What’s one thing you are proud of?

It’s interesting how questions tend to open up your mind and give you unexpected results. If I asked you for one incident in which you were proud of yourself your brain would probably call forth a couple of those incidents. That is what also happened to me. Usually I would not say that I am particularly proud of anything that I have done. Up until now I just didn’t take the time to consciously reflect on those moments. The moment I gave this question some thought the memories started to appear in abundance. What was most surprising to me is the fact that most of those events weren’t any big achievements just small steps outside my comfort zone. The call or email I had postponed for so long, the apology for a mistake that made me feel ashamed, the courage to ask for a small favor, …

I realized that I am proud of growing, of actively taking steps to expand my comfort zone. Continue reading “What’s one thing you are proud of?”