Life, Personal, Travel

Your Best Life: Benefits of Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

April 8, 2016

You Start to Worry Less About a Failure and Feel Excited About the Journey

Failure is given, but the more you can embrace and learn from it, the better off you will be. Yes, disturbing your comfort zone, i.e. disturbing your least stressful condition, opens you to vulnerability or a failure, a very uncomfortable feeling. Every time I publish a post or a photograph, I open myself to a possible rejection. But if I don’t post, then I shut down my creative outlet. So I keep posting, and concentrate on being excited about blogging and creating this new community with you.

Stepping Out of Comfort Zone Broadens Your Points of View

As you continuously expand your comfort zone, you meet all sorts of different people you might not otherwise, you try different career paths to find the one that suits you the best, and you travel to unexpected places. But all these experiences broaden your horizons. This one is probably the most important one for me, because it helped me be receptive to the autism diagnosis of my son, and be creative and proactive in my search for help and treatment. He is now my great partner in pushing his limits and expanding his endless horizons.

♡ Zuma

Death Valley

Motionless mountain view

death valley bloom

Flowers do find their way to grow in dry and lifeless Death Valley

In this story:

Thread & Supply ‘Outsider’ field jacket

Ann Taylor ‘City’ shorts

Agg Australia slip on sneakers, old (similar by Vans here and here)

Straw panama hat

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21 Comments

  • Reply Mary Ann April 8, 2016 at 7:56 am

    Finding beauty in the most unexpected places right?

    • Reply Zuma April 9, 2016 at 10:47 pm

      Oh Mary Ann, it is quite amazing! Beauty is everywhere,even in the most unexpected places, we just have to get out and look! xoxo

  • Reply Catarina April 9, 2016 at 3:41 am

    What a fantastic post! Thanks for sharing!
    http://silkypearl.com/

    • Reply Zuma April 9, 2016 at 10:59 pm

      Thank you so much Catarina!! xoxo

  • Reply Lina April 9, 2016 at 7:41 am

    I definitely agree! Loved this post x

    Lina / lina-khalifa.blogspot.com

    • Reply Zuma April 11, 2016 at 9:08 pm

      Oh thank you Lina!! xx

    • Reply Zuma April 11, 2016 at 9:08 pm

      Thank you so much, Silvia!! xoxo

  • Reply Laurie April 9, 2016 at 2:03 pm

    Love this post Zuma. As for getting out of my comfort zone , I think it has to be blogging. I didn’t even know how to send an email when I started. Still a lot to learn, but I love the challenge
    Laurie x

    • Reply Zuma April 9, 2016 at 11:09 pm

      Oh, Laurie! This is amazing! And once again, passion made up for everything and you overcame whatever challenges this business threw at you. This is wonderful! xoxo

  • Reply Trang Do April 10, 2016 at 9:00 pm

    Amazing pictures! Love the place!
    Xoxo,
    Love from http://www.trangscorner.com {a lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food blog}

    • Reply Zuma April 11, 2016 at 9:04 pm

      Thank you Trang!! xx

  • Reply Lindsey April 11, 2016 at 11:42 am

    OMG Zuma I had no idea you started your own firm #girlboss! I love that you have a creative side and I agree it’s always important to step out of your comfort zone 🙂

    stay styled,

    Lindsey

    IG: stay_styled
    BLOG:http://staystyledblog.com/

    • Reply Zuma April 11, 2016 at 9:06 pm

      Thank you Lindsey! I love being a #girlboss hehe. xoxo

  • Reply Helena April 11, 2016 at 1:36 pm

    Wonderful article and beautiful photos! 🙂 x
    Helena
    http://ilenczfalva.com/
    https://www.instagram.com/helena_de_ilenczfalva/

    • Reply Zuma April 11, 2016 at 9:04 pm

      Thank you so much dear Helena! xo

  • Reply Falasha April 12, 2016 at 6:25 am

    Gorgeous photos and I agree the best part of travel for me is the change within my comfort and that applies to so many parts of life.

    xx Falasha
    Bite My Fashion ll Instagram ll Bloglovin’

    • Reply Zuma April 12, 2016 at 12:46 pm

      Traveling truly enriches our lives! Thank you Falasha for your kind words!! xx

  • Reply swati sharma April 12, 2016 at 12:10 pm

    great inspiring article dear…

    http://www.crazyaboutcolors.com

    • Reply Zuma April 12, 2016 at 12:44 pm

      Thank you Swati!! xoxo

  • Reply Linda Manns Linneman May 27, 2016 at 3:05 pm

    I have always had a hard time stepping out of my comfort. I have been foadrced to do so throughout my life. You are right, it helps you grow and learn. You also find out there are things you enjoy that you wouldn’t have realized if you didn’t try. Thank you so much for sharing

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