Comfortable with being uncomfortable

Some time ago I read an interesting article about how the US Navy Seals, akin to our South African “Recces” and perhaps other special forces, prepare and train. The Seals have a saying: "Get comfortable being uncomfortable". The theory is that if you can be comfortable being uncomfortable, you'll be prepared to handle whatever situation comes along in your own life. The mantra applies not only to the extreme physical conditions they endure, but also the situations.

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