About Angela Howell

Angela Howell is a speaker, transformation coach, and the author of "Finding the Gift: Daily Meditations for Mindfulness." She considers her twelve-year career in corporate sales, various entrepreneurial endeavors, and long-time eating disorder recovery journey among her greatest teachers. When a work injury ended her sales career in 2005, Angela reinvented herself as a photographer, writer and abstract artist.Passionate about wellness and success, Angela has been featured in Fast Company, Cosmopolitan and Yahoo News, and she is a regular contributor to Huffington Post. Angela is devoted to inspiring people to find renewed passions for living, loving, working and playing. And of course, just being!

A Lesson in Acceptance from a Feral Cat

He will always be feral. You'll probably never see him again after today! Well, that's what they said about one particular tomcat we took in to get neutered. She was wrong. Turns out nearly the whole feral colony living in the woods behind our home is now "formerly" feral and ... ours! The mama of [...]

By |2017-11-17T22:24:43+00:00November 17th, 2017|Blog Posts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Lesson in Acceptance from a Feral Cat

Perfectly Imperfect Blog

Imperfect Blog is a title that has been on my mind for about a year now. I had slowed down in my blogging last summer because I caught myself caring more about sounding smart than sharing from my heart. I was more focused on where I could publish my article for the best visibility than [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:10:58+00:00June 30th, 2017|Blog Posts|9 Comments

How a Young Cancer Survivor Can Shift Our Perspective for the New Year

Happy New Year! I hope your first few days of 2017 have been blessed and contemplative. What went well? What would you do differently? What did you learn? What do you want to be true one year from now? Three years? What do we feel good about and where do we need to shift perspective? [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:10:59+00:00January 5th, 2017|Blog Posts, Featured|Comments Off on How a Young Cancer Survivor Can Shift Our Perspective for the New Year

Choices: What Do I WANT to Do Today?

From December 8 in "Finding the Gift: Daily Meditations for Mindfulness." Have you ever asked yourself, What do I need to get done today? In other words, what do I need to have finished today?  Past tense. Fast tense. I do, and often. I just realized that reflects how I feel a lot of the [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:10:59+00:00December 8th, 2016|Blog Posts, Featured|Comments Off on Choices: What Do I WANT to Do Today?

Perfectionism: A Perfect Enemy

Hello friends, I hope you are Finding the Gift today! I haven't blogged in a long time. Some of you know I lost my baby brother, Jubal, to suicide on August 7, a terrible blow to my family and his huge circle of friends and music fans. I have felt incredible pressure to write the [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:00+00:00October 24th, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Perfectionism: A Perfect Enemy

To Save a Mockingbird

Tis the season for nests and baby birds everywhere! We were fortunate when a finch family nested in the floral arrangement hanging on our front storm door. We had first row seats to all the action, and the lessons were abundant. I also had an encounter with a baby mockingbird who took a premature fall, [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:00+00:00June 21st, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on To Save a Mockingbird

Huffington Post and Everyday Power

Woop! Woop! I hope you are Finding the Gift today! Big news: I am excited to be the newest contributor to Huffington Post! As of this writing, I've had two articles published which I invite you to please read and leave your comments for me so they will keep me on board a while (hint! [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:01+00:00April 11th, 2016|Articles and Resources|Comments Off on Huffington Post and Everyday Power

The Ups and Downs of Finding the Gift

Hello FTG Friends, As my good friend Todd Cecil would say, I hope you all are smiling wherever you are in the world today! Ups and Downs Are Guaranteed and Necessary This week has had some wonderful developments and yet, has also been exceptionally challenging on a personal level. Have you ever felt like dancing [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:01+00:00April 8th, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on The Ups and Downs of Finding the Gift

How to Stop Seeing Life as a Victim

Half empty? Half full? Or maybe someone forgot to pour you a glass? My past involved a lot of chaos and trauma and more than once, I've been a victim of unfortunate circumstance. However, I’ve come to realize that my suffering isn’t that much different than anyone else’s. We all have obstacles to overcome and [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:01+00:00March 22nd, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on How to Stop Seeing Life as a Victim

What You Never Knew About Eating Disorders and Suicide

Recently I was interviewed by an editor at Cosmo regarding my past battles with an eating disorder. Following significant trauma and the divorce of my parents at age eight, I decided I wanted to be thin more than anything else in the world. Sadly, I already was. A preoccupation with my body and my weight [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:02+00:00March 9th, 2016|Articles and Resources|Comments Off on What You Never Knew About Eating Disorders and Suicide
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