New year, new goals, same old bad habits. Sometimes things are easier said than done. As social media continues to rise, so does its affect on mental health. As much as I enjoy and rely on apps like Instagram, I too fall victim to the FOMO effect.
Finding your doppelgänger means finding someone else in the world who looks like you. Is there a term for finding someone whose story is similar to yours as well? If so, that is how I feel about today’s feature, Jessie Zevalkink. Jessie is an incredibly talented photographer and sailor whom I discovered on Instagram. While Jessie’s sailing experiences far exceed mine, I recently learned just how similar our stories are in regards to building our photography businesses. I am super excited to share her story with you today.
Hi! It’s been a while, I know. I spent the past couple of months focusing on my Instagram solely, so if you follow me on there, you probably have seen everything I have been up to. Our racing season has started off very well. Aside from foredeck, I have also spent a lot of time as a headsail trimmer, which has been an awesome experience. Republic is doing great after her early retirement last season. She is sailing better than ever.
If you follow me on social media, or read my blog post about how sailing improved my mental health, you have probably heard me talk about this wonderful woman on many occasions. I have said it before and I will say it again; Diana Augspurger is the reason I got into sailing in Buffalo. This time around, it is time for me to share her story.