Praise Santos is the founder behind the photography studio ComePlum and has a love for puns, pretty things, and people. She lives in San Francisco where she does silly dances to loosen up female entrepreneurs during their Personal Brand photoshoot, builds her Google map locations of colors around the city to create eye-catching content for brands such as Lululemon and Adidas, and leads workshops for organizations such as the Golden State Warriors and BEI Hotel. Her photos have been featured in Vogue, Forbes, and the San Francisco Chronicle.
Praise encourages creatives to use their skills for positive impact. Her project Ethical Weddings won a 20 On The Rise award by the 60,000+ member Rising Tide Society.
When she’s not photographing, teaching, or playing with her pup Bubs, she tries to play Chance the Rapper songs on her ukulele.
In this episode, Jenny and Praise talk about setting boundaries and standing strong by them to find a balance in following our passion and building sustainable personal brands.
Monica DiCristina is a Licensed Professional Counselor with more than a decade of experience in individuals and couples therapy. She walks with people as they process difficult experiences, helping to bring healing to their relationship with themselves and others. It’s Monica’s wholehearted belief that everyone is worthy of becoming more emotionally free, and that individuals of every age, race, background, and belief system should have the access and opportunity to pursue health and wholeness. Through her podcast, writing, speaking, and counseling work, Monica carries out her heartfelt mission to guide and collaborate with others in their process of becoming who they were made to be.
In this episode, Jenny and Monica discuss practical steps in finding relief to our mental health struggles and understanding context, connection and vulnerability with ourselves and trusted communities.