- Julia Child was 39 when she published her first cookbook.
- Rodney Dangerfield was 46 before he got his first comedic break.
- Charles Darwin was 50 when he published “On the Origin of Species”.
- Susan Boyle was 47 before she gained the courage and conviction to sing “I Dreamed a Dream” in front of an awe-struck crowd.
- Samuel L. Jackson was 46 before he got his breakout role in “Pulp Fiction”.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder was 65 when her the first of her wildly successful “Little House on the Prairie” books was published.
Isn’t it weird that the story we tell ourselves is that we have to have it all figured out by some set time?
Why is that?
Who made the rules?
And why do we feel like we have to follow them?
Maybe it’s time we re-write the story.