Joy Pecoraro

Bio

Social entrepreneur/founder of WOWW Campaign with an economics degree from UT at Austin (hook 'em). I interview amazing women and share their story about overcoming challenging circumstances. MY LOVES: Chipotle, sports, spicy foods, lemons & Oprah. I think "our story is just the beginning," so why not embrace it? My podcast can be found on iTunes, SoundCloud and Google Play. Follow me on Instagram @WOWWcampaign (still getting used to Twitter).

3 Important Things My Grandpa Taught Me About The Right Way To Love

By Joy Pecoraro
I remember the moment I became "boy crazy"; it felt like an overnight transformation. Suddenly, I became mute around certain boys and couldn't articulate the feelings in my stomach when they would be in my presence. Luckily, it wasn't all downhill…

Why Accepting Blame In Your Relationship Just Allows Your SO To Treat You Badly

By Joy Pecoraro
I know I'm not perfect. But my number one rule in life is to realize everyone is equally flawed. So, while you show mercy, make it a requirement for yourself as well. Even though I'm now aware of this, I was once in a relationship that left me…

If You Can Say 'Yes' To These 5 Questions, It Means You're Finally Over Your Ex

By Joy Pecoraro
Moving on after a breakup is so incredibly bittersweet because it marks the end of a lot of things, not just your relationship. Picking up the broken pieces after a breakup is difficult because there isn't a single roadmap that guides you through…

Why Stalking Your Ex On Social Media After A Breakup Is The Best Kind Of Therapy

By Joy Pecoraro
Not knowing what your ex is up to after a breakup can often be the source of the lies you tell yourself. Our imaginations can run wild, and if we aren't ready to accept the events that contributed to the end of a relationship, we'll tell ourselves…

Here's How Being Single For A Long Time Helped Me Be A Better Girlfriend

By Joy Pecoraro
The power of solitude by itself isn't the only magic ingredient when you're trying to become a better person. But if used correctly and in combination with the desire to learn, solitude is one of the most powerful tools you can build upon and use…

The 3 Reasons Why Forgiving A SO Is Always In Your Best Interest

By Joy Pecoraro
Unfortunately, most of us have been cheated on at some point in our lives. It's an experience we purposefully choose to forget and regardless of the time that's gone by, it doesn't take a lot of effort to relive a play-by-play of that painful…

How My Guatemalan Grandmother Made Me Believe I Was Unstoppable

By Joy Pecoraro
"Mamatita," my irreplaceable Guatemalan grandmother, didn't let circumstances, cultural stereotypes, history or other people's opinions stop her from becoming a successful woman in many aspects of her life. I didn't realize how many obstacles she…

3 Reasons Why You Should Embrace Time Apart From Your SO

By Joy Pecoraro
A grateful heart might just be the secret ingredient to most things in life. But we are human, and therefore fall into a routine of taking things and people for granted. There is so much truth behind "You never know what you have until its gone,"…

4 Ways To Know You're In Love With Someone And Not Just Infatuated With Them

By Joy Pecoraro
In my opinion, love is the moment that you look back on previous relationships and know why things didn't work out with your exes. We've all met that person that seems have been tattooed on our subconscious after the first few dates. And after that…

3 Secrets I Learned About Career And Success From Top Women In Their Fields

By Joy Pecoraro
When I was attending college at The University of Texas at Austin, I felt defeated most of the time and struggled to find the motivation and encouragement that would keep me enrolled in school.  What I took from it is that struggle is inevitable, so…

The 3 Things Guys Can Do To Score A Second Date, According To A Woman

By Joy Pecoraro
We are all familiar with the cheesy (but true) sayings, "chivalry isn't dead," "you have two ears and one mouth for a reason" and "get to know her heart." Yet the older I get and the more my dating resume grows, the more I realize not enough men…

4 Reasons Every NFL Team Absolutely Needs To Hire A Female Coach

By Joy Pecoraro
The NFL is making strategic decisions that benefit its business by hiring women to assist with coaching. On July 27, 2015, the Arizona Cardinals announced they hired Jen Welter, the first female coach in the NFL. The news came one year after the San…