Improv

  Improv For some, the mere thought of getting up in front of a group of people and presenting a speech is more terrifying than heights, snakes, or even death. Imagine how terrified those people would be if they were asked to get in front of an audience and speak with nothing prepared in advance… Continue reading Improv

Speech Titles

The Importance of Speech Titles Cozy Log Cabin Cheesecake doesn’t the sound of that roll across your tongue and make you salivate?   That’s how your speech title should sound to your audience. This is nutrition month and time to think about health and energy and eating well and maybe a Cozy Log Cabin Cheesecake doesn’t fit… Continue reading Speech Titles

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 McCausey.  https://lovepeoplemakemoney.com/podcast/what-makes-you-think-you-can-do-that/ Often people will try to shut you down when you tell them what you… Continue reading Creative Ideas

Challenges

It’s been a long time since I have posted here and there are many reasons for that.   I have encountered a few challenges over the past few months with my mother who is 97 years of age. She had been in and out of hospital for several months and I was spending my days and… Continue reading Challenges

Measure Your Comfort Zone

Measuring Your Comfort Zone Peter Drucker famously said “What gets measured, gets managed”. What if you could measure your comfort zone? Would this encourage more people to face their challenges and live more exciting lives? Just imagine if you could actually measure your comfort zone.  How big would yours be?  Would it be the size… Continue reading Measure Your Comfort Zone

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 watching some television than to get up and physically do something new.  However, if we… Continue reading Age Better by Embracing New Challenges

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 for a week, or a month. Try a new operating system. Recalibrate your reality. Whether… Continue reading Expand Your Comfort Zone

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 or borders around that zone are the realm of possibility and that we can stretch… Continue reading Moving Forward: Getting Out Of Your Comfort Zone

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 coach can see what it is you need to improve and provide you with exercises… Continue reading Hiring A Coach

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 tip about getting others involved. Having people around you who support you can be a… Continue reading Comfort Zone Care