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From Comfort Zone to Learning Zone

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone” (Neal Donald Walsch) The comfort zone is a state of mind based on the repetitiveness of living conditions. It is a reassuring routine, made of choices that have become established habits challenging to change, precisely because of the feeling of utmost security they give us. Everything seems perfect; why should we change? Because there is a lot to lose in this condition. Living always in the comfort zone involves a slow and almost imperceptible waiver of change, and with it, we give up the possibility of having an active role in[…]

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Why Getting Out Of Your Comfort Zone

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone”. (Neal Donald Walsch) “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results”. (A. Einstein) Every time you are engaged in your daily routine, the brain uses just a few neurons to analyze the situation; it already knows what to expect and how to react. You feel comfortable and safe.  In this state, the brain works according to a principle of efficiency: it is what we call the comfort zone. In different circumstances, imagine that you are facing a brand-new experience. In this state, the brain[…]

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