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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Embracing My Gray Hair

EmbracingMy Gray Hair

When I was around fifteen years old, my first gray hair was spotted by a high school friend. I didn’t believe her until she plucked it out and dangled the full silver strand in front of my eyes.

I was shocked and confused. How could I, a high schooler, have a gray hair? I tried to shrug it off as SAT stress and hoped it was just some weird natural occurrence.

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