Why It’s Never Too Late to Change Your Path

I’m about to turn twenty-six years old and I’m currently considering a drastic career change. It would involve going back to school for several years and adapting to a totally new lifestyle than the one I’m living now. Many aspects of my life would be different if I decide to take this leap.

The majority of my thoughts on the matter are positive: I am capable, I can do whatever I put my mind to, this new path will be more than worth it in the long run.

But some of my thoughts aren’t nearly as supportive: You’re not smart enough to go back to school, the path will be too long and challenging, you’re too old to be a student again, and so on.

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30 Compliments to Give That Have Nothing to Do With Physical Appearance

I’ve been recently experiencing a compliment conundrum that’s been bugging me: A few of my friends and peers have been telling me that it looks like I’ve been losing weight.

The funny part about this is that I haven’t been losing weight at all. My clothing size has not changed in months and the weight my doctor took at a recent appointment wasn’t any different than the year before.

While I don’t think the weight loss comments directed to me had true malintent, I do think there is a bigger societal issue that’s coming into play. We live in a world where a lot of our worth is placed on physical attributes and I honestly hate it.

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Practicing Self-Care While Dating

So I’m dating again.

For anyone who knows my story, this is a pretty big deal. I told my therapist around September that I wanted to put myself out there but didn’t have the true courage to actually do it until February. It took me months to even consider downloading Tinder.

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