Was there a distinct moment when you knew exactly what you wanted to do with your life/career?
Not at all. It’s still constantly changing honestly! I have far too many passions and interests - it’s a blessing and a curse.
Usually I’m one who finds solace in finite plans, but this year has really shown me (and us all, really) that that just doesn’t exist, does it? It’s forcing me to be more comfortable with uncertainty. Right now, I am just so grateful to have a stable job and my health.
What would you say ultimately drives your passion for your work?
I’ve always had a love for photography and, being a very image-driven industry, I think it makes sense I am drawn to this way of story-telling.
I *try* to walk and/or run first thing in the morning. I find it a nice way to clear my head - free from my phone, tv, etc.
While doing my morning skincare routine, I make a cup of hot lemon water and throw on my morning playlist. After that comes the coffee - which I drink far too much than I should admit.
Book or podcast you recommend in the name of motivation or self-growth…
Everyone should read The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business. It was such a life-changing book for me and really helped me identify what areas in my life I wasn’t happy with.
Another favorite is You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life. If you are doubting yourself or at a crossroads, this is the book for you!
What is your definition of being in complete alignment with your 'Soul Purpose’?
I immediately think of a state of being. As in, not only reaching a place where you identify the area you are most passionate about, but then also acting on it. I think that’s when your soul feels most fulfilled. Read more