3.183: Takin’ Chances


There’s a pervasive notion in pop culture (and by extension, modern adage) that taking a risk and making a sudden change to your life will dramatically help you in the long run. That the moment you act on impulse you are immediately rewarded. That acting on gut instinct, doing random, spontaneous things always results in positive ways. “You only regret the things you didn’t do”, etc.

Well, it’s not true. Thinking over pros and cons is a lot better. Say no to YOLO. Say yes to making an informed long-term plan.

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