Cultivating the Art of Stillness with Pico Iyer: Book Summary

Cultivating the Art of Stillness with Pico Iyer: Book Summary

Book: The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere by Pico Iyer Summary of the summary: Sitting still (or going Nowhere) is "how many of us get what we most crave and need in our accelerated lives." Takeaway: Going Nowhere gives you the opportunity to synthesize lessons, emotions and experiences in order to create a truly fulfilling,...

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My 2020 Reading List

My 2020 Reading List

This is what I’ve been reading lately. I’ll update as the year goes along. A note on the reading process: Because we retain so little of what we read and hear, I’ve taken to reading non-fiction books twice—back to back. I’ll literally finish a book on page 253 and flip back to page 1 and continue reading.Idea from: Dobelli, Rolf, and...

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Making the Unconscious Conscious with Carl Jung

Making the Unconscious Conscious with Carl Jung

You know those quotes that change your life? The ones that resonate in your head like a tolling church bell yet bring the peace of a quiet forest? They’re the type of ideas that concisely express some inner knowledge that has been simmering below the surface of your mind for years. As soon as you hear or read it, those feelings and thoughts...

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Three Things You Could Use Less of in Your Life: Making Space for Peace

Three Things You Could Use Less of in Your Life: Making Space for Peace

If you’re part of the human race, there’s a high chance that stress is a regular fixture in your life. It's that feeling of being pressured, pressed, and always short on time. We usually respond to this by adding something: a drink, a Netflix binge, or a night out. We try to unwind or forget by doing something that feels good. Sometimes our...

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3 Things You Should Be Doing Before Bed

3 Things You Should Be Doing Before Bed

You know the drill: you should already be asleep, but you're still wide awake. It's starting to become a regular occurrence. Sound familiar? Well, here are 3 things you should be doing before bed. No, it’s not about avoiding your phone, drinking sleepytime tea or murmuring sleep-positive affirmations to yourself (although those can’t hurt!)....

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Top Five Beginners Yoga Videos on Youtube

Top Five Beginners Yoga Videos on Youtube

Global events have a way of bringing people together. In the midst of this COVID-19 pandemic, we see beautiful moments of community and positivity. However, we're also brought together by the general anxiety and apprehension we're feeling. (And quite a bit of boredom mixed in there as well). Cue: the exponential rise of "beginners yoga" searches...

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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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