Leave your comfort zone
In today’s episode, Anna looks at why you should leave your comfort zone and make the effort to do something as scary as leaving everything that you know – instead of just staying in your comfort zone.
(2:37) “But as you grow up and get older, something happens. You start to get comfortable. You avoid doing things that are unfamiliar and you stick with things you know. You stop learning. You settle into a routine and you start to live on autopilot.”
(8:09) “Although it feels real, the ‘comfort zone’ is an artificial construct, a mental concept that has no physical manifestation in the real world: it’s a boundary you’ve created that exists only in your own mind.”
(11:24) “You’re probably waiting for the right moment to arrive (it never will) or for motivation to flood your veins (it won’t). You’re still putting the responsibility for changing your life on someone else’s shoulders, even if that someone is Father Time or Lady Luck.
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