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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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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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 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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Jealousy, Regret, Shame and Other Unnecessary Emotions
On March 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

  When I hear someone discuss how “jelly” they are of someone else, I always stop and wonder…why? Jealousy is a waste of time in my opinion and it does more harm than good. I wonder how many women disparage themselves because they don’t look like the “ideal standard of beauty”? (which was created by […]

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