Why It's Good To Do One Thing A Day That Scares You

Why It's Good To Do One Thing A Day That Scares You

Take risks.

I've always loved the saying, "Do one thing a day that scares you." Why? Because I think that's so vital, especially for our own wellbeing. I love to challenge myself and sometimes, it's good to push past your own boundaries and get out of your comfort zone.

If you are going to participate in this challenge, do it on your own terms. Something that "scares you" can vary from talking to a person you have a crush on to going out to dinner by yourself, to trying a new food dish. What scares you could be something normal that others do on a daily basis or don't find those things to be a challenge, so don't think that you have to live by their standards. Your fears are just that, they are YOURS.

Getting out of your comfort zone is terrifying, yes, but you are looking fear in the face and telling it that YOU have control. Your comfort zone is like a little box that you've placed yourself in. It's safe and familiar, but nothing really changes — Nothing new really happens. Taking risks and getting past your fears is where you find yourself and where you find life.

If you were to play the hardest game and know very well that you'll probably lose, would you still do it? Some of you may answer no, but to those of you who say yes, you're probably realizing that it's the challenge and taking that risk that makes you grow stronger. You know there's a high chance that you'd lose, but you still try anyway because you never know what may happen.

I don't want to have a boring life. I want to live a life where I can say, "Yes, I did something today that scared me and made me uncomfortable, but I did it and I'm stronger from it." So, make that leap, you never know where those risks might lead you.

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13 Gross Things Girls Do That Boys Don't Know About

From a girl, about girls.

There's always talk about how gross boys are all the time, it's now time to talk about how gross maybe even how much more disgusting girls can be. It may not even be disgusting, but just weird, but we are girls. What can we say?

1. Gorilla legs.

It's not that we don't want to...okay, that was a lie. Every girl can agree that they only shave during bathing suit season when you're wearing a dress, or when you're gonna get it on. Basically, If she shaves her legs you're special.

2. When did I last wash this bra again?

We wear the same exact bra, for days, and weeks, and who knows for how long.

3. It's not just the bra's, it's the pants too.

We wear jeans and leggings like twenty times before we think about washing them.

4. We don't wash our hair every day.

Because unwashed hair is the best styling hair. Also because looking good takes too much work.

5. We are always picking at our faces, especially pimples.

As soon as we walk by a mirror, its a must. Car mirrors are awesome to pop those suckers and pluck rampant eyebrow hairs. We pop pimples like its our job.

6. We will live in your clothes.

If you somehow let your significant other or friend wear your sweatshirt you're never getting it back... and she's never taking it off. Girls will wear that sh*t until your scent is gone because we love it.

7. We poop.

Believe it or not... it happens to us too. Women don't make it as much as a show as boys do. We hide it from you and will hold it until you're not around. And you've probably received a lot of selfies on the toilet.

8. The dreaded monthly gift.

Probably the most disgusting thing to ever happen to the human body. But everyone knows about menstruating, but most guys don't understand the other things that come along with it, like the cramps that bring period farts and the nasty bowel movements and blood clots.

9. Finding hair from our head in our butt cheeks.

Yeah, it's a thing. Your head hair crawls it's way down there occasionally.

10. We smell ourselves a lot.

We are super conscious about how we smell...especially down there.

11. We let it fly.

We will hold in our farts from you, but as soon as we are alone... that's a different story. You better hope we don't get too comfortable around you too quick.

12. Sometimes we have to improvise.

Sometimes mother nature likes to come when we aren't ready, or prepared with the supplies. There are numerous occasions where we start bleeding and have to create this bundle of toilet paper and just shove it down there.

13. Looking at our panties and trying to figure out what came out.

Sometimes you just don't know for sure.

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7 Reasons Why Running Is The Best Sport

Do you really need a reason to run, though?

Running is good for you - like, really good for you. And with swimsuit season right around the corner, what better time to start than now?

1. You can practice literally anywhere. ANYWHERE.

No need to confine yourself to a smelly gym - nowhere is off-limits!

2. There's no coordination required!

4. You're born knowing how to run.

5. It gets you in shape really, really fast!

6. You can get to know a new area.

7. It's the perfect partner exercise.

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Dogs love to run; therefore, you should too!

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