We all get comfortable in life. We find our cushion, our niche and settle in and at times that niche isn’t meant to be permanent. Sometimes, it’s meant to be a transition space that prepares us for the adventure to come. Yet, when we refuse to leave it and remain attached to what we’re suppose to let go of, we never attain what we truly deserve. When I was younger, I was told that the greatest lesson in life I could learn was that a comfort zone was a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there. Our ambitions and dreams are meant to scare us. They are meant to take our breath away and leave us speechless and a jumbled mess of excitement and nerves. The second they don’t is the minute we have to wonder why? Life is never meant to become routine, no matter how long we get the chance to live, each day should be another surprise, another adventure, another lesson to learn. Growth is always possible but at times we can freeze and become stagnant, not allowing change to occur and in the process losing out on the opportunities avaliable in the world around us. It’s up to us to remain open to the magic that surrounds us, to be aware that change isn’t bad and sometimes it’s necessary. Life will surprise you with adventures you couldn’t even begin to imagine if you’d let it– so let it. Our comfort zones might keep us safe but they don’t keep us alive, they just merely allow us to survive.
P.S. As you’ve probably noticed changes have occurred to The Hopelessly Optimistic. Let me know what you think in the comments below. The photograph was taken by me in Rome and worked perfectly with quote in my opinion. What do you think? Happy Monday everyone, may it be wonderful!
Be Bold Be Brave Be-YOU-tiful