How one woman’s journey around the world helped her find happiness

Jackie Kai Ellis seemed to be living the perfect life. She had a successful career as a designer and a home that she shared with her handsome husband, yet she woke up every morning feeling stuck in dark depression. 

On the journey to find herself, she attended pastry school in Paris, left an unhappy marriage, and started her own bakery in Vancouver. Now she’s sharing her compelling journey in her first book, The Measures of My Powers: A Memoir of Food, Misery and Paris. 

Watch in the clip above as Jackie takes us through some of the darkest moments in her life, her complicated relationship with food and finding happiness. 
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