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Jessica Estrada

Jessica Estrada is a Los-Angeles based freelance writer and editor with over a decade of experience. She regularly contributes health and wellness articles (think identity, mental health, mindfulness, spirituality, astrology, and relationships) for The Zoe Report and other BDG publications, including Elite Daily and Bustle. Jessica's work is also found in numerous other publications, including The Knot, Well + Good,, The Cut, Byrdie, and Refinery29. She's also held freelance editor roles at Racked LA, Los Angeles Confidential, and Haute Living, covering fashion, beauty, dining, luxury, and celebrity news.

Jessica has a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism focusing on magazine journalism and a minor in sociology from California State University, Northridge. In addition, Jessica has spent years studying personal development and earned certifications in life and success coaching, neuro linguistic programming, hypnosis, and emotional freedom technique (EFT), which help inform her writing on wellness-related topics.

Some of her career highlights include hanging out with Cindy Crawford at a wellness retreat in Malibu, drinking wine with Drew Barrymore at the Sunset Tower Hotel, and rubbing shoulders (literally) with the cast of Modern Family at an Emmy party. When she's not working, you'll likely find her hanging out with her husband, eating churros at Disneyland, or rewatching Gilmore Girls.

Visit her portfolio at to learn more about her work, and follow her on Instagram @thejessiestrada.


Why Having A Micro Wedding Was The Best Decision I Ever Made

I prioritized my mental health.


Red Flags Are Not Just For Romantic Relationships — Your Friendships Can Have Them, Too

Here are some key signs of a toxic pal.


Your Habit Of Apologizing Too Much Could Be A Sign Of A Bigger Issue

Sorry to break it to you.


How Changing Your Self-Identity Can Make It Easier To Stick To New Habits

Shift your mindset.


Why You Feel Anxious When Things Are "Too Good" — And What To Do About It

Get out of your own way.


Want To Shine Extra Bright This Fall? Try Wearing Your Power Color

The stars don’t lie.

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Keeping A Paper Planner Has Done Wonders For My Mental Health — Here's Why

There’s a science behind it.


Milestone FOMO Is A Thing — Here’s How To Overcome It

Hint: It involves social media.


Yes, You’ve Heard Of Triggers — But What About Glimmers?

These signals come in peace.


This Is When It's Actually A Good Idea To Quit A Goal

Signs it might be time to throw in the towel.


What Is Revenge Bedtime Procrastination & How Do You Overcome It?

It’s a serious thing.


Setting Intentions Are A “Part Practical, Part Magic” Wellness Practice, Experts Say

They can do wonders for your mental health.

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Feeling Anxious Before A Big Event? It May Be Anticipatory Anxiety — Here’s How to Manage It

Stay cool.


What Does It Mean To Love Yourself More?

Five ways to put it into practice.


Signs You Need A Mental Health Day

Take a break.


If You Struggle With Unplugging, This Easy Trick Will Be A Game Changer

It takes seconds.


The Happiness Hack You Probably Never Tried — But Should

No, it doesn’t involve meditation.


This Cool Manifestation Trick Involves Home Decor

Try it in 2022.


The Therapist-Approved Way To Protect Your Mental Health From Urgency Culture

It’s not a race.


Mental Health Experts Say This Two-Second Habit Is The New Power Pose

Gimme five.