Life altering. Earth shattering. Mind blowing. People throw these terms around pretty readily. According to some, an iPhone app can be earth shattering, binge-watching a season of television can be life altering, and hooking up with someone at a party can be mind blowing. Okay, that last one can be true, but it has to be really good. But what about the things that really change your life? What can we get out there and do that will actually alter the way we think about things?

So much of what we do in our lives is based on comfort and the fear of losing that comfort. For most of us, our lives are carefully designed so that we never have to leave our comfort zone. Choosing what to order at the drive-thru or what color to paint our room might be the most radical decision we make in a day, a month, or a week. Today, let’s talk about the things that can actually make a difference; the things that can fundamentally alter the way we look at the world. Here are 10 Awesome Experiences That Will Change Your Life Forever.