GO Mommy GO! Modern Day Motherhood

Mental Toughness: How to Handle Pain and Stress

How to Handle Pain (and Stress)

Ever since I starting running track at 5 years old, pain has accompanied me in my training and my competitions. So I decided at an early age that: Pain is something that I can’t avoid. I am capable of overcoming it. A lot of people think that the best athletes have a “high pain tolerance” in that they… [read more]

Happy Mother's Day

The Greatest Love of All

It’s surreal to celebrate Mother’s Day alongside my own mother these days. When my sisters and I were growing up, the attention was all on our mom for Mother’s Day. Now we are grown with our own children, and we are celebrating it together, with my mom holding the infamous title of GRAMMY! To the… [read more]

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Spotlight on our Future

Inspirational stories from women overcoming adversity

My Name is Hydia Clark, and I Am No Longer SILENT

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Hydia Clark, a 17-year-old high school senior for our Go Woman Go Future Spotlight Series. Life sure can throw you some curves balls. At the age of five, my biggest worry was a new Barbie Doll or the latest new Brat Doll coming out; I had no… [read more]

Getting into college - applications and admissions process

Getting into your dream college isn’t just about your grades

I had high aspirations as a high schooler and was determined to do whatever it would take to reach my goals. My dream schools were UCLA and USC, two very competitive and prestigious universities that were right in my own backyard in Los Angeles. I listened to the advice I was given and took honors and… [read more]

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GO Woman GO! Pursuing your Career

Leadership lessons: belief is powerful

Belief is Powerful: Leadership Lessons from My Mother

  I often get the question, “When did you realize you were fast?” It’s hard for me to answer…I feel like I’ve always known! Some people don’t take up track until they’re in high school and have great success. For me, I can’t ever remember NOT running. If you grow up in Los Angeles, it’s… [read more]

Mae Jemison on the Endeavor

Mae Jemison: Breaking Free from the Slavery of Normal

I love reading about famous women in history who have rocked the boat and defied the boundaries and limits society tries to put on them. For Black History Month, I want to talk about an incredible woman I didn’t even know about until I saw her picture and description on someone’s Instagram page last week.… [read more]

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Empowering Thoughts:

Why I Hired a Life Coach

Please Support the Lashinda Demus Foundation

I’ve been a professional track and field athlete for ten years now. It wasn’t until having my twin sons that I realized how important it is to give back to the community and also to set an example of promoting and participating in philanthrophy, which I believe we are all obligated to do, no matter to what… [read more]

South Carolina Women's Track and Field Champions 2002

How to Choose the Right College as a High School Recruit

I started receiving letters from colleges my freshman year in high school. There was even one coach that called me early out of excitement, and then out of honesty turned themselves in. Once my junior year came around and it became legal to call me, the calls were pretty steady. I took three “official visit”… [read more]

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Inspiring Words:

The path is not paved in gold, but the reward is eternal.

The path is not paved in gold, but the reward is eternal. The 2014 season has been a bit of a … [read more]

Inspirational Quote from Wilma Rudolph

  "My doctor told me I would never walk again. My mother told me I would. I believed my … [read more]

Boldness has genius power and magic in it

"Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it." - … [read more]

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