196. Melanie Barrett – Tapping into Your Inner Self

Today’s guest today is fellow Aubrey Marcus Fit For Service Fellowship sister, aspiring author & speaker, Melanie Barrett. Melanie shares how the power of gratitude has given her the ability to reconnect with herself and her creative side. She reveals she is grateful for this forced downtime that we are living in. Becoming vulnerable, Melanie opens up about her miscarriage, pregnancy & her troubled relationship with her brother. Stay tuned until the end to hear Melanie’s gratitude to Lance & the rest of the FFS group, as they have reminded her of the importance of getting to know a person for who they are aside from their physical appearance. 


Melanie answers with, “Lean into adversity with discernment & momentum towards the healthy resistance.” 


  • [00:06:36] Melanie’s Perspective on COVID-19
  • [00:16:44] Therapist Mother
  • [00:23:21] Becoming a Mother at a Young Age
  • [00:42:18] How Melanie Dealt with her Alcoholism
  • [01:07:46] What’s Melanie up to Right Now?

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