It seems like the comfort zone has become one of the most dangerous places on Earth.
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There are hundreds of similar internet headlines that are telling us we shouldn’t spend too much time in this place we call the comfort zone.
So what is the comfort zone?
Comfort zone is usually defined as: […] a psychological state in which things feel familiar to a person and they are at ease and in control of their environment, experiencing low levels of anxiety and stress. In this zone, a steady level of performance is possible.
This is the first result you get when you google ‘comfort zone’:
Familiar things, ease, in control, low levels of anxiety and stress, steady performance.
Why is this bad again?
On a more serious note, all the articles, TED talks, and even infographics on leaving comfort zone are telling us that the biggest danger lies in the fact that humans are creatures of habit.
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