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Starting over after 40 in career, love life, or with anything. I would love to hear from others that have done this. How hard was it?, any regrets?

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      Yana Berlin wrote Sep 2, 2008
    • I started a new career at 40 and I’m loving it.

      Hard, yes, regrets no.

      Just stay positive, do your research and most important do what you love.

      Wishing you all the best.

      Yana




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      Cynthia Schmidt wrote Sep 3, 2008
    • I’m definitely a late bloomer! It took 40 years to really discover what I want to do, and then I fell into it completely by accident. I still have doubts, even now after making chocolate for 6 years. And, I will admit, I still haven’t allowed myself to live up to the full potential in it. Maybe it’s being afraid to fail.

      But, something keeps me coming back so I persist. The comments I hear “your chocolate is better than Godiva,” the smiles I see when someone receives a box of my truffles, the encouragement I get from kind and caring people.

      I have no regrets other than not moving on it sooner or more aggressively. I’ve gotten in my own way. But choosing chocolate as a career, no regrets.




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      Maria Louise Van Deuson wrote Nov 26, 2008
    • I started my own business at 39.
      I re-married at 42.
      I graduate with honors from university at 44.
      I’m 48 and thinking about my ‘third career.’
      Change keeps us young, and keeps us from stagnating.




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      Denise Alleyne-Hill wrote Nov 26, 2008
    • I got re-married at 39 and became a step-mom to two wonderful boys...but my biggest accomplishment was being a new mum at 40 to a little precious baby boy...No regrets there, although my energy level isn’t the same as it was when I had my 3 daughters

      This was actually taken on my 40th birthday...Dec 25, 2007




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