Our minds have a sneaky way of imagining a worst-case scenario to keep us safe from doing things that are new. Any time we go outside of our comfort zone, we will be confronted with this reptilian part of our brains telling us it's dangerous and, yep, you're most certainly going to die! And when we hear that voice but choose to move forward anyway, most of the time we find that all that worrying and negative imagination was just plain wrong. We can use experiences in our life to grow and push our comfort zone to expand into a fuller expression of ourselves. And as we expand our comfort zone, we also expand our experience of our lives.
And here's the next "oh by the way" part tacked on: