Becoming Future You

with Mel Jolly

Get there faster with my DIY Coaching Program
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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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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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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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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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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Read this if you're struggling with expectations less stress positive impact productivity Nov 20, 2020

The Jolly Zoo is celebrating Thanksgiving today with a Cracker Barrel feast-in-a-box. I’m pretty sure that’s not what they call it, but that’s basically what it is.

The steps to enjoy a feast-in-a-box are:

  1. Order the feast-in-a-box online.
  2. Drive to Cracker Barrel and pick up...
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Read this if you're having trouble disconnecting less stress motivation positive impact Nov 13, 2020

It’s been a rainy week here at the Jolly Zoo. On Thursday we had 8 inches in 24 hours. But, because I work from home and our power remained intact, I was able to continue life as usual.

Thursday evening a friend called:

HER: Can you believe how bad it is?

ME: How bad what is?

HER: …

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