Meet Jessika Wallace, Anime Enthusiast, Budding Entrepreneur & Meet Bridget Listener

WE’RE ON TO THE THIRTIETH AND FINAL EPISODE OF THE FIRST SEASON! MEET BRIDGET IS ALL ABOUT THE YOUNG WOMAN, HELPING HER TO FEEL CONFIDENT, AND BE CONNECTED TO OTHER WOMEN. AND TO MAKE IT DIFFERENT, FUN, AND SPECIAL, WE HAVE INVITED A LISTENER TO THE SHOW, JESSIKA WALLACE.

JESSIKA IS EVERYTHING BRIDGET REPRESENTS. A CONFIDENT YOUNG WOMAN, ANIME LOVER, BUDDING ENTREPRENEUR, A DREAMER, AND AN EMPOWERED WOMAN. SHE IS ALSO AN AVID LISTENER OF THE MEET BRIDGET PODCAST.

IN THIS EPISODE, JESSIKA TAKES US ON A JOURNEY OF HOW SHE BRAVED MOVING FROM A SMALL TOWN IN ALABAMA TO LOS ANGELES TO CHASE HER DREAMS. FROM TOPICS OF GENERATION, FAILURES, SUCCESS, AND GRIEF, WE JOIN IN AS WE SHARE EACH OF OUR OWN EXPERIENCES AND OPINIONS THAT CAN RELATE TO EVERY WOMAN LISTENING FROM ANY GENERATION.

JOIN US AS WE END A WONDERFUL SEASON, BUT ALSO MARKS THE BEGINNING FOR THE NEXT SEASON!

in this episode:

[4:01] MOVING FROM MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA TO LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA.

[5:08] FINDING PASSION IN ANIME.

6:28] EMBRACING JAPANESE ANIME AND BEING PART OF THE COMMUNITY.

[9:53] STARTING ANOTHER PASSION, A HERBAL OIL COMPANY FOUND IN ETSY.

[10:16] BEING INSPIRED BY HER FAMILY’S ROOTS AND LEARNING ABOUT HERBAL MEDICINES AND HOW THEY ARE MADE.

[14:23] JESSIKA TALKS ABOUT HER EXPERIENCES WORKING IN THE ANIME INDUSTRY, PARTICULARLY HER JOB AT THE COMIC CON CONVENTION.

[15:43] BE OPEN TO LEARNING FROM THE EXPERTS.

[17:03] ASHA & KESHIA TALK ABOUT THEIR OWN COMPROMISING EXPERIENCES AT WORK.

[21:18] LISTEN TO YOUR GUT, IF IT DOESN’T FEEL RIGHT, IT’S NOT RIGHT.

[23:57] PUTTING YOUR FOOT DOWN WHEN YOU FEEL THAT SOMETHING IS WRONG.

[29:51] YOUR STORY IS POWERFUL, IT CREATES A CONNECTION AMONG WOMEN AND IT CAN EVEN HELP SOMEONE.

[31:03] WHAT IS YOUR ADVICE TO OUR GENERATION? – JESSIKA

[31:53] FOR THE GEN Z, THE GENERATION BORN IN THE DIGITAL AGE, WHEN YOU PUT THINGS ON THE INTERNET, THEY LIVE THERE FOREVER. – ASHA

[37:05] JESSIKA HAS A SHORT ATTENTION SPAN WHICH MAY HAVE RESULTED FROM BEING A GEN Z.

[38:38] TO IMPROVE CONCENTRATION, START WITH TIME BLOCKING.

[40:09] ANOTHER TIP TO IMPROVE CONCENTRATION, CONCENTRATE ON THE TASK AT HAND. IT WILL SET A PATTERN FOR OTHER THINGS TOO.

[43:37] JESSIKA LOST HER DAD WHILE CHASING HER DREAMS, FOR HER IT WAS A FAILURE BUT ALSO A SUCCESS AT THE SAME TIME.

[50:06] THE PERCEPTION OF FAILURE IN GRIEVING.

[59:25] SUCCESS IN LIFE ARE GOOD RELATIONSHIPS.

[1:03:59] BE SELFLESS, BUT ALSO LOVE YOURSELF.

[1:09:19] IT’S ONLY WHEN WE HIT OUR LOWEST POINTS WHEN WE’RE OPEN TO THE GREATEST CHANGE.

[1:24:15] ADVICE YOU CAN GIVE YOURSELF.

[1:29:35] YOU CAN’T FIGURE OUT EVERYTHING, BUT THE LESSONS YOU LEARN FROM YOUR MISTAKES ARE ALL PART OF THE JOURNEY CALLED LIFE.

about Jessika Wallace

JESSIKA WALLACE WAS BORN IN MONTGOMERY ALABAMA, WHOSE LOVE FOR ANIME BROUGHT HER TO LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA. CURRENTLY WORKING AS A SOCIAL/COMMUNITY MANAGER AT LOOTCRATE AND THE OWNER OF THE CLAY BASKET. INSPIRED BY HER NATIVE AMERICAN ROOTS, JESSIKA CREATES HERBAL MEDICINES FOR THE SKIN.

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