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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...

The Coexistence of Success and Failure

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 distractions. There are some...

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

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 ending in an “-ER” is a fall/winter month in my...

Building Confidence: Putting the odds on your side

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, resilient confidence...

Leading with Intention: Reclaiming the Direction of Your Life

Leading with Intention: Reclaiming the Direction of Your Life

How many times have you gotten to the end of the day and thought, “Wow, what a crappy day” or “Man, that conversation really got away from me” or “Geez, I got absolutely nothing done”? How many chances do you think you had during the course of the day to alter that...

Last Day in Brazil: Reflections

Last Day in Brazil: Reflections

Reflecting back on my month-long stay in Brazil and sharing an exercise that helped me gain clarity and direction for the upcoming months! Sidenote: I just created a new Instagram that will be the landing place for all things MirandaAyim.com, like blogs and vlogs....

Why I Gave Up Netflix

Why I Gave Up Netflix

I’ve struggled with the Wi-fi in my house for the past year and a half. Yes, a year and a half. I’ve had repairmen come and go, intruding on my off days and afternoons, while I've twiddled my thumbs during the 6-hour appointment slot. Apparently there’s something...

Why I gave up Netflix

Why I gave up Netflix

Most people drastically overestimate how much time they spend doing things (think going to the gym). With TV-watching, however, it's the opposite. We spend hours and hours in front of our screens, aimlessly surfing from show to show. It's time to get more intentional...