Get rid of fear and head for your comfort zone
Do I need to come out of my comfort zone to be successful?
No! Your comfort zone feels good and good feelings attract good experiences.
How many times have you watched a self development video and cringed when you heard the words “you need to come out of your comfort zone!“? It’s nonsense, literally! The truth is that our comfort zone is where we’re most at peace. The real, authentic you feels comfortable. It’s because we’re not there that we’re in pain.
You’ll probably have noticed that whenever you hear that phrase, you feel many of these feelings in your body:-
- sudden exhaustion,
- a feeling of impending doom and nervousness,
- anger and resistance.
That’s because your brain stem has a fight or flight mechanism defaulted to always drive you towards joy and away from pain (which is towards joy of course). When you hear the words “get out of your comfort zone”, it’s not the situation that your body is pulling away from, it’s the feelings you feel when you hear the words.