When we enter a space, especially an unfamiliar one, we often strive to find comfort. Without it, you can slip into anxiety and become overwhelmed. Whether you are at home, in the office, or traveling, finding and feeling comfort guarantees a more enjoyable experience. Discover the importance of finding and feeling comfort and learn how it enhances your life.
Confidence and Motivation
You are more willing to give a speech in front of your friends than strangers because the former crowd makes you feel comfortable and at ease, giving you confidence. Wearing an uncomfortable outfit causes distractions, pulling your focus away from the task at hand and toward the itch of the fabric. Sporting your favorite comfortable outfit removes distractions and allows you to focus.
When doubts and anxiousness consume your mind, you lose confidence and motivation. Feeling uncomfortable while giving a speech causes you to stumble and get overwhelmed. Removing distractions helps you feel motivated and confident so you can perform at your best.
Control and Safety
Spending time in a dirty or uncomfortable space overstimulates your senses and mind, making you feel like you are losing control. Discomfort puts you on edge, leading to anxiety and stress. A comfortable and organized space generates less stimulation, giving you more control over your environment and reactions. When you have more control, you feel safer and protected from uncertainty.
Positive Growing Environment
Like plants, we thrive under certain living conditions. A space that makes you feel small, anxious, and overwhelmed creates lots of barriers for you to grow. Anxieties weigh you down and prevent you from taking opportunities and indulging in certain experiences.
Creating a more comfortable growing environment allows you to thrive and excel. When you feel comfortable, you’re happier, more confident, and more motivated to reach your goals. Receiving a beautiful bouquet of flowers, for example, will make you feel loved and comforted—one of the many impacts flowers have—immersing you in a positive and fruitful atmosphere. Surrounding yourself with comfort takes the weight of anxiety off your shoulders and gives you the mental capacity to thrive.
Finding and feeling comfort is important in many ways. How you feel shapes your experiences and abilities, affecting the way you live your life. Create peace in your life and reap the benefits that the atmosphere produces—a richer, more positive, and thriving life.
Dianne Pajo is a Certified Personal Trainer based out of the Chicagoland area with a passion for music, combat sports, and animals. She enjoys competing in amateur boxing and kickboxing, but in her other leisure time, you can find her outdoors and performing music around the city. She is also a dog mom of 2.