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These can help you to get comfortable with the discomfort that comes from trying something new.
In order to overcome your fear of trying something new, Lombardo recommends re-framing those feelings of fear as feelings of excitement and opportunity.
When viewed in this positive light, those butterflies in your stomach will soon be seen as welcoming rather than something that you seek to avoid.“Doing something that challenges you gives you a whole different outlook and makes you more receptive to change,” says Lombardo.
When you take on something challenging, you experience an endorphin rush and often feel recharged afterwards.
When’s the last time you stepped out of your comfort zone and took on a new challenge? Elizabeth Lombardo, therapist and author of , says people who regularly seek out fresh experiences tend to be more creative and emotionally resilient than those who remain stuck in routine.“Breaking your own mold can only make you stronger and more confident to reach higher levels in your professional and personal life,” she says.
Innovation, she says, happens when we step outside our comfort zone.
Related: Cultivate These 7 Attributes of Master Achievers Here’s how to step out of your comfort zone: In order to get comfortable with being uncomfortable, you need to step out of your comfort zone on a regular basis.
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Think about what you are looking for and visualize it.I mean, you’re more likely to walk into a Starbucks and see people glued to their computers or cell phones than strike up a conversation with any of them.