Running Through Empty Streets: Connection and Love in the Time of COVID

I don’t remember things in a linear way.

That’s probably why I’ve never written a book.

I get overwhelmed by the details of a story and making sure everything is 100% aligned with my memories. Eventually, I just get frustrated and give up.

However, I wanted to write today because…


This past week, in a course I was taking, I ended up in a breakout room with a woman who expressed how much she wanted to be more confident in expressing herself on social media.

It was my first time meeting her, and my initial thought was “wow, she’s really…


I was in a pretty intense coaching program all week to add some new tools to my toolbox.

On Wednesday, after what was a VERY emotional morning for me and many others, we came back from our lunch break (at fucking 6:00 pm Eastern time) to be told we would…


Two February’s ago, I sat in a room with all of the major players in upper management for the restaurant concept that I worked for. It was a training seminar, and for two days, we met in the upstairs of a bar on 44th St. …


“The high is in the ordinary.”

I was once what Erving Goffman called an “action seeker.” I loved to be in bars because they were spaces where the action was happening.

Even working in Times Square for so many years, I stayed there by-in-large because I liked the constant stimulus…


So I was talking with my mentor yesterday about some areas of life I need to work on, and he pointed out some big shifts I’ve made so far — notably, losing a bunch of weight and becoming a runner (although, I’d argue working through the shitstorm of childhood trauma…


I know… That absolutely sounded like a sexual reference.

And to be fair, I’ve done my fair share of “lying there.” When I was 25, oh, man I’d fucking bend myself into a pretzel for a man. …


A big thing a lot of my clients struggle with (and people struggle with in general) is comparing themselves and their individual journeys to the journeys of others.

I have to admit, I have been this way. I was this way for years.

If you knew me a decade ago…


As I sit here this morning, putting off editing Monday’s podcast (which is going to be a great one, by the way, for those of you who are looking to drink a little less,) I got to thinking about my senior year of undergrad when I interned at MTV in…

Andee Scarantino

I’m an unconventional thinker with quick wit. Coach. Sociologist. Mindset shift guru. Creator of getthefuckoff.com and the Get The F*ck Off Podcast

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