Hi there! It’s been a long time since my last post in English and I suddenly realized how much I’ve actually missed it! But let’s jump straight into today’s topic: vision boards. For those of you who don’t know what I’m talking about, vision boards are a way with which you can visually put together your dreams, desires and hopes for the future. There is no right or wrong way when it comes to building your own board: it can be done on a large piece of paper, on your computer, as a 3D composition, or virtually, according to whatever suits your needs best. For me, I really enjoy using a bulletin board and a virtual board, and I’m currently working on implementing the two of them in my daily life. A vision board is generally made of pictures (you can print them out or cut them from a magazine you like) that represent what you want to achieve and manifest in your future life, but it can also contain quotes and phrases. If you would like to know more about this topic, just keep reading!
The general point of building a vision board is to have a place that you can use in order to visualize daily, closing your eyes and imagining how your life would be with the elements of your board. They can be about any topic you like: health, life, relationships, money, gifts, whatever you want to have in your life, just put it on you board. Once you have completed it, it’s time to visualize! What is visualization and how does it work? I had my first experience with it while reading “The Secret” by Rhonda Byrne (you can learn more about the book and the movie here); visualizing means closing your eyes and imagining the life you wish for with one or more of the elements from your board. The key to a perfect visualization is to focus on the feelings you are experiencing, because they are the same emotions you would feel if those scenes were happening right now (and they actually are). If you want to learn more about how this works, together with manifestation, I’ll be more than happy to answer your questions in the comment section or write a follow-up post.
Let’s now focus on the main topic of this article: how to create a virtual vision board. In order to do so, you have to pick your platform of choice: it can be an app, your computer desktop, your phone library or whatever else that works for you. The key here is to follow your instinct and create something that you will use on a daily basis, something that creates a true feeling of excitement within you. Once you have chosen your platform, you can start collecting material: pictures, articles and other links.
When all the items have been collected, you can start putting them together in order to have one vision board (or you can have multiple boards, one for each topic, it’s all up to you). My favourite platform for creating a board is Pinterest, since it is a social network full of costant inspiration and ideas, and it’s extremely intuitive to use due to its structure. On my two profiles, these are the public boards that you will be able to find, browse and re-pin (please remember how personal they are to me, since I’m basically publicly sharing my dreams):
- Books and movies: this board lists all the books that I will like to be able to read in my life and all the movies that I would enjoy watching sooner or later.
- Beauty products: this less personal board collects all the beauty products and hacks that I will like to experiment with at some point (including DIYs).
- Wedding planning: this is definitely one of my most personal ones, which shows all my dreams and wishes for my wedding day (a little bit in advance since there hasn’t been a proposal just yet).
- Health products: here you can find all the products and ideas that I would like to try sooner or later, related to health and fitness.
- Recipes: this board contains all the recipes I’ve always wanted to try but never got around to actually make them. They are healhy, mainly vegetarian and vegan.
- Life: this is my most personal one, where you will find details about my dreams on money, relationships and life in general.
Please keep in mind that I’ve just started working on these boards very recently, so they’re pretty bare. In the near future, I will try to include more pictures and material in them, making my content grow and visualizing daily with my “life” vision board. Follow the boards that most appeal to you by clicking on the links above, and you will always be up to date. Let me know in the comments below if you have found this post helpful in any way and if you have any further questions. Moreover, if you already use a vision board or are planning to create your own, share your thoughts and experiences with our community. I hope you have enjoyed this article and I’ll see you nex time!
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