Jessie K's Blog

Welcome to the Oasis!

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Why The Need? These days, we use the internet for everything. Amidst the pandemic, many of us have increased the amount of time we spend in front of a screen. As a result, we're constantly on the internet doing work, scheduling appointments, keeping up with the news, or online shopping. But more than anything, a lot of us are on social media trying to stay connected to friends and family. ---- While the internet has helped us be more connected, it can also be very draining. Sometimes surfing the internet feels like walking through an arid desert. You can scroll and...

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***NEW VIDEO ALERT***

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Hey peeps! After a few weeks of being camera-shy, I finally built up the courage to make some videos. I've still got some editing to do on a couple of vids, so I just wanted to share my latest YouTube Video.  A few years ago I learned about something called ASMR. ASMR stands for Autonomous sensory meridian response. This is something I had been experiencing my whole life. But I never learned the name of it until around 2011. To me, it would be a tingly sensation that starts in my head and would eventually radiate throughout my body. This sensation...

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Introducing: Jessie K's Photography

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I've always enjoyed taking pictures since I was a kid because it captures a moment in time. There's nothing like going through an old album of photos and letting all those memories flood in. Pictures have a way of triggering memories that we may have long forgotten.  Recently, I decided to start keeping better track of some of my favorite photos. Sure, I've uploaded some of these to social media. But there's nothing like having a specific album for all of my favorite photos. That's why I created a ClickASnap! It's a pretty awesome platform that let's you showcase all...

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***New Blog Series-Jessie K's Essentials: Introduction***

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  _________________________________________________________ Jessie K's Essentials: Intro When I first launched JK Essentials a few years ago, I had no idea what it would become. It is a business formed from my desire to show people a more natural way of living. A way that was common for many past generations. Recently, a rise in industrialization and commercialization have caused people to rely heavily on various systems just to carry out life's basic necessities. Food, water, and shelter are the 3 main essentials a human needs in order to survive. In general, most people don't know how to forage for food, produce...

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What Does Self-Care Look Like?

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What Does Self-Care Look Like? In our previous post, we briefly talked about how you can identify if you're suffering from self-neglect. We also talked about the benefits of regular self-care. That brings us to that burning question, what does self-care actually look like? Self-care for one person may not look the same for the next. So it really depends on you and your personal needs. First let's talk about three aspects of self-care.   Three Aspects of Self-Care In life, there are a lot of moving parts that help determine our well-being physically, mentally, and emotionally. When it comes to...

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