Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Get out of your comfort zone

Get out of your comfort zone, yes! You might be wondering why I am saying so?

We constantly ask ourselves how to change our life how to get out of the comfort zone, or we use phrases like “I am trapped,” “I feel discouraged,” “I want to do something new,” “I need or want a change,” and so on.

We become accustomed to a particular location or circumstance in our life, which stops us from experiencing new situations and allowing time to pass.

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When we want to get out of our comfort zone, we are afraid that something new will happen. We are afraid of the unknown.

Many times we live a life that we do not want, just because of the fear of experiencing something different, letting go of the known, and discovering something unknown to us.

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What is the comfort zone?

The Comfort zone is the area where we feel safe, we are stable, repeating patterns and behaviors, we are in a known area, in an environment that we dominate, whether they are pleasant or not.

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And then why worry if I am comfortable in my comfort zone?

Being there for an extended period of time does not allow you to evolve, grow, or develop your potential.

As previously stated, the comfort zone consists of everything you already know, the old; you don’t learn anything new, you don’t evolve, and thus there is no growth. Your life will not change.

We live our lives on autopilot, letting time pass and not really doing or being who we want to be.

This is due to the fear that we were taught, as well as the limiting beliefs that were instilled in us or that we instilled in ourselves throughout our lives, and it is for this reason that we are afraid to leave our comfort zone. We don’t want to lose control of what we know and try something new without knowing what the result will be.

How to get out of the comfort zone easily:

That’s probably what you’re thinking, the easy part is reading it; the difficult part is breaking free from the vicious cycle of anxieties, routines, and monotony.

However, breaking out of your comfort zone does not necessarily require drastic changes, as many belief; rather, it necessitates practical, simple, but risky ideas that will gradually break you out of your routine.

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Here are some ideas for getting out of your comfort zone and achieving new things:

  1. Learn something you don’t like, or think is useless, like math or a few words in another language. Break out of your knowledge rut and explore a new area.
  2. Learn a new skill like music, dance classes etc.
  3. Create a new habit.
  4. Travel alone
  5. End unwanted toxic relationships.
  6. Make a habit to read daily to expand your knowledge.
  7. Meet new people.
  8. Try a different route to work, you will expose your brain to new stimuli.
  9. Your attitude will change if you set a goal and break it down into manageable chunks which you will then complete.
  10. If you always order a drink at the bar, order orange juice or iced tea. Give up liquor for eight days and see how you feel.

Stop following standards and follow your passion.

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Although these suggestions for breaking out of your comfort zone may be tough to execute in your everyday life, once you start, you will understand that the obstacles and barriers were in your mind.

Don’t be afraid. Take advantage of what life has to offer. Go for it!

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(15) Comments

  1. Going out of your comfort zone is not easy. Its scary, its uncomfortable but when we do it and do something great then it is very fulfilling.

  2. Yes coming out from comfort zone sometimes feel challenging but if we want to grow in life, we have to take some risk and put some efforts to break the barrier.

  3. I have done this. Getting out of my comfort zone. I started learning mandala art and man, such great feeling it is to create something new

  4. Change is something that does not go well with most people. And this is because that forces them out of their comfort zones or routine. One needs to make a conscious effort to get out and the small steps that you have described are sure to help.

  5. Humaira says:

    Going out of your comfort zone is not easy. Getting outside your comfort zone requires mental clarity, a strong sense of purpose, & a vision of success.

  6. Totally agree with you on this.. Being in the comfort zone for long will definitely hinder growth. We tend to be stuck at the same place not wanting to move on. These tips are helpful

  7. Getting out of your own comfort zone and doing something is definitely challenging but everyone should try out this .

  8. Such a wonderful read. Comfort zone is the biggest hindrance in our success!

  9. You offer some great tips to get out of comfort zone. I got out of my comfort zone few years back when I chose to be a full-time blogger, leaving behind a cushy job.

  10. I am a person who likes to be in my comfort zone But of late I started practicing ways to come out of it and explore myself and things around to me.

  11. I completely agree with you. When in our comfort zone, our brain doesn’t want anything to change. Getting out of your comfort zone from time to time creates just enough good stress to ramp up your focus, creativity, pace, and drive, and it helps you respond to life stress when unexpected things happen.

  12. It is so important to get out of comfort zone as I feel it is important for growth. I am always the person who lives out of my comfort zone as I do not like routine.

  13. Trust me this year planned Tia Blunt to change my lifestyle lifestyle and explore more and explore more things and take up new things so that I learn more and grow more and don’t get stuck to my comfort zone.

  14. You can’t expect change unless you are out of your comfort zone. Thanks for the reminder. Really needed it.

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