How to Make a Vision Board That Works
I assume you've heard of a vision board, but if you haven't...
A vision board is a visual aid for manifesting the future you want.
Vision board parties start popping up every January. It's the time to manifest and create your new year ahead. It makes sense.
What doesn't make sense to me, however, is why the boards created at these parties usually end up looking sloppily thrown together. If this is what you want to create for your life, shouldn't you put a little more work into it's creation? In order for a vision board to be most effective at helping you achieve your goals, you need to see it everyday. You need to hang it in your home.
Here's how to make a vision board that you'll want to look at everyday....
Things You Need:
What To Do:
1. Using a marker, draw a curvy, squiggly line on your poster. (It doesn't have to be just like mine! Make it your own.)
2. Draw a zig zag line on your poster. (Again, it doesn't have to be just like mine! Make it your own.)
3. Draw a vertical line on your poster. (You get it. Don't copy mine if you don't want to.)
4. Draw a horizontal line.
5. Randomly number the spaces 1-5.
6. Now it's time to start decorating! Use markers, magazines, photos, WHATEVER! When you fill up a space, you can use markers to decorate the negative space and make it look more colorful.
Each numbered space is reserved for the following categories:
1 - Strengths. What makes you strong? What do you do well? What makes you, YOU?
2 - Goals & Wants. What do you want to bring into your life this year? Money? Travel? a Home? Friends? Love? Represent it here.
3 - Support System. Use this space for things that remind you of your support system. Friends, family, loved ones. This is space to remind yourself of the people who inspire you and encourage you.
4 - Theme. Take a look at your number 2 space. What things do you want? What ties them together? The theme for your year is the greater intention. All of the things you want and work towards will go back to this theme. Maybe you want abundance, or kindness, or security. For me, I just want more time to do what I love.
5 - Letter of Encouragement. Write yourself a letter. It can be as long or as short as you'd like. Give yourself a reason to go after your goals. Give yourself some encouragement for those days when you feel like nothing is working.
EXTRA SPACES- You may end up with some open spaces. That's great! You have options. You could use those spaces to reiterate your main goals, provide extra inspiration for yourself, or swap boards with a friend and have a friend fill in that space for you with encouragement and reminders!
Here's my finished board!
I'd love to see what you create!
P.S. If you want to be successful, you have to see your board everyday. No excuses. That means hanging it up where you can see it. A great option is to put it in your closet! You have to get dressed everyday (well, you don't HAVE to) so you're bound to see it.