Great meeting of the minds tonight with my new & old buds @laurentoyota @johndiemer @hotforfood @theveganproject @zoemarg @culvercitysalads @jaclyn_lc @sarahskalz @litteroddity (not pictured. Feeding fat cats) thanks guys for being so great! #thatsthebesticando #sostuffed #iamafatcattrevor #vegateam @vega_team @heirloomveg #socialmedia #pr
If your motto is no new friends, it’s time to challenge yourself and get out of your comfort zone. The payoff will be worth it.
We all seem to gravitate toward our comfort zones from time to time, and one of the easiest ways to stay there is to spend time with people who are just like us.
These people agree with us, think like us, and have a similar viewpoint on issues. But while this may seem to make our lives easier, there is also a downside.
Only spending time with people like us prevents us from growing, and even though we may be less comfortable hanging around people who are different from us, doing so also helps us to expand in crucial areas.
Here are five benefits of spending time with people who are different from us:
So now it all makes sense.
You know what social media is? It’s connections. And sometimes those connections happen in person. These awesome people make it happen in real and hilariously genuine ways. Tons more could be in this photo. Thanks for a great night everyone. Missing in photo but mad props to @erinireland @litteroddity @sarahskalz @jaclyn_lc @limmick. #socialmedia #vegasocialteam #talktomypeople #vegateamstrong @heirloomveg #vegameetups @vega_team (at Heirloom Vegetarian)