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You’re still not “too old” to do what you want

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Our culture tells us in many ways that we are “too old” for certain jobs, pursuits, or pursuits. Game shows ask contestants at what age women should stop wearing revealing clothes. Rising stars in the industry are praised on successful ‘under 30’ or ‘under 40’ lists of successful people. Magazine covers young athletic models or older models who can afford enough Botox to look artificially young.

You may come out of all of this thinking that you’re somehow “too old” to succeed professionally, change careers, or pursue particular hobbies, but you’re not. It’s time to fight that thought once and for all.

You’re not “too old” to be relevant at work

It’s easy to start feeling too old at work. Every year, new graduates emerge into the working world, ready to enter your company with their new ideas and a better understanding of the latest technologies or social media platforms. Just because a younger colleague has different ideas than yours doesn’t mean your ideas are necessarily bad or outdated. A company with a diverse pool of workers who have unique perspectives and life experiences is better positioned to succeed if everyone is willing to listen to each other and compromise on solutions. Your experience-based understanding of how things work in your field is just as important as someone younger’s ideas of how your jobs could be modernized, and vice versa.

“We feel too old in a professional context because we feel too old as consumers. Then we go to work, take these messages that we see on TV and try to convince people that anyone over 35 is still relevant, ”explained Laurie RuettimannHR consultant and author of Bet on yourself: how to promote yourself and (finally) take control of your career.

She suggested looking for “role models who kick and take names” and then make them your mentor. Look for older people in your community and at work who are doing what you want to do or even seek inspiration online by reading the stories of older people who are killing the game.

“Don’t pretend to be young,” warned Ruettimann. “There is nothing worse than an elderly person who is trying too hard. Comparison and competition will steal your joy.

It’s never too late to move on

You are not stuck in your current job or in a phase of your life just because you have reached a certain age. People change career paths all the time.

“The number one piece of advice would be to believe in yourself and what you’ve always been naturally good at,” Nita Marie, a mother who stepped away from her original career after 20 years to become an OnlyFans model, told hit. “Really ask yourself: if you had to be what you wanted to be and it didn’t matter how much money you made, it didn’t matter what other people thought, it didn’t matter whether you thought it was a good respectable job or not, but it was something you loved to do, what would it be, just believe that answer, whatever it is.

If switching to adult entertainment in your 40s isn’t exactly what you’re looking for, that’s fine. Marie’s story shows that you can dramatically change careers at any time in your life. Ruettimann added that you can also seek help and inspiration in various places, by going back to school and contacting your alumni department.

“Go back and say, ‘I’m an elder and I need a few introductions. Who do you know in the company or industry where I want to work? “, she said. You’re bound to find all kinds of examples of people who changed careers at different ages. You are far from being too old.

You’re not too old to have fun either

If you like k-pop, reality TV or TikTok, good for you. There is no age limit for these things.

“People often create self-limiting narratives about when it’s too late for something based on their overly rigid, perfectionist ideas of how things should be,” said Brooke Sprowl, clinical director and founder of My LA Therapy. She suggested that you remember that the only time that really matters is the time that is ahead of you.

“We have to think about how we want to live the rest of our lives, regardless of our age,” she added. “And really, none of us know how much time we have left, so the only thing we can do is make our life what we want it to be now.”

Get these BTS tickets. Post this TikTok dance. Go to a dating app. You’ll never be as young as you are right now, but that doesn’t matter anyway.