Last Sunday I was invited to join the Southampton Bloggers gang at a cider tasting and food review event at The Stable in Southampton. Not only did I think this would be a fab chance to meet everyone and throw myself in at the deep end but the promise of pizza was just too much…… Continue reading Food: Cider Tasting at The Stable
Once you’ve shot your SG set, you will likely find yourself waiting a good few months until anyone can see it. This will also depend on the speed your photographer works at (hopefully you’ve been communicating about this so there are no unpleasant surprises or hold ups!) but once the set has been submitted, accepted…… Continue reading Get Your Set Noticed in Six Steps
Being self-employed is really hard. You might get to ‘be your own boss’ but only sort of, you still have clients and people you work for just instead of one ‘boss’ to impress, you have an indefinite amount. You may even get to set your own schedule but then, maybe not, as you need to…… Continue reading Being Self-Employed is Hard.
Perfectionism was something I always felt was used as a humble brag. In school, when they advised us for job interview techniques and that we’d likely be asked our negative traits, I was always told to turn that into a positive by saying ‘the only bad thing about me is that I’m a perfectionist’ and that…… Continue reading The Plight of The Perfectionist
Procrastination is a very common symptom of anxiety. It’s a more mild form of avoidance and can be a pivotal point in whether your day is productive or not – there’s the same amount of hours in each day but sometimes we can get so much done and other days barely get out of a onesie…… Continue reading Steps To Stop Procrastinating
There’s not much in our lives that is certain, so if you are someone that suffers with anxiety surrounding situations out of your control, it’s probably something you’re dealing with fairly regularly. Uncertainty is completely unavoidable – yes, you could avoid your main triggers by skipping that family meal, missing the party on Saturday or…… Continue reading Learning To Tolerate Uncertainty
Lot’s of the advice around worrying and stress is to just let it go. That’s it, just let it go. Easy peasy right? Except it’s not, it’s kind of like when someone tells you not to look at something so the first thing you do is look – telling yourself not to worry is unlikely to…… Continue reading How Do I Stop Negative Thoughts?
I get messages daily asking me about information on Suicide Girls, booking in with me or tips in general – too often, though, I am receiving messages from girls hurt, angry and upset with how they’ve been treated on a photoshoot by a creepy photographer. Too many times I have photographed someone after years of hiatus with…… Continue reading The Dark Side of Nude Modelling
Excessive worrying, persistent negative thoughts and uncontrollable anxiety might be leading you to neglect yourself and daily tasks. This can affect your work, managing your home and finances as well your relationships with colleagues, friends and family. It will leave you feeling drained and disengaged. You can feel yourself creating distance between you and everyone around you, especially…… Continue reading 4 Steps To Worrying Less
You’ve spent weeks in anticipation Preparing For Your First Nude Photoshoot and you know from my last blog exactly What To Expect At Your First Nude Photoshoot (you might have even shot it already) – but now what? You pack up your things and head home to eat as many carbs as possible in one sitting. Hopefully you’ve already…… Continue reading The Retouch Process: What Happens After The Photoshoot?