A 'Normal' Risk Aversion

A ‘Normal’ Risk Aversion

Do you consider yourself risk averse?   I’m not talking about the stereotypical risks I’ve been going on about quite a lot recently. I’m not talking about skydiving, and I’m not talking about running through the streets of Pamplona dodging…

'Zonking Out' and Your Risk Drive

‘Zonking Out’ and Your Risk Drive

The world we live in today is extremely exciting.   It has more opportunities than ever for trying unique experiences.   We now have nearly endless forms of self-expression.   We can now travel around the world, witnessing distant cultures,…

The Caveman is Afraid

The Caveman is Afraid

Thousands and thousands of years ago, the human machine was much better adapted to its environment than it is today.   To give a couple examples of what I mean…..   1. We were afraid to leave our homes. The…

Need Some Confidence? Take a Risk!

Need Some Confidence? Take a Risk!

I was crouching on the edge of the cliff. My toes were curled up tightly, gripping the rock so hard they were white. My arms were wrapped around my knees as I rocked slowly forward and backward.   My brother…