Tag Archives: Forward movement

The Only Way Out Is Through

I was talking to a friend the other day who’s going through a difficult time. She said words I’ve heard and felt many times: “I wish I could fast forward to get to the resolution of this situation.” I’ve thought similar things in my life, … More …

What Is Coaching? And Is It Right for Me?

After almost two decades of being a coach (both inside the Corporate world and in my own business), I still get the question: what exactly is coaching…? If you’re wondering the same thing, here’s my answer for you. Coaching is a process to help you … More …

How to Free Yourself from Tolerations

The online dictionary defines tolerate as: 1. To allow the existence, occurrence, or practice of (something that one does not necessarily like or agree with) without interference. (Synonyms: allow, permit, condone, accept, swallow, countenance.) 2. To accept or endure (someone or something unpleasant or disliked) … More …

How to Know When It’s Time to Throw In The Towel

Quitters never win and winners never quit, right? Maybe not. In fact, it might just be the opposite. If you never throw in the towel and walk away from the things that are not working in your life, you won’t create space for the things … More …

Stop Listening to The Voice of Fear

“What if I fail?” “What will everybody think?” “What If I get rejected?” Sound familiar? It’s the voice of fear, filling your heads with those scary “what if” stories. The stories that prevent you from making changes, following your heart, and growing into the person … More …

How I Lost My Ability to Force-Function

Dictionary.com defines “force” as: to compel, constrain, or oblige (oneself or someone) to do something: to drive or propel against resistance. And, defines “function” as: to perform a specified action or activity; work; operate: That was me – a “force-functioner”, constantly forcing myself to function in most professional situations that had lost their meaning … More …

Why We Can’t Let Go, Say Goodbye, Close the Chapter

In my last blog I wrote about how to let go of the hurts, wounds, fears, limiting beliefs, and even the yearnings that keep us stuck and hold us back. That blog got me thinking about why we have such a hard time implementing the … More …

The Secret to Letting Go

I wish I had a dollar for every time someone told me (or I told myself) to “let it go.” “Just let it go, Andria.” “Why don’t you just let that go?” Because I can’t. Why not? Because I don’t know HOW. How do you … More …

What is Nature Trying to Tell You?

I spend a lot of time out in nature… listening, observing, and basking in the rhythm and flow that seems to happen effortlessly. Being in nature, in the peace and serenity of the trees, flowers, plants, wildlife, breezes, and all the other beautiful things typically … More …

Is Fear Keeping You from Your Dreams?

About two months ago I got back the first round of edits on my latest book, Fear to Flow: How to Give Up Your Struggle and Allow Life to Unfold Perfectly. I’ve written books before so am familiar with the editing process. Typically I dive … More …