Now..it is fair to say that I am not a corporate photographer, I usually do not get enquires for this kind of work...and when I do I would not undertake it!
But then Hazel got in touch with Sarah Janes enquiring over head shots for her website, well you know when you have a gut feeling about someone..well I did about Hazel...I instantly felt like this was something I really wanted to do....after a few emails and calls we met and spent more time chatting than shooting!!
Hazel is a life coach..and I think that what she does is simply amazing!
I love this quote from Hazels website..
“I firmly believe in the power of coaching to unlock the inner strength, creativity and courage we need to move forward positively at times of uncertainty. More than that I believe in the capacity we each have inside of us to adapt and grow, to continue to learn and transform ourselves and discover who we really are and what we are truly capable of.”
5 years ago I did not believe for a moment that I would be capable of not only running my own business..but to work in a way that gives me happiness...it was only my husbands positive support and constant "you can do anything you wish" that has made me who I am today...
For anyone who feels the way I did 5 years...I totally get it..get a job you are expected to get..do what you feel is expected from you..which is not much!! You are capable of anything you wish, and all you need to do is believe that..I know how can something so simple change your life...believe me when I say it can..and if you do not have a Royster to tell you this then maybe a Hazel will work just as well...what do you really have to lose...a life of coulda shoulda's..or a life of not being afraid to fall flat on your face with everyone looking, getting back up and trying something else new.
As Rocky Balboa said;
"You, me or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't about how hard you hit...its about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward"
Well this blog post is a bit more deep than intended! Happy Thursday :)
Much love to you xxx