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Posts by Shira Miller

How to transform your life by speaking your intentions

Some things are undeniably powerful, like NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, an orbiting observatory that will dramatically expand our understanding of the galaxy or tennis superstar Serena Williams’ style of play, which lead to her winning the most Grand Slam titles of all time. But one of the most powerful forces of all doesn’t require…

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This international community sparks my well-being each day

Interested in knitting, astrology, gaming or making your own beer? Hey, it’s easy to find birds of a feather online or in real life that share those hobbies. One of my passions is exercise. So, when I was asked to join a private Facebook group in January 2019 that focused on promoting daily movement, it…

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J.K. Rowling Taught Me to Embrace the Gift of Failure

When asked which famous person I most admire, my answer is always J.K. Rowling. I love how the bestselling author inspired millions of kids to love reading with her Harry Potter series and pretty much geeked out on the wonderful book series myself. (Every online quiz sorts me into the Gryffindor House, proving I definitely…

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3 Ways to Determine if You’re On the Right Path

Ever come to a crossroads in life and you’re not sure how to proceed? You know, which job do you take or romantic interest you date when it’s time to make a choice and everything seems relatively equal. Should you take the leap and move across the country or stay in a city that feels…

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This one practice will help you become a better leader

If you tallied up the number of current websites, books, articles, webinars and conferences out there that focus on developing your leadership skills, it’s going to be a huge number. I bet it is somewhere north of the amount of U.S. adults who are video gamers (164 million), but less than the entire population of…

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Want to crush 2020? Here are 3 things you should stop doing

  Drum roll, please…we’ve just started a new year and decade all at once. After binging vintage videos of Barbara Walters saying “this is 2020” and perusing inspiring messages on social, chances are good you’ve thought about setting goals and resolutions. After all, 40% of Americans do just that each year. But if you really…

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This Decade, I Dropped the Need to Apologize For No Reason

Have you heard about those huge alligators that live in the New York City sewer system? Or how mixing pop rocks candy and soda can make your stomach explode? Then there’s that story about the woman who apologized too much, even when there was nothing to be sorry for, and all of that stress caused…

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Science says meaningful conversations make you happier – here’s how to have more of them

When considering what I’m thankful for this holiday season, meaningful conversations top that list. That unexpected realization was prompted by having dinner with a long-time friend a few nights ago. We initially met when I was his Resident Adviser in college, around the same time that the first Die Hard movie debuted (yippee-ki-yay indeed, Bruce Willis) and…

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4 Ways to Find Your Tribe

It took me a while to find my groove growing up. Over the course of a decade, my mom enrolled me in activities like ballet, jazz dance, gymnastics, soccer, piano lessons and art. I was mediocre on a good day and inevitably quit after putting a year or two in due to lack of interest…

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