A common fear among people is that they wait too long to start their dreams and then realize that their life has passed them by. It's understandable- completely changing your life to pursue your dreams is scary and brings a lot of uncertainty. However, the best time to pursue goals is when you're young. Millennials have the upper hand in this situation, if they choose to take their chance. Here are a few reasons why it's better to take risks when you're young and what you can do to make sure that you're successful.

It's the perfect time to build good habits

When you're younger, it's easier to form a routine for yourself. At a younger age, it's easier to teach yourself how to manage your time. It's highly suggested that when you first wake up in the morning, don't reach for your phone. Get up, get moving, start your day focusing on yourself before you focus on the rest of the world. Perhaps your morning routine will involve yoga, which can decrease stress and enhance brain functions. Start positive habits when you're young and they will last.

You have connections to people your age

If you're looking to appeal to people your age, you've got it made. Since you're a millennial yourself, you don't have to wonder what other Millennials are into.

You already know. You'll have a much easier time appealing to the masses and finding yourself a network of other millennials. Keep track of what everyone thinks is relevant and make your move.

You sort of already have a network

As a younger person, you have a much easier time taking advantage of college campuses. You don't even have to be a student to take advantage of them.

Many campuses offer job postings and other events that will allow you to find individuals to partner with and to connect with. It's important to focus on events that bring in diverse groups of people as well. You never know who you might find.

You can provide value to others

It's easy for you to gather knowledge from people that you can share with others.

As a millennial, it's easier for you to gather an audience of millennials to share someone's thoughts and ideas. Connecting with younger people is something that every company wants to do these days, and you offer the perfect opportunity to allow them to do so.

Successful people notice you

It may seem like a long shot to reach out to the people you look up to, but you should do it. They want to hear from younger people and are willing to help you be more successful. They could give you some priceless advice as well. Plus, they may be more willing to speak with you out of a desire to help millennials.