Written by Mélanie Hope

After the Splat

Wile E. Coyote is one of my heroes. Why? Because he never gives up. Even when he’s splatted at the bottom of a cliff, he doesn’t wallow and wait – he owns his mistake, overcomes it, and optimizes the lessons from it. Read more…

Featured: What I wish I knew about life at 25


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Ah, the magical twenties. Everything thing seemed simpler then – except when you were actually in the middle of it. How often have you looked… Read more…

No glass ceiling was ever shattered by a whiner


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Last Monday I had the privilege of making some new friends who had originated from South Africa. Later, I reflected on a group I was… Read more…

Is inspiration your biggest excuse?


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Do you have a novel in you? Nearly every person I’ve asked gives me an answer that begins with, “Yes, but…” So many excuses follow… Read more…

Thoughts are Currency – How do you Spend Yours? | Storify


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