a commission should you make a purchase. Thank you! When our American forefathers penned the Declaration of Independence, citing our unalienable right to the pursuit of happiness, they had the 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 …

Why Stillness Scares Us – The Rejection of Silence

Silence. Stillness. It’s what we crave when we escape to the beach, the woods and the mountains.  It’s why we prefer “private” balconies, back yards and islands. Silence is what we instinctively seek when we need to “clear our heads” Read More …

Do you ask for what you need? Have you devalued your self worth?

Over the weekend, I was mid-pour on a glass of Cabernet when our cat Lloyd jumped up on the counter and rubbed his face against my hand, causing me to spill wine all over said counter (he may have just 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 …