Monthly Archives: May 2013

Do This For You: Step Outside of Your Comfort Zone!

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new. ~Brian Tracy

howtogrowasaperson 300x225 Do This For You: Step Outside of Your Comfort Zone!I recently returned from a long weekend in Utah where I hiked, rappelled into a slot canyon, and climbed back out again. This is not normal for me. I’m not used to hiking up mountains and standing on the edge of sheer drops where one misstep could lead to a quick drop hundreds of feet down to the ground (yes, my guide smiled and responded when I asked her about liability; she reminded me that I did sign a piece of paper waiving all of my rights should something happen to me!).

It was amazing. The scenery was breathtaking. The adventure fueled me. I came back refreshed and renewed, and vowed I would do things like this more often. It could be because I spent a few days outside – fresh air, amazing views, lots of laughter with great friends (and I didn’t have to worry about fixing dinner for 4 nights!). I’m sure all of that was part of it.

But, I strongly believe that it had a great deal more to do with the fact that I completely stepped outside of my comfort zone, got my adrenaline flowing, dealt with a little bit of fear and nervousness (OK, a lot of fear and nervousness), and did something I had never done before. Continue Reading

Healthy Relationship

Healthy relationships are fun and make you feel good about yourself. The relationships that you make in your teenage years will be a special part of your life. They will teach you some of the most important lessons about who you are. This may help you understand different kinds of relationships, what makes each relationships… Continue Reading

The Stages of a Healthy Relationship – The Benefit of Understanding Them

Knowing the different stages of a healthy relationship is important and it is truly beneficial for a couple to attain a successful marriage. Happy and successful married couples say that every relationship is like riding a roller coaster, there are ups and downs. The stages of a healthy relationship don’t come with the honeymoon stage… Continue Reading