This Body Holds My Soul

Babe S holds a special place in my heart, and I can almost guarantee that if you met her, she'd hold a special place in yours, as well. I've known her for a while (she's married to a dear friend of mine) but her session was the first time we hung out one on one. I knew she was a beautiful person, but her spark, joy and positivity lit up the room more than I could have imagined. I'm very grateful I had the opportunity to photograph her.


During her session, we talked about body love and confidence. She told me about the rings she wore and how one belonged to her late mother. She shared. She beamed. She freaking glowed, and I think some of her warm aura has stuck around. These are the souls I absolutely love to photograph. She's a smart, self-aware, empathetic human, and I want you to read what she's shared with this blog, taking her advice to heart. No matter how your body changes, it forever holds your soul. That's what makes your body so special. That's what makes you glow.



How do you feel about your body? I have good days and hard days. But hey, it holds my soul.


What's your best tip for feeling sexy? Embrace yourself. There's only one you, and you're sexy. Also, blasting some feel good tunes always helps.


How do you feel about your age? Forever young. But life flies fast.


What gets better with age? Not giving a shit

What's the best compliment you've ever received? "I've never met anyone like you before." Ever since I was little, my mom always told me I'm going to hear that a lot. She was so right.


What do you wish you could tell your younger self? Be unapologetically yourself. Life is SO short. Our bodies are just the holders of our stardust souls. Love yourself.


Describe yourself in five words Believer in changing the world


What have you overcome or accomplished that you're proud of? I stopped keeping old clothes from forever ago, thinking maybe one day I'll fit back into them. I bought new clothes and am letting myself be happy now instead of trying to squeeze into the the clothes of the old me


On bad body image days, how will you remind yourself that you're awesome? Little things. Good music. A drive. Getting sun. Try and tell myself 'I love me' when I start the day.


What's your favorite form of self care? I express myself a lot through my hair. So a new color/do always perks me up!




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