I am very lucky to say that I’ve had the same close group of girlfriends for years now and as all of us are either 23 or quickly approaching it, I decided that I wanted to put together some little bits of wisdom to share with the rest of the 23 year olds out there. Truth is, this could probably apply to any 20-something year old, but Michael Jordan and Miley Cyrus made 23 such an intriguing number, why not roll with it.
Meet your comfort zone. This is your safety net, your “place,” where you always feel okay. It’s the things you do regularly, with the same people, the same food, the same experiences, the same actions, the same outcomes, the same feelings. Your comfort zone is a tricky, deceiving figment of your imagination. It knows all of your fears and insecurities and hides them away so you don’t have to deal with them. So you don’t have to face them. Your comfort zone will make you feel, well, comfortable – and that change isn’t necessary. If you ever stepped out of your comfort zone, what would happen?