Category Archives: Personal

You Are Perfect!

I’ve been thinking a lot about how society impacts womanhood. What is perfection? How does the mass media impact the way women view themselves? Why does the standard definition of “beauty” oftentimes set and unrealistic and unhealthy expectations that very few can achieve? How does being beautiful impact a woman’s perceived worth? Enter: Barbie. Fact:…

Quit and Win

I’m a quitter. I quit things. This is a fact I neither deny nor regret. In fact, quitting is something I love about myself, because over the years, I’ve realized that it’s something most people have a really hard time doing.   Don’t Want to Be a Quitter When people have a bad habit (smoking…

On Lessons in Business and Life

It’s funny sometimes how life has a way of teaching you lessons . . . more than once. It’s been awhile, but one of the first weddings I ever photographed at Sofi Seck Photography, there was an incident that made me reflect on my own professionalism, specifically in the way I dress for work. When…

Journey to Health

My journey to health has been a long road, full of forks, hills and sometimes mountains. About eight years ago, I weighed almost 300 pounds. I don’t equate the number on the scale with overall health, but I wasn’t healthy. I couldn’t move around freely, my joints throbbed and I spent a lot of effort…