Vision boards are a super practical and easy tool to visualize what you want out of life.
According to the popular book The Secret:
“The law of attraction is forming your entire life experience, and it is doing that through your thoughts. When you are visualizing, you are emitting a powerful frequency out into the Universe.”
And the cool thing is there’s nothing mystical about it. It all comes down to using it as a visualization technique. Most Olympian athletes use this powerful tool with excellent performance results.
“A study looking at brain patterns in weightlifters found that the patterns activated when a weightlifter lifted hundreds of pounds were similarly activated when they only imagined lifting.”
I LOVE vision boards, and I’ve been using them for many years!
Here’s why you should create yours today:
#1: It Requires You To Think About Your Dreams
To create a vision board, you must first think about your biggest dreams in life with no filter whatsoever! There’s no place for judgment or second-guessing at this stage.
And I like to imagine a genie from the lamp appears in front of me, ready to grant me ten wishes. Which begs the question: what are your top 10 dreams?
To narrow them down, I prefer listing ALL my heart’s desires first and then find the common themes that pop up.
#2: Dreams Spark An Emotion
The most important part! Once your list is ready, look at that and figure what do you feel when you think about fulfilling each dream.
When we connect an idea or a goal to a specific feeling, magic happens! And by that, I mean it gets a lot easier to become more motivated and engaged with the process of reaching that goal.
#3: Simplify Your Decision-Making Process
A vision board works like a map. It gives you direction!
And it will make it that much easier to say “no” to whatever will take you out of that path and “yes” to whatever supports you getting closer to that vision.
I often say my vision boards represent my guiding start, the ultimate goal. That means getting as close as possible to the best version of myself. She is my inspiration every time I sit down to create a vision board.
Bonus: How To Get Started
I love doing my vision boards on my computer. It makes the process a lot easier. However, create yours the way it feels right to you.
You could you an actual board with clippings from magazines, pictures, etc.
Here’s an example:
To always remind me:
If you want to create one that looks just like it, download a free Canva template just like the one above to help you out by filling the form below: