Nothing grows inside the comfort zone. Skills, patience, friendships, you name it. When we spend our lives seeking comfort, we miss out on many of life’s greatest joys.
Let’s say you want to learn to play the guitar. Nothing seems easy at first. Holding the guitar, playing chords, and strumming a rhythm are awkward and painful.
As you push beyond your comfort zone, the pain subsides and you begin making music. To continue learning, you must push beyond your comfort zone again.
There’s no growth inside your comfort zone.