As I interviewed Lana, an important question needed asking. “Hey Lana, quick question - what are you most proud of in your store?” Adrienne asked Lana. She wanted to make sure she photographed and captured that one thing. Was it the clothing? The selection? The general setup and layout? “Me.” Lana replied. “Me actually doing this.” BAM. We are often taught to apologize for our confidence. Hide it away. In case someone doesn’t like it. We can be confident, but not too confident. We can be successful, but not too successful. And we must do it with a smile on...
“Literally, I woke up one day and thought ‘what the hell am I doing? I’m going to be 40 pretty soon. Why am I doing this for someone else and not getting the satisfaction of it?’” These words belong to Lana. She owns Brickhouse Clothing in Humboldt, Saskatchewan. Over the past few months, I have gotten to know Lana. She is one badass lady. She is confident. She is logical. She only rarely takes no for an answer. To first meet Lana, you may think she’s quiet and kind and sweet as molasses. I confess – I did. Hah. I...
'What is your intention?' When I remember to ask myself this, it transforms my experience. What is my intention for the day, for this meeting, for this event? Since this is the first blog post, I thought I would answer this question. My intention for this blog is to create a community and space where I (Amanda) and you (your badass self) get to interact and talk. About big questions, small experiences and everything in between. And fun. This is about fun and lightness and joy. Hugs to you, Amanda