Learning to Understand Dog Communication

Learning to Understand Dog Communication

As a dog parent, learning to understand dog communication is vital. Dogs make all sorts of different sounds in different situations: growls, barks, whimpers, whines, howls, yips, and yelps. And their body language says a lot, too. It can often be challenging for us to understand precisely what our pet is “telling” us. Often as […]

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December 6, 2022

a dog with food, a dog with a blanket, a dog sleeping with two kids and a dog getting a hug. What your dog is grateful for

What your dog is grateful for this holiday season

Most of us love our dogs as much as we love our human family, sometimes even more (shhh, I won’t tell on you). It makes sense that we think of them a little like humans, but they are not humans, and they view the world differently from us. For fun, let’s consider what your dog […]

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November 30, 2022

Let’s Make a Difference for the Animals of PACC

Let’s Make a Difference for the Animals of PACC

This season let’s make a difference for the animals of PACC by taking just a few minutes to give something small but special. First, let me tell you a little story about why I think it’s important to sweat the small stuff. My Story Once upon a time, I was trying to get into the […]

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November 25, 2022

Create a Stand-Out Personal Branding Website

Create a Stand-Out Personal Branding Website

Now that you’ve started to create a Stand-Out Personal Branding Website, you’re probably wondering what it should include. Whether you’ve just started building your career as an entrepreneur or you’ve already built up a sizeable community on social media, there are a few essentials that you should definitely have on your site. An Elevator Pitch […]

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November 22, 2022

4 Reasons Not to DIY Your Personal Branding Photos

Don’t DIY Your Personal Branding Photos

So, you’re in the process of building and improving your personal brand. Since your brand is about you, you know photos are an essential piece of the puzzle. Here are 4 reasons not to DIY your personal branding photos. It can be tempting to try and take care of your photography yourself, but there are […]

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November 15, 2022

Create a Successful Personal Brand on Instagram

Instagram is one of the best places to create buzz, from product brands and photographers to influencers. However, to be successful on Instagram, you need to stand out. If you want to use this popular site to build and grow your personal brand, there are a few basics to create a successful personal brand on […]

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November 8, 2022

Helping Animal Shelters Matters this holiuday season

Helping Animal Shelters Matters

Let’s talk about 3 ways helping animal shelters matters this holiday season! With so many deserving causes to support this time of year, why should we keep animal shelters and rescues in mind as we enter another holiday season? 1. ‘Tis the season for community fellowship. Animal shelters keep the community safe by providing shelter […]

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November 8, 2022

Personal Branding Photography Can Help Grow Your Business

Personal Branding Photography Can Help Grow Your Business

As more people enter the world of freelancing, branding is a bigger buzzword than ever. For this reason, personal branding photography has also grown in popularity. The following are 6-ways that personal branding photography can help grow your business. You might not realize it, but personal branding photography is an investment and a tool that […]

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November 1, 2022

Photo props in a box

Props to Consider for Your Photo Session

Props can be just what you need to bring your personal branding shoot to life. Even the smallest prop can help tell your story. It can also reflect your personal style, giving people a better idea of what you’re all about. This quick list can help you determine which props to consider for your photo […]

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October 25, 2022

My Journey: Black river May 2019

My journey: The good, bad, and beautiful

These days, when I think about it, I’m happier than I’ve ever been. I am more resilient and feel like I have more control over my life than before I went out on my own. Granted, some days, it is horrifying; some days I feel like quitting, and some days I question my decisions making abilities, but then the good days come, and I wonder what I was even thinking on the bad days. Doing the right thing for my career has led me to make other good choices, like exercising and making new friends.  

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October 15, 2022