Letting go off comfort zone and standing up for yourself is a challenging task to do in life. It involves the risk of being bullied and having to face the tough life afterwards. However, to succeed in life, you need to stand up for yourself even if you are standing up to a bully.
It should be your prime objective to be successful and make your life worthwhile to live, enjoy and celebrate because if you do not, no one else is going to stand up for you. You are the creator of your destiny, and it is your birthright to put your interest forward to get them fulfilled otherwise people will manipulate you and make use of you to realize their own dreams.
Standing up for yourself does not mean to be engaged in a continuous fight with the people. You do not need to be aggressive in your dealings. Aggressiveness only creates bigger problems, which can block your road to success. You just need to convey that you also care for your interest in a clear, direct and honest manner. In other words, you need to respect other people interest without putting your own need, want, desire on the back burner.
To stand up for yourself, you need to have the undying faith in yourself and do not back down. You should convey your ideas in a respectful manner. Be assertive and explain your point of view in a direct and honest manner. The person, who cares about your success, will definitely appreciate your new-found confidence and those who does not, you do not need to think much about them and be ready to tackle the consequences.
Hence, always keep in mind; no one is going to come in front of you with folded hand and say to you that this is the thing you need to be successful in life. You have to take care of your interest by yourself. Stand up, get out of your comfort zone and put your interest forward. You should not get angry with people, get even, maintain your composure and follow your goal to be successful in life.