We’re often being encouraged to expand our comfort zone – to push beyond it, to take risks. In other words ‘to feel the fear and do it anyway’.
So, to answer the question ‘what does the law of gravity have in common with our comfort zone?’, both can sometimes feel impossible to transcend even though we know, without a shadow of a doubt, that it can be done – after all, birds fly and so do airliners.
Why are we compelled to stay within our comfort zone?
As for our comfort zone, as Frances Coombes, NLP Master Practitioner, put it in the December 2001 edition of ‘Salesdirector’, “… the greatest instinct of human beings is not survival but