I 'm Finally Learning to Take Necessary Risks

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    The small ones, standing up

    for myself, being me and telling anyone who disagrees with it to go take a running jump off the nearest cliff....here let me help you *push* oops it slipped. Part of being here is working out where the hell I stand in this world, I'm tired of being the one that waits and looks...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 6, 2015

    We're all searching for different things,

    but I think when it comes down to it we all just want to be happy. We are all in search for that "feeling" whatever it may be. I've made some mistakes in the past not many I'm actually quite perfect ( LOL sorry I wanted to see what that lie looked like in writing ) .. Ok...
    xXxsilvermistxXx xXxsilvermistxXx
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 29, 2015

    Taking risks is normally something

    that I wouldn't do...but with all the events that occurred to me during this past year, I realize now....that its NECESSARY to take those risks...! I have decided to finally... FINALLY....pursue a career goal that I've put aside for the past 2 decades....:) and when the time...
    blackgirl71 blackgirl71
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Dec 22, 2014

    Steps To Become An Effective Risk Taker

    As with most things there are several steps I go through before taking a risk, sometimes I go through it more than once... Steps to Becoming an Effective Risk Taker Step 1: If you find that you are stuck in solving a problem, answer the following questions in your journal...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Oct 30, 2009

    You Have To Risk It All

    To find true love, you must take the ultimate leap of faith- into their arms.
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 31, 2009

    Wow, kinda cool to find this topic.

    Back in October 2014, I was asked by my boss and my boss' boss if I wanted to take a new position within the team. I didn't hardly hesitate at all, which was a surprise to me. I guess I am learning to take necessary risks, too, despite things that could go wrong. I'm a slow...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 5, 2015

    What Are Your Road Blocks?

    What are some blocks to risk taking? Road blocks to becoming a risk taker include: * Fear of rejection * Need for approval * Need to avoid guilt * Need to always be right * Need to know all the "in's and out's'' of a situation * Need for certainty * Lack of...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002
    46-50, F
    10 Responses Oct 30, 2009

    Life is like a hand of cards.

    You have to play the hand you're dealt, you can't win by folding, and sometimes .... you must take chances in order to win. - - Mike Conner
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    46-50
    2 Responses Mar 10, 2015

    if anyone is willing to take a risk to try

    and make some money let me know, its only 20$ I wish I had money to sign other people up just so everyone could make money, I really think this programme/ job can work
    kristymom kristymom
    31-35, F
    Mar 8, 2015

    Stop making excuses, you’re exaggerating the

    consequences. You’re over-estimating the probability of failure again and again. Why are you hiding with your tail in-between your legs? You’re trying to stick to the status quo, but the greatest risk of all is being too cautious. You don’t achieve your dreams by playing...
    Azoica Azoica
    18-21, F
    Nov 26, 2015

    What Does Risk Taking Mean To Me?.....

    What Is Risk Taking? * To laugh is to risk appearing the fool; * To weep is to risk appearing sentimental; * To reach out for another is to risk involvement; * To expose feelings is to risk exposing true self; * To place your ideas, your dreams before the crowd is to risk...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Oct 30, 2009

    Taking Risks To Make Your Dreams Come True....

    I was talking with a friend about taking risks in order to achieve what you wanted. A lot of times these risks are hard, what in life isn’t..right?  It’s scary. I know over the years I have certainly had to make my share of them. Some were easier than others but...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Oct 29, 2009
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