Category Archives: Focus on the Future

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The Pursuit of Perfection

Have you ever felt pressure to achieve perfection in your career, relationships, or personal life? Let’s talk about setting yourself free from the pursuit of perfection – and where to focus your effort and energy instead. Warmly, Melanie Ott Inspirational Thoughts “Gold cannot … Continue reading

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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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Make A U-Turn

If you’ve ever made a decision, then realized you needed to change course – or sensed your life is headed in the wrong direction – this newsletter is for you! We’re talking about making a U-turn: turning your life around … 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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Smart Tips to Make the BEST Decision Possible

Decision making is an important pre-cursor to action. But there’s a delicate balance between making a decision just to move forward, and making the best decision for your life and goals. These tips can help guide you towards the wisest … 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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Harness the Power of Confidence

Confidence is our greatest personal resource. With it, we can face our fears and overcome any obstacles. Without it, we’re destined to fail. If you’ve ever heard your inner voice questioning your talents, your smarts, or your abilities, this month’s … Continue reading

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