Lets get real.
With the ever growing influence society has on us. I have begun to question how one can keep it real with people whilst still pushing creative boundaries and discovering who we are along the way. I have found a huge disconnect between what is real and what appears on our social media feeds.
So Im choosing to dedicate this post to sharing a few things about myself that most of you probably don’t know about me and the journey I am on.
1.Where did the inspiration of BROOKLYN HUNTER come from?
B.H is my creative platform that allows me to create, dream , and inspire. I have no obligation in this space – its simply me. There was in a season where I felt I wasn’t pushing myself creatively and I needed a space to do so. An avenue to call my own with no rules but simply a blank canvas. I needed a space to combine all the different parts that made up “me” and use it to inspire the world around me…and thus the start of BROOKLYN HUNTER.
2. Where did the name BROOKLYN HUNTER come from?
My husband and I are obsessed with the two names Brooklyn and Hunter and have hope that one day our kiddies will own them. So when it came time to come up with a creative platform name, it was almost obvious – BROOKLYN HUNTER.
yes, I can no longer wear T.shirts that say “Brooklyn” and I do occasionally get called “Brooklyn Hunter” but the name combination became a strong and inspiring platform that very quickly gained traction (much to my surprise). It has opened up many doors for me and has allowed me to feed my creative craving. I love the name and besides, our kids will one day know that before there very first breath, they were the creative geniuses behind my passion.
3. Who am I outside of BROOKLYN HUNTER?
So my name is Tasmin. I have bad hair days and I am a guilt free chocolate lover. I recently got married which makes a Mrs (obsessed!). Im in love with being a wife to one of the most incredible men alive. He believes in me and motivates me everyday to become the best me I can be.
I am one of three sisters and my family means a lot to me. My parents are my hero and their generosity in my life keeps me so humble every day. I work for a church which I consider to be my second family and home. This also makes me a daughter of a king. I love what I do and the people I get to be surrounded with. I love that I believe in what I am building and will do all I can to see the amplified.
4. What is my current life goal?
It may seem really silly but my current goal is to really define who I am and be present where i’m at.
Sometimes I tend not to share something on instagram because I don’t feel that my feed is the right place for me to be sharing my inner struggles on the daily. I know I have a lot to give and i’m extremely driven which means I can put a lot of pressure on myself at times to achieve. That means life can be messy. So with that said, i’m trying a new strategy – to be completely comfortable in the present. We can only grow through what we go through. That means I actually have to choose to “BE” the person I want to become today and trust that God is taking me on a crazy beautiful journey that my future self will be thankful for one day.
5. I am actually a Foundation Teacher by trade
I love people. People are my passion. and so I guess I walked in the footsteps I believed that would help me love people everyday and in hopes to make a difference but it wasn’t long before I ended up working for the inspiring and passionate LINC Church. I guess I have always known that I would end up in a church it was just a matter of when and how. LINC Church has far exceeded my expectation. God really does have a sense of humour like that.
I still get to make a difference in peoples lives. I am so in awe of how people love so deep around me and are so willing to lay down their preferences for the good of others. Me being one of them. They believe in me and they believe in you. They believe in this Nation. Its a privilege to be apart of that. There are good days and bad but the truth remains…this much I do know.
6. what inspire me?
If I look back at my life, I cant believe it has taken me 24 years to realise that i’m actually creative (I know right!) I think the world has such a corrupted idea of what it means to be creative. Thus the reason so many of us cage it. I am so inspired by creativity and my desire is to unlock every bit of it within myself and within you. I am visual obsessed Whether fashion, baking, art, production or interior design.
instagram was one of the first mediums that allowed me to discover my love for design. I love capturing clean shots and creating a beautiful feed that will hopefully inspire you. I love being inspired by the world around me – that includes you. I really believe being apart of the Church was the very door that allowed me to discover this within myself. Sometimes we don’t see whats in us but it takes people who know the love of Jesus intimately and believe in a greater tomorrow to simply pull out the gold inside of us. We have so much to share with each other. Whats the point of keeping it all to ourselves?
Life truly is a crazy beautiful journey. So why not be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.
Love B.H x