“Women that rise. You see the strong women who rise after falling, after hurts, after tragedy. What they have in common— they’re feeling machines. They deal with their issues and recognize central roles that relationships play. They stay curious on how emotions, thoughts, and behaviors are connected. The willingness to lean into discomfort and vulnerability.” (Rising Strong by Brene Brown) Women have their portraits taken for hundreds of reasons, each is their own story. And each story matters, because each woman matters, but one reason is it is a part of a healing process. It’s a way to say “i matter, i have great value, and i am worthy of feeling beautiful, strong, and brilliant.”
Love is the last thing we need to ration, and when women realize self love is part of that too, something wonderful happens, she rises.
Here are a few favorites from Elexa's portrait shoot on the beach. Not only did she rock it in front of the camera in Rosemary beach, 30a and Panama City Beach, she brought some loved ones that had her rolling with laughter and cheering her on in the background. Adore her and the time we had together!
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