free private victory starter kit


To show my gratitude for your support throughout 2013, I have five gifts planned for you over the next five days!  There are no outside sponsors or companies associated with these gifts. They are simply from me, to you.


Today I’m exciting to share a gift that everyone can enjoy!

As you know, I have been practicing the seventh habit of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (my favorite book of all time) since June and have seen it make a huge difference in my life.

I’m now such a huge proponent of the Private Victory (spending one hour a day on your mental, physical, and spiritual wellbeing) that I started a Facebook group and mastermind group devoted to this oh-so-valuable habit.

Since there may be some people planning on trying this habit in 2014, I thought it would be a good idea to create a Private Victory Starter Kit.


Click here to download the PV starter kit

This kit includes a pledge, a log to track your progress, inspirational quotes you can cut out and hang in your home, and a resource guide with suggested books, podcasts, and other resources you can use during your private victory time.

Remember, it is not important to do the same thing everyday, it is important that you devote the time to these three areas of your life daily.

On a personal note, a few people have asked me how I’m able to read so many books lately – I can honestly say that before this habit I always thought that I “didn’t have the time” to read. Now, by simply reading about 15-20 minutes from a spiritual book and 15-20 minutes from a non-fiction book, I am blowing through books pretty quickly. ((If you are curious about what I’m reading during my Private Victory, you can now check the blog sidebar.))

I can also sincerely say that I am a happier, kinder, more positive person when I have done my private victory in the morning. I’m more prepared and capable to take on the challenges of the day.

On the other hand, doing it in the morning is not required. Spend the time in chunks or all at once at some point during your day. That’s it.

As you know, I write this blog to help those looking to design their lives with intention. This single habit has proven to be the cheapest and most powerful habit I can offer.

But don’t take my word for it, try it for yourself!


Click here to download the PV starter kit



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PS – Special thanks goes out to Jen for designing the starter kit!

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  1. alexandrainto

    Thank you so much for sharing the private victory starter kit. Just downloaded it and I am looking forward to getting started on my own private victory’s this evening.

  2. This is amazing! Thanks for sharing, Jess. I love my morning PV, and it’s helped me read more books this year too.

    1. Yay! That’s great to hear, Sage. : ) It really does make such a difference, doesn’t it?

  3. arin

    absolutely love this idea! we make time for what’s important — and spending time with ourselves is equally important! going to download this tonight, and get started right away 🙂 thanks for sharing! Heart of Chic

    1. Exactly! I would go as far as to say that making time for ourselves and our abilities (in this habit, for example) is most important. We can only give others (kids, family, partner, career) what we are capable of. And this habit helps us become more capable so we have more to share. Truly.

      I hope you enjoy the habit!

  4. Alisha B.

    Thank you so much! I can’t wait to start this!

  5. Tara

    I love this thanks for posting and creating Jess! I plan to also spread the word and send it to my favorite girlfriends to kick start 2014.

    1. I’m so glad you like it.

      And please send to all of your friends, that would be wonderful. (You could even consider making a little mastermind group with them for support!)

  6. Thank you so much for creating and sharing this, Jess. I love your fresh approach to “7 Habits”. For the resource list – one of my favorite apps is “Unstuck” – it’s great at helping you create a roadmap for solving problems based on your personality (

  7. erin klegstad

    You’re so sweet! Thank you, Jess! Excited to read through and get started 🙂

    1. Very nice! I hope you enjoy it (and please feel free to link back to this post if you’d like to share the kit with your readers). : )

  8. Just discovered your podcast and have been binge listening to it so inspiration and filled with incredible stories and advice. Thank you for sharing this guide. I have tried for a few weeks now to make time for mental and spiritual gotta focus more on physical 🙂

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