In our happy culture, we sometimes shy away from things that are scary and focus on staying happy. But there is now research that suggests being a little bit scared or stressed makes us stronger. Challenges bring about greater satisfaction, pride in self and help us find purpose. Talking to a new neighbor can be hard but lead to a new friendship. Signing up for tap lessons may feel silly and ridiculous, but just the thing you need to re-energize and let loose.
Have you done something outside of your comfort zone lately? Is there a challenge that scares you but excites you?