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New Year, New Me? No Thank You.

Updated: Apr 10

Please note: While I personally endorse and use the Passion Planner, Sole Journey Wellness, LLC is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or endorsed by Passion Planner, LLC. This giveaway is independently conducted by Sole Journey Wellness.



As we welcome 2024, I find myself reflecting once again on the concept of New Year's resolutions and why I turned away from this practice almost 10 years ago. The idea of reinventing oneself with the turn of a calendar page always seemed superficial and doomed to fail. Instead, I advocate for and help people create a sustainable journey of continuous growth and mindful self-improvement.


The Flaw in Resolutions


Typically, New Year's resolutions are filled with enthusiasm and promise. But after years of failed New Year's resolutions, I learned that they lack arguably the most important part of habit development, sustainability. Many people set lofty goals without a clear plan, which leads to quick disappointment or abandonment. Over the years, I’ve learned that real change isn't about dramatic resolutions but about small, consistent steps toward the person you want to be.

Why Planning Matters


In my own journey of wellness and career development, I’ve found success revolves around thoughtful planning. Designing the life of your dreams is all about setting realistic, measurable goals and breaking them down into achievable steps. This is where the power of a good planner comes in. It’s not just a place to write down important dates and appointments. A good planner is also a tool that allows for organizing thoughts, setting intentions, and tracking progress.


Planning as a Tool for Empowerment


A mindful planner is more than an organizer; it’s a companion in your journey of self-improvement. An integral part of achieving your goals is reflecting on your daily activities, understanding your priorities, and reassessing your goals. By writing down your plans, you commit to them, making your goals feel more tangible and attainable. Using a planner doesn't just allow you to see where your time and attention go, it helps you know where you need to adjust to keep reaching your goals.


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Me & my 2024 Passion Planner

Introducing the Passion Planner Giveaway


This leads me to an exciting announcement – the Sole Journey Wellness Passion Planner Giveaway. This is more than just a giveaway; it’s an opportunity to embrace a tool that has been instrumental in my life. I discovered Passion Planner a year after their inaugural Kickstarter campaign in 2013. My planner introduced me to the practice of creating mind maps and mindful monthly reflection. Now, my Passion Planner has been a key part of my routine, helping me to visualize my goals, maintain focus, and achieve balance in both my personal and professional life. Even though I found this tool during my HR Manager career phase, I cannot imagine being an entrepreneur without one.


Your Invitation to Join the Giveaway


I'm excited to invite you to participate in the Sole Journey Wellness 2024 Passion Planner Giveaway! I want you to discover how using a Passion Planner can transform your approach to goal setting and living a life by your own design. I want to help you move away from the 'new year, new me' mentality. It's all about committing to a process of continuous growth and using the right tools to support this journey.


Closing Thoughts


As we step into 2024, let’s move beyond impractical resolutions and toward meaningful, sustained personal development. The Sole Journey Wellness Passion Planner Giveaway is not just a chance to win a planner; it’s an invitation to embark on a path of self-discovery, organization, and achievement. Let's make this year about actionable plans, not just aspirations.





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