Becoming Future You

with Mel Jolly

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Want to be more productive? Change the way you run your day. focus goals less stress productivity Mar 26, 2021

Have you ever spent a morning or a day or a week in reactive mode and then found yourself upset with Past You for not getting certain things done?

I feel like I’ve been sprinting all week… lots of phone calls and appointments and driving people and animals to places…...

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Going through a tough time? Read this. joy less stress motivation productivity Mar 20, 2021

Bailey (dog) and I are starting Couch to 5k® again. Turns out if you totally let go of your running habit for 9 months, you lose a little ground.

I was talking to a friend this week about a challenge I’m facing and she said something that particularly resonated with me. She said:

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Feeling impatient with yourself? Read this. goals joy motivation productivity Mar 11, 2021

It was an intense week at the Jolly Zoo as I have been working furiously to meet a deadline.

This project is a big step for me, so when Past Mel made the choice to do it, she was making it with the viewpoint of knowing that it was going to be worth it in the long run.

However, when I had to...

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Read this if you're afraid people are tired of hearing from you author tips less stress positive impact Mar 05, 2021

In one of my coaching calls this week, I had the opportunity to bring up one of the strategies I learned from Brendon Burchard:

It’s okay to say it more than once.

When it comes to communicating, we think that just because we said it one time, everybody’s got it. I find this...

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What if you were more intentional with what you put in your brain? focus goals motivation productivity Feb 27, 2021

I had a big light bulb moment last week… it was one of those things where I didn’t know what I didn’t know until I knew it. And the only reason I figured it out is because I randomly decided to listen to a random podcast episode. Double randomness.

And so now I’m...

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Read this if life has you on the struggle bus joy less stress motivation Feb 20, 2021

I was on the phone with my sister this week and I was telling her I was experiencing a new sleep challenge. She started laughing and said, “'Challenge.' What a YOU thing to say.”

You see, I decided 7 years ago I needed to stop thinking about all my “problems”…...

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Read this if you need a boost goals joy less stress motivation Feb 14, 2021

I just finished a big run with Bailey-boo (dog) and I have to be honest with you… I really didn’t want to do it. It’s been gray and raining here for what feels like forever and running, even on a nice day, is a lot of work. But, I did it for Future Mel. I knew short-term Future...

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Feeling like you're not doing enough? joy less stress motivation productivity Feb 06, 2021

Last week I hosted my first Mondays with Mel and it was so much fun. This is my new weekly freebie to help you start the week with positivity. I go live on Zoom, teach a little (right now we’re talking about goals and dreams), and answer questions. And I’ll be doing it almost every...

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Are you being too precious with your great idea? author tips focus goals joy less stress motivation positive impact productivity Jan 30, 2021

I have an exciting announcement this week. I’m introducing a new FREE resource…

Mondays with Mel

What are Mondays with Mel, you ask? Every Monday (with a few exceptions) I’ll be going LIVE on Zoom at 2pm Eastern to talk about goals, dreams, motivation, finding your focus,...

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Life + Business... Ways to do it better author tips focus goals joy less stress motivation positive impact productivity Jan 23, 2021

 

I recently realized Past Mel has made a lot of freebies... like a lot of them. Some are for authors to help you do your newsletter better and to reach more readers. Some are for people who want to live (their version of) their best life. Some are to teach you to cultivate more...

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Feeling unproductive? Read this. goals joy less stress motivation productivity Jan 16, 2021

I was having a conversation with a friend this week and she said one of my least favorite things to hear…

“I didn’t do anything today/this week/this month/this year.”

What. A. Dirty. Lie.

Every time I hear this from anyone, I think, “that’s not true.”...

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Read this if you're afraid to look like a fool goals motivation Jan 10, 2021

I recently listened to a livecast hosted by Brendon Burchard about how to release 2020 and start 2021 strong. One of the things he and the other coaches kept saying was variations on:

You’re afraid to start The Thing because you are afraid you won’t be good at The Thing.

Then they...

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