Category Archives: Prescription for Health

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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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“And Above All: To Thine Own Self Be True.”

A tremendous part of appreciating and loving yourself is learning to be true to yourself.  Knowing what you stand for and what you believe gives you tremendous power.  And learning to accept yourself as you are, instead of constantly striving to … Continue reading

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Invest in Your Mind, Body, and Spirit

At its highest level, self-acceptance is a form of self-love.  People who love themselves take good care of their mind, body, and spirit. Nourish your mind by going back to school for that degree, requesting a “stretch” assignment at work, learning … Continue reading

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Building Balance, Strength and Agility

Mention balance and you may instantly form a mental picture of a tightrope walker, a gymnast on a balance beam, or a dancer on tiptoe. Every day, you walk a metaphorical balance beam – teetering between family life and work … Continue reading

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Building Balance

A well-balanced life can feel elusive and yet it’s a worthwhile pursuit because when achieved, balance produces optimal performance and well-being. This month we’re talking about building balance – and the success and satisfaction it can bring to every aspect … 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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Physical Steps to Exerting Confidence

I’ve talked a lot about the internal aspects of confidence, but I felt it was also important that I touch on some of the physical aspects of confidence as well. After all, our demeanor, our bodies, and even our posture … Continue reading

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A Practical Resource to Stop Worry

Worry isn’t something you can stop doing overnight. It’s an emotion rooted deep in our beings, and sometimes it can feel like an insurmountable mountain. With challenges like this, I know it can be helpful to take one simple action … Continue reading

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The Physical Effects of Worry (Part 2)

We recently discussed the physical effects of worry – responses ranging from nausea and fatigue to irritability and sweating. But an important part of the discussion of worry’s physical impact is the long-term physical effects worry can have. Worrying about … Continue reading

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The Physical Effects of Worry (Part 1)

We’ve been talking a lot about worry lately – why we do it, how to stop it why it has such control over us. But an important component of worry is the physical impact it can have. Worry might seem … Continue reading

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