We asked folks to tell us about the most important decisions they’ve made along their journey and have shared some of the highlights below.

Stephanie tamez | Tattooer/Artist

I would say the decision that contributed to achieving my goals most has been to surround myself with other artist of similar perspectives and focus. The decision to very consciously be around artist that are thinking outside the box but still have a respect and understanding of the history and traditions of the craft. I enjoy collaborating with other talented people. Read more>>

Shamika McGee | Wellness Enthusiast

My decision to heal myself was/is the most important contributing factor in my success. Prior to that decision, my life experience was full of trauma that weighed me down in every aspect. The moment I decide to heal myself from within, my experience changed for the better. I found the courage to honor myself and be transparent about my healing journey which cultivated a safe space and a overall better quality of life for myself and those around me. Read more>>

Heather Harmison | Owner and Head Yarn Enabler

Around 15 years ago, I desperately wanted to own my own yarn store. At the time, I was a single mother of two boys and worked full time in the medical industry. I started planning out how I would make my dream come to fruition. Once I realized that many people were not taking me seriously on this journey, I decided to take matters into my own hands. Read more>>