“Try something new”, he said. “You’ll love it,” he said. I can still hear my father’s words in my mind before he strapped my feet into a plank of death and sent me careening off the side of a mountain. Ok, so we were snowboarding, but it didn’t end well. On my first run of the first day of my first time snowboarding ever, I broke my arm. Sometimes new things are tough to do, but (most of the time) they are actually great for your health.