The hardest part of moving away from home is feeling forgotten. I thought when I was getting my start in broadcast journalism nearly 2,000 miles away from home three years ago, I was going to keep every friend I had ever made up to that point and they would all be on the sidelines cheering… Continue reading Mastering the Art of Losing Friends
To the people who helped me realize: You tell me your stories with an open heart. With emotions that materialize and melt down your cheeks. You wipe them away with the same strength that allowed you to wipe away the burdens you’ve carried. You tell me your problems and I listen. I think of all… Continue reading An Open Letter To The People Who Helped Me Realize…
Happy end of 2018! Watch my video where I reveal my best moments of 2018 from my Happy Jar! Happy New Year and hope 2019 is better than the rest!
It took a long time for me to love myself. It was tough for me to accept me for me, flaws and all. It took a while to filter out the noise and stop listening and caring what other people said about me, what they did and didn’t like about me. And what came with… Continue reading The Laughter That Helped Me Succeed
I suck at packing. For someone who is usually so organized at everything else in life, I sure do have a delicate way of shoving all my s**t into boxes with zero organizational skills. The idea of unpacking it all gives me anxiety–but I don’t have to deal with that part for another week or… Continue reading Packing Like A Pro And How I Am So Far From Doing It Right
“What drives you on?” The sexiest professional question you can ask… Hello, and thanks for taking the time to read my blog. I’m Jamie Perez. At 24 years old, I am at that point in my life where I am too old for my party pants, but too young to settle. I am starting to… Continue reading Grit Like You Mean It
I started this tradition of mine two years ago: To keep a mason jar and fill it with post it notes throughout the year of notable and memorable things that made me happy. Here’s a video of my 2017 Happy Jar Reveal and some positive words of encouragement at the end: Have a safe… Continue reading Happy Jar Reveal: Highlights from 2017