Posts Tagged ‘life lessons’

You Only Have One Lap (And Other Life Lessons)

Today’s three wishes are inspired by a group of friends who I spend the last week with in Nantucket. This group has spent many holidays there, so it holds many memories as well as conversations that moved us forward. This year was particularly moving because we were also there to celebrate the life of an […] Read more…

Don’t Keep Your Eye On The Horizon, Seek Out New Horizons (and Other Things I Wish I Knew Then)

No one can tell you what’s within your reach except you. Constantly put yourself in situations that expand your horizon of what is possible. Learning, volunteering, traveling or simply exploring parts of your city that are outside your stopping grounds, reading. Open up your your view of what you can do. Practice your confidence muscle. […] Read more…

Three Gifts for a 20-Something: Commencement Speech Wisdom

This weeks three gifts are in the form of three commencement speeches from this year. This year we have more speeches by women that we’ve seen in two decades. I’m always inspired by this time of year. Enjoy! Abby Wambach, retired soccer player, Barnard, May 2018 https://barnard.edu/commencement/archives/2018/abby-wambach-remarks “If I could go back and tell my younger […] Read more…

Three Gifts For A 20-Something – Grow At Your Own Pace

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”? Here 40-somethings share three wishes to help a 20-something get a head start on the confidence to make decisions that are right for them (not their parents, friends, teachers or society). No more woulda, coulda, shoulda.  Raise your hand to do the […] Read more…

Three Wishes For A 20-Something – The Nice Edition

What three “gifts” would you give a 20-something if you were a “Forty-Godmother”? Here 40-somethings share three wishes to help a 20-something get a head start on the confidence to make decisions that are right for them (not their parents, friends, teachers or society). No more woulda, coulda, shoulda.  Today’s three wishes are from Fran […] Read more…

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