Learning to Let Go With Jessica N. Turner

Learning to Let Go with Jessica N. Turner

Have you ever found yourself holding onto memories or things that no longer serve you? Today I brought Jessica N. Turner onto the podcast. Jessica is an author, award-winning marketing executive, founder of the popular lifestyle blog The Mom Creative. We discussed how you can find freedom in letting go. We talked about the joy you can get from getting rid of things that no longer serve you. She also shares her non-negotiables, her advice about recognizing where guilt is coming from and why you should learn to say “no”.

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What’s in this episode:

  • Why Jessica started her blog

  • How she got started with scrapbooking 

  • Finding time for her passions and deciding to write a book about it

  • How Jessica ended up with a two-book contract

  • Jessica’s non-negotiables in her daily life

  • Being selfless by taking care of yourself

  • How Amy has dealt with mom guilt

  • Jessica’s advice about recognizing where guilt is coming from

  • How you can find freedom in letting go

  • The joy that comes out of getting rid of things that no longer serve you

  • How to have other’s help you with accountability

  • Avoiding excuses for reasons to keep things you no longer need

  • Surveying women for her book, Stretched Too Thin

  • Jessica’s daily routines and her thoughts on balance

  • Learning to say “no” more and staying away from social media

  • How Jessica handles negative feedback 

  • The books that Jessica has enjoyed reading recently

  • Quotes that she lives by

About Jessica:

Jessica N. Turner is the author of Stretched Too Thin and The Fringe Hours. She is also an award-winning marketing executive and the founder of the popular lifestyle blog The Mom Creative (www.themomcreative.com). Additionally, she is a writer for the Today Parenting Team and DaySpring's (in)courage, an advocate for World Vision, a regular speaker at events nationwide. She and her husband, Matthew live with their three children in Nashville, Tennessee.


Connect with Jessica:

Website | Instagram | Facebook | Book Snobbery Instagram

Pre-order Stretched Too Thin and you’ll receive a free e-version of My Fringe Hours: Discovering a More Creative and Fulfilled Life and free access to the Stretched Too Thin online course.

Links:

The Fringe Hours: Making Time for You by Jessica N. Turner
Stretched Too Thin: How Working Moms Can Lose the Guilt, Work Smarter, and Thrive by Jessica N. Turner
My Fringe Hours: Discovering a More Creative and Fulfilled Life by Jessica N. Turner
City of Girls: A Novel by Elizabeth Gilbert
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

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