Lessons On Love: How Photographing Weddings Helped Me Choose A Romantic Partner

I am drawn to photographing weddings because I’m around relationships of all sorts – mothers, daughters, besties, grandparents, coworkers, and of course – lovers. There …

Read More →

How To Stop Waiting For Others And Start Living Your Life

Before I got an office space, I toddled back and forth between working at home, at coffee shops, and shared office spaces like WeWork. I …

Read More →

What Happens When Your Ex Starts Dating Someone Else

Some of my worst nightmares have included: – Getting attacked by a great white shark. – Having orange juice spilled on my lap during a …

Read More →

Loving My Body: Perspectives on Positive Body Image

My best friend said to me, “I never hear you complain about your body.” I thought about it for a sec and responded, “Hm, I …

Read More →

Why I Have the Best Friends Ever – And Why Luck Has Nothing To Do With It

I’m going to Alaska this coming New Year’s to photograph the Northern Lights (!!!). I rented a cabin on a farm in Fairbanks and a …

Read More →

The Importance of Being Present: How Showing Up Can Make a World of Difference

My grandparents fled to Vietnam when Japan invaded Guang Zhou, China during World War II. My grandpa went first to get things settled. He hopped …

Read More →

The One Skill You Need to Have Happy, Healthy Relationships

One of my best friends Mark called the other day and said, “I come in on Wednesday at 6:30pm.” Whenever he comes to town he …

Read More →

My Best Date Ever: The Time I Soared Through the Skies of India

I was in India at a wedding, getting ready to call it a night. On my way out I walked past a group of guys …

Read More →

What My Dog Taught Me About Relationships and Being Treated As I Deserve

My dog had surgery on her paw. She couldn’t climb up stairs wearing the protective donut-of-shame, so I began to carry her. 3 weeks later …

Read More →

Who NOT To Ask For Advice: My Tip For Always Choosing the Right Person

Who I take advice from: Relationship advice.  I would call my friends Leslie and Kevin, or Toni and Ari.  They have long lasting marriages that …

Read More →

Don’t Waste Your Time on Crappy Friends: How I Let Go of Toxic People

“It is your own responsibility to determine your happiness, but a big part of heightening it or making it easy, is your peer group.” I …

Read More →

Why Being Open to Opportunity is the Best Way to Be Successful

An important characteristic I see in people who are successful is that they know how to see things as opportunity. Unsuccessful people love to fall …

Read More →
Scroll to Top