The Sabbatical is Over!

This moment is so bittersweet. I’ve come to the end of my sabbatical! *sings “The Struggle is Over” by Jonathan Nelson* On Monday, I’ll be starting a full-time job at a leading nonprofit organization in Baltimore City. So many thoughts and feelings come to mind, but at the core of me, I’m abundantly grateful. Grateful to have given myself the gift of time, something that … Continue reading The Sabbatical is Over!

30 Days In

It’s officially been a month since I quit my job and moved back home to Baltimore. Today I had the honor and distinct privilege of going to Mayor Catherine Pugh’s open house. Let’s just say that her neighborhood has a very warm place in my family’s heart. Throughout the event, several notable community members stopped by for a tour, one of them being Congressman Elijah … Continue reading 30 Days In

How to Establish a Healthy Work/Life Balance

This post was originally published on http://www.JessicaSmithMedia.com when I was still working at my previous job, but these are key principles since most of my readers are working full time. Enjoy the read! — The more I gain influence in various spheres, the more responsibilities I have and the busier I become. As such, it has become increasingly important for me to find a healthy … Continue reading How to Establish a Healthy Work/Life Balance