Is self love necessary? How self love and acceptance change lives

2020-02-11T15:11:04+00:00

Dear You, make peace with the woman in the mirror and watch the reflection change!  It’s easy to say “love yourself”.  But in all my years as a boudoir photographer and an aspiring dancer, I have never really found someone who said the path to self love and acceptance is easy.  You, I [...]

Is self love necessary? How self love and acceptance change lives2020-02-11T15:11:04+00:00

Sometimes It’s Ok to Put Yourself First

2020-01-30T15:56:45+00:00

Sometimes It’s Ok to Put Yourself First  By putting yourself first, you automatically exhibit self-respect – and when you exhibit self-respect, others begin to respect you. You deserve to put yourself first, and you deserve respect. When others see that you treat yourself well, they are sure to follow suit. - Maya Ackerman [...]

Sometimes It’s Ok to Put Yourself First2020-01-30T15:56:45+00:00

Law of Attraction: The Importance of a Vision Board

2020-01-19T16:47:21+00:00

The Importance of a Vision Board   "You create your own universe as you go along." Winston Churchill The Law of Attraction simply stated is that your thoughts determine your reality. Everything in this life is energy, including your thoughts, especially your thoughts. If you spend time focusing on negative things, then [...]

Law of Attraction: The Importance of a Vision Board2020-01-19T16:47:21+00:00

How to Start Feeling Sexy, Right Now

2019-12-18T13:42:40+00:00

How to Start Feeling Sexy, Right Now As women, we spend a lot of time in our heads analyzing everything, especially our bodies. We look in the mirror and wonder when that began to droop or think maybe we should have done crunches instead of eating that éclair. But all of this analyzing and self-criticism [...]

How to Start Feeling Sexy, Right Now2019-12-18T13:42:40+00:00

Connect, Communicate, Conquer – Why Saying What You Mean is the Key to Success

2019-12-10T04:02:26+00:00

Connect, Communicate, Conquer -- Why Saying What You Mean is the Key to Success It continues to amaze me how our ability to communicate as Americans has degenerated over the past few years. Maybe it’s all the texting, who knows. But regardless of the cause, this difficulty with communication keeps us from living our life [...]

Connect, Communicate, Conquer – Why Saying What You Mean is the Key to Success2019-12-10T04:02:26+00:00

Are you Living in a Passionate State of Being?

2019-12-10T04:27:30+00:00

Are you Living in a Passionate State of Being? com • fort zone noun 1. a place or situation where one feels safe or at ease and without stress. Everyone says that there are two types of people in this world, and then they will go on to explain what those two things are. This [...]

Are you Living in a Passionate State of Being?2019-12-10T04:27:30+00:00

Inspirational story: The importance of Breathing

2019-10-17T21:38:46+00:00

“I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.” ― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar ___________________________________________ Breath is healing, but is so often taken for granted. Breathing in deeply calms the heart, relaxes tense muscles, and focuses the mind. Breath is life-giving, rejuvenating. Meditation [...]

Inspirational story: The importance of Breathing2019-10-17T21:38:46+00:00

Monday Muse: Desiree

2019-05-13T15:25:14+00:00

She took a sip from her glass of champagne and dropped her robe without a care in the world. She was a beautiful confident woman and she knew it. She knew it because she is a mother of four, three-time cancer survivor, wife,  business owner and she loved every bit of her self. She knew that [...]

Monday Muse: Desiree2019-05-13T15:25:14+00:00

Monday Muse Julia Margaret Cameron

2019-07-16T23:12:09+00:00

  Julia Margaret Cameron “I longed to arrest the beauty that came before me and at length, the longing has been satisfied.” - Julia Margaret Cameron ________________ One of the most beautiful and uncanny elements about Boudoir Photography is the ability of the photographer to capture subjects in their most intimate and honest of capacities. [...]

Monday Muse Julia Margaret Cameron2019-07-16T23:12:09+00:00

The importance of Breathing

2019-05-01T21:45:04+00:00

“I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.” ― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar ___________________________________________ Breath is healing but is so often taken for granted. Breathing in deeply calms the heart, relaxes tense muscles, and focuses the mind. Breath is life-giving, rejuvenating. Meditation [...]

The importance of Breathing2019-05-01T21:45:04+00:00

Monday Muse – Ellen Von Unwerth

2019-04-08T09:16:19+00:00

Ellen Von Unwerth “Technique undoubtedly helps make photography magical, but I prefer to work with the atmosphere. I think that the obsession with technique is a male thing. Boy's toys. They love playing.. but once you've perfected something, you have started searching for a new toy. I would rather search for a new model or [...]

Monday Muse – Ellen Von Unwerth2019-04-08T09:16:19+00:00

Monday Muse – Joyce Tenneson

2019-04-01T08:57:41+00:00

“If I had to pick a single word to describe what my pictures are all about, I would say ‘secrets.’” - Joyce Tenneson ________________________ Her work has been displayed in more than 150 exhibitions around the world, on magazine covers, in museums, in private collections. She’s written fifteen books. She’s won countless awards. Considered one [...]

Monday Muse – Joyce Tenneson2019-04-01T08:57:41+00:00

Monday Muse Kathryn Bigelow

2019-03-25T14:42:29+00:00

  If there's specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can't change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies. It's irrelevant who or what directed a movie, the important thing is that you either respond to it or you don't. There [...]

Monday Muse Kathryn Bigelow2019-03-25T14:42:29+00:00