Becoming Toni Carey - S2 E07

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In the Season 2 finale of SheTime, Host Alexandra Sampson talks with Toni Carey. Toni is a marketing and PR professional, branding specialist, fitness guru, speaker and author. She is a freelance contributor for Self Magazine and you may know her as the co-founder and former chief marketing officer for Black Girls Run (“BGR”).

Toni and Alex discuss:

  • What prompted Toni’s interest in running and co-founding BGR

  • Women of color and fitness

  • Some of the biggest hurdles women face in practicing physical self-care (Spoiler Alert: One is hair)

  • The non-physical benefits of finding a fitness community

  • What it was like to transition BGR to new ownership, and what’s next for her

  • Breaking through fear and turning fear into magic

  • Her self-care routine

  • The importance of therapy and mental health and wellness

  • One aspect of her life she’s fine tuning

  • Who she’s becoming

This episode is a part of Season 2 -- the "Becoming" series -- of SheTime.


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