The events of the past 18 months significantly impacted our lives. As we adjust to this ever-changing new normal, join me in reflecting, regrouping, and taking stock — to cope, find new solutions, and foster resilience as we make positive strides toward our new future. Inspirational Thought “I love those who can smile in trouble,… [Read More]
Recharge Your Energy
Energy is the fuel of life. We rely on it for everything we do: breathing, eating, sleeping, walking, and working. After this very challenging last year-and-a-half, most of us wish we had a lot more. Join me in a discussion of the power of energy, and how to preserve and recharge. Inspirational Thoughts “The world… [Read More]
Assume Good Intent
In these tense and challenging times, the start of a new year may not come with its usual optimism. Assuming good intent — the practice of viewing others as honest, fair, and trustworthy — can help. It helps us let go of hurt feelings, be more forgiving, and see people in the best possible light…. [Read More]
In the swirling chaos of world events, it’s been difficult to know which way to turn. We’re starting a two-part series aimed at helping you balance your focus for personal and professional health. This month we’re talking about focusing inward; next time, we’ll discuss focusing outward. Thanks for joining us! Inspirational Thoughts “As we journey… [Read More]
The Challenge of Change
Change can feel daunting, but without it, it’s impossible to grow and thrive. Let’s explore what’s awesome about change, how to tackle the challenges, and when the time is right to make a change. Warmly, Melanie Ott Inspirational Thought “They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” ~ Andy… [Read More]
Just as there’s value in practicing patience, it’s also critical to know how and when to move on. Let’s create forward momentum to transform your life. Warmly, Melanie Ott Inspirational Thoughts “The secret of change is to focus all your energy, not on fighting the old, but in building the new.” ~ Socrates “If you’re… [Read More]
SPRING Into Action!
‘Tis the season to SPRING into action! Spring is the perfect time to refresh your routine, move forward on your goals, or make a bold change in your life. Let’s talk about practical ways to “SPRING” forward into action. Warmly, Melanie Ott Inspirational Thoughts “Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.” ~ Peter Marshall “Inaction… [Read More]
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. Warmly, Melanie Ott Inspirational Thoughts “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you start… [Read More]
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 – actively shaping your future self with today’s actions. You may also recall how in the… [Read More]
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 Inspirational Thoughts “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ~ George Bernard… [Read More]