Seems like everyone and their grandmother writes about why you need to break out of your comfort zone. Heck, I’ve written about it more than a time or two. It’s as if there is a cult of personal development and leadership bloggers proselytizing the evils of the comfort zone. Even worse, if you dare stay within your comfort zone, you might as well shrivel up and blow away into irrelevance now. Sounds like fun, right?
I sat down this morning to write a blog post because I always publish on Tuesdays. I’m very committed to my blog and wasn’t about to let a week slip by without a post. For the first time in a long time, I found myself staring at my screen, starting a million could-be posts, and dropping them like hot potatoes. None of them felt quite right.
I’ve always been an actress, but post college, I haven’t always had the confidence to audition. I’d take class after class; on camera class, monologues, scene study, you name it. I’d tell myself that I needed another class and I’d be ready to put myself out there more. However, the moment I found my courage, it became an unstoppable force that led to a soul spark I’ll never forget.