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7 Important Reasons to Always Take a Chance ...

By Julia

If you're the kind of person who likes to stay on the safer side of things, you might not think that there are many reasons to take a chance. I used to think this way until I realized that I couldn't live my entire life without taking any risks. Over time, you'll realize that there are many important reasons to take a chance and become more comfortable with the idea of it. To get you started, here is my list of why I like to take chances.

1 You Never Know What Will Happen

face, person, man, male, head, One of the more obvious reasons to take a chance is that the outcome is always a surprise. Although there is a chance that taking a risk can end badly, you'll never know if there could have been some really great outcomes too! And I don't know about you, but the constant question of "what could have happened?" always nags at me if I don't take the chance.

2 You'll Regret It if You Don't

person, speech, screenshot, Speaking of nagging, have you ever missed out on taking a chance and experienced that nagging feeling of regret? I know I have felt this unpleasant pang of regret one too many times. Although it can be comforting to take the safe side once in a while, I always end up regretting not finding out what could have happened. The feeling is not one that I find pleasant, so I like to take all of the chances that come my way. This way, I know that even if the situation ends badly, I found out what could have happened.

3 You Only Get One Life to Live

, We only get this one life to live so why not live it up, right? It is scary to think about the bad things that might come from you taking a chance but, sometimes, it is even scarier to think about living your life without taking chances or risks. Even though you don't have to take every risk that comes your way, taking a few risks here and there is healthy! But always be sure that taking the chance is right for you!

4 You'll Never Get Anywhere without It

, Life is all about taking chances. And you won't get far in life without taking them. When you were little, you didn't have to get up on that bike and start peddling, but you did. This simple example can be applied to every other aspect in life! Whether you are taking a chance at love, a career, or another life choice, you can either choose to take a chance at it or stay back in the outfield. But remember that if you stay in the outfield forever, you'll never get up to bat. And that's always the best part!

5 Conquer Your Fears

human action, face, person, nose, photography, If you're afraid of taking chances, believe me, you are not alone! I have been scared of taking risks all of my life. However, everyone needs to learn that being afraid of taking chances is a fear that you need to overcome. You can't live your whole life being scared of the unknown. So when you're ready, go take that chance that you've been dying to take. I promise you that it will be worth it!

6 Learn from Them

person, Taking chances is something that is easy to learn from. You can learn if you are comfortable with the chance you took or discover that you want to play it safe the next time an opportunity rolls around. You can also learn when it is the right time to take chances. Knowledge comes from experience. And the way to gain experience is through taking chances!

7 Get Your Fill

, In everyone's life there comes a time where you want to take chances. However, depending on the situations, this can become dangerous. Staggering the amount of chances you take will help you get your fill of risk and stay safe at the same time. Taking chances is healthy to a point, so take risks but stay as safe as possible at the same time!

Taking chances is something that can take you to higher places and lead you to more opportunities! However, there can be some negative outcomes so you want to try to stay safe as best as you can. But sometimes it's good to jump out of your comfort zone and take some risks! Were you ever scared to take a chance? What are some of your reasons to take a chance? Let me know!

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