The Science of Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone (and Why You Should)
It is our natural tendency to be impressed by new things, only to have the incredible become ordinary after a short time.
It's why we can have access to so much information instantly and still get so bored.
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Vulnerability challenges your confirmation bias.
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Breaking out of your comfort zone makes you feel vulnerable, but that feeling works in your favor because it improves your performance and boosts your growth. A constant state of comfort equals steady performance.
Too much anxiety, however, will make you too stressed to be productive.
In most cases, once you do something scary, you realize it’s not as bad as you thought—it was just the anticipation that frightened you more than anything.
Setting a goal can help you get past that anticipation and feel in control of your vulnerability.
Beginner's luck does not actually exist. Most of the time the beginner has a similar skill that aids them.
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To the beginner, anything Is possible. They are not blocked by experience and are willing to try out many possibilities and solve problems creatively.
The expert has narrowed down the possibilities and can become too comfortable with their own perspectives.
When you are good at something, you're under pressure to perform at your level.
A novice doesn't particularly care how they perform and doesn't feel any pressure to perform.
It means overanalyzing something that happened, regretting an action, or worrying about the future of something.
It's when you can't think about anything else, and it'...
If you're overthinking an idea you can actually do something about, the best thing you can do is take action now.
This doesn't mean you have to suddenly run off to make something, it just means you start taking a step forward. We tend to overthink because we fear failure, but if we just start working, that dissipates quickly