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PRIME BLOG- redefining what it means to be in your PRIME

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Susan Saint James on Handling Tragedy

As I was turning 40, I started reaching out to women around me and asked them to describe what they had learned in their lives thus far. It expanded into a book called PRIME and through the journey of creating … Continue reading

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The PRIME Book Meets Alexandra Fuller

“I don’t think any of us can sit in judgment of another human being. We’re incomplete creatures, barely scraping by. Is it possible–from the perspective of this quickly spinning Earth and our speedy journey from crib to coffin–to know the … Continue reading

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The PRIME Book meets Elizabeth Lesser

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and do that, because what the world needs are more people who have come alive.” -Howard Thurman When you first meet her, it is clear Elizabeth Lesser knows … Continue reading

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The PRIME Book Meets Shiva Rose

“Let us Lay in the sun. And count every beautiful thing we can see” -Neutral Milk Hotel We met Shiva Rose through her friend and fellow actress, Sarah Wynter. As we were photographing Sarah and discussing the women we were … Continue reading

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The PRIME Book Meets Brene Brown

“Wasting your gifts is not benign.” -Brene Brown Brene Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past ten years studying vulnerability, courage, authenticity, and shame. She spent the … Continue reading

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The PRIME Book meets Christy Turlington Burns

“Each person must live their life as a model for others.” -Rosa Parks Christy Turlington Burns’ PRIME shoot was scheduled to take place the week after her 42nd birthday. She arrived at the studio, sans entourage, with not a stitch … Continue reading

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The PRIME Book Meets Melanie Griffith

Melanie Griffith is a rock star. That’s not her day job; It’s WHO SHE IS. She teaches spin classes at SOUL CYCLE in New York and every one of her classes is a religious experience. Spin classes are done on … Continue reading

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