Three Gifts for a 20-Something

Every time I interview a 40-something woman for 40:20 Vision I ask them what 3 “gifts” would they give a 20-something if they were your “Forty-Godmother”. Here’s one woman’s gifts: ~ 1 ~ “The power not to obsess. Something that will turn off the part of the brain / thought process that obsesses and makes […] Read more…

The Black Swan — More Pressure to be Thin?

The movie Black Swan opens today with Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis playing a dance of good and evil in the competitive world of ballet.  Everyone knows ballerinas are under constant pressure to be ultra-thin. Both actresses had to lose up to 20 pounds to fit the mold. They each recounted how awful they looked […] Read more…

How Do You Transition From Hooking Up to Dating?

Another post on The Huffington Post today. Advice to women on separating sex and emotion in today’s “hook-up” culture. Would love to know if more women feel the way some of the 20-somethings I have talked to do…that of course you can have guilt-free sex today but what if you don’t want to in a […] Read more…

How to Tell the Difference Between Friends and Frenemies

Female friendships are far from a sisterhood…according to an article in the New York Post yesterday (see link below). This article is one of many about the new book “Twisted Sisterhood” by Kelly Valen which  reveals stories of jealousy, undermining and competition amongst women (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/nov/18/women-own-worst-enemies-study). A study associated with the book shows that 84% of […] Read more…

What Should You Appreciate More in Your 20’s?

A few things 40-somethings wish they appreciated more in their 20’s: your metabolism, your energy, your ability to bounce back from hangovers, your skin, your body, your mistakes, your freedom, sleep, independence, time, choices, sex. And then there are the big ones — the one’s many women wish they didn’t take for granted in their […] Read more…

When to End a Break?

Yesterday I had two queries from 20-somethings on whether to break up with a boyfriend or not. One was jokingly flipping a coin to decide. The other one is on a “break” and trying to decide whether to cut the tie. Of course there is no one size fits all answer. The idea of this […] Read more…

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