Tag Archives: Decisions

Discomfort Required

I’ve been rehabbing a nagging hamstring injury the past few weeks. In typical Andria fashion, I tried to run through it, put it off for too long, and then found myself reluctantly in physical therapy. It was there that I had my first experience with … More …

When to Push Through and When to Take A Break

I’ve been a runner for more than half my life. For me, running has never been about the competition but always about the pure joy of simply going for a run. Regardless of whether someone runs to train for a race or just to run, … More …

Relationship Reciprocity

A few weeks ago, I was having a conversation with my 17-year old niece about friendships and relationships. We were discussing the give and take aspect of being in relationships and whether it’s better to give than to receive or vice versa. I said that … More …

Pivotal Moments and Life Lessons

There are moments in life that shape the way we think, what we believe, how we view the world, and who we are. They are pivotal moments which can be big or small, tragic or not, but the one commonality is they teach us beautiful … More …

The Word of The Year

A few years ago, I came up with a word to represent the new year. The word was fun. I wanted my year to be filled with more fun and the intent was to have everything I did contribute to that feeling. Those of you … More …

This Is Not Where I Thought I’d Be

Have you ever looked around at your life and thought, “this is not where I thought I’d be”? I have. In fact, when I look at my life today, I often think that, and, it’s in a very positive light. If you told me ten … More …

What Would Your Younger Self Say?

Think back to a time in your life when you were carefree, when you believed you could do anything. How old were you? 10? 18? 22? Whatever the age, take a minute and tap back into that younger version of you. Are you there? Okay. … More …

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 …

The Easy Path or The Path of Ease?

Do you prefer ease or easy? Both? Yes, me too. You can have both, but often you must part ways with the path of easy before you can get to the path of ease, and then eventually the path of ease AND easy. Stay with … More …

What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

We’ve all been there – wrestling with a decision, wanting to make it so we can finally stop thinking about it, but still not sure what to do. When I am grappling with a decision and feeling unsure I often force it – just make … More …