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Flawed Thinking
On October 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

When I think about what’s happening today, and we all know of what I speak: unimaginable prejudice and relentless racism. I’m not sure why people are suddenly so up in arms about what has been prevalent for…ever. This is Flawed Thinking. There are many opinions out there: Black Lives Matter. Our lives have always mattered […]

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New Year, New Leap!
On January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

“When you let go of fear and take a leap of faith, the net will appear.”   I read a similar quote recently and adapted it to my experience. Limited beliefs—fear and the sort hold us back from our authentic selves. A co-worker recently inquired, “Andrea, when and how are you so comfortable/open and free […]

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The Kindness of Strangers
On November 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Everyone has encountered the kindness of strangers: someone waiting to hold the door for you, your dinner bill anonymously payed for, a helping hand as you struggle with bags, a compliment when you were feeling your best, but still needed the validation. All of these are good reasons and ways we enjoy one another. Last […]

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Spirituality: Frou-frou, Fact or Fiction?
On September 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are several topics one can bring up in mixed company. Religion/ Spirituality, Race and Politics are three that don’t usually make the cut. I often wonder, why? The quick response is because someone has to be the “winner” in the conversation. MY belief in religion is correct, MY thoughts on race are superior, and […]

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Me, Myself, I am Enough
On August 1, 2019 | 2 Comments

  I’m asked about confidence a lot. Why am I so confident? Is it innate, can one learn how to become more confident? What can I do to gain confidence? When I reflect on my own experiences, contemplating why I feel I am enough, several factors come to mind: I played sports since the seventh […]

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Unapologetic Confidence
On June 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two words crossed the television screen as I watched some show for the second time because I hadn’t paid attention the first time it aired. There was a commercial, which is odd for me because I tend to fast forward passed these, however, this one caught my eye, and the words: UNAPOLOGETIC CONFIDENCE. The words […]

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HEALTHY WORK RELATIONSHIPS
On May 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

  Let’s face it, if you work 30-40 hours a week, you spend most of your time with co-workers, and if you don’t get along, this can make for very tough weeks on end. Did you know that the number one reason people will leave their jobs, is because of their disdain for his or […]

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HAPPINESS
On April 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

  A friend posed a question: “Can we really depend on another person to make us happy?” My first reaction was, “NO! Absolutely not. No one can “make” you happy if you’re not. You’re either happy or you’re not. You can certainly enjoy the company of another or find him or her entertaining. Happiness is […]

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Five Things Every Man Needs to Experience
On March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

I wrote an article a while ago addressing this topic for women http://trustingthetingles.com/my-take-on-five-promises-every-woman-needs-to-make-to-herself/. Several people asked me, “What would your advice be for men?” While I think what I wrote for women can benefit men, too, there are inherent differences between the sexes, therefore, my advice is different. And do know, what I’ve written for […]

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The Opposite of Love
On March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Most people assume that the opposite of love is hate. When you hate someone, there are lingering feelings present. Even if you think you want to see the other person suffer in some horrific way and be in pain—it’s typically because you’re in pain. Maybe you had grand ideas and dreams for the future that […]

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