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Stop leading with the negative

Ok ladies, this is a tough love post. Get ready!

Absolutely every person in this world has moments of insecurity. Some have them more than others. As women, we battle insecurities often and can let them take a front seat in our lives. We’re all guilty of this and it’s time to stop.

Continue reading “Stop leading with the negative”

Choose the right path, and turn around if you didn’t

When you see others succeed you have two choices: You can be jealous, sulky, and bitter….or you can be proud, inspired, and motivated.

One path is obviously more positive than the other, however it’s easy to wake up and realize half way down the path, you’ve chosen the wrong one.

Continue reading “Choose the right path, and turn around if you didn’t”

Practice what you preach

I’ve been a major hypocrite lately. It’s so easy to get all sucked into your own little world of encouraging others while forgetting about yourself. I had this moment of awakening one morning when I walked into our local coffee shop and saw two women I adore immensely. Continue reading “Practice what you preach”

Strong, Confident, and Beautiful

It was February 24, 2011, on a cold snowy morning when I drove down the steep drive of my beautiful mountain home I had grown to love. Continue reading “Strong, Confident, and Beautiful”

2013…gone like a fart in the wind

It’s January? Seriously? I feel like the second half of 2013 blew away like a fart in the wind. That goes for some of my key areas of focus too. Well, there’s no looking back now and there’s no better time than to get my butt back in gear. Continue reading “2013…gone like a fart in the wind”

In 46 years, 46 things I’ve learned

1. Humor really is the best medicine.

2. Healthy skin is beautiful, take care of it.

3. The mind really is the first muscle to move.

4. We learn more in the hard times than we do the good. Continue reading “In 46 years, 46 things I’ve learned”

What’s your story?

So recently someone asked me, “So Melanie, what’s your story?”  I was totally taken off guard by such a deep question, especially coming from someone I had just met. Continue reading “What’s your story?”

I own everything that happened to me

What a weird feeling….now that I have a forum to release the thoughts in my mind…I find reservations. There are a lot of things in my mind that I’ve previously not been afraid to share with folks and many times with perfect strangers.  Continue reading “I own everything that happened to me”

Just Flip The Switch

“It’s like flipping on a light switch,” she said. She being a representative from a local advertising agency. Her presentation was on branding during a Women in Business Unlimited luncheon I attended. Continue reading “Just Flip The Switch”

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