Isolation is NOT easy.
We all experienced it to some degree or another during lockdown. Friends and family became just a face on a screen, and long-distance relationships took on a whole new meaning. While cities are beginning to open up again, many people still struggle with feeling alone and are longing for connection.
But GIRL, despite how it feels, one thing that COVID cannot take from us is COMMUNITY. I know that seems crazy, but with all the technology we have at our fingertips there are still ways to find community when we’re forced to be alone (beyond Facetiming your friends).
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From lawyer to business owner, Kalyn Chandler didn’t wait for the perfect time to make a career change — she took the leap and followed her dreams, no matter where they took her.
Founder, owner, and creative director of Effie’s Paper: Stationary & Whatnot, Kalyn created a lifestyle brand that presents cool and on-trend accessories for fun at work, stylish travel, and a chic daily life. But her path to this point had a lot of pit stops, including a 10-year stint working at a law firm (where she never intended to even practice law in the first place). But finally she transitioned out of law and took some time to figure out what she REALLY wanted to be when she grew up (a question that plagues us all, no matter our age).
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Twenty years in business… without a business degree.
That is the story of Anne Deeter Gallaher, owner and CEO of the Deeter Gallaher Group, a creative services firm in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.
As Anne herself would say, she’s taken a nontraditional path to entrepreneurship. Before having her first son, Anne worked at a publishing house for five years which opened the door to the first of many challenges she’s overcome…
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Everyone teaches you how to chase your dream, but no one tells you what to do when it’s gone!
Well GIRL, Austen Tosone lost her dream job… TWICE!
But with great resilience in very difficult times, Austen capitalized on her own strengths, and now works as a blogger, Youtuber, and beauty content director for Jumprope – an app for women who create content around beauty, fashion, fitness, and beyond.
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