16 – S2:E7 – Artist & Design Coach, Jessica Barnak

Today Nicole and Michelle chat with special guest Jessica Barnak. After 12 years spent as a newborn photographer, and 3 years as an interior decorator, at the heart of everything Jessica is an artist in everything she does. She has mastered the technique of being an entrepreneur and has a fearless approach to life and the paths that present themselves. As the mother of two daughters with cystic fibrosis, Jessica has a unique perspective and visceral understanding that life truly is fleeting and there’s no time for fear.

*Sometimes we swear.

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Show Notes:

Jessica Barnak, an artist in everything she does! #00:01:59.4#

Jessica’s two daughters have Cystic Fibrosis. #00:02:25.5#

Jessica’s favorite curse word: NSFW and the kid version. #00:03:13.8#

If you’re offended by language, take a different train. #00:03:58.7#

She spoke; it happened. She remade herself. #00:06:44.6#

Creating an intentional relationship with your space? Mindfulness interior design. #00:07:25.0# #00:07:44.7#

Designing healing homes — how do YOU want to feel when you walk in? Start with the emotion. #00:09:39.4#

Cookie cutter design might get you a punch in the throat! #00:10:33.4#

Work spaces don’t support your creativity. #00:12:54.2#

Women especially don’t give themselves permission for color #00:13:28.4#

Jessica’s personal development takes shape in her businesses. #00:14:47.3#

Serial entrepreneur. #00:14:53.1#

Jessica worked to reintegrate pedophiles in Texas prisons. #00:15:58.1#

Quitting! Then parenting drove her back into the work force. #00:17:18.6#

Photography. Then taking interior decorating on the road. #00:19:24.0# #00:20:50.7#

“My daughters have 40 years. I don’t have time to waste to be a role model for them. So they don’t spend their precious years floundering.” #00:21:35.2#

“We are not afraid of our children dying. This is their journey.” #00:22:26.5#

Jessica’s trick about mindset is to STOP and… #00:23:58.4#

Even her kids parrot it back to her! #00:25:16.8#

And the kids are starting to say it to their friends — nice ripple! #00:27:03.8#

Moving from welfare to what you want. #00:28:48.1#

Sparklettes = laughter and beauty and kindness and curse words and amazing femininity. #00:30:04.6#

Light workers and pixie dust. #00:30:16.0#

Jessica’s Sparkle Hour inspires bits of gratitude falling from Michelle’s face. #00:31:16.0#

She can tell she has sparkled some shit out when people leave her feeling… #00:31:33.9#

Catastrophic nose makeup — it’s a distraction! #00:32:27.8#

Never travel to the same place twice. #00:33:39.2#

SNARKLE! #00:34:39.9#

Coming up for Jessica: designing is on the wane, more helping female entrepreneurs get their shit together. Beautiful assistance for amazing women. #00:35:30.0#

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Jessica wants to change the name of this show. #00:39:09.8#

 

Resources:

You can find more and work with Jessica at : www.jessicabarnak.com

Follow Jessica on Instagram : @revivinghome and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/revivinghome/

Special thanks to Angela of Angela Todd Transcription Services for her help with our show notes.