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Miranda

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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…

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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…

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My Failure Scripts…Setting Myself Up to Fail

We all do this: behaving or reacting in a way that we KNOW set us up to fail. And since learning to fail better is essential to growth and success, in this video I share two of my personal…

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Capital “F” Failure: Why the small stuff matters

How we deal with the small stuff matters. It may seem trivial, but our body and mind often reacts to our missteps like they’re capital “F” failures while we ascribe a lowercase “s” to our success. More importantly, we…

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The Coexistence of Success and Failure

There’s a pervasive idea that success and failure are two opposing ideas. We envision them on opposite ends of a line representing time and progress. If we’re realistic, we imagine that line jagged with ups and downs, detours and…

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Can I get a little quote with my pumpkin spice latte?

It’s the end of August, which means it’s the end of summer. Yes, I know fall isn’t officially here until September 22nd, but who is really talking about how great summer is in the month of September?* Anything month…

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Building Confidence: Putting the odds on your side

Here’s the secret about confidence: We all struggle with it. We all have moments when it’s naturally low and moments when it’s naturally high. That kind of fluctuating confidence is based on our emotional state—but what about that unflinching,…