The benefits of getting out your comfort zone


I’ve just got back from five days in Minneapolis, where I attended a conference on simple living.

I had an awesome time there.

I can’t even begin to explain it.

It was maybe one of the best times of my life.

I met so many people that I felt instantly connected to.

I made deep friendships in just a few hours.

(It’s amazing what you can get down to when you take away the “What do you do?”, and other standard conversation topics).

I laughed… I shared… I connected… and I welled up with tears at times.


I gained a whole heap of friends from across North America, who share the same mindsets and beliefs, and are just about the most welcoming people anyone could hope to meet.


It was possibly one of the most rewarding, fun, humbling, exciting experiences of my life.

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100 things to do instead of watching TV

Part of me “moving forward” and getting out of the rut I feel I’m in, involves getting out and trying different things. Not necessarily every night, but once or twice a week if I can.

If I watch TV, I tend to watch about ten episodes in a row – I don’t have much self-discipline when it comes to TV! So I tend not to watch it at all. All or nothing with me!

So here is a list I made, of 100 things to do instead of watching TV or going to a bar. I’ve also created a PDF, in case you want to download and print it off: 100 things to do challengeRead More »