Hot Dog Snobbery: Engaged.

Ask me last month if I like hot dogs and I'd have choked down some visceral vomit. Fast forward to a trip to San Diego and I’m sitting on the sidewalk behind a fold-up tray table, pomegranate seeds rolling across my lap, cotija sauce dripping from my face with a mouth full of manchego cheese screaming "I never want this to end...ever!"

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Love, Loss And A Cuppa Tea

I had been stripped to a shell of my former self. Raw, exposed and comprised of only the bare bones of personality  was left in me. I felt naked, transparent, flaws out for all to see. 

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Breakfast In Paris (With A Side Of Bourbon)

It is consistently mind-bending that such steadying present-ness and the comforting warmth of wellbeing that can come from such a simple experience. And yet, what do most of us do? We run to the convenience

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Self Love, Destruction and Beignets

The cold reality is that often we deny ourselves the things that bring us the most happiness. This usually comes from a subconscious place of fear, guilt, shame. 

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"Dire Pane Al Pane e Vino Al Vino"

That first bite is always the best. I swear to Yoda, I have seen fireworks and heard symphonies explode at the first bite of a well-orchestrated pizza.

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Life Is Hard, Just Roll With It.

What I lost here was the point is the process. Not the product. I find I have to continue to override my super driven success oriented, novelty seeking brain

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Liberated By a Label

Every day we are inundated with constant messages of self improvement on a quest for happiness. Tips for how to be our best selves and how to live our most authentic lives flood our social media feeds

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Bake Yourself Better

Life often feels like a constant stream of experiences, speed bumps, potholes and sometimes anvils falling from the sky. Things happen around us and to us of which we have no control over. 

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Feeling Write

I want to write. I need to write. So? Then fu*king write! Right? Ugh, I know. 

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How Being Wrong Can Be Oh So Right

It's funny how we like to think we are right, and how we can talk ourselves into we believing that we are right when in fact the actual truth of the scenario is that we are wrong. 

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Seeking Inspiration

Growing up, I would spend hours in my room listening to different songs, visualizing moving stories, scenes, people and images. 

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Stop Fighting Shit That's Not Working

The lesson here? Stop standing in your own damn way and stop fighting the shit that’s not working. 

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Winners QUIT

You see the difference between winning and losing, reaching your goals vs floundering is the ability to determine what's working and what's not

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Do This: VSCO (you'll thank me later)

I love instagram as a social platform, for sharing, connecting, showcasing. But for shooting, editing and processing photos it is terrible

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Learning To See

Guess what? Being "creative" and having a "talent" for capturing great images ins't some unique gift bestowed onto via the universe. Its something you need to learn to wake up and pay attention to, to begin to see again. 

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