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    3 Gifts for a 20-Something

    WIshlist-3 Wishes ImageWhat three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”? Here, 40-somethng women share the three things to help 20-somethings get a head start on perspective and gain confidence to make decisions that are right for them. No more woulda, coulda, shoulda.

     

     

     

    1. Don’t deceive yourself. For so many reasons!

    2. Appreciate others in all life situations. There is a good probability that at one time in your life you will be in their shoes. If you never are, you are either lucky, or you missed an opportunity to learn and grow.

    3. Allow yourself to feel, experience, and process through hardship. It can be much more painful to deal with in the future if you suppress it. You can pay for counseling, treatment, etc., now or years later when you will likely have compiled regrets and also lost precious time.

    – Heidi from Spokane WA

    Today’s 3 Gifts came from a reader submission. Share your wisdom…. what are your 3 Gifts?

3 Gifts for a 20-Something

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”?  This is where I ask 40-something women to share 3 things to help a 20-something get a head start on gaining confidence to make decisions that are right for you. No more woulda, coulda, shoulda.       1. Pain is finite. 2. […] Read more…

What did you want to be when you grew up? Part 3

Today we have the third post in the series curated by Stephanie Florence, 40:20 Vision’s contributing / Millennial editor, reflecting on how childhood dreams affect the people we become. Read the first installment here and the second installment here. ~ Whitney Johnson, From Pianist to Investor “When I was really young, around 8 years old, […] Read more…

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Three Gifts for a 20-Something

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”?  This is where I ask 40-something women to share 3 things to help a 20-something get a head start on gaining confidence to make decisions that are right for you. No more woulda, coulda, shoulda.     1. The ability to not take things […] Read more…

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What did you want to be when you grew up? Part 2

Today we have the second post in the series curated by Stephanie Florence, 40:20 Vision’s contributing / Millennial editor, reflecting on how childhood dreams affect the people we become. Read the first installment here. ~ Christina Vuleta – From Princess to Planner “When I was very young I remember answering the question of what I […] Read more…

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Dear 20-Something

Last night I was telling someone how the “Dear Kitten” video was a little bit like 40:20 Vision — sharing our wisdom — cat:kitten style. Yeah, we have experienced a few things you haven’t yet. So why not try to give those following behind us a head start? I often hear that you shouldn’t give […] Read more…

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Three Gifts for a 20-Something

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”?  This is where I ask 40-something women to share 3 things to help a 20-something get a head start on gaining confidence to make decisions that are right for you. No more woulda, coulda, shoulda.   1. Show your gratitude. Tell people when they […] Read more…

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What did you want to be when you grew up?

Today we have a post from Stephanie Florence, 40:20 Vision’s contributing / Millennial editor, reflecting on how childhood dreams affect the people we become. ~ Adults love to ask children…”What do you want to be when you grow up?” Our young minds produce answers grounded in both make believe and reality – a mom, a […] Read more…

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