3 Gifts For a 20-Something (175)

    Every time I interview a 40-something woman for 40:20 Vision I ask them what three “gifts” would they give a 20-something if they were a “Forty-Godmother”. In essence, three things to help you get a head start on perspective and gain the confidence you need to make decisions that are right for you. No more woulda, coulda, shoulda. ~ 1. Don't get too caught up in planning exactly what your future will look …you will change and things ... keep reading...

Why I Choose Creativity Above All Else

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Today we have a post from Stephanie Florence, 40:20 Vision’s contributing / Millennial editor, reflecting on her role in recent weddings. ~ I’ve reached that age when my mailbox is filled with save the date postcards and wedding invitations. I can’t scroll through my Facebook NewsFeed without seeing bling on a gal’s left hand or photos of girls in matching dresses. I’ve had five weddings during the last year (including both the sister and brother) and seven ... keep reading...

42. Not The Movie About A Great Baseball Player

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A beautiful birthday reflection from a a 40-something... ~ Turned 42 last week. Feels okay…suits me, in fact. Nice even number matches up nicely with the earned creases around my eyes, the still taut tummy and an increasing ability to care less about both. I remember when I was 12 or so…looking at my mom, who was then 42, and thinking she was the coolest, smartest, most real and beautiful woman I had ever seen. I thought if ... keep reading...

Three Gifts for a 20-Something (174)

    Every time I interview a 40-something woman for 40:20 Vision I ask them what three “gifts” would they give a 20-something if they were a “Forty-Godmother”. In essence, three things to help you get a head start on perspective and gain the confidence you need to make decisions that are right for you. No more woulda, coulda, shoulda. ~ 1. Ask questions. Be curious. When  you see something interesting, dig in. It's the best way to learn. 2. ... keep reading...

Guilty, beyond a shadow of a doubt

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I remember reading a study a few years back that asserted the age at which women reported being happiest in their lives was 33. I remember thinking “GREAT!” I have something to look forward to. Fast forward a few years and at 33, I have never been happier in my life, it’s true. A mid level professional with aspirations to grow and evolve in my career, I am also a mom to an adorable 2 ... keep reading...

Three Gifts for a 20-Something (173)

  Every time I interview a 40-something woman for 40:20 Vision I ask them what three “gifts” would they give a 20-something if they were a “Forty-Godmother”.  In essence, three things to help you get a head start on perspective and gain the confidence you need to make decisions that are right for you. No more woulda, coulda, shoulda. ~ 1. Know that decisions you make about your career are not a 20-year decision but you have to keep ... keep reading...