Posts Tagged ‘20-something’

Make Your Own “It”

“Don’t care so much about doing what everyone else is doing. Being a part of it doesn’t make a difference. You can make your own “it”. In the end you will find you didn’t miss out on much.” – 40-something, working mom, wife, artist, Sierra Vista, AZ Read more…

Three Wishes for a Twenty-Something (8)

~1~ “A little money won’t hurt so you’re not always working so hard that you can’t look up a little bit. I think young people are working so hard that they don’t have time to look up and see what’s going on or sit back and think about what’s going on. They’re just doing. Do, […] Read more…

Forget Facebook to Forget a First Love

The other day I answered a question from a 20-something on whether you ever stop thinking about your first love.  The answer was yes. But some people take longer than others, especially when you can keep tabs of your exes on Facebook. Not that we need a study to tell us this, but I read a survey […] Read more…

Do You Ever Forget Your 1st Love?

Q: Do you ever stop thinking about your first love? – 20-something A: Yes….you do. You stop thinking about them. And then they become a memory. For many, a good memory that recalls the excitement of first love, nostalgia for  a more innocent, if naive side of ourselves, and most importantly a learning about ourselves […] Read more…

Three Gifts for a 20-Something (7)

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 a “Forty-Godmother”. Here’s one woman’s gifts: ~1~ “Don’t over-analyze a guy. I will give you that ability with a magic wand — don’t think too much. Take it for what is […] Read more…

Slow Down

We all feel the pressure to achieve some imaginary “to-do” list. There’s a sense that we only have a window of time in our 20s to accomplish so much. Sometimes that leads to rushing into things or choosing a path before it’s time.  It’s time to explore yes…but use that time. Don’t just fill it […] Read more…

Appreciate Your Negatives

Yes, you read that right. Sometimes the things we think are our worst flaws end up being something we can use to our advantage. Maybe take a minute today to forgive yourself a flaw and see where embracing it takes you. Here is one woman’s advice on how she turned something she used to beat […] Read more…

Fueling the Fire – Love that Lasts

A new study shows it is possible to still be madly in love with your partner after 20-some years. Nice news in today’s world where the idea of lasting love seems ever more quaint. The study from Stony Brook University in New York used brain scans to find that some couples married on average 21 […] Read more…

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