The Pendulum Always Swings

We’ve all given up on perfection, right? At least in theory. (In truth though, I suspect for most of us there is still a tiny place, deep down inside, where we’re hanging on to the idea that we can to do it all, be it all and have it all. It’s a piece of us we try to...

Showing Up & My First Existential Crisis

Like any well adjusted individual, I had my first existential crisis around age 6. It was induced by a well meaning teacher who decided we should come to school dressed as what we wanted to be when we grew up. I’m pretty sure I believed this event would determine my...

Do You Run Your Business Like a Dating App?

“You can’t just say that to him,” my brother-in-law scolded me. “Tell her Jess.” My sister, looking regretful, “yeah… you can’t say that to a guy.” “Why not?” I asked indignantly, honestly perplexed by their responses. My verbal transgression? I had gone out on a date...

Why pleasure.

For the last couple of months I’ve been sharing Pleasure Posts on social media. I’m on day 64 of 1000. That’s a good chunk of time. As a friend explained to me, “You realize that’s like, 3 years, right?” Yes. I do. Thank you. This sharing of pleasurable experiences is...

I’m really tired

I’m really tired. You read that right. I’m really tired. Like really. Fucking. Tired. I know that’s not what we’re supposed to say. We’re supposed to be sunshine and roses, rainbows and unicorns, and talk about how awesome our business and life is. The thing is, my...