vision board

Finding Your Why: The Fuel You Need to Create and Maintain Your Vision

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You can either use my free Canva Link to create an easy, printable Vision Board or, if you’re crafty, you can make one yourself with poster board, magazine clippings, photos, glue, and scissors!

Here are a few tips:

  1. Gather your materials: Collect supplies such as a poster board, corkboard, or even a large piece of paper. You’ll also need scissors, glue or tape, magazines, printed images, markers, colored pencils, or any other decorative materials you like.

  2. Reflect on your dreams and goals: Before diving into creating your dream board, take some time to reflect on your dreams, aspirations, and goals. What do you want to achieve in different areas of your life, such as career, relationships, health, personal growth, travel, etc.? This reflection will guide the content of your dream board.

  3. Collect images and words: Flip through magazines, search online, or use your own photos to find images and words that represent your dreams and goals. Look for visuals that resonate with you and evoke positive emotions.

  4. Choose a theme or focus: Decide if you want your dream board to focus on a specific aspect of your life or if you prefer a more general representation of your dreams. You can also choose a theme for your board, such as “Career Success,” “Adventure and Travel,” or “Health and Wellness.”

  5. Arrange your materials: Lay out your poster board or chosen surface and start arranging your images and words. Play around with different layouts until you find a composition that feels balanced and inspiring to you. You can organize your materials thematically or create a more abstract collage—it’s entirely up to you!

  6. Glue or tape everything down: Once you’re happy with the arrangement, glue or tape your images and words onto the board. Make sure everything is securely attached.

  7. Add personal touches: Get creative and add personal touches to your dream board. You can include handwritten affirmations, drawings, quotes, or anything else that speaks to you and reinforces your dreams and goals.

  8. Display your dream board: Find a prominent place to display your dream board where you’ll see it regularly—this could be in your bedroom, office, or any other space where you spend a lot of time. The idea is to keep your dreams and goals top of mind and reinforce your motivation to achieve them.

  9. Reflect and revisit: Take time to reflect on your dream board regularly. Visualize yourself achieving your goals and let your dream board inspire and motivate you. You can also update your dream board over time as your dreams and goals evolve.

  10. Take action: While creating a dream board is a powerful first step, remember that it’s just the beginning. Use your dream board as a tool to guide your actions and make progress towards your goals. Stay focused, stay positive, and believe in yourself—you’ve got this!


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