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The Bull of the Magic Bullet

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The Bull of The Magic Bullet

Culturally, we are sold the idea that this “One Thing” promises to perform the following magic:

  • Save You!
  • Change Your Life!
  • Magically Fix All Your Problems!
  • Irresistible Sexiness!
  • Other Marketing Lingo!

It’s all bull.

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Favorite things of 2017!

2017 could seriously let the door smack it on the way out, but I suppose that’s not a very zen massage therapist-y thing to say. To combat the upside down feelings of this January gray weather, I offer a few things that sent some sunshine my way this year. What are yours?

These are a few of my favorite things of 2017:

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What in the world is she up to now?

Why is it so hard to find an open spot? Well, I have some big news! Read on!

I've been offered and have accepted a job at an event & touring production company and will be starting in August. For those of us who have worked together for a while, you may know this is the world that brought me to Nashville in 2000. I struggled with the decision - after five years of loss and struggle, it seems I finally was beginning to break even with my little business. It has been a labor of love. I've learned so much from each of you. You are valued; I am humbled over and over by your trust.

So what's next? Great question. I'm almost booked up for July, but please contact me if you want on the cancellation list - you may be able to swoop in. I'll be taking a "mostly hiatus" in August as I transition to my new gig. I also will miss the work, so you never know - reach out! There may be a bonus cup of tea in it when I'm not so pressed for time!

And then there's this:

Finally, after waiting for five years, I've begun one on one training in the Structural Integration 10 Series with Jo Justian. Why are you still training, you ask? I love this work. This is important work, and I am excited to offer these new tools. My availability will be limited to private practice - all you have to do is call or email me at MelanieJoyeLMT @ gmail .com and we can work out an evening or weekend session! I am also happy to refer you to a few selected therapists - the ones that treat me. Shoot me an email and I'll send their info, because they are amazing, and the most important thing is that you feel better.

I cannot thank you enough for being part of this. And I want to publicly thank Amanda McClanahan and Cognito Hair Design for their generous support, my wonderful room, and all the laughter. There are no words for how grateful I am for the kindness and silly extended to me by Amanda, Patrick, Mark, Kat, Dana, and Taylor. (and Sarah's back!!!) Go get yourself a fabulous haircut!

Reach out anytime!

You can still find me Facebook and Twitter and Instagram for occasional updates!

Release. Restore. Renew.

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Simplify

My word for 2016 is SIMPLIFY. My dear friend Melissa gave me this book and I'm so grateful - perfect timing. Last week I headed to Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc. and dropped off an entire Jetta full of clothes, random bits, boxes of books, weird electronic things, and cables. I have 2 more Hello Fresh size boxes of papers to ‪recycle‬ and 1 more box full of papers to be shredded.

Not sure the weight of those items, but I feel my very soul is 20 pounds lighter. And I still have more to go. All my records will be digital (saving me paper & storage) thanks to Dropbox, and I haven't even started on my closet yet. I've hung more art in my home - beautiful things that bring me joy. I've unearthed items that made me laugh out loud - and I put them on the wall so I can see them every day.

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