personal growth

Are You Ready to Take that Risk?


Before you answer this question you probably want some more information. I imagine you would want to know the nature of the risk, the possible consequences and possible gains of taking it, and probably the extent of the involvement or commitment that would be required from you. Once you had…

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The Intrinsic Value of Uncertainty


Uncertainty carries a fearful, anxious connotation in its popular meaning. Often treated as a signaling a lack of confidence, it is to be planned out of existence and be avoided at all costs. At the very least, uncertainty causes us to feel uncomfortable. We often have a hard time living…

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Exposure can be defined as “empty space below a climber, usually referring to a great distance a climber is above the ground or large ledge, or the psychological sense of this distance due to being unprotected.” Even if the climber is protected, by being attached to the rock through the…

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