It’s Time to Be the Biggest, Baddest Version of Yourself

When I lived in NYC after college I dated a professional chef. He worked at a popular restaurant in Tribeca and I loved going in …

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The 5 Love Languages: A Book That Will Elevate All of Your Relationships

One of my favorite books is The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman. It’s basically about how people show and receive love differently, so whenever …

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Friendship Is Greater Than Romance: Love Your Friends In Good Times and Bad

I was at the movies with my husband for Valentine’s Day. We were watching the year’s Oscar-nominated animated shorts – something we do every year. …

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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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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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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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