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Emerging Stronger: How to Overcome Trauma with Paige Adams-Geller

Not Alone
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Content Warning: The following episode discusses serious and sensitive matters surrounding sexual assault.

What unexpected insights or personal growth did you discover while coping with the impact of trauma? How did you find the strength to navigate through the aftermath of a traumatic experience and emerge stronger than ever? Valeria opens up about how she and her guest got through uncomfortable situations. 

In this episode, Valeria is joined by the inspiring Paige Adams-Geller, the phenomenal founder of Paige, the fashion-forward denim brand we all know and love. Paige takes us on a captivating ride through her life, how she ventured into the thrilling world of modeling and fashion and the hardships she would face, the untold, ugly side of the fashion industry that's rarely spoken about, and her intuitive business strategies and how she trusted her instincts to thrive in the cutthroat world of entrepreneurship. 

You can find Paige on: 
Your Perfect Fit 

Valeria is on:
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What We Talked About:

00:00 Intro

00:52 Let’s meet the Paige founder, Paige Adams-Geller

01:54 How it was growing up in Alaska

04:01 Learning how to keep yourself occupied and use your imagination

06:34 Becoming a model and joining the fashion industry

11:18 How s*xual assault can impact your life

17:19 The ugly, untold side of fashion

22:51 Why I decided not to have children

24:08 Why do we keep making the wrong choices?

26:44 Are there any unexpected gifts from trauma?

30:29 Putting thought into action, and Paige was born

34:36 Always trust your intuition when you’re running a business

41:33 How do you know when to reinvent yourself?

44:01 Starting the brand off as a denim brand

50:07 What keeps you inspired these days?

52:17 Do you think your younger self is proud of your current self?

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