Your voice matters.

I’ve spent the past two weeks without my voice. It comes in fits and starts — raspy, breathy, squeaky or barely audible. Though for a good 4 days, I couldn’t make a peep. Laryngitis. Every singer’s nightmare. It used to happen to me a lot when I was in high school. My friends would tease me jovially saying, “Andrea, do Read more & listen →

Podcast PreSeason 004: Podcast Therapy & a Mantra for You

Listening to podcasts is like therapy for me and I recommend it for you to! Listen to this episode now… Here’s what I’ve been up to… Where I teach Kids Yoga: Little Beans Cafe & Playspace, Chicago Definitely have an 8-week session happening September/October 2015 — check their class & events schedule for more. My Kirtan Band: The Bhakti Caravan Read more & listen →

3 Reflections on a Rainy Mother’s Day

1. The other day, I was on the phone with my mom telling her about the Creative Impostor blog and podcast that I’m getting ready to launch. Also telling her about all the part-time and full-time jobs I’ve applied to this month (and the many, many rejections that have been rolling in.) Sometimes I feel like an unlikely failure because Read more & listen →

I just don’t feel like doing anything today.

Well, that’s not entirely true. There are so many things I could do, that I would like to do, that I should do. Uh-oh. There’s that word “should,” and that’s what gets me into trouble. As a self-employed entrepreneurial creative, my Mondays frequently start out this way. I’ve often had a busy weekend (this weekend, I presented at my first Read more & listen →