Writer, Intuitive, Certified Life Coaching Practitioner & Consultant, Melanie Christian offers compassionate guidance and wisdoms for adults to nurture personal growth, spiritual awareness and resiliency.
I’m an introvert and very private person. Although, first impressions of me would say otherwise, because I present as a friendly and engaging person. In truth, meeting new people is initially very awkward and un-comfortable for me. The mere thought of socializing with strangers, networking and taking part in small talk makes cringe; twisting my stomach into knots and elevating my anxiety levels. My default defense is to often rely quite heavily on my very inquisitive nature (which at times can be both a blessing and a curse). But, once I get into the flow of openly engaging and being friendly, I begin to relax, enjoy myself and the natural course of the exchange. Continue reading →
In part 3 of my 4-part miniseries of life and well-being advice/guidance seeking open letters from the community with my responses, Struggling for Motivation seeks support in managing their time and staying motivated while being in school:
Dear Coach Melanie,
I am a post-secondary student and lately I’ve been struggling to stay motivated. My class schedule is full-time and incredibly intense; I’m expected to dedicate several hours a week on a single class, and I can’t seem to find enough hours in the day to do everything, so I procrastinate. Continue reading →
We all need support through seeking advice and guidance from time to time. See what Tired of Being Misunderstood had to ask regarding being heard by her/his community and managing their well-being needs in part 1 of my 4-part miniseries of life and well-being advice/guidance seeking open letters from the community and my coaching responses:
Dear Coach Melanie,
I’ve been fighting some health concerns for a while which means I’m often tired, depressed or both and find it difficult to balance my usual workload and commitments. Continue reading →