What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”? Here 40-somethings share three wishes to help a 20-something get a head start on the confidence to make decisions that are right for themselves. No more woulda, coulda, shoulda.
1. We all tell stories in our head all day long that have little to do with the reality of what is going on in our day. Tune out the stories you are making up in your head about what happened or what could have been, and focus on the stories you are creating in the here and now.
2. The ability to not care what other people think. It is the most powerful gift I have learned.
3. There are a lot of things you can fix in life but thinking you can “fix” someone else is an illusion of control.