How I Found Myself and Found Inner Peace - Andrea Travillian - Aspirify
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​My name is Andrea.

I​ have always been a Type-A, go hard all the time person. Who also always worked on becoming better.

​I was attending personal development workshops and retreats in high school!

​I thought I knew exactly who I was and what I wanted.

​Little did I know that life was going to take me on a journey that would force me to clarify exactly who I was and what I wanted.

​See by 40 I was exhausted, frustrated, confused, angry, sad, scared and so much more.  I no longer bounded out of bed. I was not excited to live my own life.

​I was not depressed, I was stuck in a life that I was no longer a part of. The real me just followed along with the me who had let life lead the way. 

I knew something had to change.

​But before we get to what changed, let's rewind to when I was 26!

​At 26, I got married and moved to Australia.

For the first time since I was 14 I could not work, as I  did not have my work visa yet.​​​​​

But like any self respecting Type-A I made a schedule of my apartment chores, workout and tourist stuff.

Yet even with with my schedule the move and lack of work ignited in me new questions beyond how do I get better?

​I began to ask things like:

  • Who am I?
  • What do I want?

I did not think I was confused and lost. I thought I knew exactly what I wanted.

But what started to ​surface were thought like I never took the time to stop and wonder what I really wanted.

Not family, friends or society - but what do I want?

I had been assuming that everything I was chasing was what I wanted, but was beginning to see it was not.

Australia September 2000

living as an expat

Nambucca Heads, NSW

Olympic Park, Sydney 2000

​​​Fast Forward four years...

I have left the corporate world and started a business, we had moved back to the States, bought a house and had my son.

My son's birth catapulted my self discovery journey to the next level.

It was a very difficult time as I was dealing with:

  • Physical recovery - the childbirth was not easy and I had a near death experience.
  • ​Postpartum Depression
  •  A family members mental health and addiction issues
  • ​Deciding if I wanted to keep my business open.

This shifted me even deeper into the question - Who Am I?


postpartum depression

My Son & I at the Start

My Son & I at the Start

​This stage also propelled me into wanting to know how to stop repeating old patterns.

I wanted to be more of me and begin to figure out what was triggering me and stopping me from success.

​Fast ​forward nine years...

I am miserable, my marriage is falling apart, my business is struggling, my health is deteriorating and I am miserable.

This triggered four years of intensive work on me.

Not only finding more clarity around who I am, but now actively finding ways to heal old emotional hurts, uncover limiting beliefs and finally for the first time in my life - feeling content and at peace.

Knowing who I am and what I want.

I was finally able to feel inner peace, confidence and real excitement for my life.

​​​Now I get to teach others how I achieved this.

  • How I discovered who I am.
  • How I healed my emotional hurts and ​limiting beliefs.
  • How I learned to thrive.

​Are you ready to claim your inner peace and excitement for life?

who am i

​Block Island 2018

​I want to hear your story or how you relate to mine! Please comment below or send me a note.

About the Author Andrea Travillian

Andrea Travillian is an emotional healing coach. She helps clients break free of making the same mistakes over again. She has her MBA and undergraduate in finance and her coaching certificate. She is an author, speaker, and most importantly mom.

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Brett Walker says August 31, 2018

Andrea. Your little self is cute and so is that little baby!

I have never thought to associate change with emotions. I will have to watch that.

Most of my life has been stable except for the past four years.

I stopped drinking in 2016. Not that i drank a lot, but i drank every day.

My changes were in my work. For my first ten ears of work i worked at the same company but shifted jobs lots within the company. Always learning new things and doing what i loved (forestry work and working by myself for the most part). But every six months would be a change and some days they would wait until the very last week to find me work. One time i had been laid off and before i landed in Thunder Bay to visit friends, the company called my friends and re-hired me.

In the last job-shift i had SO many emotions that i am still working on them. They involve choosing to be deceived by my ex-girlfriend whom i also worked with, being decieved by my working group as well. It has taken me three years to develop an ability to not rant to people about the ex bosses.

Looking at my “changes” there has been a huge buildup of emotions i am not dealing with.

I plan on purchasing your lessons /course sometime this winter. Probably after Christmas.

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