I recently tried something new and the outcome was not what I had anticipated it would be.
In these kinds of situations our minds will start to tell stories of why we should stick with what we know and the dangers of exploring outside of that.
You might be in a mental space where you can get past that but if not I have a useful reminder.
The part of your brain that is telling you to stay safe and stick with what you know is coming from a place of survival mode. But you don’t need to apply a survival mode mentality to things like voicing your opinion, being rejected or having your first Unagi roll.
New things are good for us, they help us develop and expand which in turn allows us to get more out of this human experience.