It’s Never Too Late To Pursue Your Dreams

Embrace your age.

Andy Sporring
In My Own Words
Published in
6 min readMay 3, 2022

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Your age is not a reason to give up. It’s a reason to get going.

It’s never too late to pursue your dreams, and don’t you dare let anyone tell you that it is. Your age doesn’t define you or determine what you are capable of achieving. I can get aggravated when people talk about how you can’t learn anything new after a certain age. The word Neuroplasticity comes to mind. [The ability of neural networks in the brain to change through growth and reorganization. It is when the brain is rewired to function in some way that differs from how it previously worked. These changes range from individual neuron pathways making new connections to systematic adjustments like cortical remapping. Neuroplasticity includes circuit and network changes resulting from learning a unique ability, environmental influences, practice, and psychological stress.]

To train your brain, you should work out by playing games that support your cognition and reading to absorb more. Learning new words is something that I also do every week. I learn about 10 to 15 new words a week. In this way, you will be able to slow down the degeneration of your brain and gain more knowledge and understanding.

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Finding your passion.

You have your dreams somewhere inside you; they are personal and unique to you alone. And they can be realized. Imagine achieving everything you want in life — that is your personal power, and it is real.

But first, what do you want? Sometimes it isn’t easy to define a dream. It’s essential to find something that makes you feel good and gives your life meaning, making the world a better place. Most of all, find something that truly feels right to you. Maybe it has been there for a long time in your mind, or perhaps it will be something new for you. Perhaps there were hints along the way — an old family friend who said, “You should be an astronaut!” when he witnessed how high you could jump as a child or a teacher who said, “You’re going places!” when she helped solve a challenging math problem at…

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Andy Sporring
In My Own Words

Multipassioned Creative Digital Writer | PKM & Notetaking Expert | Pod & Atomicaster | Composer | Author