Becoming Future You

with Mel Jolly

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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