Struggling for Motivation…A Dear Coach Melanie Letter, Part III

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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

Transition Steps…A Dear Coach Melanie Letter, Part II

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In part 2 of my 4-part miniseries of life and well-being advice/guidance seeking open letters from the community with my responses, Transition Steps seeks support in life after divorce:

Dear Coach Melanie,
I’m recently divorced from my husband and we don’t have any children.  I have a well-paying job and nice home, but I’ve started to notice my life doesn’t fulfill me the way I want it to.  I’m afraid of making the next big step out on my own.   Continue reading

Change Gonna Come

Our world is constantly changing:  the cycle of seasons, night to day and day to night, professional and personal circumstances, and global events; because, of this so many of us are resistant to change and react to it as an unnatural, definitively negative and forceful occurrence.  Unfortunately, resistance can equal an unpleasant persistence.  But, what if we started to look at change as an essential element inherent in all of Nature?  If, anything Nature has taught us is that being flexible to change (adaptive) results in evolution in order to achieve a sustainable balance. Continue reading