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    3 Gifts for a 20-Something

    WIshlist-3 Wishes ImageWhat three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”? Here, 40-somethng women share the three things to help 20-somethings get a head start on perspective and gain confidence to make decisions that are right for them. No more woulda, coulda, shoulda.

     

     

     

    1. Don’t deceive yourself. For so many reasons!

    2. Appreciate others in all life situations. There is a good probability that at one time in your life you will be in their shoes. If you never are, you are either lucky, or you missed an opportunity to learn and grow.

    3. Allow yourself to feel, experience, and process through hardship. It can be much more painful to deal with in the future if you suppress it. You can pay for counseling, treatment, etc., now or years later when you will likely have compiled regrets and also lost precious time.

    – Heidi from Spokane WA

    Today’s 3 Gifts came from a reader submission. Share your wisdom…. what are your 3 Gifts?

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Three Gifts for a 20-Something

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”?  40-something women share three things 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.  Be scrappy and work hard. You don’t have to have a fancy degree degree […] Read more…

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Get Strategic About Your Networking

Networking can be intimidating, an energy drain or ….extremely productive. Some 40-something and 20-something tips on how to make it easier. When I go to networking events, what I found is that if I go early, there are so few people that I can get in a meaningful conversation. There are the events where you […] Read more…

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3 Gifts for a 20-Something

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”?  40-something women share three things 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.  Remember that marriage is about striving for the person you want to end […] Read more…

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It Doesn’t All Come At Once

                I’m not sure if I had confidence. I think I thought I was smart enough but I also felt knocked down a lot by the smarter people around me. I always felt like I was behind and I didn’t know enough. So I always felt insecure based […] Read more…

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Three Gifts for a 20-Something

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”?  40-something women share three things 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.  Don’t take every no personally. In work and business, you have […] Read more…

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Three Gifts for a 20-Something

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”?  Here 40-something women share three things 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.  Relationship presence. You can’t build a relationship based on the future. What […] Read more…

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