Defining My Purpose (Plus, An Invitation to Discover Yours)

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” –Pablo Picasso Purpose. Man, that’s a heavy word. Do you have a purpose? (Well, yes, of course you do; everyone does!) But, more importantly…do you know what your purpose is? (Much harder question) Sometimes in life you […]

Becoming CEO: Two Weeks Out

Two weeks ago, I made a career (and life) changing announcement. I shared that I resigned from my job working in public relations to take my business, blog, brand and teaching full time. Since that day, life has been a whirlwind. And in just two weeks, I will officially become my own boss. On February […]

The Get Gutsy Annual Review: Highlights from 2015

Happy New Year! 2016 is here, but before we jump in with full force, it’s time for some much-needed year-end reflection. In July I completed my mid-year check-in and now with the arrival of the new year  it’s time for a full-on Get Gutsy annual review. Every year, I detail my top highlights from the year […]

My Ultimate Gutsy Move: Jessica Lawlor, President & CEO

(UPDATE: Just stumbling on this post now and curious how my journey has been since making this announcement in December? Check out the full Becoming CEO series for a behind-the-scenes look at how I’m running my business!) I’ve drafted this blog post in my head a thousand times. After years of planning, hustling and dreaming, the […]

Take The Great Get Gutsy Blog/Community Survey 2015

The Get Gutsy community continues to grow and thrive! To make the blog, newsletter and community even stronger, I’ve put together a short survey that will help shape the future of the Get Gutsy brand. I’d really appreciate it if you’d take a couple of minutes to share your thoughts and feedback! Complete honesty is […]

Getting Gutsy is a Lifestyle: Reflections on the Third Anniversary of the Get Gutsy Blog/Community

Today is the third anniversary of the Get Gutsy blog/community! On October 1, 2012, I decided to stop being afraid and start actually living my life. After months of planning, I hit publish on this post and set out on a brand new journey. “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone” became my mantra. It […]

I Taught My First Yoga Class

I did it! On Sunday, June 7 at 2 p.m. (a date and time that has been ingrained in my mind for the past two months), I taught my first public yoga class. Through weekends of yoga teacher training, multiple practice sessions and hours spent planning and preparing, this is the big moment I have […]