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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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10 February 2013 ~ 5 Comments

Inspiration For the Week: 11/2/13 on Solo Travel

“To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” —Freya Stark In light of the recent tragedy of a American mother, Sarai Sierra, on holiday in Turkey who never returned, there has been a lot of buzz and backlash toward solo female travel. I would like to first express my condolences for Sarai and her loving family and friends back in New York. Without getting too involved in the debate and argument with some of the negative Read more…

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03 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 4/2/13 On Love and Learning

“After awhile you learn the subtle difference between holding a hand and chaining a soul and you learn that love doesn’t mean possession  and company doesn’t mean security. And you begin to learn that kisses aren’t contracts and presents aren’t promises. You begin to accept your defeats with your head up and your eyes ahead with the grace of an adult not the grief of a child…  And you learn to build your roads today because tomorrow’s ground is too uncertain for plans and futures have ways of falling Read more…

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27 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 28/1/13

  “Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth and you will bear witness. In this way you will be compelled to grapple with the limitless kindness and bottomless cruelty of humankind – and perhaps realize that you yourself are capable of both. This will change you. Nothing Read more…

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