Risk Taking Essay

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Khendee Casallo
Humanities 151
Do you feel that taking genuine risks in life is necessary in order for us to be happy? Can people find fulfillment and happiness in life by playing it safe and not courting any trouble or hardship from taking chances?
The word “risk” means the possibility of suffering a harmful event. Risk taking can bring either positive or negative result because anytime we take risks in life, there is a possibility of loss which can cause tension. There are a lot of people who take big risks and appear not to be affected by them. But, many of us feel very uneasy when faced with risk-taking; we may become worried about the risk. Although some people are content in life by just playing it safe and not courting any
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It’s the challenge itself that people learn from. There isn’t any point to making things a challenge for no good reason so it’s about taking on the right challenges and calculating risks to a point that justifies them when compared to the challenge that is faced to accomplish them. Truth be told, it was a challenged for me to take that risk and slide down the tube tunnel and I did not regret doing so because I know at that point thats what I wanted. If it hadn't been for that challenge, I wouldn't be able to see what I am capable of doing.
Taking risks is done with some purpose in mind as well. There isn’t any point in taking risks that don’t pay off. There are hundreds of things that require risks in order to make them happen. Innovation is a big one of those. Innovation is when you look for new ways of doing things, building things or perhaps new ideas. This requires breaking new ground that no one has done before and so there are always risks involved. People who are hesitant to take risks will become stagnant with no ability to innovate or change for there is no such thing as constant in this world, there are always going to be changes and new invention coming up.
When we were young we really didn't understand what risks were, we just did things as we saw fit to do them. Sometimes as older individuals we need to take risks as we did when were young. Instead of the over analyzing and the procrastination sometimes we just have to look
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