MAKE your life FEEL like A FUN GAME,

rather than something to survive & endure.

CREATE A LIFE-BRAND

Isn’t she pretty? 😍 I know, I know…  Who cares about pretty when you want to know:  “How will The Playbook benefit me?” You’d probably have fast answers if I asked, “{{ subscriber.first_name }}, what are your values? Who do you value?”  I get it. You know what your values are… but when was the last time you went deeper than that […]

Quickly Feel More Fulfilled with a Playbook for Your Tiny Stories

If you’ve ever wondered, “What do I DO with my tiny stories?” this is one way of using them! I recorded “What’s a Legacy Box?” on my podcast, Intentional Documentary, in 2018. The episode gave some context advocating for legacy boxes and a lot of people have been inspired to create a Legacy Box since […]

What’s the difference between a Legacy Box & a Memory Box?

The most meaningful pictures of your life aren’t about the pictures. They’re about the stories within the pictures.  How do I know this? Why listen to me? I’ve spent the past 6 years dissecting the stories within the work of photographers from around the world and have published over 300 recorded stories on this very […]

How to Make the Most Meaningful Pictures of Your Life: A Free Comprehensive Guide

You’re making stories in your home everyday. Even if this home is an “in-between” home on your way to your next home, there’s tiny stories everywhere that give this season (this home!) meaning. Here’s an exercise to unearth the stories about a past home or your current home: Write a letter to the next occupant […]

How to Unearth Tiny Stories with Big Meaning for Your Home

Caryn DeFreez is a wife, homeschooling mom, and has a big love for documenting stories. She recently left her photography business to pursue her family’s dream of a homeschooling + travel life. In this episode: Caryn tells us what was difficult in her business when it came to documentary clients and one, quiet strategy she […]

Keep the Fire Going with Caryn DeFreez (079)

Keep the Fire Going with Caryn DeFreez (079)

This is an oldie, but a goodie. We’re replaying the very FIRST episode on Intentional Documentary.  Why? It’s just a good time of year to revisit this one. It was written for photographers, but anyone can benefit from these 8 little exercise to gain clarity on what matters most. If you’ve done this before, well, […]

Gain Total Clarity on What Matters Most (078)

Gain Total Clarity on What Matters Most

This is one of those episodes where you really need to listen through. You’ll miss the magic if you’re only half paying attention. So, grab some coffee, a chai tea latte, or a cuppa and get cozy…. you’re in for a treat. Aubrey Vejvoda is a former marketing student turned HypnoCoach. She quit her photography […]

The Power of Your Future Self & Hypnosis with Aubrey Vejvoda (077)

The Power of Your Future Self & Hypnosis with Aubrey Vejvoda (077)

Jessica Hachey is a photographer based in Ontario, Canada. I’ve admired how she prioritizes her love for nature and even records herself getting out into the wild! We talk about: Her brave adventures into the backcountry How her daughter starting school full time was much different than she thought it would be… as she found […]

Missing Photos That Inspired Really Living with Jessica Hachey (076)

Missing Photos That Inspired Really Living with Jessica Hachey (076)

Who else likes 2 for 1 deals? This episode is totally a 2 for 1, because we go into two very different topics all in one episode.  My guest is Alicia Bauer of AllyB Designs. I’ve worked with her on numerous projects including the original version of the Playbook I created back in 2018 to […]

2 for 1: The Client Experience + Mom Guilt with Alicia Bauer (075 )

2 for 1: The Client Experience + Mom Guilt with Alicia Bauer (075 )

When we lived in Michigan, it was always so fun together with friends + family for games nights. If you’ve got near / future plans to spend time with the adults in your life, remember this story. It comes from photographer Ashley Manley who contributed this story on Fearless and Framed back in 2015. It […]

SOTM: Document People Around You, Not Just the Kids (074)