Posts Tagged ‘growing up’

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Who’s Judging Who?

People have a lot of opinions about Gwyneth Paltrow…and she doesn’t care. Regardless of what you think, this is a good piece of 40:20 Wisdom. “One of the best things someone ever said to me was that the only time criticism hurts is if you have a judgment about yourself about that very thing. If […] Read more…

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4020 Vision Flashback: Do Family Relationships Get Better With Age?

This week, due to travel, different time zone, holiday and a cold to boot, I’m posting some old faves and good reminders. Today I’m reprising and edited version of a previously published Flash Friday – where Molly Ford of Smart Pretty and Awkward and I tackle an issue from both the 40-something and 20-something perspective. The topic… how […] 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. Surround yourself with smart people. There is no job you can do on […] 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. Think of your mistakes as a learning experience and focus on the positive and […] Read more…

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Don’t Waste Your Independence – What I Know Now

Today’s “what I know now” wisdom is from a divorced, working mom. Married young and in love to a journalist and seemingly perfect soul-mate, she spent many years struggling with her husband’s alcoholism and diminishing financial security before finally calling it quits. I spoke to her as she was getting back on her feet. This is what she […] 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.  Travel somewhere outside your comfort zone in your twenties, especially if you have […] 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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