Stay in your comfort zone

Personal Development
September 3, 2020
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“Step out of your comfort zone” is too common to hear.

And a good model to follow to push past boundaries and grow.

Yet stepping out too frequently could mean not paying enough attention to what works for you.

What truly satisfies you.

Here’s an alternative:

Do seek the uncomfortable, but once you’ve reached a sweet spot, once you’ve found what works for you, stay there for a bit.

Or for as long as you need.

Until it no longer serves you. Or it feels too comfortable for your liking.

Then step out again.

Cherish the place you have taken the time to get to.

And only move forward when you think it’s getting out of sync.

As with most things in life, balance is key.


Year in review


Looking back, the limitations made it difficult (and at times impossible) to pursue a lot of what I'd originally planned. But it was also an enabler to get more creative and find alternative paths to a desired outcome, destination or goal. And in doing so, coming to appreciate (and embrace) change.

December 31, 2020
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Comparing is draining

Personal Development

Comparing is pointless. When we compare, we typically take the strengths of others and put it against our weaknesses. Even if we eventually get better in one area, there’s something else to improve on.

June 18, 2020
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