Becoming Future You

with Mel Jolly

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Stressing? Read this. joy less stress productivity Jun 13, 2021

Have you ever found yourself worrying about something you have absolutely zero control over? Like the weather? Or whether or not your chiropractor is pregnant?

That second one is me right now. I literally had a stress dream last night about it. If she’s pregnant, she’ll have to take a...

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DIY Coaching... change your life on your own terms author tips focus goals joy less stress motivation positive impact productivity self-care Jun 12, 2021

When I talk about Unlock Your 5-Star Future, my DIY coaching program, you might find yourself thinking…

 

Mel, how can you possibly “do it yourself” with coaching? 

Great question! Here’s the deal…

A coach’s job is NOT to tell you what to do. A...

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Read this if you're struggling to let go joy less stress positive impact Jun 05, 2021

Have you ever hung on to something even though part of you knows you should let it go?

I’ve cried. I’ve laughed. I’ve yelled at the Universe. I’ve talked to my husband. I’ve floated in my pool.

I’ve had days where I felt like everything was terrible and like...

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Want to be better at learning? Try this. focus goals productivity May 30, 2021

Things at the Jolly Zoo are moving along as we adjust to our new life. There are moments when I feel fine and moments when I don’t. I haven’t been surprised by the love and support shown to me by you and my coaching clients and students. I’m know I’m lucky to have such a...

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Keep Future You Out of the Spiral joy less stress motivation positive impact May 22, 2021

Have you ever been in a spiral where one thing goes wrong and suddenly everything in your life is terrible?

For me, grief is a trippy place to be…

And I was fortunate to not have a visit from grief until I was 14 years old when my great grandma passed away at age 100. And by that point,...

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Love is Never Wasted joy positive impact May 15, 2021

I’ve tried to write this post more times than I can count over the last week and I still can’t come up with the right words. So I’m just going to go with short, simple honesty.

Our son has left our home.

He is safe and cared for.

Our hearts are broken.

The last 5 years as his...

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Set Future You up for Sanity focus less stress motivation productivity May 09, 2021

Have you ever had a week go so far sideways, you can’t even remember where you started? When I sat down and looked at the plan I’d made last Sunday, I thought, “who wrote this?”

I like to do my planning on Sundays. I make my list of what needs to happen and then I make...

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Going through a hard time? Read this. 💖 joy motivation positive impact Apr 27, 2021

Maybe it’s that I’m growing wiser as I age or just that I’ve gotten to intimately know more people through my coaching and my Unlock Your 5-Star Future course, but I’ve started to realize…

So many people are carrying burdens. So many people are going through...

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Busy? Overbooked? Still wanting to be productive? Read this? focus goals less stress productivity Apr 22, 2021

Do you ever have one of those weeks where you have so many errands to run it’s difficult to keep track of what you’re supposed to be doing when? That was this week… dentist, haircut, chiropractor, bank… etc, etc. It felt like I was hardly ever at my desk.

I’m not...

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Do you keep getting distracted? Read this. author tips focus motivation productivity Apr 15, 2021

Have you ever popped on Facebook “real quick” while you thought about what to do next? Or how to solve a problem? Or what to write next?

How often has Future You been grateful that you did that?

As I was settling in to write this post for you, this was my thought process:

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Are people questioning your dream? Read this. goals joy motivation Apr 10, 2021

I’m freshly returned from my week of vacation. Or rather, I’m still here after my week of staycation. I took the week off work but stayed home.

How was it? Some parts of it were great (like sitting on my deck) and some parts of it felt like a regular old week (like going to...

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Read this if you're feeling burnt out focus goals joy less stress motivation productivity Apr 03, 2021

Have you ever imagined a version of Future You who has more energy or maybe better focus or perhaps exciting new ideas?

It’s that time of year in North Carolina when the flowers start to bloom, but the temp still dips below freezing at night. The days are getting longer, and I remain...

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