Avoid Regret with Courageous Risk and Action

RISK 🫣 Avoid Regret with Courageous Action

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Embracing risks for a life filled with fewer regrets and boundless possibilities.

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Today, let's embrace the exquisite risk, finding the extraordinary in the ordinary, so that we can live more fully and intentionally.

“The only things I regret in life are the decisions and actions I didn't take.” – those on their deathbed

Imagine a life where each morning greets you with a canvas of possibilities. Where fear doesn't bind you, but the thrill of potential drives your day. Today, we're not just dipping our toes in; we're diving into the deep end of life's pool. Because on the other side of risk lies not just what you want to do but who you dare to be. So, let's step into this dance with open hearts and fearless steps. The world is waiting for your unique beat. What's stopping you?

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In the mystic's heart, where shadows part,
we sail unknown realms with courage's art.
Embracing the winds of change and chance,
residing in awe of life’s celestial dance.

Let us dive deep into the ocean's swell,
where pearls of wisdom cast their spell.
Fear not the risk, for in this dance,
the soul takes flight in pure romance.

“Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.“ – Mary Tyler Moore

“Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.”

– Mary Tyler Moore. not just an actress but a symbol of resilience and grace, overcoming personal tragedies and breaking barriers for women in comedy and beyond. Her wisdom reminds us that growth and courage are forged in the fires of our trials.


Calculated risks can lead to personal growth, increased confidence, and a more fulfilling life. In a study by Lyubomirsky et al. (2005), individuals who engaged in self-concordant goal pursuits experienced greater well-being, underlining the importance of setting and pursuing goals aligned with one's values and interests.

Taking risks can lead to better decision-making. According to research by Kahneman and Tversky (1979), people who embrace risk-taking tend to make more informed choices, as they weigh potential gains and losses more effectively.

Risk-taking can foster resilience. A study by Seery et al. (2010) found that individuals who had experienced moderate adversity in life demonstrated greater resilience and mental well-being compared to those with little or no adversity.

Taking risks can enhance creativity. As reported by a study from Cropley et al. (2011), individuals who take risks are more likely to explore new ideas and develop innovative solutions.

So then, let's be proactive, face challenges head-on, and trust in our ability to adapt and thrive!

Fear is temporary. Regret is forever.

Fear is temporary regret is forever.

This mantra invites us to reflect: What fears are holding me back? How can embracing courage today help me live a life with fewer regrets? Let this be a call to action, a reminder that while fear may visit, we don't have to let it build a home.


In today's 11-minute meditation, Janice guides us into embracing faith and cultivating the courage to take the risks while letting go of something old with excitement.

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  • What area in my life is calling for more courage?
  • How does avoiding this call to courage affect me and my loved ones?
  • What wisdom would my future, achieved self, offer me right now about taking risks?

Micro Act of Bravery

Share a dream with someone. This act of vulnerability opens the door to support, encouragement, and the collective strength of your community.

  • I embrace uncertainty and fear, trusting my intuition to guide me towards growth and success.
  • Every risk I take brings me closer to my goals, unlocking my full potential and revealing my true self.
  • I am the architect of my future, fearlessly pursuing my passions and purpose while learning from every risk I take.
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Well done on taking today's step towards living with intention and courage! Each action you take builds the path to a life filled with less regret and more fulfillment.

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What's one risk you've been contemplating that could significantly change your life for the better?

Let's inspire each other with our aspirations and the courage to turn them into reality. Share your thoughts in the comments, and let's create a wave of bravery together!

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