Choices have sacrifices. That means giving up something that you want for something that you want more.


“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”
– Helen Keller

Alone, all alone. Nobody but nobody can make it out here alone. –Maya Angelou

“It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.”
– Theodore Roosevelt

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.

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You can’t hide from defeat without also hiding from greatness. 

Scars remind us where we’ve been. They don’t have to dictate where we’re going. 

The only thing separating a man from his destiny is himself.

“Fight like you’re right. Listen like you’re wrong.”  – Former CEO of Intel and Silicon Valley legend Andy Grove

People would rather see the vulnerable you than the “perfect” you. Keep it real. 

“Use whatever tools you have to create something you are proud of and get the job done.”  –  Tim Gunn

When we change the way we look at things, things we look at change.

When I model on location and know there won’t be anywhere open that early to get coffee before the photoshoot…
I pack a little container of fresh coffee grounds to sniff when I wake up.

We wear 20% of our clothes 80% of the time.
Try to find time for a closet cleaning.

mmm chipsServe yourself as you’d serve a guest. You deserve better than eating out of a bag, and it’s an elegant way to practice portion control.