The Comfort Zone

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There were so many events in my life that I had to take a courageous step to come out of

my comfort zone. Some of them include moving to U.S. from my native country, attending

school in America, the first time performing on stage for a school play, my first swimming

lesson, starting my own business, and pursuing my MBA degree. On the other hand, there are

still certain things I dared not to step out of my comfort zone; things like riding the roller coaster,

dining in the restaurant by myself, and learning to say “No” to other people.

Every time when I am facing with a choice of whether to stay put with my limitations or

expand it out of my comfort zone; I begin to look into my fears, personal limits, and

boundaries. Many times the reasons why I wouldn’t step of the box because I could not predict

what the final outcome is going to be, and I wasn’t ready for change in my lives. There were

moments that I would prefer to stay where I was in life and just hope that something grand would

come my way in the very near future. Yet, I know that there is more for me to do with my lives.

As I replay the moments I stepped out of my comfort zone, they actually felt great. I felt I had

just conquered my fear of something like being afraid of water, being shy, accepting and

encountering challenges in a new environment, change, and taking risks.

As I expand my comfort zone, it is that slightly over the boundary of comfort; but I am

controlling it. I can stop it any time, but I do not because I am enjoying the feeling of being

slightly uncomfortable. I am pushing the limits. I have stretched myself beyond my

limitations. My experience was that if I had done something that was scary first time round then

I had to do it again and again. Each time it became easier. Thus, this increased my confidence,…...

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