Author Archives: Andrea

August Eleventh.

Here I am again with the blank page (screen) in front of me. It’s August. Eleventh. Twenty-twenty. oh boy. I just read over some of my earlier entries, and I am humbled to admit that I really am still working … Continue reading

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Grateful

I am so deeply overwhelmingly grateful. for my health my family’s health our comfortable home our full bellies the people who are caring for my father my father’s beautiful thoughtful and generous foresight to make sure that we are all … Continue reading

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sharing in secret

I want to write. but I’m an introvert. An introvert who secretly wants to be less of an introvert. I want to share with the world. And really the detritus of my sharing is everywhere online so maybe i’m not … Continue reading

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Ugly

I feel ugly. On the inside. Just to be clear….I am not ugly. I am a beautiful, loving, kind and generous person….doing my best in the world. Trying to be all I can be, to make the most of my … Continue reading

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I Think. I Write.

Sometimes I write just to make my thoughts transparent. To myself. Obviously. Although I write in this public space (and actually have a few followers…even though I’ve not published anything in ages) I am pretty shy about putting these inner … Continue reading

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emotions

Emotions are part of being human, right? We learned in yoga teacher training that we have an “emotional body,” and we have to become able to separate from it when we are interacting with others or when making choices. I … Continue reading

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Self-Improvement

One of my favorite yoga teachers, Kate, says, “Yoga is not about self improvement. It is about self acceptance.” I am all about improving myself, but I also understand that true self-acceptance allows us to accept others which is also … Continue reading

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Free. Write.

Summer is space. Space. time. freedom. A little more sleep. The list so long of things I need to do want to do should do will do. If only I can find the time. Life is one moment and then another … Continue reading

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Letting Go. Part 2

I’m still working on the art of letting go. I’m letting go of my identity attachment to the job I have held for the last nine years. I say identity attachment because my work here has been so much more than … Continue reading

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Letting Go

Letting go is a huge, unavoidable part of life. Why is it sosososososo hard? I had to learn letting go earlier than many people when I lost my mother at age 12. Other than losing friends and loved ones, I … Continue reading

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