Posts in The Kitchen Sink
When Nothing Is Everything

I've come to appreciate the importance of curating your existence - the people you surround yourself with, the things you say yes to, those you say no to. What comes into your life and builds the frame of your home, your community, your life.

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Under the Influence: Take Back Your Mind, Your Goals, Your Life.

It hit me like a ton of bricks. I stopped and stood there frozen, mouth agape in awe. This has happened before, Paris seems to have that effect on me. However, this time it wasn't from a position of wonder, awe, and love. It was from a horrifying level of shock, disgust, and rejection.

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A Table For One: Why Solo Dining Isn't Sad Dining

I wonder how much of this is self-inflicted and how much of it is due to circumstance. My age has me at a challenging stage: mid-thirties are a time when many are "settling down:"  buying homes, choosing partners and having children. So many children.

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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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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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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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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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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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The Art of Making Mistakes

“Self compassion promotes creativity. Learn to forgive yourself of mistakes and failure and you will allow yourself to create and innovate”

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10 Ways To Kill Your Creative Project

Ultimately the demise of my project has been a result of inaction on my part. I got frustrated with what I was creating and as a result I stopped trying

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Feeding The Soul: Food Photography

Shoot what you love, and you'll love what you shoot...

Simple, right? Then why is it so hard sometimes to listen to your inner artist? That authentic voice telling you what you love and what you need to do?

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