Jessica Buchanan is a New York Times Bestselling author of 'Impossible Odds: The Kidnapping of Jessica Buchanan and her Dramatic Rescue by SEAL Team VI. Jess is also the co-host of "We Should Talk About That", a podcast dedicated to unpacking the uncomfortable topics that nobody is talking about, but definitely should, which is where we first met as I was as a guest in 2021.
Jessica’s story starts in 2011 when she was kidnapped at gunpoint by a group of Somali pirates while on a routine field mission for her aid organization. She spent 93 days in captivity, being held out in the desert for a 45 million dollar ransom, until she was rescued by the US Special Forces, SEAL Team 6.
Jessica has recently reached the 10 year anniversary of this unimaginable experience and is more than ready to close the books and write a new one.
Jessica is a champion for women and spends her days empowering them to speak their truth and stand in their power as the hero of their own stories through her 1-on-1 intuitive coaching service, Soul Speak, which supports women to connect their essence with their message, vision and business. Jessica travels the world speaking on resilience and overcoming impossible odds, and believes her life’s work is to show women how to move from patterns of self-abandonment to self-love.
What book inspires you?
You Already Know by Helen Jacobs
What song/music motivates you?
Manifestation Spotify playlist
Who inspires you?
People are amazing- A lot of her clients inspire her, the people in her sphere.
If you could pay yourself a compliment what would it be? "Jess,you are really interesting.
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