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    Jaime Parker Stickle on Trusting Your Instincts and Going After Your Dreams

    Jaime Parker Stickle is a writer and actor who holds an MFA in writing from the University of California, Riverside. She is the creator and co-host of the “Make That Paper” podcast, which looks at all the strange side hustles we artists do to support our art, and the new storytelling series “Okay You Guys…” in Los Angeles. Her work has been published in both the 2018 and 2019 Adelaide Literary Anthologies. She is currently in revisions on her novel! And, she is the co-editor of the GXRL blog.

    We discuss the importance of trusting your instincts and going after your dreams even when people tell you ‘no.’

    Key Takeaways

    1. People are going to tell you no. Don’t give up.
    2. Demand your worth. Period.
    3. Always listen to your instincts.
    4. Stop listening to other people. Listen to yourself.
    5. It’s never too late to change direction. 
    6. If the same thing isn’t working, do something else.
    7. It’s okay to have what you want from life change.
    8. You are enough. 

      (BONUS TAKEAWAY: If your job is making your physically sick, quit!)

    Mentioned In This Episode

    Backstage
    Boom Chick Boom
    Groundlings
    Make That Paper Podcast
    Prescriptives Cosmetics
    Second City
    University of California at Riverside, Palm Desert MFA
    Upright Citizen’s Brigade

    Connect With Jaime

    JaimeParkerStickle.com
    Instagram: @JaimeParkerStickle
    Twitter: @JaimeStickle

    Songs in this Episode

    Bang Sugar Bang – “Super Cool”
    Bang Sugar Bang – “Control” (unreleased)


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    Cooper Gillespiehttp://gxrlpod.com
    Cooper is a founder of GXRL. She holds a BA in theatre from Smith College and an MFA in creative nonfiction from University of California, Riverside-Palm Desert. She's an Empowerment Coach, a Clinical Hypnotherapist, and a Modern Mystic who lives in California's High Desert.
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    Books: Under My Bed and Other Essays by Jody Keisner

    After I gave birth to my daughter, as a single mother, I struggled with how to share my home with someone else. I was...

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