On Risk And Action

Action without risk mitigation is carelessness, but risk mitigation without action is procrastination. All action is inherently risky, but not all risk is necessary. Our goal should be to preemptively mitigate unnecessary risks to the best of our ability so that our actions have the best possible chances of success. No matter how much we…

On Mitigating Risk

No good argument can be made for taking risk unnecessarily when the same or better outcome can be had by mitigating risk instead. Risk, alone, is of no real value. In fact, unnecessary risk is detrimental to our survival, progress, and success. Proper research, planning, and preparation will guarantee us the outcomes we want far…

Take The Trip (Some Unsolicited Advice)

Take the trip. Try new things. Do not wait. Life changes quickly. Tomorrow is promised to no one. Be brave. Take a chance. Fear is an excuse. Busy is an excuse. Conformity is cowardice. Procrastination is cowardice. Embrace whimsy. Chase your dreams. Every moment matters. Nothing is insignificant. Your muse will not find you. You…

The Impermanence Of Failure

The only reason we do not act more hastily on our dreams is because we are more afraid of failure than we are of our time running out. If we take action in the direction of our dreams, whether they be big or small, failure is certainly a possibility. In fact, on our way to…

Fear Of Change Is The Fear Of Loss

Fear makes us perceive the potential for change as the inevitability of loss. Fear is a thief. It steals opportunity, growth, and relationships. It tells us that, if we will lose control, we will lose everything. It lies to us by saying that, if only everything stays how we think we want it, all will…