The world, my world, is pretty much constructed for my benefit and convenience, as a white straight male. You know it's true - most people in power look like me and talk like me. If I didn't actually make the effort, I could make my way through life dealing with the myriad tasks and challenges I have, but without ever really having to think about myself in the midst of that.
Today, find peace with your discomfort. Embrace the stickiness. Ask for its lessons and guidance. Trust that your uneasiness is the vehicle to catapult you to places you've never been before. Use discomfort to your advantage in creating a life you dream of.
We may not be aware of how locked in the comfort zone we actually are. The more we risk in the right ways, the more we succeed.
Fear is insidious. It preys on you, urging you to play it safe. It convinces you not to try anything that might risk failure.
Always leash your dog or puppy when conditioning her to livestock, and stay at least 20 feet outside the other animal's enclosure. A cow may charge or kick a dog that enters their personal space.
Are you going to be on the edge of your life (quietly reassuring yourself that it's ok here and that those jumpers are crazy anyway) or are you going to be the one that jumps straight into life, in spite of its uncertainty?