Tag Archives: Growth

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 …

Why You Need to Quit Your Job

Eight years ago, I sat in the big fancy office of my corporate job, miserable, listening to my sister on the other end of the phone saying: “Just quit. I don’t know why you stay there. You’re not happy – you need to quit.” My … More …

It’s Time to Stop the Fear Campaign

News Flash: I am afraid of Donald Trump. There. I said it. Truth be told, Hillary Clinton scares me too. I’m also tired of the endless stream of political posts in my social media news feeds. Somehow everyone has an opinion or a reaction to … 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 …

Monday, Monday…

What’s the deal with Mondays? It starts Sunday night… my Facebook newsfeed starts to fill up with the posts and memes about the dreaded next day. It gets worse the next morning.  More posts about the most dreaded day of the week: Monday.  I get … More …

When Plans Fall Apart

What do you do when your plans fall apart? When unseen circumstances toss you and your life into a place that is nothing like you expected? The following is an excerpt from my book, Fear to Flow, which describes the beginning of a year that … 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 …