When people, including me, visualize just how they want to accomplish their goals, they are bound to make it a reality. We see the vision in our minds, and we do what we can to make it happen. If you think about the many businessmen and businesswomen out there, like Steve Jobs or Oprah, they had a vision and a goal, which led them to make their dreams come to reality.
You can make your dreams come to reality too. Overall, you’re painting a picture of how you would like to accomplish in a certain period. It may be losing weight, traveling, or even just eating better. Whatever it is, visualizing where you want to be is a great motivator to help get started on those goals.
When you’ve broken down the steps for you to achieve your goals, using visualization can help further motivate you to manage your steps to complete your goals. In this post, I will be providing you several tools you can use to visualize your goals so you can be motivated, influenced, and inspired to make your dreams become your reality. If you’re a visualizer, using these tools can maximize the potential of achieving your goals. These tools will be a constant reminder to help you through your journey.
Create a Vision Board
One way to visualize your goals is by creating a vision board. You can create vision boards from many things. You can clip magazines on a poster or use a cork board in replacing the poster. Plus, this vision board is all yours to shift, which means you can change your images when you want to fully match your the goal you want to accomplish.
There’s no rule on how a vision should look like too. Make your board however you want it to be. Whether it is with words, numbers, images, or even a combination of both, make your vision yours. Deanna from morning coffee with dee has a guide on how to building your own vision board. She has freebies and the likes so you can creatively and successfully create a vision board that pertains to your goals. If you understand the vision, it’s the right one for you.
Use A Mind Map
For those that like to brainstorm, a mind map is definitely for you. You can use an iPad or simple plain sheet of paper to help you get started. The concept is to start in the middle of the mind map with an idea, or whatever goal you want to accomplish in mind. Then you make lines (or what I call spiderwebs) or ways you’re going to accomplish your goals. You can also think and write down several words that relate to your goals. This way you can visually see your vision of what your goals mean to you and what it represents.
This is great to see thing from a bird’s eye view and makes the brainstorming easier. This particular tool isn’t for everyone, but for those that have used them find them to be a little clearer than a vision board.
You can incorporate all the concepts above or use only a few. You must experiment to see which ones resonate with you. It’s an iterative process. However, the key is not to get caught up in the process itself. Whatever means you use to visualize your goals, you need to make sure you track the progress. Otherwise, you are simply going through the motions, and you won’t accomplish much.
There may be more than one way to visualize your goals, but these 2 simple tools are the best way to help you move forward with your goals by being inspired and influenced finally convert those dreams into a reality.
There you go!
Do you use a vision board or mind map to help you visualize your goals or dreams a little better? Tell me in the comments below!
Until Next Time,