How happy are you that 2018 is finally here?

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I know I am, but is not just the excitement of a new year, there is also some relief, and even a little fear.  After the hustle and bustle of the holidays I am grateful to take off this first week of the year, more for my own mental sanity, but also to reflect. My goals and inspirations are written out, now its time to take them in, renew and get ready for what adventures may come. Sometimes while in the flow of life we forget to stand back and see how far we have traveled, I am definitely guilty of that myself. I constantly work and am always trying to step my game up, which is a great quality to have, but that comes from the desire of wanting more time and to be more financially stable. I have no problem with hard work but I also want to work smarter and don't want to wake up one day noticing I was working so hard that I missed time with people I love & experiences I wanted to explore. 

Each year I like to implement new positive elements into my life, not just to progress in my  business but to progress as a person, in general. Now lets rewind back to that little bit of fear I was talking about and try not to think about it in a negative way. Every time I have done something that has been a frighting to even think about I have not regretted it. It doesn't mean it always works out but what I learn from it is what was needed. Stepping out of my comfort zone is always a part of that, it can be scary but I now let the fear fuel me!  

In the spirit of the new year I wanted to share a few of my own goals, I like to focus on three main elements that make me whole, my mind, body and soul.  As for my body, health is a big part of life and I feel it connects so much to how your business runs, as well as how you feel. The last few years I have cut meat out of my diet, as well as  trying to improve my eating habits overall. I grew up loving junk food, I mean I secretly still do, but while learning more about the food we eat I have changed my bad habits little by little. I now feel healthier and confident in taking more processed items out of my diet this year, which may be a challenge as I love my treats. But this gives me a great chance to try new recipes and make a few new ones of my own, which I hope to share with you in 2018. As for soul, you can interpret that in many ways but as a human I feel we are all naturally spiritual. This year I want to help more and have such an affection for animals so it was obvious to me volunteering my time with them would be where to start. Using the skills I have is a great way to help them find homes and who doesn't want to take photos of cute animals?  Now for the big one, mind!  My main business goal this year is to feel ok with wanting more (thanks to Nina Roberts), which is really a series of several small goals, but I am excited to say my first act of putting myself out there in the new year will be to hold my first boudoir marathon in the Pacific Northwest. The studio is booked for February 4th and I will be sharing more detail very soon, so stay tune on how you can secure your spot!

So heres your reminder, take a minute to silence your mind, because we all know its much needed. Think about what worked and what didn't, not just in your business but in your personal life, all these things are connected and should be treated as so. Instead of repeating those cycles that are no longer working for you, pivot and re-aim, wanting to strive doesn't end with the idea of just putting your head down and working. I am continuously learning and as I take this time to reflect, I hope you do too. Please leave a comment or drop me a line. I would love to hear about your new goals or maybe just have a chat about your own journey!

                                                                                                       - Teresa Nuñez
 
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Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.  – Judy Garland #nunezweddings #muah @alondraexcene_mua #budoirbeauties #budoirportraits #portraiture #loveyourself #beautiful #naturallight #photooftheday (at Vancouver, Washington)

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. – Judy Garland #nunezweddings #muah @alondraexcene_mua #budoirbeauties #budoirportraits #portraiture #loveyourself #beautiful #naturallight #photooftheday (at Vancouver, Washington)

Art Reveal ’s newest edition has some of my work, so go look already🤗 Issue #20  #muah #fx @alondraexcene_mua #beauty #model @ivydmuerta #artrevealmagazine @artreveal #nunezphotography #blackandwhite #portraiture #photooftheday #beauty #dark #photographywork (at Hollywood Hills)

Art Reveal ’s newest edition has some of my work, so go look already🤗 Issue #20 #muah #fx @alondraexcene_mua #beauty #model @ivydmuerta #artrevealmagazine @artreveal #nunezphotography #blackandwhite #portraiture #photooftheday #beauty #dark #photographywork (at Hollywood Hills)

Put A Vintage Twist On Your Next Event!

It’s no secret that vintage prop’s at your wedding, party or photoshoot can create the ultimate dreamy atmosphere you are looking for.  The bigger question is where do I find such items?

Well look no further, I have found the perfect mother, daughter team to style your next event. Touched by Time Vintage Rentals are not only talented, they put there hearts into every set.  

Nancy and Kelly have been active and in love with the antiquing world for 15 years, in 2012 they decided to share there passion and collection with others.  Located in the Temecula Valley they have one of the largest inventories that I have seen.

The attention to detail is where I was hooked, everything placed in a perfect stylized manner. There eye for prop styling is everything I was looking for, not only professional, they are just too fun to work with!  

I look forward to working with them more and insist you take a look at there site yourself for your next event. 

For more information about Touched by Time Vintage Rentals you can visit there website: http://touchedbytimevintagerentals.org

Dont hesitate to contact them, you will not regret it!

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