My Coach Jess Blog

The New Darwinism: Cheat or Die

A client recently admitted to me that she cheats. Regularly. Copying a friend’s homework, plagiarizing a paragraph here or a sentence there, using a cell phone to stealthily Google an answer on a pop quiz… The whole shebang. Worse yet, she told me all of...

Uplevel Your H.E.R.O. Quotient

In every group, there always seems to be a hero. Ya know, the one who rises to the occasion in the face of a challenge, bounces back quickly from setbacks, stays hopeful in the toughest of times and believes they can succeed no matter what? Have you ever wished YOU...

Why the Treadmill Makes You FAT

BREAKING NEWS: the latest research on wellness indicates that the treadmill may actually make you FAT! Say what?! Fear not, friends. I’m talking about the proverbial hedonic treadmill– the idea that chasing happiness by way of material goods and status...

Putting the GOOD in Goodbye

Life is full of goodbyes. Think about all of the things and people we bid farewell to over the course of a lifetime: friends, spouses, parents, jobs, homes, schools, cars, pets, vacations, developmental stages, personal milestones… The list goes on and on, and it can...

Stop the Shaming

When did it become socially acceptable to publicly humiliate others for being imperfect? Typically, I am not one to follow the tabloids or celebrity gossip stories, but in light of a recent headline story, I feel compelled to speak out on behalf of all those who have...

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