Easy Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone This Year


There has never been a better time for you to challenge yourself. Don’t wait another second. Don’t wait to be better prepared or for better weather, a better time, or a better price. The best time to do the very thing you dream of is now!

Our minds are programmed daily. We are creatures of habit. We get into a rhythm and it becomes difficult to make changes. We must take a leap of faith and jump right in. Once we take the dive, our perspective changes and our world gets bigger. We then realize we had what we needed the entire time.

So if you have always wanted to complete a 5K, a triathlon, a bodybuilding competition, or a cooking contest, or to go vegan, don’t wait another day. You have done enough research so get started now! Take one step in the direction of your goal. The next step will be that much easier and before you know it, your goal will be staring you right in the face.

This year, I have decided to compete in my first natural bodybuilding contest … at the age of 43. Yes, my first bikini competition. Scared? I am terrified. I wanted to compete in my thirties. Guess what? I was too chicken. What would my neighbors think? What would my patients think? My family? My doctor colleagues? Could I do it? I have never worn a bikini in my life because I had always been overweight or obese.

This time, I am listening to my best self! I have lost more than 70 pounds, and I feel healthy and fit. Good-bye, comfort zone! Hello, amazing life!

Your comfort zone is just that – comfortable. You want change? You need challenge! The end of your comfort zone is the beginning to your exciting, exhilarating, and brand new life. We can do anything if we put our minds to it! See you across the finish line!