It seems that we often use the phrase, “It is what it is”. My definition of the phrase to mean, “It’s not this and it’s not that; it’s something more subtle that I don’t have a name for, and I’m ok with that”.
Risk-taking won’t only potentially benefit the career-path you’re already on — it may actually open you up to a world of possibilities you have yet to consider. Reframing risk as an opportunity to succeed rather than a path to failure.
Does my blackness scare you? Does it offend you? Is it because I am black? Those are some of the questions that ponder my brain as I am having a conversation with people who continue to look at me weirdly because of my race.