Herewith, three “gifts” one 40-something would give a 20-something as their “Forty-Godmother”. What are yours?
It’s one thing to learn how to ride a horse but you’ve got to learn how to fall. That’s always stuck to my mind. Learning how to fall is the best experience that you can ever take…and learning how to make mistakes is the best experience I think anybody should make. It’s more important than being successful because that’s what will make you successful.
Don’t try and be something that you’re not. It’s just not going to work.
Honor your heartbreaks. It’s that one heartbreak that you’ll never ever forget that will shape you as a woman going forward absolutely.