Category Archives: Focus on the Future

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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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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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Why Worry?

Worrying about relationships, finances, work, the past, or the present is exhausting and counterproductive. Unfortunately, it’s also human nature. This month we’re asking ourselves the question, “Why Worry?” Break free from worry’s cycle of anxiety and fear and cultivate greater … Continue reading

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Practice Patience

In my newsletters I typically share the importance of being proactive in shaping your life — from cultivating creativity to living courageously. In this edition I share something that can be infinitely harder but just as rewarding as taking bold … Continue reading

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Cultivate Creativity

The promise of spring in the air reminds us of the endless opportunities for new beginnings, renewal, and growth. Wherever you are in life’s journey, now is the time to cultivate creativity and reap the benefits of increased joy and … Continue reading

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Think Big!

Are your dreams big, bold, and audacious? Or do you limit yourself by fear, doubt, or even laziness? I’m talking about Thinking Big: thoughts and tips for taking your life vision from the everyday to the extraordinary. Warmly, Melanie Ott … Continue reading

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Stop And Smell the Roses: Be Present Now

As the lazy days of summer are winding down, most of us are gearing up for fall and the return of regular schedules and commitments. As we prepare for this busier season, it’s important to pause, reflect, and Be Present. … Continue reading

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Move From Surviving to Thriving

At last spring and nearly summer have arrived. For a while it felt the air might never warm and the trees might not bud. But they have … and just as the earth wakes up with longer days and warmer … Continue reading

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Discovering & Working to Your Strengths

What are you good at? I mean, really good at? It might be a skill, like writing; it may be a more intangible quality, like listening or leading. Whatever it is, each of us has natural strengths. As 2013 kicks … Continue reading

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