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Why do you like to get out of your comfort zone every now and then? And what do you do to get out of your comfort zone?
I find the nearest bunch of extroverts (preferably ENFPs), and act like them. :crazy: I know of no faster way to get out of my comfort zone while still having a fun time. An hour with them is like streamlining a powerful drug. (Which is probably largely why I bother going out of my comfort zone). At the same time, a little bit of exposure goes a long way. Afterwards I need to retreat to the quiet of my comfort zone where I can again introvert.
 

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I like to test my limits a lot. I want to see and define what my boundaries are and if it is possible to break through them. I believe this what helps me grow into a strong individual.

I 'enjoy' extended water fasting (14 days on water alone so far), sleep deprivation, and socializing with extroverts.

I also used to engage in survival training and boot camps- contingency planning.
 
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There's a period of preparation in which I let myself be alone. After I'm done with whatever activity I'd chosen to do I reward myself with a nice quiet read and potentially a beer if it was strenuous.
 

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Well...

How else would I know the boundaries of my comfort zone if I don't cross that line once in a while? Sometimes it can be interesting to see how the line has changed over time. Generally, I get myself to do things I wouldn't usually do and see what happens.
 

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I Like to get out of my comfort zone because It helps me learn new things, and I am always looking to learn new things.

The how is simple for me, my sister is a ENFP, and my two best friends are ESFP and ENTJ, so I just hand over control to one of them for the day and see what happens... its always interesting :laughing:
 

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I go dancing and on trips and stuff :laughing:

for no reason, because it's fun

I know you are INTJs, but you must have heard of fun, at least from ENFPs

I 'enjoy' extended water fasting (14 days on water alone so far), sleep deprivation,
aren't those dangerous if you do that for a long time ? water doesn't contain vitamins, protein, fats etc. afaik
 

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My job often takes me way out of my comfort zone, including being sent to various offices over the world and eating thousand year eggs in ratty eating stalls in Hong Kong backalleys. The comfort zone was not even in sight.

Otherwise, dating is good fun, but I usually am in committed relationships.

I don't feel a strong need to get out of my confort zone. I can thrive nearly anywhere. Only nightclubs, I can't stand those. Then again, I don't have to live there :cool:
 

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I throw myself out of my comfort zone when I realize that I haven't grown in awhile. When I can't remember the last time a researched a new topic or talked to someone new, then I know that it's time.

Professionally, I challenge myself by setting goals for making new business contacts. For example, at the last conference I attended, I wanted to see if I could get three different men to buy me a drink.

Personally, I challenge myself by writing off-beat fiction. I haven't done that lately.... It may be time.
 

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Of the handful of INTJs in my life;

They spend the afternoon with me ... they make that comfort zone comment right after their heart attacks settle down. I just call it cardio.

But you guys are more adventurous than you give yourselves credit for. Who else would go heli skiing with me for their first time? Or build houses in developing countries? etc
 

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I explore more about different interests I didn't previously consider. I think about why people might be interested in things I'm not interested in.

I try to express more about certain visions that I wasn't brave to in the past.

I face potential conflicts and controversies (Being Fi-dom, I hate conflict, but I deal with it)

I assert more loudly about my boundaries than I had in the past.
 

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if I feel like I'm in a rut or have been in a rut for awhile, i can gain a tit of momentum and moving forward toward my goal wont be as hard.

When Im breakin the limits of my comfort zone, I feel a little anxious and my stomach rumbles and sometimes I get butterflies in my throat :tongue:
 

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Why do you like to get out of your comfort zone every now and then? And what do you do to get out of your comfort zone?
Being self-contained is like a long, slow, suffocation- which some people benefit from because they don't feel that sensation very often, but for me there are times I need to breathe and go wild with that metaphorical, simple intoxication of oxygen. I like to feel less of a stranger toward others after so much time being wary of them.

Ecstasy, and not very often at that.
 

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Lately I like organizing people to do unsual activities with me.
Recently, I organized the ride2work day in my workplace.
Out of about 50 potential candidates, 4 ended up participating.

I thought it was a great breakthrough since nobody had ever done anything like this here.
For me, it forced me to go around socialising and promoting the event with all sorts of people at all levels in the company.

I was satisfyed and excilarated :proud:! (Still am!)

I can't wait to come up with other activities!

Any ideas?
 
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