When did you last step out of your comfort zone? What did you do, and did you feel better for it?
What was it that you did and did you consider it a personal achievement? DId you feel better for having done it, either short or long term, and, if relevant, did it raise your self-confidence?
I did a community project to help guys go out and meet women. So to be the leader of the pack, I had to go and approach random women in the streets and try and date them. Long story short, I helped 1 guy get a girlfriend.
I personally approached 280+ women and only got 4 dates lol. However, the biggest take away from this was that I gained the confidence to ask out girls I like.
As for feeling better, not really. It was a yo-yo roller coaster ride emotionally.
As for raising self confidence, yes it did.
Last year, I went off a high dive for the first time in my life. It was an 8 foot high platform. A pastor was kind enough to pray and jump with me. I feel LOADS better for having done it. I haven't done it since, because he doesn't have the time, and I still don't have the nerve to go by myself. I guess tons of meditation will help me towards that end.
Just this last weekend. I went to a Conceal and Carry class and had to shoot 20 rounds from a semi-automatic pistol. I consider it a personal achievement, as it was a bit intimidating having to handle a live gun like that.
I feel better for having taken the class, though. I have gained a greater understanding and appreciation for the types of situations law enforcement officers (one of whom taught the class) have to face. I also see my many challenges in actually being able to effectively use such a weapon, which is actually comforting to me.
My self-confidence is actually greater, too, for understanding these limitations; plus due to the fact of having done something I consider brave.
by Goodpal 7 years ago
Why we create comfort zones and then find it difficult to come out of it?It is well known that living in the comfort zone for too long limits growth and sets in boredom and dissatisfaction. I wonder why living comfort zone is hard for many people.
by Judy Specht 4 years ago
What are you going to do that is out of your comfort zone?This is a significant year for me. The age will end with a zero. I have lost some of my courage. Saturday I am going on a zip line.
by Sp Greaney 5 years ago
Why are some people afraid to step out of their comfort zone and try new things?Are they really afraid to try out something different or just not bothered about gaining new knowledge.
by Charlu 6 years ago
What inspires you to do something totally out of your comfort zone? When was the last time you did?Sometimes jumping out of our comfort zone is tough. What inspires you to take that first step and what did you do the last time you did?
by Grace Marguerite Williams 20 months ago
Do you believe that success means going beyond your comfort zone? Why? Why not?
by Chitrangada Sharan 5 years ago
'Change' is the only constant thing. Then why people are not comfortable with 'Changes'?
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