Posts tagged ‘triathlon’

March 8, 2015

Trying New Things

I’m now a firm believer that trying new things should be part of your yearly, monthly, weekly, or even daily routine. You determine the frequency. Less adventurous people might try something new once a year. Thrill-seekers might find themselves doing new things every day. Trying new things is a way to get used to uncertainty. Trying new things is a way to get out of your comfort zone. Trying something new might even lead to finding "that thing" that makes you happier than anything else.

I think I fall into the "try new things every month" category. It’s sometimes more often than that, but usually not less.

I realized that I don’t want to be a static person. Sure, I have my routines and I thrive on them. I find comfort in getting up and going to bed at the same times every day. I enjoy planning my week ahead of time. But sometimes when I am derailed from my routine or planned outcome, I find myself distressed. And I don’t like that. I want to be able to go with the flow, and re-route smoothly and change gears without any stressing or agonizing.

In my efforts to become a dynamic person, here is what I’ve been up to…

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