Archive of ‘Self & Wellness’ category

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What’s Your Keep Me Going Quote?

We ask all our 40 Women to Watch Over 40 what their “keep me going quote” is…that quote that keeps you from giving up on the days where everything goes wrong and the way out is hard to see. Here a collection of recent quotes to keep us going. What is your mantra? “If you’re […] Read more…

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Just Ask. You Have No Idea What You Can Achieve.

Today a story from a 40-something doctor on the power of just asking. ~  When I was in the middle of my residency, I was working so hard. Everyone is beaten down.  Residency pretty much sucks. You work 100 hour weeks. So I thought, maybe I will go to vet school instead. And then I thought, I’m […] Read more…

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Dear 20-Something, Five Things I Wish I Knew Then

Dear 20-Something, 1. Wear a bikini always, because though you may think you have physical imperfections, after you reach 40 you’ll yearn for the 20 year old opportunity to put on that small suit. 2. Take your first child out with you to restaurants and movies while he/she is still an infant. The child will […] Read more…

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The first day it “clicked.”

Considering a move? Today we have guest post by Stephanie Florence, 40:20 Vision’s contributing / Millennial editor, sharing how leaving the city she loves was much harder than she expected. ~ September 14, 2015 The first day it “clicked.” The first time I cried since leaving New York City realizing I no longer live there. […] 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. No one’s path is better than another’s. You are […] Read more…

What I Know Now – 20-Somethings Ask

Happy Wednesday! Today I have some answers to 20-something questions. One last answer on the question about how to manage being busy . Ever since this NY Times article it has been on my mind a lot! Then some advice on mentorship – how to give and get! Does “being busy: get you anywhere?  Hi. My question […] Read more…

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