something popped up in my feed reader. it made me sit up. it made me re-read. it made me think – THIS. SAVE THIS. YOU NEED THIS.
and the first place i thought to save it was here. after another round of months without doing anything on here, i thought of this space when i wanted to save something. when i wanted to document and record something that is important and meaningful and may just help me keep my wits about me when lots of things are not going well at all.
this. this is the spark that will hopefully catch in my life. thanks to the lovely and always readable (even when it’s just a meal plan for the week) Helen Jane for the solid advice for school girls of all ages.
Energy Begets Energy
The more energy I put out, the more energy gets created.
I make my own energy.
This fact has gotten me over my love of the couch,
my fear of exercise, and
further in my career.
The more energy I put out, the more I get.
Early morning runs and jump roping,
Late night prep and conversations.
Muster up the energy to create more energy.
It’s not easy, but it propels. Further.
so i’ve officially joined Go Mighty! i received my log-in info the other day, and posted a few goals. it feels good to get on track. to make my life list listed somewhere. to be inspired to live mightier, grander, richer (experience-wise, not money-wise…although that would be nice). i’m trying to get back on track here. but i’ll admit it’s difficult. i think i can be more diligent and deliberate. however, realistic is also an important word to keep in mind. so we’re taking it slowly with toddler steps – shakey and unsteady but determined.
and with that being said, i’m attempting to participate in the Appreciation Engine’s Thanksgiving Challenge. i’m a bit tardy to the party, but am making up for lost time. each day, you make an audio recording of something for which you’re grateful/thankful. today i posted two separate recordings of three things so i’m almost caught up. i think this is something i can (and SHOULD) follow up on each day. seconds of my time to create a positive habit. i like the sound of that.
i’m on both sites as kasaro if you’re interested. you should sign up too.
let’s be mighty appreciative together.
photo from potatojunkie’s flickr photostream
i had every intention of starting dinner prep after that last post – and then my phone came home! it’s been lost for over a week – long story. but after my phone arrived, M pulled up in front of the house for his hour between jobs! clearly i was distracted. dinner was not prepped. and i became lost in the interwebs once M bounced off for his shift at the restaurant.
i found a super helpful post on how to blog as a career from the WONDERFUL joanna goddard. srsly. she is just lovely. after reading all those tips, i stumbled onto her first few posts. they just made me feel buoyant. and right now, i need buoyancy. very much so. thanks, jo.