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Mel Sellick
Mel Sellick is an international media coach, writer, producer and former live news reporter. She has created original Hi-Definition television series, worked for major networks and produced content ranging from environmental documentaries to behind-the-scenes music video specials.

Her singular focus right now: bringing positive messages out into the world.

Mel has worked on projects for NBC, CBS, FOX, ABC, NIKE, MOJO Hi-Definition Network, AOL TV, History Channel, Voice Entertainment films, Pay Per View, Island Def Jam Records and National Geographic. Her journey includes stories on everything from elections to Fear Factor, world religions to jumping off mountains, scuba to sleeping in the jungle, vision quests to sailing across Baja.

As a wisdom seeker and amateur cultural anthropologist, Mel has traveled to sacred sites around the globe and has hung out with Native American indigenous elders, as well as the Sufi and Vedanta. She’s lived and worked in many countries and volunteers for numerous non-profits. Meditation is a daily must. She’s also a certified Hatha yoga instructor, continues to improve her Spanish and dances a great freestyle salsa.

Entries by Mel Sellick

Follow the Music... Only You Can Hear

(2) Comments | Posted September 9, 2015 | 6:57 AM


I'd just finished a walk along the Mendocino Headlands, feeling grateful and refreshed.

As my hand hits the door handle, something says I need just a few more minutes before returning to work. I head back in the direction of...

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Young Kenyan Sees Permaculture Seeding Peace

(10) Comments | Posted August 19, 2015 | 2:51 PM


"There are only two options. To be the person who is making positive change or to support the one who is making positive change."

This was one of the first things Yongo Otieno Wycliffe said to me, peering through a smeared video...

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Wild Berries: A Lesson in Ripening

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2015 | 6:03 PM


When did we last consider wild berries?

On a visit to a new trail I've never been before, I begin seeing them stretch and grow, exploding with potential along the trailside. Instantly, I'm taken back to my earliest memories in the...

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Canadian 'Mindful Cop' Offers Tools to Change Policing

(2) Comments | Posted August 12, 2015 | 2:44 PM


Officer Jon Carson lights up when he speaks about teaching mindfulness techniques to officers with the York Regional Police.

"My goal for policing is to say, here's a tool for you. You have all these other things on your...
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Stripping Down to What's Real

(1) Comments | Posted July 23, 2015 | 11:18 AM


There's been a promising trend online and in advertisements towards loving the skin we're in. From the just released MAKERS series #YourBodyRules, featuring famous women dishing on body image, to one of the most inspiring series I've ever seen,...

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Wisdom from the Circus High Wire: 91-Years-Young & Still Flying High

(1) Comments | Posted July 17, 2015 | 8:51 AM


The first time my Aunt Rusty ever stepped onto a high wire was in front of thousands of people at Madison Square Garden. As she climbed up the wrong pole without a clue what to do, she thought, "Holy...

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4 Steps to Backyard Yoga Bliss

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2015 | 3:54 PM

I'm going out on a limb and say most people don't even consider doing yoga in their backyards. Even among yogi friends, it's a rare bird that takes a mat outdoors to soak in the treasures summer serves up on the lawn. Sure, we may BBQ, grab some...

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Ditch the Resolutions: Try Joy-Filled-Ness Instead

(2) Comments | Posted January 16, 2014 | 8:18 AM

The thing with New Year's resolutions is this: We're destined to fail.

So for 2014, I'm doing something radical. I'm ditching the resolutions and going for joy-filled-ness instead.

Okay, I might have made that word up. But what could be greater than spending an entire year pursuing JOY instead of...

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