Updated: Jan 6
Who loves a fun family day?
Me! In my eyes, there is nothing better!
Most every Sunday, our three sons, daughter-in-law, girlfriends and grandbaby, spend the day at our house. I love those days. They are always spent doing something fun….and did I mention, eating?
Next Sunday, we will spend part of the day creating vision boards.
Do you know what a vision board is?
A vision board is basically a collage of images and words representing a person's wishes or goals. It is a tool you create to help keep you motivated to achieve those goals.
Have you ever made one?
Do you have a word for “2021”?
Oh, you might think vision boards and declaring a word are trendy fads, but honestly they really help you to focus on your goals. Words, phrases, pictures and your own art can be part of the vision board process. It always amazes me how many goals I complete, when using a vision board.
It is a very inexpensive project with loads of fun for everyone. You probably have all the materials, you need, already in your home.
If you have never done a vision board, you are in luck!
I am going to tell you how I do mine.
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You will need a poster board, scissors, magazines, glue sticks, pens, colored pencils or markers. Recently, I was able to snag this amazing book. This vision casting clip art book is an awesome resource for building your vision board.
1.) I take the large poster board and cut it into four. It’s the perfect size. However, if you want a bigger board, you can cut it in half.
2.) Choose your word for the year.
3.) Ask yourself some questions. What are your goals for the year? Do you want to travel, get a new job, lose weight, buy a house or a new car? Sometimes this takes time to do. I always try to think about my goals/visions and determine them ahead of time.
4.) Once I know what my goals are, I start by putting my chosen word in the center of my board. You can cut out the word or write it. That way all my goals and visions surround my 2021 word.
5.) Next step, gather pictures or words that represent your visions for the year. Begin to arrange them on your poster board. I always leave some space to write. For example, this year one of my goals was to read 12 books. I left space so every time I finished a book, I could write the title on my board. It helped to show me how close I was to my goal.
6.) Glue your pictures, cut out words or draw your pictures and words on the board.
That’s it! It’s that easy….or maybe for some the process is hard. Putting your goals on paper can be intimidating, but if you don’t try it, you will never know! Creating a vision board can be so much fun and it helps hold yourself accountable to turn your dreams into reality!
One more thought before I go. If you are missing your friends like me, due to Covid, might I suggest you do a Zoom vision board night? I am also going to do a vision board with my gal pals. It’s a great way to share your dreams and enjoy time with your friends, while social distancing.
I hope this was helpful. I hope you’re able to see the beauty in this activity. I hope all your visions and goals come true in 2021.
Peace and Blessings,