Her “perfect life” drove her to depression. In her True Calling story, food, travel, and lifestyle expert Jackie Kai Ellis takes us through her journey, from leaving everything behind for Paris and pastry school and opening her own bakery, to finding her true self through a new career, and writing it all in her first book, The Measure of My Powers: A Memoir of Food, Misery, and Paris.
Jackie Kai Ellis’ life was perfect on paper, but she was miserable. When she left her old life to study pastry in Paris and open a bakery in Vancouver, she found her true, authentic self.
When we asked Jackie Kai Ellis what she does for a living, she was stumped: “That’s like, the hardest question! I do a lot of things!”