Fake it till you make it!
It is true! I fake it till I make it! And, I’m proud of it! I am as glad as Smiley-Moustache Guy (SMG) to realize that this has been my faithful mantra. It helped me become a crack health educator, a loving and competent partner and parent, as well as a skilled teacher. And, through it all, I have been working and playing at my art.
Of course, others have discovered and quantified this experience. Malcolm Gladwell comes to mind:
So, do it now. Choose your target. Aim your efforts. Keep on keepin’ on. Eventually, your skills will match your fine taste , to paraphrase NPR’s Ira Glass. And, have a great and glorious trip along the way. Just like SMG.