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The Science of Your "Comfort Zone"

Your comfort zone is a behavioral space where your activities and behaviors fit a routine and pattern that minimizes stress and risk. That provides a state of mental security.

You benefit in obvious ways: regular happiness, low anxiety, and reduced stress.

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