What to Do About the Drunk Guy in Your Head

What to Do About the Drunk Guy in Your Head

We all have him. You may not always hear him, but he’s there. Spouting loud, obnoxious stuff. Blatant lies. Cruel insults. Most people call it the ego, but lately I’ve come to see this aspect of myself as a loud, sloppy drunk dude. Yes, it’s a dude. There are...
The Hidden Plot Twist in Your Life Story

The Hidden Plot Twist in Your Life Story

Have you ever seen a movie with a hidden plot twist? One you never saw coming? The best friend is the murderer. The hero is the villain. The goofy sidekick is actually an evil genius intent on destroying the planet with her madcap unicorn made of slime. You know, the...

What’s Your Number? And Why Does It Matter? 

I know. It totally sounds like we’re at a bar and I’m trying to hit on you. What’s your number, little lady? But here’s the thing – I’m a Five, and knowing that I’m a Five has changed my life for the better in innumerable ways. For those of you who...
When Is It Okay to Be Selfish?

When Is It Okay to Be Selfish?

Dear Meli, Is it okay to be selfish? I always think of it as a bad thing, but recently someone pointed out to me that the people accusing you of being selfish are often wanting you to follow their agenda. How can I learn to be selfish without being obnoxious or overly...
­­­The Biggest Problem With Affirmations

­­­The Biggest Problem With Affirmations

Affirmations are awesome! Affirmations – positive statements formed in the present tense – are a great way to change habitual thinking. Especially if they’re used passionately and consistently. But – yes, there is a but – they have one drawback. This drawback...

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