“Creativity is about connection—you must be connected to others in order to be inspired and share your own work—but it is also about disconnection. You must retreat from the world long enough to think, practice your art, and bring forth something worth sharing with others. You must play a little hide-and-seek in order to produce something worth being found.” —Austin Kleon

reclaiming my life from dieting

My photography goal has always been to create images that speak to the heart.

Thanks to social media, no one wants to look at another picture of what someone else is eating. And that’s a shame — because eating is one of the best ways to nourish and care for ourselves. Food is photo-worthy, especially when it’s the food we put on our table to share with people we love.

Somewhere along the way, the joy of eating has been overtaken by a culture of diets. I won’t use this space as platform to try to change your mind, but I’ll invite you read about intuitive eating and how diet culture steals your time, your energy, and your health—and how you can take them back.

Wondering if you have a healthy relationship with food? Take this quiz designed by dietician Christy Harrison. I was shocked by my results when I answered truthfully.