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THE COMFORT ZONE

The comfort zone is the playground of limiting beliefs. We don’t want to think about stepping outside our comfort zone because people talk about it a lot that way and that can make us feel isolated and fearful.

I talk about expanding our comfort zone, you know taking baby steps, changing things, doing something different each day, just to push that comfort zone out further and to do something different. One of the things I say about fear is that most of the time when you are afraid, it’s not whether you are going to get hurt or killed, it’s a fear of what others might think: what if I look silly, what if I’m a nuisance, and all those sort of things. It’s not a real fear. It feels real, but it’s not because you know rationally when you’re out of the situation that it’s a silly thing to worry about. Very often you will convince yourself that next time you won’t act like that again, but then you go into a similar situation and the fear surfaces auto....


  

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