Equanimity in the Face of Uncertainty

Equanimity in the Face of Uncertainty

I’ve made a few decisions over the past couple of months that have thrown my life into a state of uncertainty. I made them willingly and thoughtfully, but thrown I am regardless. I guess that’s all life is, really: uncertain situation after uncertain situation. We never know what tomorrow brings, or even the next minute. There have been countless...

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New Year, New You?

New Year, New You?

I love new beginnings. They can be scary, but they’re also full of possibility. Normally we make so many excuses for why we don’t embrace possibility - for why we can’t change. But a new beginning is a chance to shift this perspective.  For some reason, it’s easier for us to embrace change at the beginning of something, especially a brand...

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‘Tis the Season: How Generosity Breeds Peace

‘Tis the Season: How Generosity Breeds Peace

Christmas is a time of giving. It's the season of merriness, warmth and good eats, but most of all, it’s about generosity.  Depending on how you were raised, the generosity presents itself in the form of God sending his son to us on earth, Santa traveling around the world in a night to give gifts to all the little boys and girls, or your...

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Creating Your Ideal Environment: Setting Yourself Up for Success

Creating Your Ideal Environment: Setting Yourself Up for Success

Plant Lady—yup, that's me! My home is filled with plants. There's no corner that has escaped a bit of foliage. No windows in the room? No worries, I'll just place some dried flowers in a cool vintage vase. No space? No worries, I'll just hang it from the ceiling. But what do plants have to do with setting oneself up for success? SO MUCH. Before...

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The Feeling of Failure

The Feeling of Failure

We all struggle with the feeling of failure from time to time, but we don't often talk about it. It can be especially smothering when it starts to become part of your identity—your past mistakes start affecting your present decisions and reactions. The first step in creating a more peaceful, intentional life is acknowledging that emotional state!...

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Asking Why: How one, simple word can help you fail better

Asking Why: How one, simple word can help you fail better

If you’re a parent, you’re familiar with this ubiquitous word in children’s lexicons. It seems to make an appearance every other sentence: Adult: “We need to put this bottle in the recycling bin.” Child: “Why?” Adult: “Because we want to help the environment.” Child: “Why?” Adult: “Because we need the environment in order to live.” Child: “Why?”...

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About Me

About Me
Hi, I'm Miranda!

I'm a 2x Olympian passionate about turning our flaws and failures into powerful opportunities for growth.

Miranda Ayim

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