From Mindful Living

A celebration of living in the moment

How to Be Resilient – An Artist’s Perspective

At the museum funny ink and watercolor illustration by Joana Miranda

Like anything else, learning how to be resilient requires practice. A sense of humor and willingness to get creative goes a long way, too!

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Staying Sane in a Crazy World – An Illustrated Guide

Staying sane in a crazy world - DIY face mask illustration by Joana Miranda

Staying sane in a crazy world is more than a mindset. Self-care requires discipline and energy. Here's an (illustrated) look at how I cope.

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The Art of Staying Focused

For me, the art of staying focused is to stay focused on my art. But I also believe in looking for the positive and celebrating all the little victories.

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New Mindfulness Art by Joana Miranda Studio

Humorous mindfulness Illustration by Joana Miranda

Sometimes you've gotta unplug to tune in. My new mindfulness illustration makes that point with humor and a dose of whimsy. Available at Society6 and Etsy!

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How to Overcome Performance Anxiety (Practical Advice with a Dose of Woo-Woo?)

My top ten practical and not-so-woo-woo tips for how to overcome performance anxiety come from over 20 years of professional performance experience.

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Healthy Eating: An Artful Approach

Healthy eating is a lot easier when you can pick ingredients straight from your own back yard. Here's what I made with our fresh-picked blueberries today...

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