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Fill Up on Positivity, Leaving No Room for Negativity!

There are times when climbing out of the mud of negativity seems impossible. It’s not always easy to summon the mental power to argue logically and calmly against your own negative thought patterns. So here’s a hint to turn negativity … Continue reading

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Practice Patience

In today’s fast-paced world of “immediate everything,” patience seems in short supply. Add in the holiday hustle and bustle and being patient truly becomes a virtue! This season, practice patience and reap the benefits of a happier and healthier you. Warmly, Melanie Ott … Continue reading

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Let It Go!

The popular children’s movie has made it catchy to tell ourselves and others to Let It Go! But releasing what does not serve us is easier said than done. Let’s explore why we hold on to things, knowing when to relax our grip, … 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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Let Go of These 5 Things to Cultivate Joy

When you’re working hard to cultivate joy in your life, several unhealthy behaviors and attitudes can stand in your way and keep you from experiencing true, deeply-rooted joy. Let go of these five obstacles to cultivate joy in your life. … Continue reading

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Symptoms You Lack Confidence

Maybe you’re thinking, “I’m not sure if I lack confidence. I feel okay about myself – is this something I need to consider?” It’s true that some lucky people are born with an inherent sense of self – comfortable in … 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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5 Habits of People Who Never Worry

1. They ask the right questions. Most worriers are all wrapped up in one major question: “What if?” Asking the right questions will help you stop worrying in its tracks. Just ask yourself these questions to gain some perspective on … 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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