being authentic

Screw Smalltalk! 11 Questions That Help You Truly Connect

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by Melody Fletcher on January 29, 2012

Tia Sparkles at YourLifeYourWay.net wrote an intriguing post the other day that got me thinking: 11 Questions you’re NOT asking that could change your life. After losing his best friend to cancer in 2005, Jayson Krause realized that they’d never really gotten to know each other. They talked often, but rarely got beyond small talk. [...]

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How A Leather Jacket Changed My Life

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by Melody Fletcher on November 3, 2011

Unless you’re blind, you’ve undoubtedly noticed my lovely picture at the top of this blog, in which I’m wearing a leather jacket. What you don’t know, however, is that this leather jacket has a story behind it. Buying that jacket marked an incredibly important moment in my life – it sparked an epiphany, an awakening [...]

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In the post Grow A Pair! Overcoming Your Fear of Confrontation, I wrote about the fact that confrontation doesn’t have to be ugly. I explained that the act of confronting someone should be done with the mindset of achieving a win-win outcome and outlined steps on how to make that happen. And many of you [...]

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F#%k Yeah! Spiritual Cursing

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by Melody Fletcher on May 1, 2011

I curse. I freely, openly and sometimes graphically express myself. I always have. I love words, the way we can use them to express our thoughts and feelings, and elicit responses from others. Words can convey meaning and emotion, and connect us with others. And dirty words are part of language, whether some people like [...]

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Being Authentic

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by Melody Fletcher on February 10, 2011

We don’t have to find ourselves. All we have to do is drop the masks. And breathe. The relief that comes with finally showing people who you really are is phenomenal. It’s what we all want – to be authentic, to stop being afraid and just let our true selves show through.

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