Andrea is the author of the 3 mindfulness journals, Gluten-Free Dining in Seattle, and the forthcoming book, Flowers will Rise, a collection of stories for trauma survivors.
Andrea is also an American artist capturing light neutral tones and meditations in her emotive paintings. Much of her work reveals deeper personal development work, visually characterizing inner growth and the lightness of healing.
Andrea began her career as both a print and TV journalist covering crime, then transitioned to work for Fortune 100 companies as a digital marketing strategist. She is currently writing on the topic of mindfulness and mental health.
On her free time, Andrea studies Eastern philosophies, psychology, travels, practices art and creative writing. Andrea also enjoys investing in lower income communities as an art, business and technology mentor.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS