Becoming Future You

with Mel Jolly

Get there faster with my DIY Coaching Program
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...

Continue Reading...
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...

Continue Reading...
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...

Continue Reading...
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,...

Continue Reading...
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...

Continue Reading...
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...

Continue Reading...
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...

Continue Reading...
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…...

Continue Reading...
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:

...

Continue Reading...
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...

Continue Reading...
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”…...

Continue Reading...
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...

Continue Reading...
1 2