4 Ways to Leave Your Comfort Zone
Over the past few decades, the concept of breaking out of one’s comfort zone has garnered a lot of attention. Self-help gurus have urged their followers to do things like walk over hot coals or jump out of airplanes. Nike has built an empire on the advertising slogan, “Just Do it.” We’ve watched popular movies and television shows where the protagonist uses large helpings of grit, determination, faith or just “sucking it up” to break out of a self-imposed cocoon and do things that once seemed impossible. What that hype doesn’t often convey though is that stepping outside of your comfort zone can be really hard.
— Published on July 8, 2019