Tagged with risk

Headbanger’s Rule #7: Taking a Chance

One of my favorite songs is Judas Priest’s Heading out to the Highway. I also love the video. Yes, I’m a bit of a tomboy. Anyway, the entire song is really inspirational. Early in the song, the lyrics state, “you get nothing for nothing, expect it when you’re backseat driving and your hands ain’t on … Continue reading

L3: Exercise Social Flexibility

We get stuck in many ruts throughout our lives. One of them is sticking to people and places with which we are most familiar. This is often a result of logistics, convenience, and habit; however, it may also indicate underlying biases or fears. Labels are superfluously used to describe things that are both familiar and … Continue reading

Illusory Immunity

We live in a very superficial world. To cope, we design, construct, and reinforce artificial barriers to protect us from the dis-ease of making mistakes. By choosing not to fully experience and learn from our mistakes, we fail to build an immunity that is an integral part of our humanity. This immunity strengthens our resolve … Continue reading

Je Suis Libree

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anais Nin That day came and went for me, over and over again for several years. The bud began to rot inside, starved from light and unable to grow. This is … Continue reading