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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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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Capital “F” Failure: Why the small stuff matters

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 brush aside failures like they're not meant to be there, like we're aiming for a 100% failure-free life. What does that even look...

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owning your success

owning your success

Why are there so many definitions of success and how can you define yours? Let's start by taking a look at what we find valuable.

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Envisioning Your Ideal Self: Tapping into your inner badass

Envisioning Your Ideal Self: Tapping into your inner badass

What kind of expectations do you have for your life? Put aside the goals and results and achievements for a moment…What do you want your life to look and feel like in 10, 20, 50 years? While we can’t control exactly what will happen, we can control the general direction we’re going and what type of person we want to be in that eventuality. “If...

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About Me

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Hi, I'm Miranda!

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

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