When we are provided with an opportunity, it is critical to be conscious to the prevailing winds of our present mindset.
For many, a form of default exists whereby no inquiry is made and the conditioned instinct is to hold back. Thus, possibilities lessen, safer ground is maintained and a mediocre existence is sustained.
Is this the life that you really want?
The idea here is not to act irresponsibly, rather to practice taking bold risks.