Category Archives: Personal

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…

What Makes Your Soul Smile?

Life can be chaotic. It can be crazy busy, hectic, amazing, messy and fun. And I find that it’s important to balance the chaos — to ground yourself with something that makes you feel complete. “Grounding yourself” means something different for every person, but for me, I find balance in travel. I love stepping away…

Collecting Kindness

There are times in your life where things happen that are out of your control. Sometimes, those things stack up and it feels like “Man, this is just too much. I need help.” I’m an optimistic person, but I recently encountered this situation. It wasn’t so much one thing, but more of a domino effect….