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3. Embrace your fear.
Making a change, whether big or small, is going to stir up some apprehension. It's completely natural—in fact, most people are terrified of change. At the same time, though, we need change in order to have a full, interesting life. "As long as you're intending to move forward, there are probably no wrong moves," says Susan Crandell, author of Thinking About Tomorrow: Reinventing Yourself at Midlife. Turn your fear into motivation.