Risk aversion can be beneficial; however, it also has a broader effect of limiting your true potential.
Make uncomfortable decisions that take you out of your comfort zone regularly. Only then can you can become comfortable while operating in a state of ongoing uncertainty.
The best time to take risks is today, when you have enough time to recover from risks that go wrong.
Only by taking risks and plunging into opportunities do you stand a chance of learning from your mistakes and seeing higher gains.