Posts Tagged ‘Lessons to my younger self’

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…

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. Take more risks in your twenties as you have plenty […] Read more…

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. Don’t let a predetermined vision of what life should be determine your decisions. Be open […] Read more…

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. Get involved in some kind of sport. You don’t have to be super-athletic to get […] Read more…

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…

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. Make up your own mind. Be quizzical. Don’t co-opt others POVs without questioning […] Read more…

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. Don’t let anyone take your self-worth. 2.  Don’t settle. Make sure you have the […] Read more…

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