Are Public Push Ups Necessary?
Doing push ups in public is normally not on my daily agenda. Especially not while wearing high heels and picking a spot in front of the historical church in Lund. But the point of making the comfort zone challenges is exactly that: Doing something I would not normally do.
Daring standing out in a crowd – Comfort Zone Challenge #4
The reason for doing push ups in a public area is to get over the fear of standing out. Most of us are inclined to hold back when it comes to doing something silly in front of others- like colleagues or even friends. I don’t think I am not the only one here to get boiling cheeks and sweaty palms in these situations?
What if this fear of public ridicule instead of protecting us from humiliating situations – actually holds us back? What if this fear keeps you from raising your hand and ask that question in front of a crowd? Or speak up when you disagree – or agree?
On the other hand doing public push ups might be silly for some. The point of comfort zone challenges is not in doing all the challenges no matter what. The point is to have the courage to pick the ones that scare you or make you uncomfortable – and just do it!
…in front of the church
Apart from me feeling utterly silly laying in the grass in front of the church – it was also a very valuable experience. And as a result I will be less afraid of standing out. Next time I get the opportunity I will grab it (hopefully…Hey I am only human!).
I also learned that I need to work on those abs…
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