Join Our Healthy January Challenge Today!
It’s time for our annual Well Your World January Challenge!
If you’re new to our community, we make videos and food products to help you maintain a healthy whole food plant-based diet. Going plant-based is a different experience for each individual. People come to this lifestyle for many reasons including health, animal welfare, and environmental impact. Everyone is here working on different goals for different stages of life, so we didn’t want to create a typical January challenge that focuses exclusively on health or body weight.
When Dillon was starting out on his plant-based journey, his first couple of years were essentially one challenge month after another where he would add or subtract different foods and/or habits with the goal of settling into a sustainable, health-promoting lifestyle that worked for daily living. He learned so much from his challenge-accepting process that he wanted to make sure he shared what worked so well for him; hence, the annual January Challenge!
The point of the January Challenge isn’t to help you set good goals for yourself. You already know what you want. Goals are just outcomes and outcomes aren’t always controllable. If our desired outcome is weight loss, there’s so much about that process we can’t control such as how fast we lose weight or the number on the scale that reflects our ideal body weight, which could be more or less than we think.
While we can’t always control our outcomes, we have complete control over how we work towards them. The January Challenge is more about focusing on the process rather than the outcome. How you get where you want to go is just as important (if not more) as the final destination. This is how we accomplish everything in our lives; after we get clear on the outcome we want, we put all of our attention on the little things we do day-in and day-out. We don’t overly concern ourselves with how much closer we are to the outcome.
Here’s how the January Challenge goes:
1. Choose 3 habits to work on this month. Three is a good number because it’ll help you focus on multiple areas without overwhelming you.
2. Print out the tracking calendar in the workbook. If you haven’t downloaded it already, just click here to grab it now.
3. Fill out your 3 habits to track at the bottom of the calendar, assign a color, sticker, or icon to each one, and then put it somewhere you’ll see it every day, like your refrigerator. Then, add your habit marker to each day as you do your challenge tasks. Simple!