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Melanie McKinnon
Works at Karve Studio Gilbert
Attended Utah Valley State College
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Recently, my husband severely injured his right hand, requiring emergency surgery and a stay in the hospital. This was stressful on many different levels:
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Happiness Inside is a personalized subscription box to help you do more of what makes you happy | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today!
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Suicide Prevention Week may be over, but we must still refuse to go gently, we must still coax those at risk to safety. Melanie McKinnon is a survivor sharing her special reasons life offers hope even during the darkest times.
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Suicide Prevention Week may be over, but we must still refuse to go gently, we must still coax those at risk to safety. Melanie McKinnon is a survivor sharing her special reasons life offers hope even during the darkest times.
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Mother | Writer | Supporter | Thriver | Diet Pepsi Enthusiast | HuffPost Blogger
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Melanie McKinnon is a wife, mother of 3 plus 1 in heaven, and a barre fitness instructor. She loves writing, Diet Pepsi, hugging her kids and dating her husband. Here you will find subscription box reviews, her experience with anxiety, depression and loss, stories about her life as a mother, and some tips for maintaining sanity. She hopes to encourage and inspire anyone fighting a daily battle. Go to www.MelanieMeditates.com for more!
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Blogger at The Huffington Post
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  • Utah Valley State College
    2004 - 2004
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  • Karve Studio Gilbert
    Barre Fitness Instructor, 2013 - present
    I teach a 60 minute session of the barre fitness method called Karve.
  • Melanie Meditates
    Writer/Blogger, 2013 - present
    I author and manage the blog, MelanieMeditates.com.
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Melanie Holmes
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One Suicide Survivor Gives You Six Inspiring Reasons to Hold on -
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Suicide Prevention Week may be over, but we must still refuse to go gently, we must still coax those at risk to safety. Melanie McKinnon is

Happiness Inside: Do more of what makes you happy | Indiegogo
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Happiness Inside is a personalized subscription box to help you do more of what makes you happy | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to suppor

How One Moment Changes Your Perspective On Motherhood Forever - Scary Mommy
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Image via Shutterstock Through a sweet moment shared with my son, I felt connected to every single mother in the history of time. The other

The Keep Calm-o-matic
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7 Apps to Help Declutter Your Mind
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Even though summer is supposed to be a relaxing time, sometimes we can feel a little frazzled. You have that wedding in two weeks that you s

Online Sweepstakes and Contests
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One of the world's largest directories of online sweepstakes and contests. This is a no-nonsense site with all the tools you need to start w

Happy Sunday: Blooming
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I feel like I'm making progress since my last bout with comparison. I just need to remember that I'm the only "me" there is and make the bes

Finding the Perfect Guac Chip | penn & quill: Finding the Perfect Gu...
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The Beanitos Original Black Bean with Sea Salt chip tastes exactly like you are eating a can of black beans in tortilla chip form. There's n

Dallin+Katie: Stitch Fix Maternity - May 2015
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Stitch Fix is an online styling/shopping service. For a $20 fee, they send you five clothing or accessory pieces that a personal stylist has

How to balance a creative life and motherhood (can it be done??)
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Hey, everyone! Sorry, I've been a little MIA lately. Busy, busy life. But I did find time to sit down with my sweet friend Kristine Bullen (

BetterBox | For Your Best Life Ever
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A monthly subscription box for a better you.

One Month
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Taylor is a whole month old now. On one hand, I can't believe it's already been a month with our little man! But on the other hand, it feels

Chia Seed Strawberry Lemonade | penn & quill: Chia Seed Strawberry L...
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Chia Seed Strawberry lemonade recipe. Chia seeds are super rich in antioxidants and full of fiber, magnesium, zinc, iron and calcium. Do you

A Really Nice Surprise | Little Lace Box
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We Love Surprises! If you're a current subscriber, then we have a surprise headed your way in May!

CANCER: You can do hard things!
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Back in December 2014, I was at Cardon's Children hospital with my daughter Emma. She was giving service for the kids who had cancer. Meanwh

Online Typing Test - CPM, WPM and percentile
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Q & A. What should I do if my hands begin to hurt? Stop typing and see a doctor. Seriously. Any other sites that I should visit? This one, b

Confessions of a Former Cutter
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For the Parents of Teens and Tweens

The One on Why Procrastination is Neccessary
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When did busy become the norm? When did frantic become a way of living? Why is it that when were stagnant--when we can actually watch the se