When was the last time your did something for the first time?
When I read this question for the first time, recognition drew a smile on my face.
It seems such a light-hearted question, but there is a nugget of hidden wisdom.
I had never looked at it that way, but when I now think back of the times that I felt most happy, those were usually times in which I was doing and experiencing a lot of things for the first time.
When was the last time you did something for the first time?
This question points us to a crucial life hack, one that can help us live our life to the fullest, bring out the best in us, make us feel more accomplished, fulfilled and happy.
Growth is what keeps us alive, and it is life, constantly throwing us new opportunities, that makes us grow.
Fear keeps us in our comfort zone, home base for the auto-pilot.
Living on auto-pilot in our comfort zone, our life energy is slowly being sapped. When we stay in our comfort zone, we are not doing things for the first time.
We are not exploring, investigating, learning anything new. We are not growing.
Holding on to false beliefs, we are not doing anything that makes us alive and thrive.
The gap between the not-doing and the doing is bridged by just that one step that we have to take to get out of our comfort zone, breaking through our false fears.
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