Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login

Trying Something Different

by Marie Vonow (follow)
Blogs:https://minamaries.blogspot.com.au https://simpleselfimprovement.blogspot.com.au/
Confidence (60)      Comfort Zone (15)      Expectations (10)      Experiences (4)     


Comfort Zone, Confidence, Expectation, Experiences
Image: Marie Vonow


Sometimes I don’t want to try an activity because it isn’t ‘my thing’. On some occasions I have avoided that activity by saying ‘No thanks’. However, there have been times when I have decided to give it a go, perhaps reluctantly, and ended up enjoying myself or benefitting in some way. Sometimes it is good to try something one normally wouldn’t.

One day I was out with a couple of friends and they suggested mini golf. With my lack of coordination and disinterest in that type of activity I didn’t want to participate. I guess I could have refused but felt sort of obliged to join in. The other two had played mini golf before and I expected to be hopeless at it. I was pleasantly surprised that I enjoyed the game and was better at it than I thought I would be.

There are other times when I have gone on an outing or visited a place I didn’t think would interest me only to find I got something positive from the experience. It has provided a boost to my confidence and has also stopped me from getting stuck in a rut doing the same things all the time.

Then, there have been times when I haven’t enjoyed myself and have just been so glad to get home. The next time I have been pottering about having a quiet time at home I have appreciated being in my own environment, doing ‘my own thing’ even more than I usually do.

Sometimes the best thing is to turn down invitations to participate in things that aren’t your style. At other times there is something to be gained from stepping outside your comfort zone and giving a different activity a go. Even if you don’t enjoy the new experience at least you will know for sure it isn’t your thing.

# Comfort Zone
# Confidence
# Expectations
# Experiences
I like this Article - 3
More Articles by Marie Vonow
What sort of things do you think of when someone mentions taking a risk? The Heinemann Australia...
112 views
I have always enjoyed taking photos
135 views
Many aspects of life are expensive
181 views
While looking for something quite unrelated on the internet, I came across words we never hear now...
147 views
I started thinking about how manners have changed over the course of my lifetime and that led me t...
105 views
Sometimes the negative can mount up
127 views
view all articles by Marie Vonow
Articles by Marie Vonow on Other Hubs
ID: 36901
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
One day you are off to work in a busy office as you have been doing for the past five years or lon...
313 views
I love a bargain
206 views
Today’s world is almost indisputably more fast-paced and has more jobs, both at work and home ...
104 views
In this day and age, many people hire professional escorts because they what to try something ne...
12712 views
Is hope your mate or gate? Is hoping good or bad? Let us begin with my little hope
1010 views
Recently I came across **armchairing,** another word that was new to me
128 views
**COPING WITH WORRIES** It is a normal and understandable part of being human to worry
115 views
These days there are many ideas and tips about the benefits of owning less stuff
137 views
New words are constantly coming into existence
195 views
Losing weight at any age can sometimes be hard to do
143 views
Categories
 
Copyright 2012-2021 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version