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Comfort Zone

Why Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone Is the Best Thing You Can Do for Your Career

Jacob Morgan | Posted 02.12.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

I remember when I first started speaking in front of large groups of people how strange and awkward that felt, but I had to force myself to do it because it's an important way to spread ideas and build a brand.

27 Common Things That Prevent Our Happiness

Elyse Gorman | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Instead of looking outwards for happiness, simply look within at all the ways you are preventing yourself from being happy in this very moment -- and work on letting them go. To get you started, here are 27 common things that prevent our happiness.

Lost in Translation: Reflections on Returning

Isabella Basco | Posted 01.13.2015 | College
Isabella Basco

Did you breathe enough in when you were worrying about tests? Did you make enough friends with neighbors? Did your Spanish really get any better?

What I Learned From My First Semester in College

David Ongchoco | Posted 02.28.2015 | College
David Ongchoco

My first semester at the University of Pennsylvania has just ended. I'm flying back home, and I don't know what to think. It's been such a journey from the moment I stepped on campus all the way to today.

To Risk or Not to Risk: That Is the Question

Joan Moran | Posted 02.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Joan Moran

I've looked at life from all sides now and I realize that 71 is a great age to make a change and experience "the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune and to take arms against inertia" (to paraphrase Shakespeare).

Here We Go Again. From Fear to Love?

Sister Jenna | Posted 01.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sister Jenna

The peace found deep within would be worth the attempt to move our comforts of fear to love, and loving each other the same, not only those who agree with our side of the story.

The FEAR Factor

Martha Pasternack | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

As a life coach, I focus on the zillions of ways fear keeps people stuck. I am not talking about fear of the dark, fear of nuclear war or fear of fall...

My Sweetest Songs

Tricia McCallum | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tricia McCallum

It's war torn and sepia-colored now, parchment like, but the little scrap of paper containing this verse has long been a treasure of mine, a template for any poem I write.

Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

Ted Rubin | Posted 11.29.2014 | Business
Ted Rubin

As you head into a new year, step out of your comfort zone... starting NOW. Commit TODAY to doing something in this respect, brands and individuals alike.

How Your Comfort Zone Is Sabotaging Your Success

Kevin Kleitches | Posted 02.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin Kleitches

The only thing your comfort zone is really guarding you from is success. Push past the fear. Recognize that achieving your dreams is worth the price of being temporarily uncomfortable.

6 Reasons To Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living

Many of us think of the "comfort zone" as a relic of '80s motivational psychology and a tag line on cheesy corporate "reach for success" posters. But ...

Why You Should Embrace Discomfort

Medium | Dennis Corsi | Posted 09.10.2014 | World

So you’ve hopped aboard this train because you want to design your life. You want to fly this shit show into space instead of letting it drive you d...

The Power of Possibility

Panache Desai | Posted 10.19.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Panache Desai

There comes a time when you feel the vibration of a new life awakening and expanding -- when you have the burning desire to peek through a crack in your chrysalis and see the world and its possibilities in a whole new light.

3 Reasons to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone Immediately

Bryan Elliott | Posted 09.08.2014 | Good News
Bryan Elliott

To those stuck in the comfort zone, my challenge to you is to risk being a little more vulnerable; a little more courageous; and all in on your ideas, talent and dreams. See you in the arena, hope you enjoy the show.

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone in College

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 08.31.2014 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

How do you come out of your shell at such a large and intimidating place? College is supposed to be the best years of your life, but that's hard to do with a timid personality.

The Other Side of Fear

Harper Spero | Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Harper Spero

There. It was out. My fear. My uncertainty. My self-doubt. I put it all on the table, and almost instantly I felt a weight off my shoulders. My friend reminded me that I was exactly where I was supposed to be, and that being terrified was the best feeling in the world.

4 Feelings You Have When You Are Outside Your Comfort Zone

Cassandra Ruggiero | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Cassandra Ruggiero

Do you book a trip to a country you have never been to? Do you finally move out of your parents' house and get a place on your own? Do you order a different meal at your favourite restaurant?

Stop Ignoring Everyone: Why you Should Talk to Strangers

Braden S. Thompson | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Braden S. Thompson

It's uncomfortable to have a genuine conversation with the person sitting next to you. I understand. I've been there. But may I remind you, you do have a choice. You can stay comfortable or you can conquer your fear and possibly brighten someone's day -- including your own.

Because It's Not Really About Me

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 08.03.2014 | College
Alexis Jane Torre

Goodbye to feeling like I'll never be fully informed enough to form my own opinions. And, goodbye to avoiding issues that are both so pressing and so physically close to me just because they make me a little uncomfortable.

From Amsterdam to Paris

Abby Klinkenberg | Posted 07.07.2014 | College
Abby Klinkenberg

It was the last time I will be in the Netherlands for a while -- my year in Paris is nearly finished. This trip was more a last hurrah than anything -- and last hurrahs don't end by slinking back to the city with your tail between your legs. Last hurrahs end with hitchhiking.

5 Signs I Need to Get the Heck Out of My Comfort Zone

Terry K Carr | Posted 07.05.2014 | Fifty
Terry K Carr

Do I want to live the rest of my life in a comfort zone so safe it's becoming a coffin? Here are five signs that tell me I need to get the heck out of my comfort zone.

What I've Learned From Traveling and Living Abroad

Mimsie Ladner | Posted 06.18.2014 | Travel
Mimsie Ladner

I've found that the poorest of the poor (like the children in the barrios of Mexico willing to share with me their meals when they barely had enough for themselves) are usually far more generous than the wealthy.

Out of the box

Dianne Harman | Posted 05.10.2014 | Fifty
Dianne Harman

How many boundaries in our lives are psychological? How many boundaries are artificial? I would guess most of them.

If You Change These Things Today We Could Fix America Tomorrow

Isaac Saul | Posted 05.05.2014 | Impact
Isaac Saul

Empathy is having the capacity to share and understand the feelings of another person. Could you imagine how different our world would be if the left would empathize with the right, or vice versa?

Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone: Lessons from Downton Abbey

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 04.27.2014 | Entertainment
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

Leave it to London to set the stage for these small, barefoot steps in the sand that just might lead to a larger and long awaited love!