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Posts by Shira Miller

Inspiring Women Blog

“Shira is a powerful example of a woman who embodies the Lift & Be Uplifted mission through her efforts to help people claim the life they deserve by blending her corporate career with a purpose-driven life. ​In this Spotlight post, she reveals learning to own her voice when expressing challenging opinions to leading effectively in…

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How to find a silver lining in the most challenging times

You know that 1990’s Proclaimers song about walking 500 miles? Peter Larsen in Cologne, Germany puts them to shame. When the pandemic put his normal life on hold, he started embarking on socially distanced long walks way before dawn, logging in more than a million steps in a month. The Agile Coach for developers also…

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Coping with isolation? Turning to self-care can help a lot

Some people will follow their passions around the world. That’s what Suzanne Case did, when the global sports marketing expert moved to Sri Lanka in February 2020 with a dream to start a surfing and fitness retreat. — Published on May 8, 2020 https://thriveglobal.com/stories/coping-with-isolation-turning-to-self-care-can-help-a-lot/

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4 Ways to Thrive Throughout Social Distancing

Obsessed as I was with the notion of being an astronaut as a kid, one thing bothered me about it. Nope, it wasn’t the mysterious complexities of using the bathroom in outer space or even subsisting on freeze-dried foods. The notion of being alone, or perhaps confined in a small space with a handful of…

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Four Lessons I Learned About Exercising at Home

Social butterfly. Outgoing. Gregarious. Sure, multiple elementary school teachers used those terms on report cards to let my parents know I talked too much in class. However you describe it, I am a hard-core extrovert. So when I first started embracing fitness back in the early 1990’s, exercising with others was part of the draw.…

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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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