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06 May 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Inspiration For The Week: 6/5/13 on ‘Not Knowing…’

“Some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.” -Gilda Radner Perhaps my greatest fear coming back home to Australia was missing “the unknown;” the feeling of not knowing what  I would be doing the next day, who I may have a chance encounter with, or what country I might be in the following Read more…

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15 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 15/4/12 Namaste

  I have been a bit quiet here on the blog because I have been cramming in loads of Guatemalan amazingness as my Latin American journey winds down. Not to worry, I have been racking up plenty of stories and photos to share and will have PLENTY of time on my hands very soon! When I came across this beautiful definition of a word very close to my heart, I couldn’t help but share it with you all…     Read more…

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24 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 25/4/13 Living in the Moment

“In hopes of acheiving the moon, sometimes we fail to see the flowers that bloom beneath our feet…live in the moment” ~Albert Schweitzer   With the announcement of this journey wrapping up my mind keeps looking ahead to the future though I still have some amazing experiences right here at my feet. Just taking time to enjoy them and live in the moment. When was the last time you stopped to smell the roses and enjoy the exact moment you’re in???   Read more…

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21 March 2013 ~ 3 Comments

The BIGGEST Announcement From Journey with Jess Jones…WHAT’S NEXT!

As a mix of excitement, fear, thrill and sadness wildly sweep over me right now, a swirl of epiphany’s, stress and smiles all at once… Even as I put my fingers to the key board, my heart drops slightly into my belly simultaneously a thrilling wave of anticipation… I HAVE HAD ‘THE FEELING; you know the one deep in your belly that tells you its the right time to make a change…. I HAVE MADE THE CHOICE; as difficult as Read more…

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19 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Turkey, Turkey, Turkey: Top Tips From the TOP of My Journey List

Turkey has been on the TOP of my Journey List for sometime now and the funny thing is, I know VERY little about it!! I am just super intrigued! So my friends over at Beat the Brochure sent me their top tips so I can start getting an idea and I HAD to share with you! (PS I am hoping to make it to Turkey in 2014!)   My Favourite National Geographic photo of the stunning Blue Mosque! Turkey is Read more…

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10 March 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Inspiration For The Week: 11/03/13

Life Is NOT about expecting, HOPING and wishing… it’s about DOING, BEING and BECOMING! Sure we all have hopes and wishes but if we’re ever going to make them a reality we have to get out there and actually DO, BE, BECOME our dreams! What are you doing now that will allow you become who you are meant to be?   Health and Happiness, Jess

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06 March 2013 ~ 5 Comments

Why Not Be Part of The Action and Transit The Panama Canal?!

If you had a choice of paying to watch the show of boats parading thru the world famous Panama Canal or being paid to be on one of the beautiful yachts and being a part of the action, which would you choose? As you may have guessed, I chose the latter. (Well, actually I did both!) My first trip into Panama City I went straight for the Miraflores locks to scope out the museum and view the canal in operation Read more…

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05 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 4/3/13 Using Memories to Overcome Doubts

“Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you will go, just remember how far you have come. Remember everything you’ve faced. All the battles you have won. All the fears you’ve overcome. All the chapters you have written. Remember the moments that came before when you had this same doubt and overcame it. You can go as far as you let yourself go. Let go and you will soar farther that you’ve ever imagined.” — Unknown   Sitting here in Read more…

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23 February 2013 ~ 2 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 25/2/13 from William Blake

“To see a world in a grain of sand, And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour.” ~ William Blake     I have actually had this quote prepared for sometime now but something just didn’t feel right in my heart, about the timing…And now more than ever, William Blake’s words remind me, to slow down, to appreciate the little things, the magic moments. I had a few Read more…

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18 February 2013 ~ Comments Off

Inspiration For The Week: 18/2/13 Top Tips To Bring Happiness to Your Life and A Smile To Your Face

Hold your head up.  Take an unplanned road trip. BE THANKFUL. Try everything once. Practice YOGA. Colour outside the lines. Fall in love. EMBRACE CHANGE. Trust yourself. DO WHAT YOU LOVE. Dance when everyone is looking. Eat dessert first. Be nice to everyone. Have a workout because it feels good. Send thank you cards. Hug. BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD. Play in the rain. Break the rules once in a while. Do random acts of kindness. Forgive even when it’s hard. Read more…

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