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Welcome | What we’re doing | Things you can do

Welcome to Girls Get Real — or GGR for short!

I’m thrilled you’re here. GGR opened it’s doors as a traditional coaching practice in late 2009. We got off to a good start, but almost immediately, something didn’t feel quite right. We were doing all the right things, but we just felt like their had to be more — more we could do and more girls we could reach. Then, we discovered the problem.

GGR and its founder are anything but traditional!

It was time to take our own advice and GET REAL! So we’re breaking the mold, coming out from under the radar and going big — really, really big. This new website and blog is just the beginning of that, and we are super glad you are along for the ride!


What we’re doing

If you are looking for “more,” you are in the right place. We know what it feels like to do all the “right” things, but somehow, things still don’t feel quite right. You know what this feels like, too, and you want more. You know it’s out there and you want to find it.

But can you really do that? Is that safe? Shouldn’t you be happy doing it the way it’s always been done? Isn’t that the way to success? What will everyone think if you start questioning? What will your parent’s think? Crap, that’s scary.

This blog and all of the other resources on this website are all about giving you the permission, space, tools and support you need, so you can begin to safely and freely explore, create and live a life of fun, freedom and fulfillment, even in the midst of increasing responsibilities and expectations of adulthood.


Things you can do

Connect | Talk | Share | Contribute | Invite | Collaborate

  • Connect

    Getting connected means you have more opportunities to connect and interact with Shannon and other girls going through the same life stuff as you — and it also means you will be one of the first to know when new things are happening here at GGR.

    • Like Girls Get Real on Facebook
    • Follow @GirlsGetReal on Twitter
    • Subscribe to GGR to receive a weekly digest of new blog posts plus subscriber-only tips, discounts & more
    • Subscribe to the Blog via your favorite RSS feed and/or Email to always have the newest blog posts right at your finger tips

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  • Talk

    Talking to us, interacting with us, is the best way to let us know what content you like, what content you don’t like and what you’d like to see more of.

    • Leave comments on the blog
    • Like, Comment and Share on Facebook
    • RT, Reply and DM on Twitter
    • Suggest blog topics you want us to write about
    • Submit questions via Ask Shannon


    We want to get to know you. We want to learn the best way to serve and support you. We promise we’ll listen and talk back!

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  • Share

    Tell your friends, parents and campus leaders about Girls Get Real.

    • Use the Share buttons throughout the site to share your favorite articles via Facebook, Twitter and more
    • Share links on the GGR Facebook page with friends on your Facebook wall
    • Tweet cool stuff about GGR and RT your favorite GGR tweets

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  • Contribute

    Each week we invite a college girl to guest post on the GGR blog. Interested? Send an email to Include in the email your name, age, college status/year and a brief description of your idea. We’ll take a look at it, and if it’s good fit, we’ll email you further details for submitting your guest post.

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  • Invite

    Rave about Girls Get Real to your parents and the leaders of your campus women’s organizations/clubs and suggest working with Shannon or booking her to speak at your next event.

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  • Collaborate

    Ready to do more? Let’s work together! Check out the list of services offered through GGR and see which one is the perfect fit for you. Want to try out coaching? Special bonus: To introduce you to Shannon and coaching, we are offering a FREE 30-minute coaching session with Shannon for up to 25 people. Schedule your free session now while there are still appointments available!

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