KICKASS WITCH : Putting The "K" In Magick
Do you ever feel like there's a gigantic gap between the way you're living now and the life of your dreams? Do you sometimes wish you could wave a magick wand and all of your problems would just disappear so that you could finally step into the kickass life you know you were meant to lead? I can't promise you that transformation is as easy as waving a magick wand, but I do have quite a few tricks up my sleeve and am more than happy to share them with you here. So, chin up, Gorgeous, stick around and, most importantly... BELIEVE!

Monday, September 9, 2013

POP WiTCH : 11 Late Bloomers Who Refused To Give Up

 "It's never too late to be what you might have been." -George Eliot

That's a quote I have repeated many times. I've written it in countless journals, and I'm quite sure I've already posted it here on this blog more than once.

It's a quote that really means something to me... It's never too late! NEVER.

It gives me comfort & courage, and I hope that is what this post (and really this entire week of posts, which I've dedicated to the theme of being a Late Bloomer), will do for you...

11 Late Bloomers Who Refused To Give Up


Legendary fashion designer Vivienne Westwood opened "Sex", London's infamous punk rock clothing store, at the age of 36. She showed her first runway collection at 41.



Alan Rickman did not land his first movie role until he was 46!



Martha Stewart published her first cookbook, "Entertaining", at 41 and launched her first magazine, "Martha Stewart Living", at 49.



Bonnie Raitt was 40 when she received her first taste of commercial success & swept the Grammys with her album "Nick Of Time" after 20 years in the biz.



Fashion designer Rick Owens showed his first runway collection at New York's Fashion Week when he was 41. This year, at 51, he announced plans to open a nightclub in London.



Lucille Ball was 40 when I Love Lucy aired it's first episode. At 51, she became the first woman to head a major studio.



Valerie Ramsey started her modeling career at the age of 63.



Julia Child was 49 when her first cookbook was published, "Mastering The Art Of French Cooking", and 51 when "The French Chef", her first TV show, made it's debut.



Ernestine Shepherd began pumping iron at 56 and is today, at 76, the world's oldest competitive bodybuilder.



Charles Bukowski published his first novel, "Post Office", at the age of 51.



Helen Gurley Brown was 40 when her first book, "Sex And The Single Girl", was published & became a huge best seller. Three years later, she was crowned the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine.



"It's always too early to quit." -Norman Vincent Peale 

14 comments:

  1. omg! So inspired!
    youth is so wasted on the young.

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    1. Awesome! You've been so full of inspiration all year! Looks like you're on a roll, Bec :0D

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  2. I LOVE this! Not only is Alan Rickman basically the yummiest ever, but when I get stressed out about not having it all figured out at 25, I tell myself "Julia Child didn't even start cooking until she was 37. I still have time."

    I tell myself that A LOT. ;)

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    1. Julia Child is an amazing example of what is possible in your late 30s, 40s & beyond... She found her career & true love later in life, and she lived that life with such gusto! You definitely have a mean kitchen witch streak, so it's no wonder that you would find your inspiration there. -xo

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  3. I just wanted to say thank you so much for this post, it's very encouraging. I just "found" your blog yesterday. I was looking up some things and had many tabs open. I was ready to stop surfing the net and I didn't mean to click on anything else and then your site came up. Synchronicity at it's best! I checked it out and I love it. Thank you for all the empowering, positive, magickal/law of attraction info!

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    1. Yay! I LOVE Synchronicity! It always gives me such a buzz- makes me feel like I'm in the right place at the right time. And- I'm so glad you found this post encouraging. That was definitely my intent. CHEERS to you! :O)

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  4. Yes it's encouraging, but I can't believe that I am 38. I was 18 not so long ago lollll

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  5. Awesome to know dreams can still come true at any age!

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    1. I agree, Shell! Here's to the dreamers of the world! :O)

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  6. you are awesome and so glad I've found you on youtube

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