Leave The Comfort Zone


I spent a lot of time in the comfort zone and it’s not as great as it seems. It was a trap to get me stuck in a routine that I don’t even like. I just did it to feel safe and it was easy.

Eventually things changed in my life and I decided it was time to move out of that zone and here is why…

The minute I left my comfort zone, I was afraid. The confident person I once was, was all of a sudden questioning my abilities. The only good thing that stuck with me was my determination. I continued to push no matter how worried I was. To my surprise, my discomfort worked in my favor…it saved me.

Since I wanted so badly to feel comfortable and safe again, I tried harder and harder to find balance. The more I pushed myself, the more I accomplish. The more I accomplish, the more confident I became.

Being uncomfortable started to feel like accepting a challenge. It was no longer scary,  just another part of the process to learning about myself. I quickly learned what I am capable of and that I will be okay.

But most importantly, life became exciting. I wanted to try new things. I wanted to test myself and see how much more I had inside of me. I wanted to find experiences that I do things I would have never done if I stayed in my bubble.

I have one life to live and I want it to be satisfying. I want to learn about who I am and what I’m capable of. I want to meet new people and see different places. I want to feel excitement. I want to feel alive.

Leaving the comfort zone is scary and sometimes it doesn’t go as planned, but it’s always been worth it in the long run.

One thought on “Leave The Comfort Zone

  1. charliecountryboy says:

    Great post ๐Ÿ˜€Iโ€™ve spent most of my life outside my comfort zone, itโ€™s living ha. But I had a friend who was terrified of that, she once said, โ€œBut I love being in my comfort zoneโ€ There again she was a Princess ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€. Well written, thanks for sharing, hopefully itโ€™ll inspire people ๐Ÿ˜€

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