Musings about living an imperfectly perfect life: Creativity, entrepreneurship, authentic living, and finding our superpowers.

This Messy Life Lain Ehmann is a superhero. Shh. Don't tell.

16 April 2014 ~ 18 Comments

My Message.

My business coach, Paul Evans, challenged me to record a video about “my message,” what I’d say if I had one chance to tell people what I stand for. It was supposed to be without notes, without editing (and apparently without makeup! Ha!). So here it is… What I want YOU to know.

08 April 2014 ~ 4 Comments

3 SECRET Steps to Achieving Your Wildest Dreams

I constantly get asked how I’ve been able to achieve so much. It’s easy. Three steps. That’s all it takes: 1. Ask yourself what one small step you can take TODAY in that direction. 2. Take that step. 3. Repeat #1 & #2. Do you see what’s NOT on that list? -Researching for hours and hours […]

03 April 2014 ~ 18 Comments

You Always Have a Choice.

I grew up with a hole in the pit of my stomach. It was a whistling black, inky darkness that I carried with me from home to school and back again. It was always there, its icy depths sending its fingers through my veins. It would wake me in the middle of the night, sending […]

18 March 2014 ~ 10 Comments

How I Lost 200 lbs. in 15 Minutes

I like to fool myself into thinking that I’m not a procrastinator. After all, when I get an idea for something, it’s as good as done, right? Ummm… not always. Case in point: The sleeper sofa. This darned thing has lived in our garage for three (THREE!) years. I kept telling my husband that I’d […]

30 January 2014 ~ 6 Comments

Why No One Will Buy Your Book.

A well-known craft blogger/designer posted recently about her new book that’s coming out. I asked her how I could get a review copy. Her response: “a review copy? What’s that?” And the she’s going to wonder why her book doesn’t sell. Getting you book published is just the FIRST step to getting it in people’s […]

23 December 2013 ~ 6 Comments

What’s Stopping You?

I’ve been working with my 30 Days to Fly Facebook group to identify where in the goal-setting process we  fall apart. It’s clear – most of us know what our goals and dreams are, and we often even know how to achieve them, but we fall apart in the execution. We know we need to […]

30 October 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Make the Choice

29 October 2013 ~ 0 Comments



28 October 2013 ~ 1 Comment


This is a fictional short piece I wrote at the Creative Joy retreat this past weekend. It was prompted by this photo, taken by my new good friend Toby. Thanks, Toby, for inspiring me! I was avoiding the conversation. Again. No matter how much I tell myself, “We have to get this over with,” I’d […]

28 October 2013 ~ 2 Comments

The Light Is Precious Here.