5 Key Reasons Why You Should Step Out Of Comfort Zone

Ashwinbodkhe
3 min readMay 14, 2021

A comfort zone is a place where we feel most happy, stress-free, relaxed, and calm. Everyone has their own “comfort zone”. People love being in a place where they feel most comfortable. Watching T.V., eating food, playing games, getting cozy in bed, and relaxing is satisfying but it’s not a happening place.

I’m not saying being in a comfort zone is bad. It’s necessary to relax here and then. ’Cause of the life we are living. In today’s modern world everybody has become busy and some people don’t even have a single minute to rest. So for these people taking time to relax is necessary.

But that doesn’t mean that you should always spend time in relaxation. No, I will not suggest that to you. ’Cause stepping out of your comfort zone has major benefits that you are unaware about. A Comfort zone is not only just relaxing and chilling in your bed but also not taking risks in your workplace and not doing things that you are afraid of.

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone”

You must have heard these quotes in your life but not have thought about considering them. Well, real life indeed begins when you are out of your comfort zone. Your life changes significantly when you start doing things that scare you. No one will tell you this as people don’t want you to be a better person.

It takes courage and continuous efforts. It’s not easy but I will assure you that it will transform your life for good. So here are reasons why you should step out of your comfort zone:

  1. Expand Your Creativity

Challenging situations bring out creativity from you. It’s fun to do things creatively. New problems need creative ways to find solutions.

2. Understand Yourself

Taking risks makes you a better person. When you do things that scare you, you get aware of your emotions, thoughts, interests, passion, strengths, and weaknesses. You develop self-awareness.

3. More Self Confidence

Establishing yourself in tough situations can boost your confidence significantly. When you push your limits and prove to yourself that you can achieve something when things get hard. Confidence goes out of the roof.

4. Be More Productive

Comfort destroys productivity. Productivity is directly related to doing hard things. Deadlines are stressful but the more we learn how to manage them, The more productive we become.

5. Be Adaptable

You don’t know what you are capable of unless and until you expose yourself to difficult circumstances. It gets easy for you to adjust according to the situation. You are open to change and in life change is the only permanent thing.

Nobody in this world has achieved anything while being in a comfort zone. There’s no limit to the sky and success. So if you want to be great in life then you have to step out of your comfort zone.

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Ashwinbodkhe

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