“The red strokes
Thundering moments of tenderness rage
The red strokes
Tempered and strong
Burning the night like the dawn.”
-Garth Brooks, The Red Strokes
| Dress: c/o ZNU | Sunglasses: c/o Polette Eyewear | Slip: old (exact were on promo here) | Tee: Target | Heels: Charles David |
| New Hair Cut/Color: Britny Ludwig |
| Photography: Kenzie Dawn |
BEAUTY ON THE INSIDE
Have a passion for life
Part of fighting depression is finding your passion for life. Although those that deal with depression can experience detachment, we are also more prone to extreme loves and passions. It’s important that you take advantage of this aspect of your personality. My husband often complains about and praises my extremely passionate attitude toward what seems like everything. I tend to keep my feelings relatively neutral, but once I have given something some thought, I usually feel very strongly about it. My passions fluctuate, and they have been a saving grace in my life. Piano, painting, singing, photography, blogging, reading, religion, guitar, politics, history, school and volunteering have all played their part in keeping my life positive, and have played a key role in saving me from my depression.
BEAUTY ON THE OUTSIDE
You’re never fully dressed without a smile (or a playful smirk)
This shoot was so much fun and can I just say I LOVE Kenzie Dawn Photography?! She has become such a close friend of mine in a short amount of time. When shooting with her I enjoy playing around in front of the camera and after looking at this set of photos, I realized that I liked so many of these because I was goofing off with her either before or after the shot…sometimes during (I spared you all and did not post my “grr…tiger claw” shot. 😉 Virtually anything you wear looks better when you are smiling and enjoying yourself, so when you get dressed tomorrow morning, don’t forget to put on your smile.