Author Archives: Andrea Cole

About Andrea Cole

Four years ago, I followed my dreams and my heart by quitting my job, selling my home, and moving myself back to Seattle from Washington, DC. I didn't know how things would turn out, but I knew whatever life held in store for me, it was going to be in Seattle. And what a ride it has been! I now help others live their lives through rewarding career and meaningful retirement coaching. My website is www.colecoach.com

How To Keep Moving Forward When All You Want To Do Is Stop!

It’s one of those periods in my life. You know, the ones where everything just seems too much. Drive my business forward. Be social. Write my blog. Cook nice dinners. Reach out to people I care about. Yes, all of … Continue reading

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Resilience

For some time now, nearly 5 years to be exact, I’ve been sharing my journey here. I haven’t been as active in recent years because my coaching business has been growing and thriving (yay!). Recently, I’ve been engaging in more … Continue reading

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Going For it in 2018!

2017 will go down on record as one of my most difficult years. In early April, my mother passed away here at home with me. The relationship I had been in ended. It’s a good thing, but still a loss … Continue reading

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Make 2018 Your Best Year Yet!

It’s tempting to fall in with the masses and set New Year resolutions. I have never been one for resolutions. Instead, I prefer GOALS. Goals have a purpose behind them. And, I don’t think goals have to be BIG GOALS. … Continue reading

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What it’s Like to be Single and Childless During the Holidays

You don’t hear much about this particular segment of the population. I’m speaking particularly of middle-aged women, who through no fault of their own, find themselves single and childless. I am one of them. For as far back as I … Continue reading

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So Fun to Be Interviewed by Ladybossblogger!

It was so fun to be interviewed by Ladybossblogger on my work helping people find personal and professional happiness through my work! Take a read……https://ladybossblogger.com/andrea-cole-guides-individuals-career-fulfillment-personal-happiness/

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Are Success and Work-Life Balance Mutually Exclusive?

Do you seek success AND work-life balance? Continue reading

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