Recently, I went to a big family gathering where my cousin wanted to try his hand at stamping for the first time. He just took off with it! I was so pleased to see how much fun he was having as he created bracelets for our family. When I saw his bracelets, they were nowhere near what I would have been comfortable gifting to people. This is not a critique of his stamping but a reflection on what I believe is acceptable for myself. That thought sparked my curiosity - is this a “thing”? This article is all about our relationship with the "P word"... PERFECTIONISM and shifting the perspective of perfection from the end result to the journey.
Quality time with our loved ones is precious, and we are so honored to highlight two sets of inspiring mother-daughter Makers. When Mckenna and Nichole, and our other fabulous duo, Kylie and Amy, purchased MyIntent Maker kits, they didn’t realize how much their relationships would deepen. “It’s helped us foster that connection with each other… As a mother and daughter we’re able to have deeper level conversations,” Nichole explained.
Cindy A., a Key Club advisor in Hawaii for 18 years, is always on the lookout for new service project ideas and found MyIntent to be a perfect fit. The meaningful conversations that followed made such an impact in their community that her club shared MyIntent with other Key Clubs at their regional convention. It was an opportunity for the students to expand their leadership and communication skills while fulfilling their commitment to service.
Empowered by her Maker kit, Sara saw the potential to touch even more people. Rays of Hope is a breast cancer charity in her town. Along with another survivor, Sara formed a team to raise money for them. And she knew just the perfect way to raise money. Sara made over 200 bracelets stamped words like BALANCE, STRENGTH, LOVE, and HOPE.
“My purpose is disrupting [negativity] with positivity, strength, and empowerment. I’m the conduit to bring this greater purpose or intention to more people.” - Gina G. There are moments when we find something that magically fits who we are and our purpose in life. Gina G. is a powerful and giving Maker creating waves and spreading her passion in all parts of her life. Stumbling upon MyIntent through a Today Show Feature, it was a powerful first impression - resulting in her first bracelet GRACE and MERCY. She then organized a girlfriends’ weekend to cultivate meaningful conversation and grow closer...