It’s your time to shine. You are amazing. You are capable. And you are #beYOUtiful.
Momentum Jewelry’s #beYOUtiful campaign is inspiring people all over the world to change the conversations in our heads. To put an end to the negative voices and to be kinder to ourselves. The campaign page asks, why is it so easy to compliment others, yet so difficult to say the same things about ourselves? When I first read that question, I quickly realized how real it was for me.
I am my own worst critic, especially when it comes to running. And I had no idea how much I was holding myself back.
Going into last weekend, Momentum Jewelry sent me a ‘BELIEVE IN YOURSELF’ wrap as we geared up to launch this #beYOUtiful campaign. And of course, I had to wear it right away for my half marathon that weekend. At the start of the race, I hoped for a PR but I strongly doubted my ability to achieve one. During the race, I often found myself wanting to give up but as I looked down at my wrist, I was reminded to believe in myself. It sounds a little corny but it was just the extra confidence boost that I needed. Despite all of my doubts, I managed to come away with a 6 minute PR.
Following the half marathon, I chose the “I am FEARLESS” sign for the launch of the campaign. I had learned to change the negative words in my head to result in a stronger race. Then flash forward a week to this past weekend. I ran a 5k confidently and I surprised myself with a huge new PR, beating the old PR that I set back in high school (I never thought that I would ever be able to beat it). Going into the race, I knew that I would be running with some of my fastest friends. But instead of thinking about how fast they are and holding myself back, I focused on me. I focused on my ability to finish strong regardless of what place I came in. I finished in 6th place for gender, last among my speedy friends but I am perfectly happy with the outcome.
Now, it’s your turn. You turn to unleash your potential. Practice self-love and work towards the best version of yourself.
Find out how to join in on the fun at MomentumJewelry.com.