Sometimes Being Uncomfortable is Okay

In today’s world, or at least in the United States, most of us want to live in comfort! We want comfy homes and comfy cars and comfy clothes. We enjoy comfortable friendships and we like feeling comfortable in our jobs. We equate comfort with stability, harmony, and contentment, and who doesn’t want that?

There is, of course, such a thing as too comfortable. When we are too comfortable or when we value comfort too much, we become complacent and resistant to anything that threatens to lower our level of comfort. These include: (more…)