Do or do not. There is no try.

Turns out that all the Tony Robbins’ of this world were right — having a measurable, well-defined goal with a set deadline makes all the difference.

But guess what… it’s late December and I’m still drinking soy lattes. Removing milk from my diet for a full month made me realise drinking milk wasn’t making me feel that good after all — and that coffee with soy milk, when made properly, was actually quite yummy. I also still do a few fully vegan days per week, enjoying the ‘moral high’ and health benefits of a plant-based diet. And it’s occurred to me that:

  • you really can do pretty much anything for a month (as per Tim’s advice);
  • doing something for a month may help you discover a new activity or experience that’s actually good for you;
  • you might then choose to organically incorporate that ‘thing’ into your lifestyle;
  • and doing so, will be so much easier having practiced it for a month already.

From this realisation evolved an idea of a more mindful and efficient approach to going through the year — one month at a time and one activity/practice per month.

I shared this idea with my friend Drew (one of the cleverest and most diligent guys I know) and, after a bit of nagging, I got him on board with starting ‘The 12-month Journey’ with me.

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Business Psychologist, Life Coach & NLP Practitioner, 200hr Yoga Teacher. A firm believer that we can all be better than ‘ok’, in every area of our lives.

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Agnieszka Zbieranska

Agnieszka Zbieranska

Business Psychologist, Life Coach & NLP Practitioner, 200hr Yoga Teacher. A firm believer that we can all be better than ‘ok’, in every area of our lives.