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The most uncomfortable thing one can do is to question everything that is taken for granted and seek answers. Try to see the other side of the norm.
Being the most honest you've ever been with someone in your life will be one of the most uncomfortable things you can do, but it could also be the most valuable.
To do this, he suggests writing a list of all the people to whom you have something — good or bad — to say; writing down the honest feelings you need to convey to them in a letter; handing the person the letter; and writing down what happened and how the experience affected you and the other person.
Wake up extremely early.
Ekin Öcalan loves to wake up before sunrise because it provides the perfect study-and-work environment. While everyone else sleeps, waking at 5 a.m. is the perfect, way to begin the day in silence.
Watch your pennies.
From auto repairs and life insurance to coffee and french fries, keep track of every penny you spend for several months.
And try paying for everything you can with cash. If you have to reach in your wallet and pull out cash, you will often think twice about how much you need something.
Track what you eat.
Keeping track of all the food you eat and all the exercise you do in a day can be challenging, but this helped one web user see the harm she was doing to her body.
"I didn't realize how little of some nutrients I was getting and how much sugar and fat I was getting daily until I started to do this regularly," she writes.
Eat only nutritious food.
After you track your food, start eating only what is truly nutritious — This will change your life forever.
This will be uncomfortable for a number of reasons: It's hard; it's socially limiting; it can be more expensive if you are used to eating off the dollar menu; it's not as tasty when you start, and it takes more time.
But the outcome is 100% worth the effort. "Being a weird health nut and outperforming everyone else is so much more fun than blending in — and that's not just athletically. It's mentally as well."
Practice public speaking.
It may be scary to think about, but you never know when you may be called upon to speak in public. Practice, while daunting, is the key to improving your communication skills.
It's scary as hell until you realize that everyone around you feels the same.
Accomplish an almost impossible goal.
The most uncomfortable thing you can do is to set and achieve a goal that's harder than something you've ever done before.
To do that, think about a thing you're comfortable doing every day and amplify it until you get to a point where you become really scared of doing it. If you run a mile every day, the idea of running seven might terrify you. Set this as your one-year goal.
Pick just one thing to master at a time.
Your approach to self-betterment might be trying as many things as possible and seeing what works. But using the opposite tactic, though uncomfortable, is key.
If you're constantly changing interests, you're never going to discover your own internal progress. So pick one thing and become progressively committed to mastering it. It doesn't matter what it is, anything will do, as long as you do.