After more than a decade covering conflict, photographer and filmmaker Ami Vitale couldn’t help but notice that the less sensational—but equally true—stories were often not getting told: the wedding happening around the corner from the revolution, triumphs amidst seemingly endless devastation. As a result, she re-committed herself to seeking out the stories within and around “the story”.
Ami is a photographer with National Geographic magazine, yet this episode of the podcast isn’t expressly about photography. It’s about human connection, how we listen to our inner compass and surface work that helps us find our true direction in life.
You’ll also be inspired to know that:
- The stories we find in the headlines are only one view of the world. Yet if we just lift our head and gain a new perspective, we might see a completely different and untold story.
- Patience, hard work, and commitment open doors and opportunities. Real relationships with people or places takes time to build but with it comes powerful stories.
- What we tell ourselves shape our reality – and we can choose to tell ourselves stories that lift us. You’ll hear Ami articulate how she does this and how you can too…
- We are more alike than we are different. Realizing this can be a powerful force in unlocking the way you move through the world – with tangible benefits to be found…
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