What does pageantry really teach us? As contestants, we can get caught up in our tunnel vision to victory. Let’s take a second to step back and look at the bigger picture. Here are the 6 lessons I’ve learned on my journey: I Can’t Always Win It sucks, but I can’t always win. I… Read More 6 Life Lessons I Learned From Pageantry
Ahhh boyfriends. This one is for you. If you’re lucky enough to have a girlfriend that competes in pageants, you must be something special, or you are the ultra-popular quarterback of the football team and make for good arm candy. 😉 I say this because pageant contestants have a hard time with boyfriends. She never hangs… Read More 7 Tips to Being a Better Pageant Boyfriend
As you may know, most pageants include a fitness category into their competition. Outsiders make jokes about it, parents may not think it’s appropriate, and some pageant contestants actually dread this portion of their pageant. I will readily admit, it wasn’t always my favorite or my strongest portion of competition, but training for those 30… Read More How training my body for a pageant prepared me for ‘real life.’
You know that question in interview that everyone dreads? Sure you do! “Do you have a pageant coach?” *Insert cringe here.* Why is that a cringe moment? The worst advice I’ve ever heard about competing in pageantry is, “you don’t need a pageant coach.” You don’t need a coach?! Really? What great athlete, business person,… Read More
I know it is a little early to be talking about Christmas, but what the heck! I have a really good point to make. 🙂 Christmas is, hands down, one of my favorite holidays. I love the food, I love buying gifts for others, and I certainly love the decorations! For as long as I… Read More Are You a Christmas Tree or a Fruit Tree?
Competition. That one thing standing between you and your crown is the girl that is your competition! I know you’ve thought about her. What is she like? How the heck does she always win? How are you going to beat her? These might be questions you are thinking about. What you should really be thinking… Read More 7 Lessons to Learn from Your Competitor