A vision board is typically a poster board on which you paste or collage images that you’ve torn out from various magazines. It’s simple and FUN!

The idea behind this is that when you surround yourself with images of who you want to become, what you want to have, where you want to live, or where you want to vacation, your life changes to match those images and those desires.

There are several methods you can use for creating your vision board. I’ve written about each one below. You can choose which one works best for you, depending on where you find yourself on this path of creating your life.

Your success ultimately lies in being clear on what it is you do WANT! Secondly, taking consistent ACTION for what you do WANT; and thirdly, allowing it to unfold.

Supplies you’ll need for creating a vision board:
– Cardboard or poster board. (Target sells a really nice matte finish board. I highly recommend it.)
– A big stack of different magazines. Make sure you find lots of different types. If you limit your options, you’ll lose interest after a while. When I facilitate my retreats, I always make sure we have plenty of Oprah, Real Simple, Natural Home, Yoga Journal, Dwell, Ode, Parenting, Food magazines, Money and Wealth creation magazines, and an assortment of nature magazines.
– Oh and glue!

Before you begin your vision board:
No matter which method you’re choosing, have a little ritual before you begin your vision board. Sit quietly and set the intention of your life. With lots of kindness and openness, ask yourself what it is you want in your life? Maybe images will come into your head. Just take a moment to be with that. If you sit quietly beforehand this process makes it a deeper experience.

It gives a chance for your ego to step aside just a little, so that you can more clearly create your vision. Don’t rush. Take your time. You can even create this vision board over a few days or weekends, as you get clearer on what it is you want to manifest into your life.

5 Steps of creating a vision board:
Step 1: Go through your magazines and tear the images from them. No gluing yet! Just let yourself have lots of fun looking through magazines and pulling out pictures or words or headlines that strike your fancy. Have fun with it. Make a big pile of images and phrases and words.

Step 2: Go through the images and begin to lay your favorites on the board. Eliminate any images that no longer feel right. This step is where your intuition comes in. As you lay the pictures on the board, you’ll get a sense how the board should be laid out. For instance, you might assign a theme to each corner of the board. Health, Job, Spirituality, Relationships, Wealth, Home, for instance. Or it may just be that the images want to go all over the place. Or you might want to fold the board into a book that tells a story. At my retreats, I’ve seen people come up with wildly creative ways to present a vision board.

Step 3: Glue everything onto the board. Add writing if you want. You can paint on it, or write words with markers.

Step 4: (optional, but powerful) Leave space in the very center of the vision board for a fantastic photo of yourself where you look radiant and happy. Paste yourself in the center of your board.

Step 5: Hang your vision board in a place where you will see it often.

AFFIRM:
“W
ITH CONSISTENT ACTION I EFFORTLESSLY ATTRACT ALL THAT I WANT INTO MY LIFE!”

SUPERCOACH ACTION STEPS THIS WEEK:
1. Make your vision board and hang it up
2. What were my highlight’s from last week?
3. What challenges did I have and how did I overcome them?
4. What is going to be my focus for this week?
5. What one action I can take that will help me get closer to my goals?