Tag: No Comfort Zone: 2012 Challenge

2012 – A year of discomfort

I found this delightful poem that sums up my year of No Comfort Weekly Challenges. It’s a reminder of WHY it’s good to get uncomfortable. In setting this challenge for myself, I looked for things that took me down different roads (figuratively and literally), made me expose a bit more of myself, encouraged me to look

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No Comfort Zone Update – September 2012

Hello everyone, It’s been too long since I offered an update on the NO Comfort Zone activities I’ve been up so I will now try to recall and share them with you. June was totally out of my comfort zone as I was asked to be editor of a monthly newsletter. In addition to editing

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No Comfort Zone (Week 8!)

It’s time to point the finger again and direct your attention to yet another blogger who’s accepted the NO Comfort Zone Weekly Challenge and jumped in with 2 tasks that took her out of her everyday ho-hum comfort zone and put her in a place where she rarely visits. Take a few minutes and visit

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This post from Mirth and Motivation is a great reminder that all those things we seek will eventually turn up! Related articles No CZ Anxiety (crowingcrone.wordpress.com) Allow the Unexpected (jackielrobinson.com) After the comfort zone (http://newpillowbook.wordpress.com) Inspiration: What Am I Thankful For Tonight? (eof737.wordpress.com) On Music: The Shorthand of Emotion… (viviankirkfield.wordpress.com) Life too mirthful . .

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January Challenges Pave the Way (NoCZ-12)

This past week I wondered what it was I could do to get out of my comfort zone. I loved sitting quietly in the early hours of the mornings and I enjoyed getting outside for 30 minutes each day. But I was still unsure what to do for this week. Then I decided to do

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A Small Act: Documentary Review

I watched a documentary this past weekend titled, A Small Act. It’s a story about a woman who donated $15 on a quarterly basis to a young Kenyan boy named Chris Mburu.  That money helped to pay for Chris to attend grammar and secondary school, eventually leave his village and attend Harvard Law. His role

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Things are happening here… NoCZ–12

My focus this week is to break my pattern of coming home from work and eating whatever happens to be within my reach. Instead I decided to spend the first hour in my basement. Because of this decision the whole feel of my week has changed. I’ll find more words and let you know what’s

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We are who we choose to be: NoCZ-2012

In the No Comfort Zone Challenge for me anyhow, it seems the light is coming on. Simple actions… doing things a little differently are taking me to new places. Literally. Last week I discovered a road that I had never seen before – but I can assure you it was there all along. I drove

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It came to me in a flash …(NoCZ-2012)

Sometimes the idea comes over time and sometimes it comes in a flash. Last night it came in a flash. I was entering a building where I had a monthly board meeting. This was one of my “sure, I’ll apply for the open position on the board.” And I was accepted. The flash was I

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