Jumping out of comfort zones.
Boredom has a way of creeping into routine without notice and overtime it lulls you into a state of static sludge. It isn’t to be confused with depression or sadness, i think its different. Whether mental of physical, emotional or spiritual, whether in your personal life or professional, boredom slowly brings you to a point of not fully living.
I moved about a month ago and it has been such a time of growth and self discovery. Challenging myself to get out of my comfort zone, move to a new place and go back to school has been reinvigorating. It has been intellectually stimulating. I feel awake. I feel alive again. And this feeling of growth has made me realize how stuck I was in my job and in my life. It wasn’t bad-it paid well, it was full-time, my boss respected a 40 hour work week like no boss I’ve ever had. But I wasn’t excited. Simply, I was bored. I am so grateful for this opportunity- not only to go back to school- but to be reminded of the exuberance that comes with new beginnings. For now, life is pretty blissful.