Photography by Bleudogfotography
The Art of Letting Go
Looking at these photos I was inspired to talk about something personal I have been struggling with. I need to share with you that I am a recovering control freak! I used to live my life where every detail had to be confirmed and that there were backup plans for my “Plan A”. I felt more secure knowing that if I planned my day’s events, family vacation plans, party plans details, etc., down to each minutia everything would be perfect. This process would often leave me stressed, disappointed, and unhappy. My husband’s lovingly suggestion to go with the flow made me realize that I needed a mindset overhaul.
Cast All Your Cares
When I look at these beautiful pictures I feel so happy and proud of myself for coming a long way with learning how to let go! In fact, during this photo shoot there was so many mishaps with poor lighting, tourists galore (as we were in the heart of Laguna Beach), and a stranger who came up to me and asked to fix my hair in which he did for a few minutes putting his hands through my hair and telling me it needed to be fluffed more! LOL! The past me would of been frustrated beyond consolation and maybe even mad and embarrassed.
The Solution is the Same: Let Go
Together my photographer and I scouted a private alley in Laguna Beach that was free from distractions. The wind was blowing quite hard and again I kept reminding myself of letting go of the situation. I even had fun trying to not step on old cigarette butts. I enjoyed the photo sesh by twirling around in my fun tropical palm dress, my hair flowing with the wind, and just soaking in the moment! Acknowledging the fact that I am so lucky to have a job where I have so much fun creating content that inspires others to be happy and live life to the fullest. The art of letting go takes practice and sometimes you slip, but once you have it, you will feel alive and free!
My outfit details:
Tropical Print Maxi Dress: c/o SHEIN
Sapphire and Diamond Ring: c/o Blue Nile
Metallic Gold Crossbody: Rebecca Minkoff
Nude Stiletto Heels: old | similar here
Green Statement Earrings: unavailable | I love these ones
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