notes to self® story - 3 minute video about what we do and how 'words make all the difference'™ August 29 2015
Our Story - 42 second version July 28 2014
Here's a short video of Laura Schmidt's daughter, Elaine, sharing the notes to self® story.
It's All About the Words June 16 2014
WDAF-TV/Fox 4's Kim Byrnes is a big fan of notes to self® Socks! So it's no surprise she interviewed notes to self, LLC Founder Laura Schmidt about her wildly popular socks. Laura tells Kim "it's all about the words," when describing why so many people love the socks, as well as new colors and positive affirmations emblazoned on the socks. Don't forget Laura's goal of putting one million pairs of socks on the public’s feet through sales and philanthropic efforts by Dec. 31, 2014! Check out all the great colors, neon hues and new words!
Open the pages to the May, 2014 issue of Thinking Bigger magazine to see the beautiful array of notes to self® Socks! notes to self, LLC Founder Laura Schmidt shares the company’s early beginnings, as well as her goal to put 1,000,000 pairs of socks on the public’s feet through sales and philanthropic efforts. What’s your favorite pair? Don’t forget to visit our fantastic retailers for your summer inventory or place your order online for lots of color and positive affirmation choices! https://www.ithinkbigger.com/walking-sunshine/
KMBZ Radio Tracks the Popularity of notes to self® Socks
Kansas City’s news talk station 98.1 FM 980 AM charts the success of notes to self® socks across the country. Listen to company Founder Laura Schmidt’s story and check out all her latest additions to the complete inventory!
Feel-good footwear is how notes to self® socks were described in this story on Kansas City’s WDAF-TV. Reporter Sean McDowell featured interviews with company Founder Laura Schmidt, as well as with Naomi’s Hallmark General Manager Caye Crosswhite and local chiropractor Dr. Michelle Robin, both of whom share stories of how the positive affirmations on the socks are making a difference in the lives of men and women, young and old.
Radio Interview with Dr. Michelle Robin Dec 10, 2013 December 14 2013
On her 'Small Changes Big Shifts' radio program, Dr. Michelle Robin tells listeners how much she loves words…the power of words…and how that translates to her favorite socks from notes to self, LLC. Listen to the Kansas City radio talk show host’s full interview with notes to self Founder Laura Schmidt, whose socks are in over a thousand stores around the country. Dr. Robin’s health and wellness focus is a perfect tie to the positive affirmations delivered by notes to self® socks. Don’t forget to check out the complete line of notes to self® socks you can order online, or see the store locator to find a retailer near you!
Better KC - January 28, 2013 January 31 2013
KCTV 5’s Better KC welcomed notes to self Founder Laura Schmidt to its morning show. Laura told viewers the notes to self® socks have evolved into a great gift-giving phenomenon, whether it’s for an athlete, a patient or a new baby! Check out all the colorful photos of the socks, their positive affirmations and people smiling while they wear them, as featured during the interview!
Today Show Bobbie's Buzz - January 18, 2013 January 20 2013
notes to self® socks were featured on The Today Show! Check out the clip to The Today Show’s Hoda & Kathie Lee segment with Style Editor Bobbie Thomas. The socks look fantastic on NBC’s popular morning show, and notes to self Founder Laura Schmidt’s personal story about the impact of positive affirmations was an important part of the story!
KSHB-TV’s Kansas City Live January 06 2013
KSHB-TV’s Kansas City
Live welcomed notes to self Founder Laura Schmidt shortly after the New
Year. Laura shared the importance of positive affirmations with the show’s
viewers, as well as some of the most popular positive affirmations emblazoned on
her notes to self socks. Watch the clip to see the story behind how her men’s
black, “Cool” socks came to be. It may remind you of
Here’s the link to the KC Live segment!
Looking forward to working with awesome CAPS Students September 17 2012
I am looking forward to working with two students from the CAPS (Center for Advanced Professional Studies) program through the Blue Valley School District in Kansas. They will focus on a commercial about notes to self® socks and photography. Before our first meeting, Cade and Jackson had already purchased notes to self® socks - and wore them to the meeting. :) I was impressed. They have great ideas, and I'll share our progress throughout the semester.
Good Morning Kansas City! May 18 2012
Morning news fans had the opportunity to see notes to self Founder Laura Schmidt and her growing collection of socks twice in the last two days! KMBC-TV’s Joel Nichols featured notes to self in his After Words segment on Saturday, May 12,
while WDAF-TV interviewed Laura today, May 14.
Laura shares great information about the positive affirmations emblazoned on her high quality socks, and even tells viewers about the suggestions she gets for new words that might someday appear on her socks! Laura shared that her favorite sock is “confident.” What’s yours? Laura also reminded viewers that the socks are stocked in area Hallmark stores, some local hospital gift stores and boutiques around the metro. Check out the full list of stores here, or order your favorite pair right now!
You can click here to view the second more in-depth interview by Joel Nichols.
Extra, Extra, Read All About It May 02 2012
Laura Schmidt and her notes to self socks are featured in the May issues of Leawood and Johnson County Lifestyle magazine. Grab a copy or read it here to see how notes to self socks began, Laura’s motivation and the importance of encouraging positive thinking among our youth. Laura talks about some of the charities she’s supported with her socks and “unleashing” the power of positivity. If you haven’t seen the socks, check out the great photo in the magazines or take a look at our styles, colors and messages while you’re on our site!
KCTV Spotlights notes to self Socks April 07 2012
KCTV 5 viewers recently got an up close and personal look at our notes to self socks and all the positive affirmations, colors and styles we have to offer! Weekend Morning Show Host Mark Boyle interviewed notes to self Founder Laura Schmidt about our socks, which are popping up in stores around the metro and the region. Watch what Laura has to say about how the socks are making a difference. Check out the confidence-building messages and vibrant colors from the Chn. 5 set or choose your favorite on our website and Facebook page!
The word is out March 27 2012
Our notes to self™ socks story is the focus of an article in Star 913, a publication from the Kansas City Star. Check it out online, or grab a copy of the March 28 print edition. The article provides a behind-the-scenes look at how notes to self Founder Laura Schmidt started the company and the importance of giving our children positive affirmations for the field, the court, the classroom and for life! What better way to do that then to see it for yourself on Laura’s notes to self socks! Read, too, about how the socks are manufactured right here in the USA! There are a variety of styles, colors and positive messages from which to choose. For a list of area retail and online sites to purchase the socks for you or a friend, visit www.notestoself.com.
notes to self™
First Post January 04 2012
Thanks for visiting this 2nd edition of our website, launching early January, 2012! If you have suggestions for future product designs or sayings, please let us know. We'd also love to hear how you're enjoying the socks, or any stories about your experiences when wearing them. We hope that they enrich your life, and the lives of those that you share them with! Thanks so much for being part of notes to self!