Lindsay Gardner is an artist and food-lover who explores the topic of women and food in her new book, Why We Cook: Women on Food, Identity, and Connection. Lindsay and Jessie discuss how food brings women together and gives them a unique voice in their families and communities.
Steve Leder is the senior rabbi of Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles, and he shares his new book, The Beauty of What Remains: How Our Greatest Fear Becomes Our Greatest Gift.
Jenn Bane is the co-author of the new book, Friendshipping: The Art of Finding Friends, Being Friends, and Keeping Friends. Join Jenn and Jessie as they talk about why it’s so hard to navigate friendship as an adult and some simple ways we can all be a better friend.
Denise Woods is one of the most sought-after vocal coaches in Hollywood with clients like Halle Berry, Will Smith, Jessica Chastain, Mike Meyers, Mahershala Ali, and Idris Elba…to name a few. She shares her perspective on how to relax the body and unleash the tremendous power of voice that is inside each one of us.
When she was young, Kay Kay Uchendu had more than one experience with a bully friend. Now, she is helping others recognize the toxic relationships in their lives and put an end to them.
For 50 years, Stephanie kept her past a fiercely guarded secret. No one knew that her childhood was fraught with hardship. Stephanie shares how her last years with her mother lead to incredible discoveries about both of their pasts.
Margaret and Jessie discuss her work as a journalist in the Middle East and the inspirational story she crafted about the little known Iraqi heroes in the war against ISIS.
Meredith Essalat, author of The Overly Honest Teacher, talks with Jessie about healthy parent-teacher relationships and what teachers wish parents knew about their kids.