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Tia's Empowering Journey: Championing Mental Health and Defying Limits - Episode 6

Hey there, my fierce readers! I am thrilled to share the incredible interview I had with the extraordinary Tia Michelle Polanco! In this exciting episode of "The Strength Series," we dive deep into Tia's journey in pageantry and her unwavering dedication to her platform, Tia's Racket, which focuses on mental health awareness and anti-bullying. So grab your favorite beverage, settle in, and let's explore the inspiring story of Tia's resilience and passion.

During our conversation, Tia opened up about her non-profit organization, Tia's Racket, which she founded at the young age of 17. The project serves as a powerful platform to raise awareness about mental health and combat bullying. Inspired by her own painful experiences with bullying, Tia's Racket stands as a beacon of hope, offering support, resources, and education to those in need. Tia's commitment to empowering others and fostering a compassionate community is truly awe-inspiring.

Tia's favorite quote, "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams" by Eleanor Roosevelt, perfectly encapsulates her unwavering belief in the power of dreams. It is this belief that propels Tia forward, driving her passion for making a positive impact and creating a better future. Through her dedicated work with Tia's Racket, she shows us that our dreams hold immense power and that we have the ability to transform them into reality.

Beyond the world of pageantry, Tia shared with me her vibrant passion for cosplaying. As a devoted cosplayer, she finds joy in bringing beloved anime and Disney characters to life. It's a creative outlet that allows her to tap into her imagination and connect with a vibrant community of fellow enthusiasts. Tia's love for cosplaying showcases her vivacious spirit and reminds us all to embrace our passions and let our imaginations soar.

Her personal experiences and unwavering determination to make a difference serve as an inspiration to us all. Stay tuned for more captivating episodes of "The Strength Series" as we continue to celebrate remarkable individuals who inspire us to embrace our uniqueness and create positive change in the world.


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Hi, I'm Brittany Goodman

Pageant Queen. Motivational Speaker. Founder of Strength Over Silence. Empowering Survivors & Breaking Barriers.

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Welcome to Bold & Beautiful, a blog documenting my journey towards the International United Miss 2023 pageant. Here, I share my experiences, challenges, and triumphs as I compete for the National United Miss title. I discuss topics that matter to me, such as body positivity, domestic violence awareness, public speaking, community service, and my platform, Strength Over Silence.


Through Bold & Beautiful, I aim to inspire and empower others by sharing my insights and perspectives. Join me on this journey, and let's uplift and encourage each other to be our best selves.

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