Andrea's Antics January 5th, 2017

New Year...New You!! Now with the craziness of the holidays behind us, perhaps it's time for some re-grouping. The holidays tend to offer ample opportunities to give...to look "outside"...whether it's giving to a friend in need, our favorite charity, or just giving of our precious time by sharing the holidays with friends and family. Read More

Andrea's Antics December 8, 2016

A couple of months ago, Chris and I had the chance to hear Deepak Chopra speak as key note speaker for a business conference we attended in California. It was a very interesting presentation but the take home message that lodged itself in my brain was the following: Deepak said that 85% of all medications dispensed in United States are for the 5 conditions that are outlined by the acronym PANIC! Pain...Anxiety...Nausea...Insomnia...Constipation!! Read More

Andrea's Antics October 25, 2016

Well, given my last 2 weeks, it would be hard for me to write about anything but the birth of my 3rd grandson, Brayden Tillman Swindle. I was honored to be asked by my oldest daughter, Jamie, to be present at the birth as I had been for my middle daughter Brittany for the birth of both of her sons!! The fact that Jamie lives 750 miles away in Atlanta, and was admitted to the hospital 2 weeks early for severe pre-eclampsia, made this simple request a bit challenging. Read More

Andrea's Antics, October 11, 2016

Chris and I are just getting back from an adventure that started with hiking in Mount Zion Utah and then ended at a business conference in Hollywood. One of the keynote speakers was Jillian Michaels who was a trainer on the reality show "The Biggest Loser". She delivered an awesome message about how we, as fitness professionals, can inspire others to look and feel their best or to try something new that scares them. What really stuck with me from her message was that there are truly just 3 scenarios when any one of us is trying to work through our fears to accomplish something. Read More

Andrea's Antics, September 28th, 2016

I LOVE massages!!! They are truly one of my favorite things in life. In fact, if you ask any massage therapist at BL, as soon as they walk out of the room within seconds I have dive bombed onto the table and am ready to be rubbed!!! Read More