Change can be scary and intimidating.
It can also be rewarding.
Going into the unknown. Trying something new. Moving to an unfamilliar place. Talking to a stranger. All those things take you outside of your own comfort zone.
Outside of your comfort zone is the place where you really grow as a person. At least that’s true for me.
Almost 25 years ago, in March of 1997, I ventured outside of my comfort zone and made a huge life change. I left St. Louis and moved to Jasper, a place that was the total opposite of my hometown. The Dubois County Herald gave me that opportunity. And while I wasn’t completely sure about living in a smaller city, I did know that I wanted a change, I needed a change. I needed to prove to myself that I could be live on my own and be…