The Perfection Problem {Model Behavior}

Once on a modeling job, I found myself in 5 inch shoes, a tight dress, and a heavy coat. The camera was flashing, and all I could hear was a woman saying: "Could you just stand straighter? It doesn't look like your body is straight." You see, I have always had scoliosis. Even when I [...]

I love you, you’re perfect, now change {The way our world views women.}

Make cupcakes. Make cookies. Make cake. Eat cupcakes. Eat cookies. Eat cake. Have big boobs. Have a tiny waist. Have abs...like, 12 pack abs. Your thighs should be the size of your calves...while eating said sugary foods. Buy more makeup. Wear more makeup. Cover who you are. Unfortunately, the things I listed above are simply [...]

Identity Girls-Now Available in PRINT!

In February, it will be 5 years that I have lived in Los Angeles. I have come to realize many things, through so many experiences, obstacles, and growing pains, that life is not always a walk on the red carpet. Hollywood is a place that I was drawn to, not only because of my career [...]

Get your copy of my new e-book, “Identity Girls”!

Hello, friends! I am a young woman on a mission to help remind all you ladies out there of the incredible power you have! Women were created to be clothed in strength and dignity, but looking around at our culture today, I see so much brokenness. So much hurt. So much insecurity. We are a [...]

Welcome, Southern Belle in Training!

Hello readers of Rachael's blog! I'm Miss ALK and I blog over at Southern Belle in Training! I am so honored to be guest posting on Rachael's amazing blog, and you'll be hearing from me about once a month! On my personal blog I write about a variety of different topics including college life, faith, [...]

Let God rewrite your resume.

If you were to go on a job interview today, for almost any position, you'd probably walk in with your resume in hand. My resume is filled with all of the random, eclectic, odd jobs that I've obtained throughout the years. Some of these jobs were really not in my skill set, not great for [...]

Tugging, pulling, and running away: lessons from a chihuahua

About four and a half years ago, I adopted a sweet, wonderful, chihuahua mix from a shelter here in LA. Since my dog, Abby, wasn't a puppy when I rescued her (she is almost 9 years old), there are a few things she's learned...and a few things she hasn't. They do say that you can't teach [...]