Meet my articles on my Substack, Jess à la mode.
A collection of musings related to my worldview that everyone is a student, learning is the only constant, and everyone deserves to be developed and nurtured.
à la mode is an adjective that derives from 16th century French *fancy* and literally translates to “in fashion” or “up to date”. This is extraordinarily fitting because learning is always in fashion, no? The adjective is also extraordinarily fitting because in the U.S à la mode is a term for something served with ice cream… & let’s be honest, what isn’t better than something served with ice cream? If I could be reincarnated as a dessert I would…
phew. change can be tough. here are a few things to leverage to navigate times of change.
aligning your actions with your emotions, a feelings wheel, and other thoughts sparked from my horoscope app :)
I loved the film, Stutz, which dives into Jonah Hill's relationship with his therapist and the tools he provided Hill to live a more full and PRESENT life. Here are my 5 major takeaways...
thoughts on how to process emotion
read for my tried and true 3 step process for processing emotions and a mind-blowing fact about how long emotions last...
this felt a little juicy, spicy, nerve-wracking to write. that usually means I'm onto something that needs to be said...
Short and concise. 2 writing prompts, 2 ideas, 1 conversation prompt for you to take as you wish. xoxo.
how to get over the hump of procrastinating and just getting started on something. you got this babe.
a few things I learned about habits during one of the most transformational times in ma life. GREENLIGHT. ;)
enter a few pages of my journal, written on the night I landed in France on the first international trip I've ever embarked on by myself. & a few journal prompts because, well, it's me ;)
an ode and musing on self-love and how to craft it. With a side of Miley Cyrus.
read if you are curious to better understand your stress spectrum and what the hell that has to do with GOLDILOCKZ
read if your curious to hear about the fighting couple on the bridge and the 6 indicators of divorce
bravery. by definition, ‘brave’ means, “ready to face & endure danger or pain; showing courage”.