Vision boards are a powerful tool that will support you in achieving your goals and dreams in a fun, creative way.
I remember my first try a few years ago, and I have never stopped since then.The idea behind it is that images will strengthen and stimulate your emotions because our mind responds better to visual stimulation rather than just having a list.
In other words, creating a vision board, it’s just another way of illustrating your dreams visually.
You Have Two Easy Options To Create An Empowering Vision Board
Initially, I started with the classic version, but I switched pretty fast to a digital one. The issue with the physical one is that no matter where you place it in your house, someone will eventually see it. I don’t know about you, but this display of images is very personal and intimate for me. Sure, I can talk about my dreams and wishes with my friends and family, but I want to keep some things just for myself.
4 Easy Steps To Create A Vision Board
1. Decide which areas of your life you would like to cover – love, career, finance, travel, lifestyle, home, family, etc
2. Use affirmations, inspirational quotes, happy emojis.
3. Find pictures representing or symbolizing the above areas and the experiences you want to create.
4. Definitely include a picture of yourself (the one you like a lot) and place it in the middle of the board. If you’re single, put a picture of an attractive man right next to you. I have … Jason Momoa 😀 😀 😀
Tools You Need To Finalize Your Board.
PHYSICAL BOARD ‘
- Collect a bundle of magazines and newspapers for your visuals
- A foam board or A3 paper
- Glue or tape
- Google or any other platforms that offer free photos (Unsplash, FreePick, Canva, etc.)
- I used to do it in Photoshop, but now I use XD. XD is also an Adobe product, and you can download it and use it for free. It is super easy to use. You don’t need any special training. Just check one of the tutorials on YouTube.
The Rule Is That There Is No Rule.
If you feel like you have too many pictures, don’t think it might be too much. Nothing is too much when it comes to your wishes and the goals you want to achieve to enrich your life. Just be creative and put everything you want to attract.
I will give you a few examples:
Since primary school, I have wanted to have my nose done, and it never happened until 9 months ago. And guess what. One year before the surgery, I put an image on the board thinking, eh, I might do it, maybe it will happen but I was not that keen. And it happened less than a year later.
I had a picture of a wide beach, and I went to Zanzibar. Beaches there are precisely the same as I had on my vision board.
One of the images is of a girl smiling with perfect teeth. Shortly after I placed that image there, I went for Invisalign. Ok, my teeth are not that perfect but much better than before.
Some images are related to teamwork, and luckily things work great in our company, and we are a solid group.
And the list can go on.
About two years ago, I had a separate vision board for each area that I wanted to cover, and it was a bit much for me. So nowadays, I keep it simple, and I limit myself to one that covers all I want to achieve and improve.
Every few months after some of my wishes become a reality, I update my vision board with new images that represent other goals I want to achieve. Basically, you always move to the next.
Put Some Positive Energy Into Your Board.
Another essential aspect is If you think you made your collage and you will take a look once in a while, and this is it, well will not do the job.
You have to put the right energy into it.
My personal formula is: Before going to sleep, I like to look at the vision board for a few minutes. Right after I go into the visualizing exercise, I learned during my therapy sessions, and it all takes about 20-30 minutes.
Unfortunately, I don’t practice this ritual every evening because I’m a lazy human, and often after a full day I am already drained. But I try to do it every time I can.
The vision board technique is a powerful tool to manifest your dreams and wishes. What I noticed is that many of the things I have on my board become true sooner or later, in some shape or another.
So I encourage you to give it a try and be consistent in looking at it and putting positive energy.
Have you done your board yet for 2022?