What is comfort and why does it make us feel so comfortable?

“A state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint.” That’s how the dictionary defines comfort. And we feel this to our core. 

At Taylor Lee Comfort, we’re all about comfort in every aspect of our lives⁠—in our homes, what we wear, self-care—and, most importantly, how we take care of each other. 

What is comfort?

For us, it’s a lifestyle. It’s about surrounding ourselves with the people and things that bring us ease. We prefer to be comfortable in all aspects of our lives. 

Feeling at ease in comfort touches all of our senses.  

  • It’s delightful to touch. 
  • It’s pleasing to our eyes. 
  • It smells good. 
  • It sounds pleasant.  
  • It tastes satisfying. 

And, it’s personal. 

What may sound pleasant to one person may not be what sounds pleasing to another. An aesthetic that puts someone at ease may make someone else feel constrained.  

You’re in charge of your comfort because only you know what your comfort looks, feels, smells, sounds, and tastes like. 

At Taylor Lee Comfort, we curate items that we think most women would find comfort in—neutral colors, soft textures, mild and pleasing scents, and warm and sweet tastes. 

Comfort as an action…

Comfort means easing distress. It also means giving hope. 

We believe in comforting in joy and sorrow.

If you’re hurting, we want to comfort you with words to ease your mind and spirit and physical things that comfort your senses to make your body feel comfortable, too.

Giving comfort in sorrow looks like this:

  • Listening to her
  • Supporting her with comforting words
  • Tight hugs
  • Soothing food and drinks
  • Soft items to wrap up in
  • Calming items for your tired body

If you’re happy, we want to add more joy to that feeling. Celebrate it, and relish in it because these are the fleeting feelings. Let’s make them last longer!

Giving comfort in joy looks like this:

  • Sharing in her excitement
  • Celebrating her with reinforcing words
  • Tight hugs!
  • Food and drinks that have some energy
  • Sweet-smelling items
  • Items that make her feel powerful

Why do we crave comfort?

We crave feeling comfort—existing in the comfort zone. It’s that space that feels easy, effortless, and stress-free.  

Our lives frequently push us out of it with new experiences, anxiety, sadness, fear, nervous energy, etc. And that’s not all bad. What opportunities would you miss if you always stayed in your comfort zone? Doing new things can be exciting and fun—even if they make you feel nervous. 

But comfort is there for you when you’ve finished the thing that makes you feel uncomfortable. It’s a place and feeling there for you when you need it. 

“When you’re comfortable, and life is behaving in ways that are preferable to you, your brain can release chemicals like dopamine and serotonin, which lead to feelings and sensations that are perceived as good,” Scott Trettenero says in his article, “The Comfort Zone and Personal Growth.” 

Comfort is the feeling we use to regenerate ourselves after doing something that’s pushed us outside of our comfort zone. 

And, it’s an action that we can take to help others do the same. 

 

We love comfort and wish it for YOU, too!





Sources:

Psyreg / The Comfort Zone and Personal Growth



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At Taylor Lee Comfort, we believe in the power of comfort and support.

We take the time to curate and develop the most comfortable items, the best smelling candles, the most luxurious bath soaks, the coziest clothing, and the most delicious treats.

Whether you're comforting a friend who just had some bad news, sending a care package to your mom, or want to spread some cozy love, we have something for you.

Sign up for our Comfort Club (in the footer of our home page) and get 10% off your first order!

You’ll also get:

  • Exclusive discounts
  • Updated on new items!
  • Advice and tips for comforting the people you love in joy and sorrow

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