Posts Tagged ‘interviews’

Singing in the light

Singing in the light

That first time I went to Singing in the Light, I wept like a baby. It was such a relief to use my voice and not be judged. I could make mistakes and it didn’t matter. I think as adults we’re horribly starved for those kind of experiences.

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K.M. Davis on being authentic photographer Jenn Ackerman

The power of personal projects

From the earliest beginnings of her career, photographer Jenn Ackerman has maintained a fierce dedication to doing personal work — long-term projects that are driven by her own interest and curiosity. Ackerman’s belief in the power of personal work holds lessons for us all. It’s about showing up for ourselves and affirming that our ideas matter, no matter what anyone else might think. “It helps when people start noticing some of this work,” says Ackerman. “But they don’t notice it before you create it. You have to create it first.”

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A ‘life reset’ at sea

In the spring of 2013, Minneapolis entrepreneur Emilie Hitch put her life on hold to spend two months on a ship: “I turned 35 that and I kind of have this five year rule where every five years I take a good look at what I’m doing. I called it ‘life reset’ trip.”

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