15 Things For Twentysomethings

Thursday, October 06, 2011

 1. Ask yourself, what do I want to be doing at 40?
2. Make a plan and work it. You can tweak it along the way.
3. Reach out. You don't have to do it alone. We're here for for you.
4. Save a little bit every week, even a single dollar.
5. Don't accept negative things others day about you. If they have an observation, tell them to make it constructive
6. You are responsible for your actions
7.Video dancer is not a profession
8. Be aware of the ways pop culture may try to diminish you. Reject them.
9. Be patient with people's shortcomings buy not their bad behavior
10. Know that you can love someone and still walk away
11. Any job is better than no job. It's not forever. It's merely a stepping stone.
12. Any man is NOT better than no man.
13. Men think about sex a lot. What's on your mind?
14. Whatever you dream, there's someone who has already done it.
15. You can do it, too

~Constance C.R. White
Editor in Chief

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  1. This is so great, I like it especially 2, 5 and 15!

  2. Yes! I definitely ripped this page out of the magazine! I put it on my vision board!

  3. Right on sister! Love this~Meredith xoxo

  4. Yea I read this in my Essence mag today on the plane and I was like. I have to post this!

  5. Wasn't it great!! I need to do the same thing!

  6. Thanks Meredith!! Hey sorry I haven't been by your blog lately. Been crazy busy with work and my sister's wedding so I haven't been as active on my fav blogs, but I'll be making my rounds!

  7. Yup all 15 of those are so right...I so needed to read that I am in the process of opening a store and girl the lack of encouragement is shocking.

    Thanks so much for sharing...

    Love, www.shoeocracy.blogspot.com


  8. JeimysfashionloveaffairOctober 7, 2011 at 9:12 PM

    love all 15 things you did great love this

  9. every single point *on point* anyway nice post n great blog bdw come thru n checkout my fashion,poetry blog n lets follow each other jst like twitter :)


  10. That's definitely food for thought, awesome post! :)

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  11. inspiring post dear! i love your blog <3

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  12. FashionmakeuplifestyleOctober 8, 2011 at 8:35 PM

    This is definitely so inspiring and come on 20 something girls ... get cracking on these tips already.

    <3 Marina

  13. YEAH! we can do it too!:D

  14. All such great words 14 & 15 for us to implement into everyday life.. Nice post!

  15. Aww I'm sorry to hear that. I hope you eventually get more support. It's hard to start up anything new, and with the lack of support I can only imagine. Good Luck to you!

  16. Isn't this a great message. I love reading Essence magazine

  17. Thanks Addie! Ooooh giveaway time! Hope I'm not too late!

  18. Hi, thanks! And thanks for the invite to view your blog. I typically say if you like my blog please go ahead and follow. I prefer for people to follow my blog because they love it, instead of because I followed there's, but I will definitely check out your blog!

  19. Yea we (as in I) definitely need to step up our game! hahaha

  20. Yea I love those! We can do it!

  21. Sure! haha, you don't have to ask!

  22. #7 made me chuckle and #2 is definitely true. Thanks for posting this!

  23. OMGGGG This is great :) can I copy it as a note in my facebook?


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