Category: Friends & Family


What You Need To Know About Lasting Friendships …Now

August 21st, 2014 — 3:20am
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I still count many friends from high-school and college in my circle. Then there are friends from my 20s and 30 and now…new friendships formed in my 40s. There are three things I have learned about being a good friend:  listen, listen, listen. Then...accept that a friend can be amazing for some things you need, but you can’t expect them to fulfill all your needs! As you get older you realize there are ebbs and flows. When ... keep reading...

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Feeling A Little Bit of Jealousy? Yeah, Me Too

August 6th, 2014 — 11:01am
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Today we have a post from Stephanie Florence, 40:20 Vision’s contributing / Millennial editor, reflecting on a different kind of jealousy and how she works through those feelings. ~ Question: What do you get when you combine a popular e-book author/blogger, Parade contributor and YouTube employee who earned an invite to Sheryl Sandberg’s? Answer #1: The fantastic women I was fortunate to sit down to dinner with recently – and also call friends. Social media brought us together by ... keep reading...

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Why I Choose Creativity Above All Else

July 17th, 2014 — 12:00pm
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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...

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Guilty, beyond a shadow of a doubt

July 10th, 2014 — 11:45am
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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...

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Learning From One Of The “Girls”

April 10th, 2014 — 11:45am
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Today we have a post from Stephanie Florence, 40:20 Vision’s contributing / Millennial editor, reflecting on her evening with a notable “girl” in New York City. ~ I had a “pinch me” night Monday as the talent escort for the one and only Lena Dunham. Lena was recognized by the Point Foundation for her support of the LGBTQ community. I have become such a fan of her writing and how she truly speaks her mind, regardless of ... keep reading...

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On Transitioning

March 6th, 2014 — 3:46am
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Today we have a post from Stephanie Florence, 40:20 Vision’s contributing / Millennial editor, on the transition phase that comes around this age. ~ New York City is often called a melting pot, a place filled with transplants who left behind their comfort zones to take on all that the concrete jungle has to offer. I’ve been fortunate to meet several wonderful transplants during my two years in New York. One of the most binding parts of ... keep reading...

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