Facing Your Fears and Overcoming Challenges with Confidence

Facing Your Fears and Overcoming Challenges with Confidence with Cassie Gannis

In this episode, I’m joined by Professional Race Car Driver, Cassie Gannis. Cassie joins me to share her story of overcoming childhood bullying because of her dyslexia to become confident and successful today by facing her fears and pursuing her passion. 

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The Details

Traumatic experience:

Cassie was diagnosed with dyslexia as a child and as a result, she experienced bullying throughout her time in school for having difficulty reading. 

Effects of the traumatic experience:

Being made fun of for her dyslexia made Cassie self-conscious and not want to talk to others so much as she was growing up. 

Overcoming the traumatic experience:

Cassie was helped by finding people who accepted her for who she was. Getting into racing helped Cassie become more confident and less shy. 

What Cassie does today:

Cassie is a NASCAR driver and veterinary technician.

Final Question:

Given what you know now, if you could go back to when you were going through the tough times and give yourself one piece of advice, what would it be?

Cassie's Answer: She wouldn't change anything. 

Links Mentioned

Facebook - Cassie's Facebook page

Twitter - Cassie's Twitter profile

Instagram - Cassie's Instagram profile

The Cassidy and Melissa Show - the other interview I did with Cassie along with co-host Cassidy McMillan

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