Herewith, three “gifts” one 40-something would give a 20-something as their “Forty-Godmother”. What are yours?
You’ve got to be able to sleep well at night. That means you have to feel good about yourself. One way I do that is by showering people with kindness. Especially your enemies or people who aren’t kind to you. That is on thing my dad told me, always shower your enemies with kindness.
A diverse circle of friends. Different types make the whole better. So rather than gossip about people who are different, celebrate their eccentricity!
When you are socializing or networking, try to make time to talk to the oldest people in the room. Find out their story and learn. They probably have a lot to offer. Ever since I was a kid, I talked to my parents friends rather than only hanging out with the people my age. I learned so much from those conversations.