It’s been over six months since I’ve posted in this blog, and had pretty much left it for dead. I started this for a class assignment, and enjoyed the week or two I spent on it. Since then, I started other websites and blogs for friends and special groups, including Healthy Prediabetic to use what I’ve learned about diabetes to help other people who have similar diabetic tendencies. I haven’t posted very regularly there, either. With young kids, part of my life balance is attending to them and life while they are awake, and then catching up a little and resting/sleeping when they are not.
It’s interesting taking another look at this blog after a long hiatus, though, and reading the message of change. Change has continued in my life. For a while, I’ve been making gratitude lists at the end of the day. In the past week, I’ve expanded that so that it has become a daily inventory, or check-in. Part of this was inspired by Pat Flynn’s podcast interview with Hal Elrod where they talk about The Miracle Morning, Elrod’s formula for having an awesome day based on starting with a morning reflective time. He is a big fan of the Five Minute Journal, which I read about and adapted for myself.
Instead of buying another product (I have enough stuff!) I took the ideas from Hal Elrod and the Five Minute Journal, and write on those every night. I write about the following: