How to be comfortable with being uncomfortable
Under the motto “face your demons” my tip How to be comfortable with being uncomfortable.
Ben Aldridge is also inspired by the Stoics. After having panic attacks out of the blue, he started to study the topic of anxiety. He discovered the value of Stoic techniques and especially how the ancient Stoics dealt with their fears. With the same message as in Obstacle is the way: when you encounter an obstacle, consider it the way to improvement.
This even led him to make an anti-bucket list. We all know the term “bucket list”. A list of enjoyable, challenging and fun things that people want to do before they die. Well, Ben Aldridge’s list is the opposite!
In his book he describes 43 things that he finds difficult, exciting to really terrifying. His goal: to perform them in a year and to learn to look your fears straight in the eye. Warning: this book is contagious and challenges you to create your own anti-list.
Categorie: Stories Geschreven op: 23 maart 2021