Building The Courage To Step Out of Your Comfort ZoneMay 17, 2021
One of the things we humans strive for is comfort, both in our psychological life and in our physical existence. Just as we want to feel safe and comfortable in our living environment, we also want to feel socially safe. This includes not only relationships but also activities and situations.
But how do you get yourself to cross the line? First, you need to identify your comfort zone. Know the space that you feel safe in and acknowledge the line that you normally will not cross. Be aware of this condition.
Most people are concerned that if they leave this sphere negative things will happen and they could become emotionally scarred. People don't want to be ashamed, hurt, or look silly and prefer to stay in their safe place - the comfort zone.
You cannot let the negative thoughts control your future. Don't allow your fear of what people will think of you. keep yourself from your full potential.
What if you fail? So what? The question you should really be asking yourself is, "What if I don't try?" If you don't try, you will never know what you could have achieved.
There are many great lessons you can learn from stepping outside your comfort zone. Think about the excitement you will feel and the confidence you will gain. Make a conscious effort to break off from your routine.
Start small by finding a new route to work, picking up a new hobby, and talking to someone you've never spoken to before. Explore and see what you discover. You will be amazed how productive you will get and how much full your life will be.