April 21, 2023

76. Kristen Butler - Your Comfort Zone Is Your Power Zone

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Shifting your view of “the comfort zone” can lead to a more positive and fulfilling life. Kristen Butler is the CEO of Power of Positivity and shares her story about how getting back to her comfort zone and embracing positivity transformed her life. We have been socialized to believe that the path to success involves stepping out of your comfort zone, but it’s time to revisit this narrative. Putting your entire identity into a business and hustling to the point of discomfort and depletion is unhealthy. It’s time that we redefine our relationship with comfort and allow ourselves to live in a fulfilling and less stressful rhythm with our bodies. Bring balance back into your life by embracing comfort!

👱‍♀️ Kristen is the CEO and founder of the Power of Positivity: stop shaming yourself, a comfort zone is good! 02:30
✅ We confuse comfort with complacency: when we're growing, we feel discomfort. 07:22
🕴️ When Kristen lost her business, she felt like she lost herself because her identity was in her work: take a step back and evaluate things so you don't burn out. 10:46
❗ The business is there for you, it's not your baby! 15:09
💜 A comfort zone is your power zone - it has never been explained like this. 17:01
🥰 After hard work, you need to comfort yourself. 21:15
💆‍♀️ Tap into your body to know when it’s time to move or rest: don't obsess over what other people say. 23:50
🧡 Toxic positivity is ignoring feelings and letting them sit: release your emotions and train your body to find gratitude. 26:37
👛 Gratitude retrains your brain to look for the positive. 30:29
🌼 Take a lesson from the situation, but don't let it ruin your experience: grieving is natural - let yourself grieve. 32:41


Instagram: @powerofpositivity

Website www.positivekristen.com

New Book - The Comfort Zone https://thecomfortzonebook.com/

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