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Smashing Excuses

When we get nervous, we make excuses. We make excuses not to love ourselves, to take care of ourselves, or make time for ourselves. Sometimes we get busy with the day to day grind, busy with work, busy with mom life – driving someone SOMEWHERE. I get it. As a mom of three, there’s so much driving! But at some point you need to make a choice, what is important to you, what will you make time for? My hope is that you make that list.

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I don’t have enough time for myself

It’s important to remember that if you aren’t taking care of yourself mentally, you aren’t going to be able to handle taking care of everyone else. This makes sense but it’s so hard to actually do!! Sometimes I am the worst at making time for myself. I tend to be a workaholic, pushing, pushing, filling my plate with all the things, trying to be productive and make use of every moment of the day. I have to remind myself that my worth is not defined by my productivity. That when my body is screaming for rest, I need to slow down, give myself a break and rest!

A boudoir session is an opportunity to breathe and take some time for yourself. Imagine being able to rewrite the critical thoughts you say to yourself over and over with empowered thoughts based on your beauty. Truth about how incredibly strong and gorgeous you are. Imagine if you could rewrite your inner dialogue, and start to build yourself up instead of critiquing. Does that sound like freedom to you? It sure has transformed the way I think about myself!!

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I want to lose weight before my session

To be honest, I hear this so much from women who are interested in a boudoir session with us. And it’s one of the excuses that drives me crazy!! Let me be clear, I completely understand wanting to feel your best, wanting to feel good in your images, and be ready for your session. This should have nothing to do with your weight!! The scale does not determine your worth. It does not determine your sexiness. It does not determine your confidence. If you want motivation to hit the gym or eat healthier, go for it! We love to celebrate you and your accomplishments. But do not put a number on the weight you need to be in order to feel good about yourself. You will be chasing that number and not true peace and acceptance of your body.

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I don’t feel sexy or sensual any more, so a boudoir shoot must not be for me.

Wrong.

If you feel this way, then a boudoir session is exactly what you should be committing to! Often times we lose touch with our femininity or sexuality when life gets busy with health, kids, work, and everything else. It happens a lot and absolutely normal and okay. A great way to find this side of yourself again is through a boudoir session. It can bring back that spark, reignite in you the desire to feel sexy and sensual. Don’t let feeling this way be one of the excuses that stops you from booking a session. You are worthy of feeling sexy and feminine.

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A boudoir shoot is an investment and I don’t have the money right now.

A boudoir session IS an investment. It’s also an investment in yourself. You are investing in your well being, your confidence and the way you feel after your session will stick with you for a long time. In order to keep sessions affordable, we offer free in-house payment plans. We can break up your payments leading up to your session so that at the time of your session, your artwork is paid for. Our clients love our payment plans!

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