Posts by Tyler Tervooren

Tyler Tervooren writes for a team of highly intelligent risk takers at Advanced Riskology. Follow his updates from around the world on Google+.

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The Tiny Risk-Taking Challenge

“A diamond is just a piece of charcoal that handled stress exceptionally well.” – Unknown

Two years ago, I was sitting in my car thinking just after being laid off from the job I thought I’d probably spend the rest of my life doing. According to how these stories usually go, I should have been mad; I should have been scared; I should have wanted revenge.

But I didn’t feel any of these things. Instead, I felt an unexplainable happiness—like a weight had been lifted from my shoulders. When the shock of the moment wore off, I realized why I …