taking a personal inventory...and thinking about myself for once

As caregivers, we so often forget about ourselves. Sometimes it’s helpful to take a few minutes to take a personal inventory.

Reflecting on today

How did the day go?

What challenges did I endure?

What success did I experience?

What did I do for myself today?

What did I enjoy about today?

What did I learn today?

What did I learn about myself?

What did I learn about others?

What do I play to do — differently or the same — tomorrow?

Who have I spoken to lately?

Who have I seen lately?

Long-term vision

What do I want my life to be like in 5 years/10 years?

If I were to break that vision down into goals, my goals would be:

What can I do today to help myself achieve these goals?

Where can I get help achieving this?

How do I measure success?

Written by Michelle Daly

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