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    Default Does the sentence mean "when you cross over your comfort zone, your true life starts"

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    Default Re: Does the sentence mean "when you cross over your comfort zone, your true life sta

    You cannot cross over your comfort zone. You can stay within it, or you can leave it or get out of it.

    Your question needs clarification. Did you leave out an initial What?

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    Default Re: Does the sentence mean "when you cross over your comfort zone, your true life sta

    It's a bad sentence, but I guess the idea is that you have to move outside your comfort zone to really live- if you stay inside it, you will restrict your experiences.

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    Default Re: Does the sentence mean "when you cross over your comfort zone, your true life sta

    I don't find it a bad sentence. I agree with Tdol's guess though - if you stay within your comfort zone, you're not really living. If you have the nerve/bravery/courage to move out of your comfort zone, you can really begin to live.

    It's similar to "Life begins at forty" although of course everyone hits forty years of age whether they like it or not. Moving out of your comfort zone is a choice.
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    Default Re: Does the sentence mean "when you cross over your comfort zone, your true life sta

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    It's similar to "Life begins at forty".
    That is sooo old-fashioned.

    Life, my dear, begins at sixty-seven, - in seven and a quarter hours' time. Take cover!

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    Many happy returns (it's already tomorrow here)

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