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    i hear everybody say get out of your comfort zone but what do you do when you're faced with the easier option or uncomfortable option? i dont want to miss opportunities with the uncomfortable option but what if i hate it and i cant go back? the easy option is just easier for me but is that always right? please help me if you have any experience around this area/topic
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    I often feel like you say. I'm missing a social right now because it's the uncomfortable option, and telling myself I have work to do (and then coming on TSR) is the easy option. But, in general, I do try and force myself to do the uncomfortable thing and it almost always pays off. It's easier to look at it from Future You's point of view - would you feel better having tried something new and being more knowledgeable and experienced about the world (and perhaps having met some new friends) or would you rather have just had another evening of doing the same old thing.

    Even if it's a horrible experience, you'll come back wiser and more experienced. But often things turn out to be more enjoyable than you expect.
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    what if this uncomfortable option involves moving? im trying to decide whether to stay in my academy's sixth form next year or move to a new school. if i stay its easy and i know everybody and it will be incredibly easy to get in but if i move i might get a new opportunity that i wouldnt get by staying or i would be too comfortable by staying but im worried i'll regret moving and i wont be able to move. everybody is advising me not to move but is this one of those situations that will change my life when everybody tells me it is wrong?
    (Original post by Lavaridge)
    I often feel like you say. I'm missing a social right now because it's the uncomfortable option, and telling myself I have work to do (and then coming on TSR) is the easy option. But, in general, I do try and force myself to do the uncomfortable thing and it almost always pays off. It's easier to look at it from Future You's point of view - would you feel better having tried something new and being more knowledgeable and experienced about the world (and perhaps having met some new friends) or would you rather have just had another evening of doing the same old thing.

    Even if it's a horrible experience, you'll come back wiser and more experienced. But often things turn out to be more enjoyable than you expect.
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    (Original post by benin.15)
    what if this uncomfortable option involves moving? im trying to decide whether to stay in my academy's sixth form next year or move to a new school. if i stay its easy and i know everybody and it will be incredibly easy to get in but if i move i might get a new opportunity that i wouldnt get by staying or i would be too comfortable by staying but im worried i'll regret moving and i wont be able to move. everybody is advising me not to move but is this one of those situations that will change my life when everybody tells me it is wrong?
    Oh, perhaps you should have put that in your question as there's a lot more to changing school than just whether it's in your comfort zone or not. Does it do the subjects you want, and get better results? Does it have more after-school activities that could help you meet new people? Does it give you more freedom and potential to mature as an adult (such as a college instead of a school sixth-form)? Is it nearer to you, or further? If you're really happy where you are and don't see any clear advantage to moving then I'd say stay.
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    thank you so much i dont think you realise how much this has helped me, i think im going to stay because the only reason i want to move is to meet new people but i think there are much more opportunities to meet new people instead of moving school

    (Original post by Lavaridge)
    Oh, perhaps you should have put that in your question as there's a lot more to changing school than just whether it's in your comfort zone or not. Does it do the subjects you want, and get better results? Does it have more after-school activities that could help you meet new people? Does it give you more freedom and potential to mature as an adult (such as a college instead of a school sixth-form)? Is it nearer to you, or further? If you're really happy where you are and don't see any clear advantage to moving then I'd say stay.

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