Journal 45 – A New Beginning!
In the post, Social Contagion, I left with some thought provoking questions to help update your mental fitness plan to project more positive emotions.
The questions were:
- What do you see?
- How do you show up for work on the farm?
- What is life like at home?
- Who do you think is the biggest influence in your life circle?
- Who in your life circle has the biggest impact on your emotions?
Prime Minister Trudeau said in a press conference recently, once restrictions are lifted, there will be a new normal, and things won’t be like they were before the pandemic. That was cause for reflection on work-life balance and goals moving forward. Life on the farm and how you farm moving forward may look quite different too.
Perhaps it is time to evaluate current goals and set new ones. Re work the plan and include mental fitness in part with physical fitness and social connection.
If you need a boost in getting started, I recommend reading Journal-45: A 45-Day Program to Create a New Beginning. It is about 114 pages but includes journaling pages and activity pages for thought and exploration.
This journal is an excellent tool to learn your work-life balance and how to get more positivity in your everyday life. Journal 45 includes a self-assessment, provides a process to set goals, show you how to journal for the next 45 days to monitor your growth, and have you doing a few different activities to enhance your work-life balance.
For me, if it isn’t written, it doesn’t get done. This is a great exercise to ensure I execute my plan and stick to my goals. Also, journaling through the next 45-days puts what I have written on paper into practice and then it becomes a habit. So far, there hasn’t been a lot of writing, just thought and reflection.
This well-laid out easy to read e-book will get you on your way to a new beginning. Feel free to share your goals and plans with us or others, they may jump start others into setting their own.
There is no time like the present to affect change.