Welcome To The Pursuing A Balanced Life Podcast!

Pursuing A Balanced Life PodcastPursuing A Balanced Life was originally launched in March of 2006. When it started, I (Cliff Ravenscraft), worked as an independent insurance agent, in a family run insurance agency, and had only been podcasting as a hobby for a few short months. In January 2008, I left my career in insurance, after 11 years, to pursue podcasting as my full-time career.

This podcast has served as an audio journal that has chronicled everything that led to my decision to leave my career in insurance and to start my own online business. This podcast contains the most exhaustive account of all the things that I have learned about building my own business and how I’ve managed to balance all the demands that come along with being an entrepreneur.

I invite you to subscribe and join me as I continue to share all the business and success principles that I learn along the way as well as my pursuit of finding a balance between my focus on my career, my desire to be a great husband and father, my desire to become more physically fit and healthy, and my desire to live a life of faith.

If you like this show, you may also like the Podcast Answer Man or Family From The Heart podcasts. Of course we invite you to please check out the complete list of our podcasts.

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593 PABL – Putting Yourself First

by Cliff Ravenscraft on January 25, 2015

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I’m excited to report another amazing week in the pursuit of my health and fitness related commitments. In this episode, I talk about recovering from my ribs injury, my recent results on the scale and what I’ve been watching on tv to inspire me further. Also, I included episode 390, in full, into this episode of PABL because I know that what I shared would be 100% of interest to this audience.

 
 
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This week was an absolutely awesome week. I am absolutely thrilled about how my morning routine turned out every single day this week and how that led into many other amazing choices each day.

Here’s the list of topics covered in this episode

  • Two circumstances that normally derail my fitness & health goals, and why they didn’t this time.
  • An update on my morning routine.
  • How my workouts went this week.
  • Why I stopped micro journaling each day.
  • My new scale. – http://gspn.tv/newscale
  • A weigh-in update. – I’m down 19.2 lbs.
  • I ate the same thing for breakfast each day AND LOVED IT!
  • What I’ve been eating for lunch.
  • Signing up for gym membership at LA Fitness.
  • An update on my life without Diet Coke.
  • The goals I have for the number of hours I sleep.
  • The success of working only 40 hours this past week.
  • Patreon support update!
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    In this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life, I share my experiences from my first road trip since November 14th, which is when I made a commitment to exercise and a healthy lifestyle.

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    This was an important experience as these road trips, in the past, had been quite disruptive to my healthy routines in that it can be difficult to fit in workouts. Also, I have a history of eating and drinking all sorts of horrible junk on these long road trips.

    To find out how this trip went, click the play button and have a listen.

     
     
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    590 PABL – The Year of Fitness

    January 4, 2015

    In this episode of Pursing A Balance Life, I share that I have come up with my theme for 2015, the Year of Fitness. I also talk about the goals that I have in this new year. I provide an update on how I am doing with my commitment to working out six days a […]

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    589 PABL – I’ve Said Goodbye To Diet Coke

    December 29, 2014

    In this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life, I talk about how I came to the decision to end my 30+ year addiction to Diet Coke. I also shared how the Christmas break has impacted my morning and work routines. I hope you all had a very Merry Chrsitmas (or other holiday) and that you […]

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    588 PABL – Making Positive Changes

    December 21, 2014

    I recorded this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life while I was out for what turned into a 7.62 mile walk. It was cold, but the sun was shining. I talked about the joy of spending more time with my family each day, the changes that I recently made to my morning routine and how […]

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    587 PABL – Why I Ditched The FitBit For A Heart Rate Monitor

    December 15, 2014

    In this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life, I share why I have decided to ditch my fitbit for good and why I’ve decided to fully embrace a heart rate monitor instead. There is one thing that I feel that is important to point out. In the episode, I suggested that the book stated that […]

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    586 PABL – What Went Down In Florida

    December 10, 2014

    In this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life, I shared what happend during our family’s vacation in Florida and the special surprise that I came home with.     Special Thanks to my Patreon Supporters I am so incredibly thankful for those who have decided to show their support for Pursuing A Balanced Life by […]

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    585 PABL – Younger Next Year

    November 30, 2014

      Below is a quick overview of what you will find in this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life: The reason for my five mile walk My new laptop/camera backpack – http://gspn.tv/backpack Patreon Information – http://patreon.com/pabl An update on my daily routine – https://dayone.me/13DDzKb Thanksgiving with my family A walk with my mom A second […]

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    584 PABL – Would You Like An Episode Every Week?

    November 22, 2014

    Below is a quick overview of what you will find in this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life My experience with Journaling over the years The Day One App – http://dayoneapp.com My Tumblr with my journal entries – http://gspn.tumblr.com My post about “Quick Questions” – http://PodcastAnswerMan.com/quickquestion I’m signing up for a Triathlon (200 yard swim […]

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    583 PABL – The Day I Decided To Start Living

    November 14, 2014

    This episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life is all about starting a brand new chapter in my life. There was a temptation to start this off as a brand new podcast with this as the very first episode of that new podcast. In my heart I know that, for now, this story is best told […]

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    582 PABL – My Plans For The Rest of This Year

    September 27, 2014

    In this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life, I share yet another audio journal entry of what’s on my mind as I continue down this journey of life. Subscribe To Pursuing A Balanced Life Podcast

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    581 PABL – The Past Two Months

    September 10, 2014

    In this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life, I share another update on my pursuit of a balanced life. Subscribe To Pursuing A Balanced Life Podcast

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    580 PABL – Rational Vs Emotional Thinking

    July 14, 2014

    In this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life, I share another update on my pursuit of a balanced life. Subscribe To Pursuing A Balanced Life Podcast

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    579 PABL – A Return To Organization

    July 12, 2014

    In this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life, I share another update on my pursuit of a balanced life. Subscribe To Pursuing A Balanced Life Podcast

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    578 PABL – Late Night Walk

    July 3, 2014

    In this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life, I share another update on my pursuit of a balanced life. Subscribe To Pursuing A Balanced Life Podcast

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    577 PABL – Margin Ahead

    June 26, 2014

    In this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life, I share another update on my pursuit of a balanced life. Subscribe To Pursuing A Balanced Life Podcast

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    576 PABL – Eating Healthy & ADT

    June 19, 2014

    In this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life, I share another update on my pursuit of a balanced life. Subscribe To Pursuing A Balanced Life Podcast

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    575 PABL – The New Workout Room

    June 15, 2014

    In this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life, I share another update on my pursuit of a balanced life. The New Workout Room: Subscribe To Pursuing A Balanced Life Podcast

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    574 PABL – An Awakening

    April 23, 2014

    In this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life, I share another update on my pursuit of a balanced life. Subscribe To Pursuing A Balanced Life Podcast

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    573 PABL – Working Toward A New Normal

    April 7, 2014

    In this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life, I share another update on my pursuit of a balanced life. Items Mentioned In This Episode: – 16th Session of Podcasting A to Z underway. – Family From The Heart Episode 293 – Good Morning San Diego Video – Way of Life iOS App – Patreon Service […]

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    572 PABL – Adjusting To Margin

    March 7, 2014

    In this episode of Pursuing A Balanced Life, I share another update on my pursuit of a balanced life. Subscribe To Pursuing A Balanced Life Podcast

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