A comfort zone is usually defined as an area of life in which people feel most comfortable. It can be considered a mental space rather than a physical one.
Obviously, physical comfort can influence where a person will feel most at ease, but usually this is because these physical things make us feel safe. For instance, one person’s comfort zone might include being in a certain room at home. That person could feel uneasy being somewhere else, like at a table full of strangers. This situation might push them out of their “zone.”
Being pushed out of one’s “zone” is not always a bad thing. Purposely leaving a comfort zone is an opportunity for personal growth. It doesn’t have to be caused by challenging or difficult events.
Leaving a comfort zone helps you to look at new ideas, and new ways of being. Sometimes you need to leave your…
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