Be Creative And Empower Your Life – Make a Vision Board

Be Creative And Empower Your Life  Make a Vision Board

Be Creative And Empower Your Life – Make a Vision Board

Hi, Marita here, I hope YOU are well and will find a little bit of inspiration, or a glimpse of hope in this post. Today I want to share one of my favorite tools with YOU, the process of making a vision board. I have to admit, I am a vision board junkie once I start I cannot stop. But what the heck, to get lost in creativity is a good thing and it's healthy, better than to get lost in drama, resentments, drugs or alcohol………. I know, I've been there πŸ™‚

I just completed a whole wall in my new apartment in Germany. All my beautiful art is in boxes in California, so my designer friend had the splendit idea to transform some walls into vision walls. MY first wall is about 10 feet long by 5 feet tall. I look at it and it makes me laugh, I look at the paint brush loaded with paint and I want to paint……. I look at all the wonderful people and it  inspires the wish to organize a community of like minded people. The wish brews to help transform peoples lives, by inpiring hope and possibility that DREAMS are not frivolous, but are our birthright.

Three questions to ask yourself before YOU start.

  • Where am I
  • Where do I want to be
  • What do I need to do

A vision board is a roadmap to your dreams, to help YOU find out what YOU would love to do and get in touch with YOUR life purpose.  The great news is that YOU have the answer inside of YOU…. the bad new is: it's not obvious, but hidden inside the subconscious mind. Please don't despair, because a vision board is a magical tool that can help YOU to get access to the unconscious and will find the answers and motivation to keep YOU focused on YOUR dreams and goals.

Do I hear YOU say: this is too simple it cannot work for me, my life is complicated? I know, I had the same thought in my head. Accept the voice, but let it know that you want to try it anyway, While working and training in the field of human potential and spirituality, I learned to not listen to the "dreambuster" in my head, but to be willing to do it anyway. I actually would say that this has been the highest achievement over the last 10 years of transformation: to be open, to believe in possibility and to do it anyway.

To be creative, is to be in YOUR element, to be in your zone of joy and contentment, to express the gift you came into this world for. It's a happy place to be. Can you imagine to be able to enjoy this state of being and to empower your life at the same time? Make a vision board it's empowering, it's very creative and it's fun! Vision boards are collages with intentions, they can be simple and they can get very artistic and elaborate. A hand drawn creation can be just as effective as the more complicated, layered collages.

What matters is the intentions YOU have and how meaningful these intentions are in YOUR life and for others. If YOU have an intention of becoming a millionaire, that's fine, but it might not really inspire YOU to do the steps required and your subconscious mind might not be motivated enough to spring into action to help get YOU there. The key is: YOU need to be inspired to get your subconscious mind into action!

So make it juicy, be inspired about something worthwhile. YOU do not have to save the world, but try and find something that inspires positive change, maybe in YOUR circle of friends, or neighborhood. Let YOUR heart speak and bring love to the world, might just be enough already!

What you need to make a vision board

  • Glue sticks or yes paste
  • Scissors
  • Posterboard
  • Your choice of magazines
  • Printed images (optional)
  • Patience
  • Trust
  • Willingness

How to make a vision board

  • Start with a 5 minute meditation
  • Listen to your favorite music
  • Tear out the images that inspire you
  • Start attaching the images onto the board
  • Finish with inspiring words

What To do With a Vision Board

  • Hang the vision board where you can see it
  • Look at it as much as you can
  • Feel the images
  • Believe that you can achieve your dreams

By Making a vision board YOU take inspired action, it's a tool to "create your life your way". Let me know how it's going πŸ™‚

Please enjoy my custom meditation to get YOU into the creative zone. The meditation is lead by my healer friend Marcela Manesis.

 

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26 Comments

  • Michael Kawula

    Reply Reply March 5, 2014

    Pretty cool idea and I assume very inspirational

    • maritas

      Reply Reply March 6, 2014

      Yes it is, thank you Michael.

       

  • Patricia Ogilvie

    Reply Reply March 5, 2014

    Great job!  I created a vision board years ago, and was actually surprised I had what I created!  That included a home in the coutnry, 2 more books authored, and a thriving coaching business!  I think I'll do it again!!  thanks! P

    • maritas

      Reply Reply March 11, 2014

      That’s fantastic Patricia, congratualations!

  • Beth Niebuhr

    Reply Reply March 5, 2014

    Very clear directions. Thank you.

    • maritas

      Reply Reply March 11, 2014

      Thanks Beth

  • Patricia

    Reply Reply March 5, 2014

    Great article! thanks for sharing!! I'm sure you have a blast creating your vision boards! πŸ™‚

    • maritas

      Reply Reply March 11, 2014

      Yes I have, thank you.

  • Crystal Peterson

    Reply Reply March 5, 2014

    Creating a vision board is such a fun thing to do!

    • maritas

      Reply Reply March 11, 2014

      Total fun and very effective!

  • Melissa Michel

    Reply Reply March 5, 2014

    Great idea, Marita! I currently have a Vision Board on Pinterest, but may have to design one to be displayed in my office! Love this! πŸ™‚

    • maritas

      Reply Reply March 11, 2014

      yes, try and make one, you will not regret it. It’s such a fun creative project and it’s fun to look at and the results are amazing. My last one had coaching with Dave Buck on it, guess who is my coach now?

  • Jackie Harder

    Reply Reply March 5, 2014

    Your three initial steps — Where am I, Where do I want to be and What do I need to do — are the beginnings of any undertaking. Good stuff!

    • maritas

      Reply Reply March 6, 2014

      It's a great business tool too. Thanks Jackie

  • Cheryl Gnad

    Reply Reply March 5, 2014

    Where do you put your vision board after you finish creating it? That is just as important! You have to see it and DREAM on it for a duration to make it everlasting too! Love this topic.

    • maritas

      Reply Reply March 11, 2014

      Cheryl, sorry about the late reply. Put it in a place where you see it as much as you can. In your office close to your computer, across from the sofa. You can also take a photo of it and have it on your computeras a wallpaper, or a small version in your wallet. Be creative, make it visible. Good luck!

  • Kristen Wilson

    Reply Reply March 6, 2014

    These are really great ideas and I love what you have done… great vision!

    • maritas

      Reply Reply March 11, 2014

      Thank you Kristen, it’s a lot of fun too. Empowerment fun!

  • Clive Maloney

    Reply Reply March 6, 2014

    Great stuff Marita. I also use vision boards. I find the bit where people go wrong is they make their vision board and stick it up somewhere to look at and then think "job done." You need to look at your vision board daily and take the time to evoke the feelings associated with those images and words. Only then will you raise your awareness, attract what you want and build a burning desire to go out and do what it takes to make things happen.

    Have an amazing day Marita.

    • maritas

      Reply Reply March 6, 2014

      That's a great point Clive, where people miss it. They do not look at it as much as possible, or they do not have good feelings when they look at it.

  • Niki Barr, PhD

    Reply Reply March 7, 2014

    Love this post! I've found Vision Boards to be highly effective!

     

    • maritas

      Reply Reply March 11, 2014

      Thank you, I’m gald you are making them.

  • Schehera Van Dyk

    Reply Reply March 8, 2014

    Yes!! Vision Boards are so fun to make and such a potent tool for transformation and manefesting what you want. I never new about them until Marita did a vision board project with me. She is a wonderful person with many life enhancing gifts and tools. It is great that she is here sharing them with us!!! Thank you Marita

    • maritas

      Reply Reply March 11, 2014

      Thank you Schehera, that was a fun afternoon, sitting around Terry’s farmtable and creating together. I hope that your desire to create more space will be manifested soon.

  • Christy

    Reply Reply March 12, 2014

    G reat article Marita. I like the idea of doing a vision board.  Such a neat idea.  I'll have to try it.  Thanks

  • Edmund S. Lee

    Reply Reply March 12, 2014

    I love the concept of vision boards Marita. Fun and creative way to highlight the things we want to acheive moving forward. Fun πŸ™‚

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