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Daily Prompt: Comfort Zone

What are you more comfortable with — routine and planning, or laissez-faire spontaneity?

Simple answer? I don’t know. Possibly that means that I am equally comfortable with both.

I do know that spontaneity is more fun. I find routine to be productive but it can reduce me to tears at times. Then again, I do feel secure when plans are in place for every eventuality. I just like to be able to break free of those plans on a whim, and simply fly off to explore some new pasture or other.

Wherever my Comfort Zone is, I actually prefer being out of it. It makes me feel alive.

A clear case of wanting my cake, and eating it too.

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  5. Enjoy the Silence | Philosophy & Photography
  6. Change spells trouble!! | Being Special
  7. “FED 4? camera, 1975. Six images | Philosophy & Photography
  8. Piglets & Wolf | Philosophy & Photography
  9. Taking photos with “Zenit” camera | Philosophy & Photography
  10. Daily Post: Planned Whimsical Living | midlifemusingsblog
  11. Grafovka of Belgorod Region, Russia. October 16, 2011 | Philosophic Pictures
  12. Daily Prompt: Comfort Zone « Mama Bear Musings
  13. A Dash of Planning, and Mix in Some Spontaneity | Stuphblog
  14. No risk, no reward. | toastandgems
  15. The Daily Prompt | Planned Spontaneity | Anonymous Paranoia
  16. Well That Just Depends Doesn’t It? | Natalie Elizabeth Beech
  17. Everyday Adventures | Daily Prompt: Comfort Zone
  18. Daily Prompt: My Comfort Zone | My Blog
  19. Daily Prompt: Comfortable Zone | ?????
  20. Daily Prompt: Comfort Zone | cognitive reflection
  21. Ceteris paribus | Ald+R
  22. Daily Prompt: In Between | ?????
  23. Daily Prompt: Plans, Routines, And The Comfort Zone | Creative Mysteries
  24. Spontaneous? OCD self says no. And check the door. | thoughtsofrkh
  25. Spontaneity is the Spice of Life … Too Much Spice Gives Me Heartburn | Charming South
  26. the son of an engineer | thematticuskingdom
  27. What does Spontaneous Mean? | A Short A Day
  28. Crashing Through My Comfort Zone | Off Go the Panties
  29. Daily Post: Comfort Zone | tel-uh-vizh-uh-ner-ee
  30. Impulsive. | Hope* the happy hugger
  31. No Plan Survives Contact With the Enemy | Matthew Vett’s Development Blog
  32. Daily Prompt: Comfort Zone | Basically Beyond Basic
  33. It’s gunna be a booompy ride! | theloneshewolf
  34. Best Laid Plans… Whatever! | The Jittery Goat
  35. Daily Post – Shoot from the hip | Blog of The Imaginator
  36. Spontaneous stability | Pigments of Life
  37. Comfort Zone – Planned and Spontaneous? | The Nameless One
  38. Organised by Nature | Random Encounters of an Inquisitive Mind
  39. The three C’s… | jaycee68
  40. Spontaneous thoughts | Spunky Wayfarer
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  43. Daily Prompt: Comfort Zone | Daddy’s Naughty Little Girl
  44. DP: Beware the Ides of… Routine | Common Chapters: life changes
  45. My best laid plans always go astray | thelissachronicles

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4 Comments

  1. March 15, 2013
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    Love your article. This is so true. Thank you for the ping back

  2. March 15, 2013
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    Thank you so much for the pingback! When a piece doesn’t speak to me, I pretty much play with the concept–like I did in this post–and write what I wanted to write in the first place.

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