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Turning 30

This Getting Old Is New: Why I Refuse to Hate My 30s

Sarah Jacobs | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Jacobs

I have so much to be excited about. Every day is a new adventure. And I get excited thinking about the next 30 years. About how much I can get done.

Carolyn Gregoire

What Science Says About Being In Your 30s

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.30.2014 | Science

Popular culture and Internet listicles often portray the 30s as life's best years. Free from the financial and personal insecurity of the 20s and not ...

9 Things You Should Never Say To A Woman Who Is Turning 30

Lindsay Patton-Carson | Posted 11.19.2014 | Women
Lindsay Patton-Carson

OK, don't get me wrong. 29 was a great year. I loved it. But I have a good feeling there are going to be other years I love, too.

On My 30th Birthday, 30 Tips for Your 20s

P.G. Sittenfeld | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
P.G. Sittenfeld

While I have not heeded all of the pieces of advice that follow, some came instinctively, some were learned from watching other people, and plenty of insights are a consequence of plenty of mistakes.

10 Life Lessons For Excelling In Your 30s

Mark Manson | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Manson

Recently I turned 30 and sent an email to my subscribers asking readers age 37 and older what advice they would give their 30-year-old selves. The result was spectacular.

30 Things You Must Do Before You Turn 30

Kerry O'Brien | Posted 11.23.2014 | Comedy
Kerry O'Brien

Upon realizing life was speeding by me faster than ever, I decided to cook up a list of 30 things I absolutely must do before I turn 30 and I am happy to report that I have recently accomplished them all!

15 Life Lessons I Learned By My 30th Birthday

KnowMore TV | Posted 11.14.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

You need to invest in yourself financially, physically, mentally and emotionally. This isn't just about a 401K.

To A Dear Friend: 7 Things I Wish I Knew On My 30th Birthday

Kim Keating | Posted 10.20.2014 | Women
Kim Keating

Find comfort in knowing that the years where you have tried, failed, experimented, bombed, been there and done that are behind you!

The Dawn of Old Face: Turning 30 Is All the Terrible Things They Said It Would Be

Katie Tandy | Posted 10.08.2014 | Women
Katie Tandy

I moved to Oakland two years ago on the cusp of my 28th birthday. Like so many spindly-rooted transplants before me, I was ready to leave NYC -- Brooklyn to be exact -- but knew New York was a hard act to follow.

10 Things I Don't Give a Sh*t About Now That I'm 29

Literally, Darling | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

I once cared deeply about these things. But as I've gotten older and "wiser" (debatable), I've realized they just don't matter to me.

I'm 30... Now What?

Andrew Cristi | Posted 08.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Andrew Cristi

Whether you think you have it "figured out" or not, what I've begun to realize is that the truth is that by 30, no one has anything figured out.

Being 30 Means...

Julie Zhuo | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Julie Zhuo

Clubs < bars < restaurants < someone's backyard where you can don't have to shout to talk. Re-reading high school assigned books and realizing "holy sh*t, this book is actually pretty good."

The Best Part Of Turning 30

Anna Szymanski | Posted 09.26.2014 | Women
Anna Szymanski

In theory, we were all very creative. In reality, we mostly just went to brunch. We existed in a perpetual post-college phase; even though we logically knew our parents were settled into careers and families by our age, we still considered ourselves firmly within our salad days.

10 Signs We're Out of Our 20s

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 06.23.2014 | Women
Tinatin Japaridze

Maybe at 20 you still take the very notion of a lifelong friendship for granted. A grand statement that is meaningless when you're barely out of your teens. But now, a few years later, we seem to know better.

30 Reasons To Embrace 30

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 05.14.2014 | Women
Tinatin Japaridze

I recently celebrated my 30th birthday. Instead of dwelling on the potential downsides of turning the Big 3-0, I made a conscious decision to do the opposite.

30-Something, 30-Everything. Cheers to the Big 3-0!

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 05.11.2014 | Women
Tinatin Japaridze

And so it is: I am officially 30 years young. Yes, I use the word young instead of old, contrary to my previous belief that once I turned the big 3-0, life as I had known it prior to this milestone would never be the same again. Period.

This Is What 33 Really Looks Like

Kylah Goodfellow Klinge | Posted 05.05.2014 | Women
Kylah Goodfellow Klinge

It is the age when you accept that going through your 20s with too steely a resolve and determined a course would have made you much less interesting than you are today. It is where, unconsidered change behind you, you can see more clearly the grander choices ahead.

An Open Letter to Myself on my 30th birthday

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 04.29.2014 | Women
Shannon Sutherland

Your choices haven't always been the best, but they have always been yours, and they have ultimately created a pretty awesome result: 30-year-old you.

5 Things to Learn By 30

Ariana Austin | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women
Ariana Austin

Things to do, places to travel, life bench-markers to have attained (this one tends to be a short, but ambitious mental list). On my 30th birthday, I find myself searching for a different kind of "list."

Shelley Gazes: Simply Put: How Releasing Perfection Brought Me Closer to Success

Shelley Gazes | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women
Shelley Gazes

When I was younger, I assumed being tough on myself was the only way to remain on a steady path to "success." But I hadn't paused to define what success really meant to me.

The Mom My Kids Will Never Really See

Lea Grover | Posted 03.17.2014 | Parents
Lea Grover

Maybe it isn't turning 30 that bothers me. Maybe it's losing myself in motherhood. Maybe it's the fear that I'm already gone, replaced by this ghost whose voice will soothe my children's memories, long after I've died.

20 Things I Miss About My Twenties

Danny Rubin | Posted 03.12.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

Out too late partying mid-week at 23? Typical young person. Hungover on a Wednesday in my 30s? Get it together, buddy.

To My Next 30 Cancer-Free Years

Benjamin Rubenstein | Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Rubenstein

I counted the days after cancer surgery until I could eat Cinnabon and wear my favorite yellow Adidas pants. I sometimes counted how much of my life was stolen by cancer, how far behind I was and how fast I'd have to catch up.

30 Lessons You Learn After 20

Katelyn Klug | Posted 01.24.2014 | Women
Katelyn Klug

11. When you're at a crossroads, sometimes it helps to ask yourself, "What would Oprah do?" Assume Oprah will always say yes to French fries, pizza, and ice cream. Oh, and red wine.

One Thing That's Changed Now That I'm In My 30s

Elizabeth Tannen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Elizabeth Tannen

What's the right age to have a baby? What if you're actually infertile? How much money are you supposed to have? How stable should you be? How many should you have?