Ep 115: Jessica Morrobel- NYC based Travel Writer and Content Creator - Natural Hair Educator - Quitting Corporate Job to Pursue Blogging- Owning Who You Are - Importance of Celebrating Milestones


Summary: <p>Today's guest is Jessica Morrobel, a Brooklyn native and New York City-based journalist and content creator empowering people from all walks of life to travel, explore, and tap into their creativity. While re-evaluating her life during the pandemic, Jessica was sparked with an exciting career shift when content creation for her blog pushed her past her comfort zone and became a therapeutic catharsis during a time of healing.</p> <p>As a former content strategist, marketer, and editor at Fortune 100 companies, Jessica's goal is to inspire, educate, and build communities of empowered women to be catalysts for self-expression, change, and exploration. On her page, she authentically shares her learnings along with the most exciting things to do and see in NYC. You'll also find easy-to-follow curly hair care tips — tailored for savvy on-the-go travelers and tastemakers.</p> <p>In this episode, Jessica explains her journey from helping clients and building brands from the ground up to deciding to build her own brand. As someone who used to work in corporate, she explains why she decided to invest in herself and pursue working as a blogger and content creator full time. Since this is a new journey she has embarked on, Jessica offers social media tips and advice for for content creators and aspiring bloggers because she knows although the market is saturated, there is still space for new talent. Jessica also explains how she saved up to pursue blogging full time and how she leveraged her corporate experiences and relationships to landing partnerships. As a natural hair educator, Jessica also expresses her passion for natural hair and how that value has played a role in her brand and public image. Jessica also opens up about dealing with high functioning anxiety, explains what her definitions of success is today, her struggle with downtime and the importance of celebrating any milestones. </p> <p><br></p> <p>You can connect with Jessica below:</p> <ul> <li>Website: <a href="http://www.travelingwithjessica.com/" target="_blank">www.travelingwithjessica.com</a> </li> <li>Instagram: <a href="http://instagram.com/travelingwithjessica/" target="_blank">http://instagram.com/travelingwithjessica</a> </li> <li>TikTok: <a href="http://tiktok.com/travelingwithjessica" target="_blank">http://tiktok.com/travelingwithjessica</a> </li> </ul> --- Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/thecityconfessions/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/thecityconfessions/support</a>