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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”

Therapy in making lists

Sometimes I get in ruts. Ok, a lot of times I get in ruts. While I haven’t quite fully diagnosed the infinite catalysts to these ruts I’ve narrowed them down to some high level buckets. Continue reading “Therapy in making lists”

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”

Oat Clusters, A Hot Mexican, and Cacao Powder

I recently had one of those, “why didn’t I think of that” moments. While perusing through Instagram the other day I stumbled across a post by Oxygen Magazine that showcased one of their clean eats recipes. Continue reading “Oat Clusters, A Hot Mexican, and Cacao Powder”

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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