Archive of ‘Self & Wellness’ category

Ten $20-Something and Under Gifts for the Holidays

A few fun ideas for last minute gifts under $29 for 20-somethings trying to stay on a budget (and heed yesterday’s advice not to overcharge).  Check out the links to some favorite gift guides with highlights to unique gifts that don’t cost a fortune. 1. Top 10 Green Art Gifts for 2010 http://www.thegreenartproject.com/ Check out […] Read more…

Tuning Out the Negative Voices in Your Head

Another post on The Huffington Post today. Check it out at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/christina-vuleta/the-black-swan-an-extreme_b_792116.html. ‘Black Swan’: Exemplifying What Happens When You Heed the Negative Voices in Your Head This movie is a fantasy, but the reality is that many young women have a rich fantasy life in their head. When something goes askew, the mind hits its […] Read more…

What Should You Appreciate More in Your 20’s?

A few things 40-somethings wish they appreciated more in their 20’s: your metabolism, your energy, your ability to bounce back from hangovers, your skin, your body, your mistakes, your freedom, sleep, independence, time, choices, sex. And then there are the big ones — the one’s many women wish they didn’t take for granted in their […] Read more…

Cowboy Wisdom

As I’ve been traveling cross-country interviewing 40-something women, I often get asked if the small town advice as interesting as the larger cities.  You bet. Small towns offer a different perspective, sometimes more conservative, sometimes a little rough around the edges and sometimes straight common sense that spans the ages.  On one of my first […] Read more…

Fake It Till You Make It

A lot of people say this to me. Act confident and you will become confident. Get up and get back on the horse. But now it is proven. An article in the Harvard Business Review (http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/6461.html) discusses a study showing that how you act can definitely affect how you feel…and how others feel about you. […] Read more…

Compromise, Until You Compromise Yourself

Most 40-somethings say that you do have to compromise in a relationship. But that doesn’t mean one person is right and one person is wrong. It’s about getting to a place where you both feel right — or at least no one feels wrong all of the time. That’s when you start compromising yourself. One woman […] Read more…

Be Selfish

Most 40-somethings agree that your 20s are the time to really get to “know yourself”. It’s a lot easier to do in your 20s than it is in your 40s and particularly helpful to do before you get married. “How can you know if someone is right for you if you don’t know who you […] Read more…

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