Shine Your Light!

  From glistening candles and bedazzled holiday attire to strings of festive bulbs, lights define the holiday season. Align your thoughts and actions with this wonderful theme and shine your light to create joy, peace, and brightness this season. Warmly, Melanie Ott Inspirational … Continue reading


Say NO to Negativity!

It’s time to say NO to negativity! With the continuing barrage of horrific world news, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and hopeless. Join me in releasing the toxicity of negativity by filling your life with the healing power of positivity. … Continue reading


ASK For It!

To get everything you want in life, you need the courage to speak up and voice your desires. Let’s talk about creating success by asking for it! Warmly, Melanie Ott Inspirational Thoughts “You get in life what you have the courage … Continue reading


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


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


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


Happy Thanksgiving from Leap Forward Coaching!

As the holidays approach and you receive gifts from family and friends, you may have the thought, “It’s better to give than to receive.” This holiday season I encourage you to find joy in this paradigm shift: Give the gift … Continue reading


Have Faith

Faith can be difficult to understand and even more challenging to practice. But when you have faith, it provides focus, energy, and the courage to act — it transforms you. Today I’m sharing thoughts on the power of faith in your life, career, … Continue reading


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


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