“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it is lethal.” -Paulo Coeho
What does it mean to step out of your comfort zone?
For me it meant new travel adventures, starting a conversation with a complete stranger, taking scuba diving lessons and starting a new business.
What about you?
Do you find yourself in a boring place of routine?
Does your life and life choices seem robotic, and non-challenging, leaving you with no sense of self-fulfillment?
One thing you can do today is to start a mental bucket list. The first thing on the list should be an out-of-the-box action item. Something that is really cool and exciting.
There is an art to meeting new people. First and foremost you must remember their names, a lesson I learned as a Dale Carnegie graduate and former student assist. Dale Carnegie said, “A person’s name is to that person, the sweetest, most important sound in any language.”
Remembering the names of customers, prospects, networking contacts, and colleagues are critical to your ongoing professional success.
If you dream big enough you may have to make some scary professional steps. My momentum grew as my self-confidence began to gain traction with my ever-increasing circle of connections. I started my own pre-retirement business to supplement my income for those future days I would be spending on the beach without a care in the world.
Everything about that business, from the logo to the T-shirts, was about reflecting a life infused with vibrancy and what I call ageless living. It is a lifestyle that includes: mindset body care, diet, fitness, skincare, haircare, dress, grooming, and recreation. I had kicked “routine “to the curb and began to discover the joys of Thinking Young and Living Younger.
Share with me what you have doing to get out of your rut, the killer mundane routine cycle of just existing. Perhaps your methods can help others find the spice of life!e are always looking for new ways to be active and release the mental toxins in our minds.