Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month – February 2023

Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month is celebrated in February annually to bring out the greatness within each of us. As we exit January with our resolutions underwater and our gym membership hanging on by a thread, the month of February comes around with the promise of spring. Now is the time to reaffirm ourselves to the cause of betterment. So pick up that class you always wanted to take, and invest in a really good mattress, because this February, we are planting the seeds of greatness in our lives and changing it for the better.

History of Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month

Ever felt stuck in a rut, unable to track out a single win for yourself? You are not alone. This sensational feeling of failure is too common, and as much as Taylor Swift wants us to, we simply can’t just “shake it off.” This is why we observe Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month. There is no official source of origin for this observation. Nevertheless, its purpose and timing could not be more right. The month of February is dedicated to taking concrete actions and changing the course of our lives.

Born out of the spirit of ‘New Year, New Me,’ this annual observation is all about removing the barriers of our lives to welcome a new season of growth and abundance. It is also a great time to honor the greatness in our friends and family. February is a month of great beginnings. With winter in its final stretch, the golden haze of longer days begins to cover the barren cold. As the seasons around you leap change, so can you.

Visualize yourself five years from now. What are you doing? Who are you with? How do you look? Do you like yourself? If not, what are you doing to change it? During Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month, you can recommit yourself to the journey of self-improvement and growth. Cut out any toxicity of life and become the kind of person that sets goals and achieves them. You owe your future self a chance to become the greatest version of yourself. Take it!

Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month timeline

19th Century
The Gilded Age

This century arrives with abundance and pushes people to strive for personal status and greatness.

1929 — 1930
The Great Depression

An era of economic despair and plummeted treasures ushers in new hope to change one’s life.

1946
The Age of Optimism

Post-war America begins a quest to live their best lives, and “Man’s Search for Meaning” by Holocaust Survivor Viktor Frankl becomes a national bestseller.

2000s
The Era of Greatness

Personal development and striving for greatness become the core ambitions of an instant-access and digitally driven generation.

Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month FAQs

What does the phrase “plant the seeds” mean?

“Plant the seeds” is an idiom. It means to do something today that has a guaranteed result in the future. It generally has a negative connotation, but Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month flips the script and inspires us to plant seeds of action in our lives.

How can I become great in life?

You can achieve greatness in life by building a growth mindset and developing mental toughness. Greatness is not an accident, and it cannot be achieved through luck, you have to plant the seeds of greatness in your life every day.

What are some of the best self-help books?

“Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho, “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” by Robert Kiyosaki, and “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” by Stephen Covey, are some of the best self-help books on the market. 

How to Celebrate Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month

  1. Cut off the negativity in your life

    If you have someone in your life that’s holding you back, or you are being decimated with your baggage — ‘tis the season to cut it all off. Let go of the nay-sayers, the doubters, the non-believers, and get ready to step into a new phase of growth in your life.

  2. Find the greatness within you

    We are all capable of greatness, but not all of us are fortunate enough to act upon our gifts. In February, use your unique gifts to plant the seeds of a new life, with new goals and a renewed commitment to becoming your greatest self.

  3. Ditch the comfort zone

    The warmth and familiarity of your comfort zone may appear like a haven, but it is a death trap. Like quicksand, your comfort zone has been galloping your potential and capabilities. This Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month, ditch the comfort zone, and turn your dreams into realities.

5 Easy Steps To Bring Greatness Into Your Life

  1. Find your zone of genius

    Your zone of genius is where your passions, interests, and skills align — find it!

  2. Make a plan

    Craft out an executable plan for the next six weeks.

  3. Focus on the basics

    Forget about the macro logistics and focus on the basic aspects of your plan.

  4. Get ready for the struggle

    Nothing worth having comes easy, so get your head down and be ready to give your best to every task at hand.

  5. Prepare yourself for abundance

    Operating from the place of fear and scarcity is paralyzing; however, once you have sown the seeds of greatness, get ready to harvest abundance.

Why We Love Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month

  1. It’s a month of action

    We’ve had enough of diary notes, vision boards, and manifestation circles — February is the month of action. So dust off your running shoes, put your hair in a bun, and enroll in that online class. Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month is our chance to step out of our chatterbox and take charge of our lives.

  2. The buddy system works

    Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month isn’t just for yourself. It is our calling to invoke greatness in our peers as well. The journey to becoming your greatest choice can get a tad lonely. Why not tag your friend along? Inspire each other, and see the fruits of your seeds grow even sweeter.

  3. The post-January slump is real

    All of us enter the New Year with ambitious resolutions and a focused mind. Soon enough though, we realize that we cannot institute lasting changes in our life with some arbitrary deadline. Just as your January resolutions are losing momentum, here comes the month of committing to greatness in our lives.

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