Embrace Productive Discomfort

"Embrace Productive Discomfort."

I heard this quote Friday working out while I was listening to Tim Kight and Urban Meyer's podcast, The Focus 3.

Hearing that statement really made me think.

We've all been told before that we must step out of our comfort zone. For various reasons, we choose whether or not it is worth doing so.

Listening to Kight and Meyer about embracing productive discomfort made me reflect on the times I stepped out of my comfort zone. What were the influences that resulted in me doing so? Was it due to pressure? Was it worth it? Which times paid off?

After reminiscing I concluded two things:

1) Have intent

Will doing this help you reach your goals? Will it help you grow? Will you learn from it? What skills will you develop?