Overly Cautious: How I’m Convincing Myself to Take More Risks

I am a fairly cautious person. For good reason––the world is a dangerous place. You never know what could happen. (Someone could not return your hello…! Or the new menu item you order could turn out to be terrible!) But despite those realities, I don’t want to stay in my comfort zone. The comfort zone is […]

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The Need for Caution

As a classical pianist, I learned how to put everything on the line. It was an extremely valuable experience. Back then, my identity was wrapped up in performing, so going up on that stage felt like risking everything. It was terrifying. Which is why I can look back on those experiences with so much exhilaration. I learned […]

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