Forbes contributor Ashley Stahl shares some encouraging words for those considering a major change in their professional lives.

A career change can be daunting no matter what. Maybe you’re unhappy in your job. Maybe your current career no longer exists. Whatever the reason, you know you’re ready for that big change. Yet making that leap has the power to incite fear in most of us.But why are we so afraid?

Baby boomers, back when they were 18-48 years old, held an average of 11.7 careers. For millennials, this number will likely skyrocket as technology continues to replace jobs that were once viable careers.

But guess what? We don’t need to fear this. Instead we can look at the positives of making a career change. Whether it’s two — or even 20 — years into a job.

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