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Creative Ideas

Being Creative Do you ever come up with some creative ideas only to rethink them or have someone ask you “What makes you think you can do that?”  If so, you will probably enjoy this podcast by my friend Kelly … Continue reading

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Fill Yourself With Confidence

Picture Yourself Filling With Light And Confidence  Take three deep breaths. Think of something that brings you great joy. Picture your whole body filling up with a bright glow, like a light bulb, as you think of your great joy. Repeat … Continue reading

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Age Better by Embracing New Challenges

Did you realize that embracing new challenges can help you age better? Our comfort zones tend to shrink as we get older — but if we can .  It’s easier to sit in the rocking chair, reading a book, or … Continue reading

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Expand Your Comfort Zone

Here are some ways to break out (and by proxy, expand) your comfort zone without going too far:  (from https://lifehacker.com/the-science-of-breaking-out-of-your-comfort-zone-and-w-656426705) Do everyday things differently. Take a different route to work. Try a new restaurant without checking Yelp first. Go vegetarian … Continue reading

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Moving Forward: Getting Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Moving Forward Throughout these posts we talked a lot about taking action, about doing it anyway. We looked at our comfort zone and why it is so hard to break out of it sometimes. We established that the outer edges … Continue reading

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Hiring A Coach

Hire A Coach   Last but not least, consider hiring a coach. If you are, or have ever been an athlete, I don’t have to convince you of the benefit of a good coach when it comes to athletics. Your … Continue reading

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Comfort Zone Care

You Don’t Have To Go It Alone – It’s Okay To Need Support   It’s okay to need more support.  We briefly talked about getting other people involved when it comes to accountability. Let’s dive a little deeper in this … Continue reading

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Accountability

The Power Of Accountability Accountability – “the fact or condition of being accountable; responsibility.”  It’s a word that strikes fear into the heart of the comfort zone!  It’s easy to stay in our comfort zone and not experience any personal … Continue reading

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Sink or Swim

The Sink Or Swim Strategy   One of the best ways to learn a new language is to immerse yourself in it. In other words, the quickest way to learn French for example is to go to France and start … Continue reading

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Fear Of The Unknown

What’s The Worst That Could Happen? Often the thing we’re most afraid of and that keeps us firmly in our comfort zone is the unknown. Once we know what we’re dealing with it’s a lot less scary and easier to … Continue reading

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