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Create It & Become It: Using Your Body to Change Your Mind!

“Nonverbal [cues] govern how others think and feel about us – do they govern how we think and feel about ourselves?” ~ Amy Cuddy In my most recent e-newsletter I talked about how to create it and become it – … Continue reading

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Create It and Become It

You’ve heard of the concept “fake it till you make it.” Let’s take that idea one step further. Let’s talk about how to create it and become it – actively shaping your future self with today’s actions. Warmly, Melanie Ott … Continue reading

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Live Boldly: Life Larger than Your Fears

Fear. You’ve experienced it: Sweating, chills, gut-wrenching nausea, difficulty breathing, and a racing heart. Fear is hardwired into your brain to protect you from danger – but it can also consume your energy, hinder your progress, and choke your spirit. Next time you … Continue reading

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Self-Kindness & Acceptance

My hope for you in 2016 is that you create a lifelong practice of self-kindness and acceptance. Instead of being your toughest critic, learn to accept your weaknesses, honor your strengths, and have greater compassion for your own “humanness.” Warmly, Melanie Ott Inspirational … Continue reading

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Make A Decision & Make It Happen

Have you ever felt stymied by indecision and unable to move forward in your life? This month we’re talking about making decisions and taking action: vital steps to progress and success. Warmly, Melanie Ott Inspirational Thoughts “Make decisions from the … Continue reading

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Practicing Positivity: Accept Negativity and Move Forward

In Chinese philosophy, the idea of yin and yang describes how apparently opposite or contrary forces are actually complementary, interconnected, and interdependent. What does that have to do with positivity? Well, just as many tangible dualities – light and dark, … Continue reading

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Practicing Positivity: Create a Positive Environment

In my most recent email newsletter, I talked about the power a positive mind has to create a positive life. And while it’s true, it’s really a circle – because our external circumstances. Now, there are some circumstances that are … Continue reading

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Positive Minds, Positive Lives

Our mindset has a powerful impact on our thoughts, our behaviors and our actions. Let’s talk about how a positive mind creates a positive life – and the positive habits that lead to success. Warmly, Melanie Ott Words of Inspiration … Continue reading

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More Practical Tips to Build Confidence

In my most recent email newsletter on harnessing the power of confidence, I shared a number of tips to harness the power of confidence in your own life. Here is a handful of more practical steps that will help you … Continue reading

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10 Mantras To Build Self-Confidence

Mantras are a powerful tool in many areas of life – and in few places are they more valuable than when it comes to self-confidence! Here are a few mantras to repeat to yourself when you’re facing a challenge or … Continue reading

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