Hey, you're in the zone. Now get out!
Expand your comfort zone once in awhile.
You go through life. This and that and the other. Fine. The bumps and dips in the "road" have less depth and they are fewer and farther in between. Life is comfortable. Some call it a rut. It's really just life.
S O U N D F A M I L I A R?!
We know when we're comfortable, we're not growing. Our brain, much like our bodies, naturally tightens up over time unless it gets a workout. And workouts don't happen in the comfort zone where we're not being challenged.
Our worlds tend to get smaller as our comfort zone shrinks. Expanding our comfort zones will open us up to greater fulfillment and better wellbeing as we age.
A 2013 study found that learning new and demanding life skills, while also maintaining a strong social network, can help us stay mentally sharp as we get older.
Adding a new class, a yoga class perhaps, can boost us up into the growth zone. Yoga challenges our bodies, minds and spirit. It's good for us all around. Try something new this week. Give your brain a boost.