Each of us has our own boundaries and comfort zones. Most of us don’t often step out of this, as we feel safe and secure in what we know.
However, sometimes, the best personal and professional experiences we can have in our lives are when we completely step outside our comfort zone. Even if they are an epic failure, we know we have tried something new and likely learned a great deal in the process.
Listed below are some stirring thoughts on stepping out of your comfort zone.
Motivational Quotes About Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone
“The only thing that is stopping you from where you are to where you want to go is your comfort zone.” – Dhaval Gaudier
“Whenever you feel uncomfortable, instead of retreating back into your old comfort zone, pat yourself on the back and say, “I must be growing,” and continue moving forward.” – T. Harv Eker
“Before anything great is really achieved, your comfort zone must be disturbed.” – Ray Lewis
“We have to be honest about what we want and take risks rather than lie to ourselves and make excuses to stay in our comfort zone.” – Ray Bennett
“Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
“Coming out of your comfort zone is tough in the beginning, chaotic in the middle, and awesome in the end…because in the end, it shows you a whole new world.” – Manoj Arora
“You have to be uncomfortable in order to be successful, in some ways. If you stay in your comfort zone! You would never do the things that you need to do.” – Lights Poxlietner
“Everything we want is outside of our comfort zone and the other side is fear.” – Sivaprakash Sidhu
“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie
“Choosing a path for convenience and speed is usually a recipe for mediocrity. The things that most enrich our lives usually demand a bigger investment of time and discipline.” – Gina Mohammed, Ph. D.
“I will guarantee you that the day you step outside your comfort zone by making success your goal is the day you discover that adversity, risk, and daring will make life sweeter than you ever imagined.” – Mark Burnett
“Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.” – Morihei Ueshiba
“Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.”- Brian Tracy
“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”- Neale Donald Walsch
“The best piece of advice someone has ever given me was ‘do it scared.’ And no matter if you’re scared, just go ahead and do it anyway because you might as well do it scared, so it will get done and you will feel so much better if you step out of your comfort zone.” – Sherri Shepherd
“I constantly get out of my comfort zone. Looking cool is the easiest way to mediocrity. The coolest guy in my high school ended up working in a carwash. Once you push yourself into something new. And whole new world of opportunities opens up. But you might get hurt in fact you will get hurt. But amazingly when you heal — You are somewhere you’ve never been.” – Terry Crews
“Experts step outside their comfort zone and study themselves failing.” – Joshua Foer
Comfort Zone Quotes for Inspiration
“Are we prepared to leave our comfort zones to reach a better place?” – Carlos A. Godoy
“Stepping outside your comfort zone is supposed to feel uncomfortable because we’re in new and unfamiliar territory. Being uncomfortable is a sign of success, NOT of failure! So if we are uncomfortably outside our comfort zones, then than means we are growing!!! And THAT is cause for celebration!” – Roz Savage
“One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.”- Abraham Maslow
“We cannot become what we want to be by remaining what we are.”- Max DePree
“A ship in a harbor is safe, but that’s not what a ship is built for.”- Unknown
“If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness.”- Les Brown
“My experience is that you cannot have everything you want but you can have anything you really want, you just need to decide what it is and then plan your exit from the comfort zone.”- Jonathan Farrington
“Most everything that you want is just outside your comfort zone.”- Jack Canfield
“If you’re in a comfort zone, afraid to venture out, Remember that all winners were at one time filled with doubt.”- Unknown
“A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.”- Denis Waitley
“Dare to learn, to be different, to set your goals, to move out of your comfort zone, to be persistent.” – Unknown
“Anything you to do to stretch yourself out of your comfort zone will ultimately enable you to take larger risks and grow.”- Leslie Evans
“Comfort zones are plush lined coffins. When you stay in your plush lined coffins, you die.”- Stan Dale
“If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone.”- John C. Maxwell
More Comfort Zone Quotes About Dreams, Life and Adventure
“To the degree we’re not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves.”- Peter McWilliams
“All growth starts at the end of your comfort zone.”- Tony Robbins
“The comfort zone is the great enemy to creativity; moving beyond it necessitates intuition, which in turn configures new perspectives and conquers fears.”- Dan Stevens
“Don’t be afraid to expand yourself, to step out of your comfort zone. That’s where the joy and the adventure lie.”- Herbie Hancock
“I’ve been scared and I’ve liked not hanging on to stuff where I know that I’m in my comfort zone.”- Robert Plant
“What I find really interesting is to try and mix it up, to push myself and try different things. I don’t want to stay in my comfort zone. I want to take risks and keep myself scared.”- Michael Fassbender
“I think one of the most difficult challenges in show business is the challenge of longevity and to constantly realize and reveal what’s already been there – like doing stage and singing and dancing in New York. I haven’t been that far out of my comfort zone in a while.”- Blair Underwood
“It is really hard for me to get out of my comfort zone.”- Connie Sellecca
“So you have to force yourself out of a comfort zone and really try to figure out what are the key ingredients, the key skill sets, the key perspectives that are necessary, and then figure out a way to attract the very best people to fill those particular roles.”- Steve Case
“I’m generally more and more in my comfort zone in the wild.”- Tom Felton
“I love working with a stylist but I also love having personal relationships with designers. A stylist is great for pulling together an entire outfit, accessories included, and for shaking me out of my comfort zone.”- Elizabeth Banks
“Get comfortable with being uncomfortable!”- Jillian Michaels
“As an artist, you want to stretch. That’s the only way you’re going to grow. If I stay inside my comfort zone, do roles that I’ve done before, then I’m never going to get better as an actress.”- Jurnee Smollett
“I mostly like to travel and volunteer because I get antsy if I stay in my comfort zone for too long.”- Eden Sher
Which of these comfort zone quotes can you relate to?
Stepping out of our comfort zone on a regular basis takes bravery and a willingness to stumble and pick ourselves back up. If we live our lives entirely in our comfort zone, we miss out on thrills and experiences that life can give us.
We do NOT have to be good or perfect – we need only try. If we try, even if we are far from perfect, we learn something. Only then can we improve on ourselves for the future.