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We are all afraid of new experiences, especially of the ones that require us to leave the safety of our comfort zone.
The way we react whenever this occurs has a big influence on how we live our life: instead of being scared, why not trying to embrace the new challenges with optimism and self-confidence? The results might be quite impressive.
There are two types of mindset: fixed and growth.
The first one can be met at individuals who believe that both success and failure are based mainly on innate abilities, which cannot be changed throughout one's lifetime, while the second mindset describes a person who is aware of the changes and improvements that the personal actions can bring.
One useful thing to remember when facing challenges is that having a growth mindset allows you to live a less stressful and more successful life. Therefore, take any given opportunity to you learn and, therefore, grow from your experiences. Three steps worth considering when you find yourself outside your comfort zone:
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