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You Have a Sparkle, Here’s How to Find It (With Former Miss USA Kristen Dalton Wolfe) – 061

Is it possible for a Miss USA winner to struggle with insecurity? Many of us don’t feel like we stand out. We often fail to believe we are lovely or unique. Or, maybe you’ve never thought much about these things. This episode’s guest, former Miss USA Kristen Dalton Wolfe, tells all women they aren’t alone in any of these feelings. As she discusses her challenges, she shares a message with women on how to find their true identity and encourages them to embrace their individual “sparkle.” Kristen unpacks what it means to discover this inner radiance and assures others that they have it too. She may have been a beauty queen, but in this podcast, you will realize she’s just like all of us: battling insecurity, depression, cystic-acne, and rejection (to name a few). In her book, The Sparkle Effect, Kristen writes about how to overcome these obstacles and more. Listen as Darlene and Julie ask Kristen about her experience in the pageant world and how she learned to walk in confidence, rooted in her true worth. Share this episode to encourage a friend to find her sparkle effect too.

Kristen Dalton Wolfe is a former Miss USA. She has used her passion for women coupled with her degree in Psychology to launch the faith blog SheisMore.com. Her new book The Sparkle Effect is available wherever books are sold. Grab your copy from Amazon now! You can follow Kristen on instagram here.

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“Sometimes on dark days I think nobody cares and nobody’s coming. Then I remember who sends thoughts like that and I straighten my crown.”

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