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You have to understand that no one is born naturally confident. Confidence is a skill that is mastered through the years and it very much depends on the kind of mindset we choose to use. There are two types of mindsets: a fixed mindset & a growth mindset. A fixed mindset is the belief that […]

BIG NEWS BIG NEWS BIG NEWS!! I’m over the moon excited about this guys. I’ve wanted to give back with my business in some capacity for pretty much ever, but I’m really choosy about who I want to work with. Well, I can finally tell ya: Moving forward, when you book a boudoir session with […]

Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy. I am SO flippin’ excited to finally tell you guys this!! I’m pivoting, big time. Well, kinda big time. Really it’s not too incredibly surprising when you look at how everything has unfolded, but I’m sure it’ll come as a surprise to some of you, still. I’m stepping back […]

Did you hear the news?! I’m launching an online course: Starting Your Photography Business! And it launches TOMORROW. You’ll only be able to sign up for the course between July 23-30, and I’m so so excited to see you guys start growing your photography business! This week’s podcast episode is a fun one. Sam put […]

Did you hear the news?! I’m launching an online course! My new course, Starting Your Photography Business, gives you a step-by-step game plan to take amazing photos and begin booking up your calendar! You can sneak peek the course by downloading my FREE Posing video here! In today’s show, I’m giving you a few tips […]

I feel like once you know what you want to do in life, you can trace it way back. For me, I can remember my dad always bringing a camera on road trips and family vacations, and documenting the entire thing. Or the sweet older ladies who took photos during family camp for the daily […]

Being Persistent – Not Giving Up One of the biggest things I see among aspiring entrepreneurs is a lack of resilience. You guys know I love you, but some of you need to be more persistent. It is one of the biggest make-it-or-break-it traits for an entrepreneur. Carol Dweck breaks down in her book, Mindset, […]

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-to-partner-with-brands-with-kahlea-nicole/id1434465670?i=1000440475245 Kahlea Nicole is a Business Coach who helps women monetize their passions & leverage their influence. She is a full time college student from St. Pete, Florida studying marketing and international business. She is the CEO of Gal Getaway and has transitioned into being a business coach for millenial women over the last six […]

I’m excited to introduce Chloe Elise, The Millennial Money Coach, on this episode of Heart 2 Heart. She helps millennials, pay off debt, build a bank account, while getting ahead with money and not feel stuck. Chloe is sharing her story of how she paid off $36,000 of debt in just 18 months and the […]

A couple of weeks ago, we flew out to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic for a destination wedding. As soon as we landed, it was a breath of fresh air – I looooove warm weather, so tropics is my love language. When we got to the resort where we were staying, we walked into […]

Ahh, these two make my heart so happy! They came all the way from Michigan to Cleveland for their engagement session and we had such a fun time. We started the night with tacos and then took some photos downtown, including some ice cream ones (because, #priorities). From there, we changed outfits and went to […]

I’ve fiiiiinally gotten to the point where 9 times out of 10, I don’t feel nervous before a session anymore. Instead, I feel excited. Wait, whaaat? That’s possible?? Here are three things that have really made a difference. I’m confident in my posing game & in setting up my camera settings. In the early days, […]

Honestly? Just show up. That’s really all you need to do. I’ll have everything else put together – you’ll get your hair & makeup done beforehand, I’ll pose you for the best angles for your body, and have a playlist going that will both empower you and get you excited! But, there are two things […]

You guys know I love Instagram. It has been such an incredible tool for connecting with you all! Some of my best friends have come about because of this little app. The biggest question people ask (myself included) is, “how do I grow my following?” It’s really easy to get into the mindset of “more, […]