Between 2007 and 2010, I worked as a Media Specialist and Outreach Designer for the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) in Mesa, AZ.The division I worked for specialized in Distributed Mission Operation (DMO) training. Even though I photographed a lot of pilots in flight simulators, they were not learning to fly. It was all about […]
Our parents, social spheres, and culture have manipulated us into believing we must look and act a specific way to be attractive, likable, and accepted.
I wish I could say…
Our social connections shape our lives. We need and crave relationships with other human beings. When social interaction is restricted, we feel the effects of our isolation. Deeply, emotionally, and sometimes even physically. If we’re not connecting with our friends and family, then we’re probably not connecting with our potential customers as well.This year we’ve […]
“The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence.” Blake LivelyConfidence is the new sexy! It’s amazing to me how many people, especially women, are not satisfied with how they look. Let’s take for example, a beautiful woman looking at a portrait of herself. She will fixate on the things she does not like: a pimple, […]
Our struggles in life are not that we don’t have enough clients, that we don’t have enough money, that we work too hard and never have fun. Do we look for the life drama that makes being alive more interesting? If life simply moved forward with no obstacles to stumble over then what would we […]
I know many women (including myself) tend to compare ourselves with everything and everyone we are surrounded by. I’m not as smart as she is, or we don’t have hair like her, a figure like her, a car like him, a wardrobe like theirs, and on and on. Why do we do this to ourselves? […]
I have struggled with my own self-esteem all my life. I’m not sure if it’s an innate attribute, cultural influences, my upbringing, or negative experiences that have influenced my self image. My guess is its a combination of several. For the most part I had a happy childhood growing up in a Los Angeles suburban […]