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Episode 92 – Start Before You’re Ready

You’re not ready. You don’t know enough. It won’t work this time.Someone else is more prepared to do it better.Wait until you have your ducks in a row. This is not the right time to start something. Sound familiar? These are the negative thoughts that keep us from growing, keep us from STARTING something that we are SO […]

March 5, 2020

Episode 85 – Saying No To A Client Who Isn’t A Good Fit

Since what you show is what you attract, we can’t deny the importance of working with the right kinds of clients, who are totally aligned with the vision we see for our business.  LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 85 – Saying No To A Client Who Isn’t A Good Fit So how […]

November 25, 2019

Episode 65 – This Is What A Negative Headspace Feels Like

This episode is inspired by a recent coaching session and an exercise about the effect of our inner thoughts, particularly how they stop us from reaching out potential.  LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTS // LISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 65 – This Is What A Negative Headspace Sounds Like It is a case study that will […]

October 10, 2019

Episode 59 – Stop Getting in Your Own Way

Yesterday I experienced a rush of energy. It wasn’t just because of the salad I had for lunch that was loaded with superfoods, it was because I overcame a massive mental block that had been preventing me from seeing my own potential. In this episode, we’ll be exploring the differences between the surface blocks and […]

September 30, 2019

Episode 58 – What Would I Change About My Wedding?

I’ve photographed and attended 130+ weddings. Knowing what I know now, if I could go back in time and change things about my own wedding, what would they be? Where would my budget be spent? And who would I trust to photograph MY wedding? Plus, you’ll laugh while I go through some of the statistics […]

September 23, 2019

Episode 57 – If It Looks Easy, It’s Not — Talking Brand, Power, and Purpose with The Fitness Marshall

“I went into it knowing that if I ever wanted it to be something, I had to give it my all — regardless if someone saw it or not.” LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 57 – If It Looks Easy, It’s Not — Talking Brand, Power, and Purpose with The Fitness Marshall […]

September 12, 2019

Episode 56 – How to Break Up With Your BFF

Wanna hear me cry while sharing the 5 steps for moving on from an unhealthy friendship? Greeeeat because you’re here and that’s what we’re doing. LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 56 – How to Break Up With Your BFF Here’s a quote to kick off your listening journey:  “You’re at a point […]

September 9, 2019

BONUS Episode – Stop Over-Complicating and Get Back to Your Scrappy Self

You know that thing you’ve always wanted to do? And you know the 10+ reasons (*cough* EXCUSES) that keep you from getting there? Things like… needing a fancy camera before you can start your food blog. Or needing to finish your program before you can start booking clients for design work. Or needing an expensive […]

September 5, 2019

Episode 55 – The Hungover Back to School Special

LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTS // LISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS It’s my FAVOURITE time of year — not only because I’m a mom of two school aged kiddos, but because I’ve held a deep love for back to school ever since I was a kid and got to pick out my new shoes and the coolest […]

September 4, 2019

Episode 54 – Taking Off the Handcuffs with Photographer Wade Muir

Wade Muir is a photographer, an artist, a mentorship client, and a friend. After having him and join me to second shoot a wedding, I made him record a podcast episode so that we could have  a full circle moment to share with you today.  LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTS // LISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Find […]

August 9, 2019

Episode 53 – Q&A About the Business of Photography

Ever wondered how I respond to a client who asks for a discount? Or how I started getting known around town for my work as a wedding photographer? I’m diving into YOUR questions today, all about the business of photography — but the information would be so relevant for anyone who is self-employed or has […]

August 1, 2019

Episode 52 – Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Day Timelines

How many hours of photography coverage do you need?When should the bridesmaids be finished hair and makeup?How long do we need for family photos?When should we do our first dance?What time does the sun set in August? Is it just me or does it seem totally unfair that a bride and groom have to blindly […]

July 23, 2019

Episode 51 – Feel Free to Unsubscribe: Becca Courtice from The Happy Ever Crafter

Perfectionism vs. Speed Becca has made it a habit to push aside perfectionism (especially as an artist!) and focus her efforts on creating content that will inspire her following you don’t have to be the top expert in a field to be in a position to teach in fact, Becca finds it inspiring to learn […]

July 17, 2019

Episode 50 – How to Take a Compliment

A quick episode where I’m sharing a text I received from one of my clients, and the approach I use to stay grounded and apply that compliment to my business with purpose. LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTS  LISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS

July 16, 2019

Episode 49 – F*CK the Diet & Heal Your Relationship with Food

“When I started to approach my emotional eating with curiosity instead of judgement and shame, I was finally able to transform my relationship with food.” Approaching a Healthy Relationship with Food: “what can your emotional eating teach you” Ellen didn’t want to be just another health and wellness account, so through her Instagram, @thegoodyolk, she […]

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    Negative thoughts keep us from growing, keep us from STARTING something that we are SO ready for! But what if discomfort is actually a barometer for growth?


    There are some red flags to look for, some tests you can do, and some inner work that will help you come face to face with the truest answers, even if they’re hard to hear. 




    Luxury wedding photographer in Ottawa, Canada. Wife to an accountant, mom of two fiercely independent kids.

    Proud member of the bad moms club and black sheep of the kindergarten pickup yard.

    Lover of controversy, drama, and adding fuel to the fire.

    If I were a Real Housewife, I would be a mix between Bethenny and Shannon Beador. If I were a Kardashian, I would be Brody Jenner.


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