Entrepreneur Lauren Raja lost her young husband and her beloved grandmother within a year, and in her grief she created a fast-growing fashion pajama company in their names, JustinJean. She shares how she turned her grief into creativity and provides must-listen lessons on how to find your true passion and live “all in” with no regrets.
Lauren Raja was happily in love. Everything was going as planned. Then she lost her 33 year old husband in a freak accident.
From there everything was a blur. Many days turned into many months at home alone in her PJs, grieving her loss – her dreams of having children, financial security, gone with the man she loved more than anyone or anything in the world.
Lauren remembered the sewing machine her grandmother had given her, and soon she found solace in designing a line of PJs and learning on her own how to create and grow an e-commerce business.
The result is Justin Jean – named after her late husband and late grandmother – a line of adorable girls and women’s pajamas.
The PJs have a heard sewn on each sleeve to symbolize authenticity, integrity and passion – the three qualities both Justin and Jean possessed – and three ruffles on the backside, to bring back the innocence we lose in childhood.
Learn in this episode:
- How to learn to let go and why not caring is the key to success
- How to live a life “all in” and in the moment with no regrets
- How to find your true passion and never give up
- How to teach yourself everything you need to grow a business
- And much more!
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