05 May 2015 ~ 1 Comment

Dear Dad, It’s The End of An Era: The Final Blog Post For Journey with Jess Jones

Dear Dad, This may come as no surprise to you Dad, but the time has finally come to bid farewell to Journey with Jess Jones (the blog) and hang up my shiny, enthusiastic blogging shoes.  It’s been nearly four years since I finally followed my gypsy soul and set out on this journey with nothing more than a backpack, an adventurous spirit and an open mind, and at the time, an undying desire to write about it all! The only Read more…

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07 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 8/12/14 on Relationships (A SnC Quote Worth Reading)

“Later that day I got to thinking about relationships. There are those that open you up to something new and exotic. Those that are old and familiar. Those that bring up lots of questions. Those that bring you somewhere unexpected….” Carrie Bradshaw, Sex in the City

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25 November 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Inspiration For The Week: 25/11/2013 On Bouncing Back

“Life will not always deliver the desired outcomes. It has to teach you that your spirit will get its muscle by bouncing back and giving it all you can.” ~Dodinsky   I think it’s fair to say we have all had to put in a bit of effort to ‘bounce’ ourselves back from trials and tribulations. No one can do it for us. But how nice does it feel knowing each day your spirit is building muscle and strengthening your Read more…

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15 October 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 21/10/13 What Color Are You Using This Week?

What Colour Are You Using This Week?

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30 August 2013 ~ 2 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 2/09/2013 You Are Stronger Than You Think You Are…

  You are stronger than you seem, Braver than you believe and Smarter than you think you are… Because every now and then we need a little reminder…   And…Happy birthday to my beautiful mother! Thank you for teaching me to be a brave, strong woman albeit my gypsy soul   Health and Happiness, Jess

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02 June 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Inspiration For The Week: 3rd June, Create Your World

“It’s alright to do things the way you want. There is no map to life, no blueprints to survival. You can CREATE YOUR WORLD day by day if you have a clear vision and an unwillingness to give up.” ~John O’Callahan     What is your vision for the future? Have you asked yourself this lately? Trust me, EVERYONE seems to be asking me what my plan is, and while this gets a bit overwhelming, it encourages me to look ahead. I Read more…

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16 May 2013 ~ 6 Comments

Inside Look at Journey with Jess Jones: Some Things I’ve Learned About Myself on This Journey

  I’d like to think over the course of 2 years frolicking around Latin America I would uncover some truths about myself. I began writing this list about a year ago and I’m quite sure there are a few more just waiting to come to light. Its critical to learn about the person you really are, what you need and want out of life, and how you choose to share yourself with others. It’s ok to have faults, they are part of 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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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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21 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 21/1/13 in Honour of Martin Luther King Jr.

“If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream.” ~Martin Luther King, Jr Machu Picchu was a dream for me awhile back, and there certainly are more where those came from! Now tell me, what do you dream about???   My dreams, and I do mean goals for the future, are Read more…

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