Adventure / Spirituality

When was the last time you did something that scared you?

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I remember trying flyboarding for the first time in Bali, Indonesia and falling down so many times before I could balance the board even for a few seconds. But when I finally managed to stand up, balance and rise above the water, it felt like I was flying. Even though the excitement lasted for only few brief seconds before I fell flat on my face, I can never forget that feeling. It was both scary and thrilling at the same time, but I am certainly glad I tried it.

I have always believed that life begins at the end of your comfort zone. And by stepping out of your comfort zone, I am not simply talking taking a risk and doing extreme adventures. Going bungee jumping, skydiving or flyboarding is just one way of stepping out of your comfort zone. These adrenaline sports allow you to push the limits of your physical body. When I refer to adventurous lifestyle, I mean pushing your boundaries mentally, socially, emotionally and spiritually in your day to day lives to truly enjoy as many dimensions of your lives as you can.

We all build this imaginary bubble around us called “comfort zone” and try to create a routine that give us a feeling of stability, control and mental state of security. We are familiar with things inside this behavioural zone. It might even give us temporary peace of mind, but that is definitely not where the growth takes place.

I urge you to not be afraid of trying new things. Go out there. Talk to strangers. Explore unknown places. Travel. Fall in love. Don’t be afraid to get your heart broken. Learn to embrace the transformation within. And above all, don’t let anyone’s opinions or expectations hold you back from your living your life to the fullest.

Explore as many dimensions of this limitless existence as you can through your five senses while are here.

Don’t just exist. Live!

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