Passion Is Not Enough: How To Build a Strong Foundation In Your Business and Your Life

I started reading my friend Ajit Nawalkha’s book titled “Live Big.” He talks about Passion vs. Practicality and I’m over here like… “Find your passion …

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Crazy Rich Asians: Empowerment and Reflection From An Asian Entrepreneur

When I saw the movie Crazy Rich Asians, I assumed the theater would be filled with primarily Asians but I was happy to see it …

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That Moment When I Knew I’d Marry Him

As nice as it sounds, I don’t believe in love at first site. I believe in infatuation and intuition at first site, but real love …

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Our Wedding Reception at Gjelina + The One Common Complaint About Wedding Photos

The second most asked question I get is, “Does photographing weddings help you get clear on what you want for your own?.” Yes. Whenever I …

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Now It’s My Turn! Our Wedding Ceremony at the Culver Hotel

The question I’ve gotten most in my career is, “So who is going to photograph your wedding when you get married?.” I got married last …

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How To Be Your Best Self: The Difference Between Wanting to do a Good Job and Trying Too Hard

There’s a clear difference between wanting to do a good job and trying too hard. When someone wants to do a good job, it’s for …

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How I Overcame My Fear Of Bees: A Lesson In Observation

The longer you avoid something because you’re scared of it, the scarier it becomes. Pete took me to a Bee Keeping class for my birthday. …

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Why Dance Class Is My Favorite Form Of Exercise

Reasons I go to dance: To exercise To work my brain and improve my memory To practice self-expression To get into my body To practice …

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Avoiding The Negative Spiral Even In The Face of Tragedy

I got the news about the mass shooting in Las Vegas while abroad in Thailand. One man who decided to end the lives of innocent …

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Stunning Sights + 12 Practical Tips for Travel in Sri Lanka

I love friendly people, island life, animals, delicious healthy food, and tropical fruit, so it’s obvious I love everything about Sri Lanka. If you are …

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The Magic of Mumbai: Travel Photography from India’s Largest City

If you’ve never been to India and get invited to a wedding there, I strongly encourage TAKING THE OPPORTUNITY! I’ve been super lucky that the …

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Oops…That Moment I Turned Into A Pushy Mom, AKA: How Not To Treat A Bride

My friend got married yesterday in LA. Weeks before, I got into crazy planning mode and asked her loads of questions. “Do you have a …

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