Shifting Comfort Zones

My friend and favorite entrepreneur did an inspiring interview that I want to pass on.  Every time I hear Debra Searle speak I come away with new ways of thinking and am inspired to be more adventurous, brave, creative and positive.

If you haven’t run across her before, here is her bio from her website,

The Official Biography

Debra Searle MBE had achieved more by her mid 30’s than most people would dream of achieving in a lifetime: she has been awarded a first class honours degree, launched two companies, won World Championship medals for GB, presented over 40 programmes for the BBC, had two books published, become the youngest ever trustee of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and successfully rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean.  In 2002 HM The Queen awarded Debra an MBE for her achievements, and in 2014 she was appointed Member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO) for her work with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

Her inspiring book …


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2 thoughts on “Shifting Comfort Zones

  1. Hi There, I listened to the interview and felt so inspired by this adventuous young woman. I loved her measure of success being able to live a life of freedom balance with a harmonious family life. Maybe you could sign up for doing an adventure with her. Looks like she is branching out to bring people into the adventure zone with her. What was it that happened that was unplanned when she crossed the Atlantic? It took longer? I was curious about that.

    Thanks for sharing that which is inspiring to you I love you, Daughter. mom😎

    Sent from my iPad


    • She had many incredible challenges along the way. The biggest was a week into the race when her husband had to stop racing due to the traumatic stress he was experiencing (he was rescued by a support crew). She continued on her own, even though she was officially disqualified from the race. What was supposed to take 6 weeks, took much longer due the winds and being a solo rower. Very few have endured this kind of challenge completely on their own. You should read her book!

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