By actively listening, empathizing and sharing her story, Karelle helps individual learn how to:
- Navigate challenges
- Overcome obstacles
- Embrace failure
- Develop a positive and growth mindset
- Build resilience
- Be relentless in the pursuit of their goals
Other benefits of mentoring include:
- Improved self-esteem
- Social connection
Karelle’s athletic career has been plagued by challenges, both physical and mental. These hurdles have taught Karelle invaluable life lessons, some of which came late in her career. Karelle’s hope is that by sharing her journey, individuals will learn and be able to apply some of these lessons a little sooner than she was able to.
Karelle also believes that there is power in hearing the words “me too”. By normalizing life’s obstacles, Karelle helps individuals realize that they are not alone.