Everyone is Beautiful

Ben, Santa Cruz, CA

I had the pleasure of meeting Katherine Center last night at the reading of her newest book Everyone Is Beautiful. I am such a fan now! and can’t wait to read both this book and The Bright Side of Disaster.

Over at Shutter Sisters, check out the One Word Project. This month the word is beautiful, inspired by Katherine’s book. There is already an incredible collection of images over there to inspire you to go out and capture your own beautiful.

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Hi, I’m Andrea

On this blog you’ll be learning with me how to use our voices, share our creative superpowers and live life in full color.

As an artist, photographer, life coach + mentor, I’m redefining what it means to be a SUPERHERO — ‘cause in my world, it’s got nothing to do with capes, spandex or sidekicks and everything to do with tenderness, intuition & baby steps of bravery.



  1. Trish

    Love the picture, love the post, look foward to reading the books…love, love, love
    Much love to you,

  2. Trish

    Love the picture, love the post, look foward to reading the books…love, love, love
    Much love to you,

  3. Trish

    Love the picture, love the post, look foward to reading the books…love, love, love
    Much love to you,

  4. Trish

    Love the picture, love the post, look foward to reading the books…love, love, love
    Much love to you,

  5. stef

    Oh, they are such amazing books – I read both of them back to back last weekend. I’m sorry to have missed her last night but so glad you had the opportunity!

  6. patricia

    aaawww…what a sweet little guy!

  7. Caroline

    BEAUTFIL picture of beautiful Ben 🙂

  8. Mal*

    I’ve followed your blog for a long, long time (since almost the beginning, I think!) and wanted to thank you for turning us on to these two books. I’m really excited to read them both, but particularly the “Bright Side of Disaster” as it seems like it will really inform my current world-view.
    Anyway — I have been reading you forever but just felt a push to reconnect today. Thanks for all you share.

  9. Puanani

    Yes, indeed. Everything is beautiful…

  10. amy

    so great meeting you last night at the reading! this is a beautiful picture & i loved seeing pregnant Camie as well (i should look like that in a couple more weeks). i’m going to be finding more beauty in the world going forward. thanks for a great blog & hope our paths will cross again (& without vehicle mishaps!).

  11. jennifer buckley

    hi andrea – i read bright side of diasaster and loved it. i would be more than happy to let you borrow my copy if you’d like. let me know and i will send it to you.

  12. Katherine Center

    Oh, I loved meeting you! I’ve been traveling all day and just got home and tucked my little ones in. But I’ve been wanting to send you a note to tell you what a pleasure it was to see you and how grateful I am that you came to the reading! Thank you for posting about the book–and I really hope you like it!

  13. Paula

    I just read Everyone is Beautiful on vacation! It really spoke to where I am right now, and I read Katherine’s other book last year. She really has a nice way of getting into the challenges of life.

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