Do Something That Scares You


Kabbalah teaches that we came to this world to expand ourselves — to change our nature, which means getting out of our comfort zone, because it’s not the realm in which we should live. We need to go to that place that’s uncomfortable and to transform in some way. Only by moving outside of our comfort zone do we leave the world differently than how we came into it.

It’s not easy, but complacency is a huge missed opportunity. Know that now, staying still is no longer an option for your life. It can’t be. The only other option of staying in that place of comfort is so much more uncomfortable in the long run, because you’re not allowing your soul to do what it’s supposed to do.

I’m reminded of a joke from Jerry Seinfeld. We can’t only quote kabbalists, right? So one of his jokes is that more people are afraid of public speaking than of death. That means that at a funeral, more people would rather be in the casket than giving the eulogy.

Kabbalists teach that one can spend their entire lives doing what’s natural and comfortable, and think that they’ve accomplished great things. But to truly accomplish the purpose for which we came to this world, we need to push against our nature and against our comfort.

What are some things you feel that you need to do to go against your nature?

Do one thing this week that takes you closer to revealing your potential.

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