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15 Amazing Things Only People Having A Sister Would Understand

15 Amazing Things Only People Having A Sister Would Understand

When your sister leaves the home and moves on to her new world you can’t help but miss her and wish she was a part of your world forever. She did so much for you that it is impossible not to cherish the memorable moments. Whether it was when she took charge of the kitchen or when she baby sitted you, you had a gladdening bond with her. That is why it is so difficult not to understand certain things when you have a sister.

1. They are brutally honest with you

If you are not well dressed or you have been played unfairly, they will tell you just the way it is. They were so brutally honest you felt they were some sort of angel watching over you. They really did know how to throw those stiff words at you to make you always self-aware.

2. They have seen your good, bad and ugly moments

They won’t judge you. They accepted you for you are, from your flaws to your strengths. They could relate with who you were whether during your up or your down times.

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3. They are such an emotional soul

There is something about having a feminine to lean on when there are challenging times. They would always be there to listen. And they did it with so much emotions and depth.

4. They offer you the greatest hugs

Perhaps even better hugs than you will get from your parents. They always have the sweetest cuddles and they know just the perfect moment to offer it to you.

5. They are your first line of defense

Somehow they always have your back. Perhaps they just relish the role of screening every other person that will come into your life.

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6. They cracked the best jokes

Yes, jokes about family members and neighbors who are weird. They seemed to have a rounder perspective of everyone around you, and they made some humor out of it.

7. They were your number one motivational speaker

Yes they were your number one cheerleader and motivator. They really knew how to fire you up even when the odds were stacked against you.

8. They shared everything with you

They shared their closet with you. They didn’t make you ever feel alone. They wanted you to always have that sense of belonging, that indeed you had someone who you could count on.

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9. They never looked down on you

Actually, they made you feel like the grown up one, because they were the ones who always took the blame rather than you. And if you had to take blame, you made them partake in the hurting too.

10. They always had an answer to your problems

It may not be the best solution available, but they will never allow you to deal with a problem alone. They would offer some advice or a way out of your challenges.

11. They know when you are lying

They could read you like a book. They understood all your body patterns and will tell you to your face that you are bullshitting if you are.

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12. They were your number one confidante

They listened to your dirty little stories and knew those dirty secrets you will never tell anyone. Somehow you felt they would never betray you, and they never did.

13. They never forget your special days

Yea they would surprise you on special days, your graduation day or your birthday. They would not only remember such days and moments, they also made them special.

14. They fought you for the simplest things

When you had disputes, it was about little things. It was either about who was going to take out the trash or who got the best toys.

15. They never held grudges with you

Fights came and went. They never stayed. It was difficult for them to stop talking to you or not being there for you. They were always willing to let go and move on with you.

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Last Updated on May 17, 2019

This Is What Happens When You Move Out Of the Comfort Zone

This Is What Happens When You Move Out Of the Comfort Zone

The pursuit of worthwhile goals is a part of what makes life enjoyable. Being able to set a goal, then see yourself progress towards achieving that goal is an amazing feeling.

But do you know the biggest obstacle for most people trying to achieve their goals, the silent dream killer that stops people before they ever even get started? That obstacle is the comfort zone, and getting stuck there is bound to derail any efforts you make towards achieving the goals you’ve set for yourself.

If you want to achieve those goals, you’ll have to break free from your comfort zone. Let’s take a look at how your life will change once you build up the courage to leave your comfort zone.

What Is the Comfort Zone?

The comfort zone is defined as “a behavioural state within which a person operates in an anxiety-neutral condition, using a limited set of behaviours to deliver a steady level of performance.”

What stands out to me the most about that definition is the last part: “using a limited set of behaviours to deliver a steady level of performance.” How many successful people do you know who deliver a steady level of performance?

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The goal in life is to continually challenge yourself, and continually improve yourself. And in order to do that, you have move out of your comfort zone. But once you do, your life will start to change in ways you could never have imagined. I know because it’s happening right now in my own life.

Here’s what I’ve learned.

1. You will be scared

Leaving your comfort zone isn’t easy. In fact, in can be downright terrifying at times, and that’s okay. It’s perfectly normal to feel a little trepidation when you’re embarking on a journey that forces you to try new things.

So don’t freak out or get overwhelmed when you feel yourself getting a little scared. It’s perfectly normal and all part of the process. What’s important is that you don’t let that fear hold you back. You must continue to take action in the face of fear.

That’s what separates winners from losers.

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2. You will fail

Stepping out of your comfort zone means you’re moving into uncharted territory. You’re trying things that you’ve never tried before, and learning things you’ve never learned before.

That steep learning curve means you’re not going to get everything right the first time, and you will eventually fail when you move out of your comfort zone. But as long as the failures aren’t catastrophic, it can actually be a good thing to fail because …

3. You will learn

Failure is the best teacher. I’ve learned more from each one of my failures than I have from each one of my successes. When you fail small, and fail often, you rapidly increase the rate at which you learn new insights and skills. And that new knowledge, if applied correctly, will eventually lead to your success.

4. You will see yourself in a different way

Once you move out of your comfort zone, you immediately prove to yourself that you’re capable of achieving more than you thought was possible. And that will change the way you see yourself.

Moving forward, you’ll have more confidence in yourself whenever you step out of your comfort zone, and that increased confidence will make it more likely that you continue to step outside your comfort zone. And each time you do, you’ll prove to yourself again and again what you’re really capable of.

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5. Your peers will see you in a different way

Whether we want to admit or not, people judge other people. And right now, people view you in a certain way, and they have a certain idea of what you’re capable of. That’s because they’ve become accustomed to seeing you operate in your comfort zone.

But once you move out of your comfort zone, you’ll prove to other people, as well, that you’re capable of much more than you’ve shown in the past.

The increased confidence other people place in you will bring about more opportunities than ever before.

6. Your comfort zone will expand

The good thing about the comfort zone is that it’s flexible and malleable. With each action you take outside of your comfort zone, it expands. And once you master that new skill or action, it eventually becomes part of your comfort zone.

This is great news for you because it means that you can constantly increase and improve upon the behaviors that you’re comfortable with. And the more tools and skills you have at your disposal, the easier it will be to achieve your goals.

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7. You will increase your concentration and focus

When you’re living inside of your comfort zone, the bulk of your actions are habitual: automatic, subconscious, and requiring limited focus.

But once you move out of your comfort zone, you no longer rely on those habitual responses. You’re forced to concentrate and focus on the new action in a way you never do in your comfort zone.

8. You will develop new skills

Moving out of your comfort zone requires that you develop new skills. One of the many benefits you’ll experience is that you’ll be stepping away from the “limited set of behaviors” and start to develop your ability and expertise in new areas.

Living inside of your comfort zone only requires a limited skill set, and those skills won’t contribute much to your success. Once you can confidently step outside of your comfort zone and learn a new skill, there’s no limit to how much you can achieve.

9. You will achieve more than before

With everything that happens once you move out of your comfort zone, you’re naturally going to achieve more than ever before.

Your increased concentration and focus will help you develop new skills. Those new skills will change the way you see yourself, encouraging you to step even further out of your comfort zone.

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