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One, you can let the fear and anxiety get the best of you and completely drop the idea of bungee jumping. Two, you can decide to go for it and get the chance to experience the feel of bungee jumping.
And, there are two possible outcomes of feelings:
One, you would regret dropping the idea of bungee jumping because of the mere terror and fear you felt for seconds when your friends enjoyed the moment. Two, you went for it, grabbed the opportunity, felt the sense of pride and thrill after completing the jump and created a thrilling little memory.
And this is how fear snatches your opportunities!
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