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The Power of Your Walk

Confidence is great. Really great! In fact it’s pretty darn awesome. In my free time, I like to research human behavioral science. Which is really the science of understanding people. I find it immensely fascinating and crazy helpful for life. (Intrigued? Check out Science of People. They’re a perfect way to start) One of the things I’ve learned […] Read more…

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How long before you believe in yourself? (an open letter to both of us)

Dear Jessie, With a whirlwind of things to do, and an overabundance of second-guessing nothing has really gotten done. Boy this journey is sure teaching me a whole lot about ourselves and our determination.  It has not been pretty. We’ve been constantly second-guessing ourselves, spending weeks on a crazy simple thing that’s still not done, procrastinating like no tomorrow, holding ourselves back because […] Read more…

Today I choose JOY

Friday 5 – What will you choose?

Happy Friday friends! This week felt like a month. I did SO MUCH STUFF. Nothing too exciting, but just enough to stress me out. I’d be more frustrated, but stress is a really good motivator for me! I just need to learn how to harness it properly. On the bright side, I was able to capture this […] Read more…

Oh my word. A Puppy pile!

Friday 5 – Puppy Love

This week the Kansas weather gave us a lovely introduction into spring for a couple of days! Yay!  Here is this week’s Friday 5! 1. Favorite Word Sesquipedalian. Try to say that five times fast! I definitely can’t. sesquipedalian adjective | Formal (of a word) polysyllabic; long It is literally is a long word that […] Read more…

Meanwhile Jessie

Why don’t I succeed?

Once Upon a time, there was a 15 year old girl who found out that it was even possible to study abroad. Study in LONDON no less. Never overseas but constantly dreaming, she was ecstatic… until discovering how much it cost. She decided to give up. Yes, she gave up.  Never to know what studying in London would […] Read more…

The cutest cat hugging the cutest pillow ever | Friday 5 Meanwhile Jessie

Friday 5

Happy Friday Everyone! This week I adopted a cute little flower plant and I think it’s already dying.   Welcome to Friday 5 though! I’ll try to not have my lack of a green thumb get to the best of me ; ) Every Friday I’m going to list 5 of the favorite things I’ve seen […] Read more…

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What even is Quiet Strength?

Journey into Ladyhood – Quiet Strength One of the characteristics of a Lady is Quiet strength. See the list of characteristics here. So what even is Quiet strength? Grace Gems has such a lovely article on this.  There is a part of the article where analogies are used to emphasize the importance of it.  The sunbeams fall silently all the […] Read more…

Journey into Ladyhood - What makes a Lady

Journey into Ladyhood – What makes a Lady?

 Journey into Ladyhood – What makes a lady? What really makes a Lady a Lady?  I’m a person who tends to overthink just about everything, so I decided it would be best to get the definition of what a Lady really is and work from there. Which is difficult because everywhere I look, there is a different definition. So, […] Read more…

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The Journey into Ladyhood – The Beginning

The Journey into Ladyhood. My name is Jessie and I want to be a classy elegant lady.  Like Audrey Hepburn, or Kate Middleton. But, it’s hard. My natural reaction is um, less than ladylike. For as long as I can remember, I’ve looked up to all the ladies who seem really classy, elegant, and like […] Read more…

7 Things I Know For Sure

7 Things I Know For Sure

I’m in full-out blog researching mode. For the past month or so,  I’ve been trying to soak in as much information I can about blogging, coding, and the crazy not-so-fun icky blogging background stuff. I stumbled upon the lovely site called Smaggle and there is an article titled 5 Things I Know For Sure. Which was inspired by […] Read more…

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