Compromise, Until You Compromise Yourself

Most 40-somethings say that you do have to compromise in a relationship. But that doesn’t mean one person is right and one person is wrong. It’s about getting to a place where you both feel right — or at least no one feels wrong all of the time. That’s when you start compromising yourself. One woman […] Read more…

Be Selfish

Most 40-somethings agree that your 20s are the time to really get to “know yourself”. It’s a lot easier to do in your 20s than it is in your 40s and particularly helpful to do before you get married. “How can you know if someone is right for you if you don’t know who you […] Read more…

Prove Them Wrong

“So many people doubted my passion, but I proved them wrong” — 20-something worthy advice from Dylan Lauren at the Glamour Love Your Life conference earlier this week. Dylan Lauren is the Founder and CEO of Dylan’s Candy Bar.  While running an events company after graduating college, Dylan come across a variety of confections that inspired […] Read more…

Don’t Shoehorn Yourself

“Don’t shoehorn yourself into a predetermined vision of what life should be…be open to life’s gifts” — Padma Lakshmi at the Glamour Love Your Life Conference Padma Lakshmi: actress, author, host of top chef, founder of two companies: Easy Exotic which sells culinary products and the Padma Collection, a line of fine jewelry. She recently […] Read more…

Keeping it Real

Day three of advice curated from the women at the Glamour Love Your LIfe conference. Bobbi Brown is truly a woman who has done it her way. She built a cosmetics empire based on the philosophy that make-up should bring out the best you rather than make you look like someone else, all the while […] Read more…

Don’t Listen to the Obnoxious Voices in Your Head

Each day this week I’m sharing some of the insights from the Glamour Love Your Life Conference I attended Monday. Today…Arianna Huffington. First, a brief bio. She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of thirteen books. She is also co-host of “Left, Right & Center,” a […] Read more…

Leverage Failure

I went to the Glamour Magazine Love Your Life Conference  yesterday. The conference was in honor of the 20th anniversary of Glamour’s Women of the Year Awards. Over the years Glamour has celebrated women who have lived, learned and broken the boundaries of what is possible in work and life. While the conference and the awards honor […] Read more…

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

“Don’t go out with someone just because they are interested in you. Know what you want.”– 40-something, married, mom, fashion designer, Brooklyn, NY I have heard this sentiment from a lot of 40-something women. Looking back they realize that it was usually the men who were interested in them that they ended up going out […] Read more…

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