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A Step in the Journey - Critical Mass 2015

September 09, 2015 - Yesterday an email arrived in my inbox, announcing the Critical Mass Finalists for 2015. Several years ago only dream...
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New Year, New Words.

January 03, 2015 - I've been quiet in the world of the internet for a few months now. There's been a lot of tough stuff going on that I hav...
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Why There is Power in Being Wrong

September 16, 2014 - What are three of the hardest words in the English language to utter? Despite what the Rom Coms of Hollywood would have...
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How Do You Honor Your Muse?

September 08, 2014 - There was a time that I was convinced that I simply was not creative. Yes, I was a photographer. Yes, I could take a de...
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How to Deal with Criticism from Haters

September 01, 2014 - It is a truth universally acknowledged that when you put yourself out there on the internet, you are opening yourself up...
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My Huffington Post Article: What Your Fear Can Tell You

August 26, 2014 - I've got some big and exciting news today. My first article was published with the Huffington Post last week, and it's a...
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New Fine Art Work "Emergence" to benefit Unchained at Last

August 18, 2014 - Sometimes you hear something that rocks you to your core, hits you on all of your most raw trigger points, and calls you...
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When and How to "Make it Work" (and what if you can't)

August 04, 2014 - About 99.9% of the time, when I am working on an image I am unsure if I can bring it into fruition as a finished piece....
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Wayfaring: Leaving a Culture Behind and Rebuilding an Identity

July 29, 2014 - "I've lost my Mother Tongue," I once told a friend. I had left behind a religion, yes. But on so many levels I felt as...
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Listening for the Permission Within

July 24, 2014 - I finished teaching at the Mill Street Loft's Summer Arts Intensive camp and boy was that an exciting challenge. We had...
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Reclaiming My Body Through Self-Portraits

July 22, 2014 - Everywhere we turn these days it seems as though our culture is at war with women's bodies. From the media scrutinizing...
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Purity Ideology and Feminine Identity; New Fine Art Work: "Sleepwalking"

July 18, 2014 - Here's something new on the Fine Art front, and I thought I'd share a bit about this image and what I hope it might spea...
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How to Eliminate "Can't" and Empower Your Creativity

July 15, 2014 - There are a lot of things that I tell myself I can't do. For the past few years I've been working on eliminating the wor...
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Creating a Culture of Authenticity

July 11, 2014 - Being yourself sounds like it should be the easiest thing in the world, doesn't it? As kids we are unabashedly authenti...
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What Happens When You Ask Yourself How You Want to Feel?

July 03, 2014 - Have you ever found yourself saying, "I'll be happy when...____." Or: "I'll take care of myself when ____." One I he...
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What Happens When We Stop Waiting for Permission

June 26, 2014 - You know the old phrase, " It's better to ask forgiveness than permission "? Well I'm really bad at following it....
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Going Beyond Shame to Show up Authentically

June 23, 2014 - We all have stories that make us cringe when we think about them. They're the ones that we stuff deep down inside, sayin...
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A Website Head Shot Photoshoot for Life Coach Rachel Curry

June 19, 2014 - Today I'd like to introduce you to Rachel. She was my best friend when I was three, my pen pal when I was thirteen, and...
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On Creating Success out of Failure and Feeling Like a Fraud

June 12, 2014 - Many of the amazing women I photograph in my studio admit to me, at some point or another, that they have difficulty own...
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Going Past Fear and Finding Your Voice

May 23, 2014 - It's dark and stormy here today in the Hudson Valley. My animals are all huddled close to me, trying to hide from the th...
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Rewiring our Beauty Ideology

April 14, 2014 - On Monday I had the opportunity to speak about my work at Fashion Filter: Perspectives on Beauty in NYC. This was the f...
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How to love ourselves by letting go of our inner bully!

March 03, 2014 - This week I wanted to begin by saying a huge thank you to everyone who reached out and wrote to me, saying that a recent...
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The Value of Beginning Before You Think You're Ready

February 17, 2014 - I don't know about you, but sometimes trying something new terrifies me. For example, the first time I decided to try...
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The Purity Knife in a Culture of Violence Against Women

February 12, 2014 - This winter I've been deep in the throes of creating a new body of work. It's been a bit of a manic phase of creating, a...
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