Kobe Bryant: Allowing Space for Growth

Kobe Bryant: Allowing Space for Growth

Kobe Bryant. Black Mamba. Is no longer with us. It was a news report that shocked the world—it's still shocking the world. He, alongside his daughter, Gianna, and seven other individuals were killed on Sunday, January 26, 2020 in a helicopter crash in Calabasas. That one struck close to home because Calabasas was my home for two of the four years...

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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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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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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. Check it out at @MirandaJoyBeyond!

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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 with our time and money! In this video, I talk about how giving up Netflix might...

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what’s in my book bag?

what’s in my book bag?

A month-long trip to Brazil necessitates some good reading material! In this video, I give a tour of what's in my book bag and a brief summary of my thoughts on each book. A mixture of fiction and non-fiction, business and self-help, there's a variety of topics for every type of reader.

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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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