In the final episode of this season, Jessica reflects on what she has learned and been through over the past couple of months working on this podcast, her upcoming book, and getting closure on some of her experiences from her time as a member of NXIVM. At the end of June 2021, Jessica provided a victim impact statement at the sentencing hearing of Allison Mack -- her "grand-master" in the NXIVM secret women's only society, DOS (also known as The Vow).
This episode dives deep into finding who we really are, what we are about, and how after finding the answers to those questions we can pursue our purpose on a daily basis.
In this episode, Jessica discusses the mistakes we make and how we can reflect on them not with regret, but with the awareness that there is something to be learned and gained from them.
In this episode, Jessica is joined by very special guest, Jody Mountain. Together they discuss what it means to "work on yourself".
Jody Mountain is a dancer, choreographer and teacher with 25 years experience in various forms of movement dynamics and healing modalities. Since 1989, she has been studying, practicing and teaching the art of Ancient Lomi Lomi and it's foundations in Ancient Hawaiian Wisdom. Jody has studied with Kahu Abraham Kawa'i, Aua'ia, Maka'i'ole, Uliama and brings forward the teaching of this lineage. Jody also practices and facilitates Core & Cellular Healing — a modern form of Ancient Hawaiian Ho'oponopono. She is a licensed massage therapist and teacher in the state of Hawai'i, and has dedicated her life to sharing the depth and vibrancy of this profound work with others as a vehicle for awakened consciousness.
In addition to her ongoing work on Maui, Jody has taken this Life-Changing work to Japan, Canada, the USA mainland, Spain, Switzerland and Ireland, and continues to offer Trainings, Retreats and Private Sessions.
In this episode Jessica is joined by a special guest, Katharine Guerrero. Katharine is an activist, herbalist, and educator on social justice and world religions. Together they discuss some of the history of Los Angeles and how the native land has been changed by colonization and development. After that, they dive into what it means to give unconditionally and how we can do so while still protecting and honoring our own needs.
In this week's episode, Jessica discusses what it means to allow yourself to receive and how sometimes in order to give we have to be open to receive first. How being focused on "going it alone" and doing things yourself can actually inhibit you from getting where you want to go.
In this special episode, Jessica is joined by her friend and mentor, Kimleigh Smith. Kimleigh is a gang rape survivor turned thriver, in addition to being a speaker, life coach, author, writer, and producer. Together, they explore the importance and process of finding your support and building your "team".
In the first episode of the podcast's relaunch, host Jessica Joan gets real and refocused! This week's lesson is Alignment and Divine Timing. Listen in as Jessica candidly shares insights from her own experience learning to thrive and overcome past trauma with a sense of humor.