I’d been hearing about vision boards for years before I finally got around to creating my first one for the 2018 new year. I researched online to first understand the idea behind it. Then pondered the question above: What to Put on a Vision Board?
Before I dive into the What, it really is important to mention that you must understand your Why. This is crucial to
What to Put on a Vision Board- 5 Elements
In this post, I’ll share 5 elements that will help you create a vision board that motivates you:
- Images: This one is obvious as your vision board is a visual tool. Choose a couple of images that represent your goals for the different areas in your life that you want to highlight. For example, I love to travel so one section of my board is dedicated to gorgeous images of places I would like to visit.
- Quotes: Along with the images on your vision board, I find that adding inspiring or motivational quotes is a great addition. It’s an added bonus that I unintentionally memorise the quotes by looking at them and repeating them consistently during the year.
- Declarations: Your self-talk and what you speak over yourself and your life plays a key role in your progress and advancement. Placing a declaration or two on your vision board can allow you to see and speak that truth to yourself.
- Progress Marker: Including an image that serves as a reminder of what you have achieved thus far in a particular area can be a source of encouragement. As you look towards your future and the goals you would like to achieve. It’s good to pause and take time to celebrate what you’ve already achieved.
- Items for different timeframes: Some of the images and text on my vision board span from a few months, up to 2 years.
This quickvisual snapshot of my short to medium-term goals is particularly helpful. This way, I always know exactly how my daily steps are guiding me towards in the future.
BONUS! Your Art: This doesn’t have to be a complicated masterpiece. S
Final Thoughts- What To Put on a Vision Board
Your vision board should serve as a daily or better yet a multi-day reminder of your goals and where you see yourself in the future. Take the necessary time to reflect on your life and where you want to be. That way, you can ensure that your vision board becomes an accurate visual representation of where you see yourself. Creating your vision board is a process. Be sure to enjoy the journey to creating your board.
Remember your vision board should spur you on and get you excited about your future. Happy vision board creating 🙂