Uncommon Courage Andrea T Edwards
What you resist, persists
I don’t get. I just don’t get it. I am living in a country where Covid19 has spread so rapidly, there...
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When it comes to Covid, I’m confused by opinions
OK I need some help. There are two distinct Covid arguments that have been around since the beginning....
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This week has hit me hard. You?
Times are glum right now, especially in Asia. Indonesia is experiencing a critical shortage of oxygen...
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Are you owning your learning and upskilling journey?
I recently attended the Asia Professional Speakers Convention 2021 and as always, it was awesome. Every...
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And the Northern Hemisphere cooks
If you’re like me, you’ve been transfixed by the news of the unrelenting heat wave hitting Canada, with...
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Do you know what being a whole human means?
If you value my opinion, I really want to encourage you to listen to this podcast - Transcend – with...
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8 ideas on how you can be a great tourist when the world opens up
With The Phuket Sandbox scheduled to kick off from July 1st, if all goes to plan, fully vaccinated tourists...
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Sharing my book cover design inspiration and story
I am one of those people that can get lost in a book shop for hours. I love the discovery process of...
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Proud to launch my new book, Uncommon Courage
I am so excited to announce the launch of my next book - Uncommon Courage! It's a book of hope during...
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Andrea WTB Edwards
It’s time to say goodbye to a very old friend
Which friend you ask? Well Without the Bollocks of course. That friend. A blog, Facebook page, Twitter...
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The problem with casual criticism and how it diminishes us all
I want to talk about something that’s bothering me a lot lately. This is not directed at anyone...
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Hotsprings
Our boys have grown up during COVID19, it’s been mind-blowing
A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog – Kids don’t grow up fast, they grow up suddenly. Well the growing...
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Years ago, I made a wish for a dad for my future children, and it came true
We’re celebrating Father’s Day today. It’s not Father’s Day for my dad, as he’s in Australia, and I’m...
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Quarantine life
Week seven was a bit grim, here’s to week eight
It’s our 8th week of lock down, and as I’ve watched the protests against containment measures, I wonder...
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Food, alcohol, sleeping, sitting, thinking, not thinking…
I was trying to work out how many days we’ve been in isolation and I think it’s 29. All I know for sure...
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The roller coaster of isolation… it’s an interesting journey
My family is heading into our fourth week of isolation, and compared to the vast majority around the...
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How are YOU feeling?
Ending our first week in quarantine, it’s been a strange old time. We couldn’t be in a better place to...
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Andrea T Edwards Weekend Reads
Knowledge is power. My reading list from the last few months
I know many are overwhelmed, so by collecting the best and most insightful of what I read, I’m hoping...
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What Dolly Parton taught me about judgement and self-awareness
I love Dolly Parton. Love love LOVE HER! She is an amazing and magnificent human, a blessing in our world
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What conversations are you having with your children these days? Here’s mine
I am a very active and vocal contributor to the climate crisis. I’ve always been vocal about the environment,...
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Our European adventure and attempt to reduce environmental impact
I recently returned from five amazing weeks traveling around Europe, with a side-trip to the US. As...
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Family adventures
Traveling Europe with preteen boys alone… a few thoughts
Everyone told me I was mad. Don’t do it they said. Don’t go to Europe with the boys alone. It’ll be hell.
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Mantra
The power of the mantra - breath in love, breath out hate
If you’ve ever done meditation, mindfulness, yoga or anything similar, there’s a strong chance you’ve...
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I never want to embarrass you about plastic, but I don’t know how to say it any other way
I was standing in line at a 7-Eleven the other day. There were four people in front of me, all buying...
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Climate emergency
2019 the year I started facing a torrent of depressing knowledge
I’ve had a tough start to the year, really tough. I’m usually not one to get down and stay down, and...
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A view from inside one of Asia’s top tourist destinations
We’re 16 months into life in Phuket, and while it feels impossible to grasp the deep and complex culture...
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Climate emergency
Are you taking climate change seriously? Here’s 40 articles on climate change
I know many aren’t quite ready to embrace the enormity of the current environmental crisis, and for many...
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It’s been one year since we landed in Phuket. Time for an update
I know everyone thinks time is moving fast, and I feel that, but it can also feel slow and ponderous,...
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It takes nothing to be kind, so please, be kind, to everyone
I’m on the beach the other evening and there’s a team of horses the tourists love to hire. During the...
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Andrea WTB Edwards
Seeing the world through the boy’s eyes is fascinating
I caught up with my mum after our US trip, and she loved reading the updates and watching the videos....
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We’ve been in the US for 29 days, seven have been in theme parks!
Before arriving in the US, I kept a kernel of hope in my heart I would love my theme park experiences....
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Uncommon Courage
There are too many children crying, hurting and dying in this world. It needs to stop
A few years ago, I wrote a blog – The haunting moments of broken bones – following a particularly brutal...
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If it’s inside you, travel far and wide to live the best life possible
There’s a quote doing the rounds on social media following Anthony Bourdain’s passing. I don’t think...
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