Risk (risk) n. exposure to the possibility of injury or loss or to a dangerous occurrence.
When most people think of risk, they don’t consider it the possibility of an undesirable event occurring. They consider it a probability! Why do we make that subtle shift and give support to the idea that risking will always result in loss?
As children, you were warned against all sorts of dangers by your parents and others who meant well. How many times were you told “Don’t cross the street by yourself. You’ll get run over?” Not that you might possibly get run over, but that you would in all likelihood be history! This leads to a pattern of avoiding anything which is unfamiliar or is not accompanied by an obvious escape route. Often, it leads to the implementation of tremendous amounts of structure in your life as you mature. You are resistant to change because change is always accompanied by the risk of the unknown. ...
Looking back can often bring up a series of regrets. Regrets are not a good thing because they take you back into an old energy, an old way of perceiving and thinking. Why does this matter? It matters because it can drag YOU backward. It can dredge up and activate negative attitudes that you have been working to release.
As humans, we are in a time of great change. Writers and entrepreneurs are in a time of great change also. The key to permanent and positive change is to recognize you cannot hold onto the past. Release it in whatever form it takes. Its form may be represented through: ...