What to do when doubt takes up residence…again!

Every once and while I think I've got this whole "being authentic" thing figured ... I mean I am an Elements of Authenticity expert right?!? Then life... well... life throws me a curve ball and I begin to seriously doubt myself...maybe just to see if I am paying attention. Well guess what? I'm paying attention! What I have come to understand is that being authentic does NOT mean being without doubt or fear or anxiety....

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Just when you think they aren’t looking…

So yesterday I sat in awe of my child (once again) as she showed me around Barbie's house, that she recently "re-modelled", and as we toured from room to room (yes she has a frickin' Barbie house with a shit-ton of rooms...I can't decide if that makes me a good parent or a bad feminist...but that's for another post...anyway...) As she shared with me where "Mommy The Doctor" and "Daddy The Super Cool King", who...

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How Epic Failures Turned Into The Happy Handlettering Art Shop

Over the past few weeks, Happy Handlettering (meaning I) experienced a series of epic failures! I have learned so much and what I think is most important is that I have realized that I knew so little. As part of my grand vision I have a deep desire to not only be a full-time Elements of Authenticity Coach, I also want to fill every day with art, creating, learning and sharing. The pull to share...

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10 Tips To Getting Un-Stuck!

This weekend I felt like I had a thousand things to do... More like 50 things really and might as well have been a thousand. I had scheduled some time Saturday morning to move the needle on some big projects and had the detailed list all set out. Now, I am a list lover and pride myself on being able to get quite a bit done in a short period of time. Here is what...

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