I almost feel “leaving the comfort zone” has become a trend among hipsters, life hackers and start-up CEOs, who, driven by their thirst for adventure, find themselves either climbing Mount Everest or surfing on some uninhabited island in the Pacific (luckily they brought sat phones).

What their sunset Instagram photos and memes on Tumblr don’t tell you:
It can be quite scary to let go of familiar concepts of life, who you should be, or what you should do– that’s why you close your eyes when you jump.*


*and hold your nose when you do.