Empowerment

Run Through the Tape!

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“There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher.” —Usain Bolt
💥As a track athlete, one thing my dad (who was my track coach growing up) always stressed, was the importance of “running through the tape.”
💥It didn’t matter if you were neck and neck with someone or running that race on your own. Because ultimately in a race, you’re always running against the clock!
💥Everything you do for you, should contribute to your self improvement.
💥Having an athletes mindset has definitely translated a lot into my personal life. That “go getter” attitude pushes me at times when I want to give up.
💥In some of my best races when I pushed my body to its limits, I never looked back and harped on the pain or the challenge of the race. Instead, I couldn’t help but get excited about my new PR time or how much better I did than the last time I stepped on the track.
💥Sometimes when I’m stressed I try to remind myself that pain and struggles are only temporary..But success is forever.
😎Take a moment today to calm your mind and seek clarity. That still voice speaks louder in the silence. Keep that fire, maintain your edge and run through that tape!!!

Kaci Gregory is an account executive at IHeartmedia. She graduated from Muhlenberg College with a double major in Media & Communications and French & Francophone studies in 2018 and spends her free time working out, spending time with friends and blogging about positivity! Because of her interest in women's studies, diversity and her passion for cosmetics and fashion, she founded the blog "She's Debonnaire." Her objective is to facilitate dialogue among women on issues related to gender, race, culture, and sexuality and how they impact perceptions of beauty.

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