The results we fear from taking a risk are never as bad as we anticipate. Whether we see it right away, or later on, the negative results actually help us improve our lives.
You don’t become a master after the first try.
In my Hatha yoga class this morning, the teacher shared a story about her shy little brother taking a risk and talking to a girl he liked. In that instant, he rose above his fear, and did something unusual. The sheer fact of stepping out of his comfort zone made him happily energetic for the rest of the day.