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my story with mental illness

my story with mental illness

A few months ago I had the absolute pleasure of working with Alice to document my journey with mental illness in photographs. It was a very real and cathartic process and I am ecstatic to show those to you now along with sharing my story.   So here’s the thing. It’s easy to be supportive and to spread awareness for others with mental illness. But to admit to myself and to others that sometimes I’m not okay, has been hard. So by telling my story. I hope to help some of you not feel so alone. And to help myself...

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Maggie Sottero Designs - Pretty In Pink

Maggie Sottero Designs - Pretty In Pink

Late last year I got an email from Maggie Sottero Designs asking me if I would style a shoot for their line of dresses! I couldn't say anything other than, YES PLEASE! I was so so excited. The theme was pretty in pink, so I automatically knew I had to have TONS of pink flowers.  Our florist Rachel Osguthorpe was a miracle worker and made us gorgeous arrangements and a 9 foot long flower garland of my dreams!  The flowers mixed with simplicity and classic make up styles really made the shoot pop!  I designed brand new rose quartz pieces for...

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Loved & Enough Photo Project: Anna

Loved & Enough Photo Project: Anna

This project is intended to give a voice to those with experiences with mental illness as this is something that is very close to our hearts. We hope that those who view our work and read the experiences of others will be able to better understand or empathize with people who are affected by mental illness. Now, we hear Anna's story.  My name is Anna Hiatt and I am a small town girl from North Carolina. I grew up in a tiny little town called Mount Airy. If you’re familiar with The Andy Griffith Show, my hometown is the town that Mayberry...

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Loved & Enough Photo Project: Jocelyn

Loved & Enough Photo Project: Jocelyn

This project is intended to give a voice to those with experiences with mental illness as this is something that is very close to our hearts. We hope that those who view our work and read the experiences of others will be able to better understand or empathize with people who are affected by mental illness. Now, we hear Jocelyn's story.    My name is Jocelyn Johnson. I’m 22 years old. I grew up everywhere, but I claim Texas because it’s my favorite. I’ve been married for almost two years. I’m a photographer, my husband is a real estate agent. I'm...

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Loved & Enough Photo Project: Jessi

Loved & Enough Photo Project: Jessi

In our first Loved & Enough photo series, we talk about how this project came about and show you the first photoshoot depicting the feelings and experiences of our model, Jessi. "We wanted to portray that dealing with our anxiety and depression is very similar to the feeling of drowning. It is very difficult to put into words, so we put it into photographs."

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