Create Your Reality, Supercharge Your Future
Vision board is like a window to the future. It allows you to glance into the life that you want to have, a place you want to be at and a person you are willing to become. Turning your dreams into reality is easier than you might think. Because having your dreams displayed in front of you at all times helps you to concentrate on them and make them come true.
Think of yourself as an architect creating a masterpiece. Only your building materials are your thoughts. Buddha once said: “We are what we think, all that we are arises within our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.” You are not only able to imagine your perfect life you can actually design it. Creating a vision board is the first step on your way to your dream life.
What is a vision board?
A vision board is a collage of images, pictures, and affirmations of your dreams and what you want to achieve in the future. They are designed to serve as a source of inspiration and motivation. When you hang it in a space where you see it daily, your vision board can help bring your goals and aspirations to life.
Vision board is a powerful tool that you can use to visualize your perfect future. In order to communicate a clear message to the Universe you want to be as precise as possible. Providing as many details as you possibly can increase your chances of getting the desired results faster. There are numerous ideas for a vision board. The Best practice is putting together a vision board full of images, little things and meaningful words. Everything that captures the very essence of things you want to attract into your life.
Purpose of a vision board
The purpose of a vision board is to create your own oasis of positivity. Design a reality that makes you feel happy and fulfilled by making your dreams and desires come true. Besides creating a vision board is a way to actually plan out your goals and what you want out of life. So you can work towards them and ensure that they happen. Vision board helps to keep you focused on your goals. Since you will see the board most days, this will prompt you to visualize your perfect life. Through the Law of Attraction, visualization can help you make sure you are doing things that will help you achieve your goal.
How does the law of attraction work?
The Law of Attraction states that you attract into your life whatever you focus on. So, whatever you give your energy and attention to will come back to you. So, if you stay focused on the good and positive things you want to achieve, you will automatically attract these things into your life. Let’s apply this to vision boards. If you focus on your dreams and goals by seeing them laid out every day they are more likely to happen. Make sure that when you are creating your vision board, you are selecting realistic goals that you want to achieve.
Why do vision boards actually work? Science behind the law of attraction
Cutting edge science has recently proved what people have intuitively known and experienced for thousands of years. Thoughts are able to materialize. It has been proven experimentally, that every thought is made up of energy and it has its own unique frequency. Every single thought you are thinking of in your mind emits a vibrational frequency. Radiating into the Universe it interacts with the material world, and creates a new reality. “What you think, you create. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you become.”
It’s a well-known fact that on a quantum level all physical objects and all living beings consist of energy and have their own vibrational frequency. This frequency allows us to connect to the energy of the Universe shared by everything on Earth.
You can become a master of your reality by simply changing your thought patterns. We all need a reminder to think positively. Here is when a vision board comes in handy. Creating a vision board helps you to concentrate on your desires and dreams rather than everyday problems. The way you perceive the Universe determines your reality. Including your physical and emotional well-being, surrounding people etc. They say – “It’s limitless what the universe can give when you realize that thoughts become things.”
Neurologists from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at the Institute of Neurology in London have made an interesting discovery. They noticed that people who are able to visualize a better future have more chances to bring this image into life. Therefore the vision board is recognised to be a great visualization tool.
As far back as 391 BC, the great Greek philosopher Plato said that “likes tend towards likes”. Meaning that “likes attracts like” and “good attitude attracts kindness and sympathy towards the person who is spreading it”. Scientists find the explanation of this phenomenon in mirror neurons. These are the neurons that replicate or “mirror” the behavior we observe in other people.
When you are happy you vibrate on a high frequency. When someone sees you radiating good vibes it induces positive response in their brains. In other words, they are mirroring your attitude and subconsciously start acting positively towards you as well.
While studying the brain’s emotional center – amygdala, scientists found out that this law’s working both ways. Being a source of fear and anxiety, you induce the same feelings in surrounding people. This is another evidence that negative thinking can block your connection with the Universe. Which will ultimately interfere with your well-being, success and relationships.
Now that we’re backed up by science it’s time to have some fun and check out the ideas for a vision board.
Vision board ideas
People often think vision boards are just pictures of what you want to achieve, however they can be so much more than that. Here are some vision board ideas:
- Newspaper and magazine clippings
- Affirmations or positive phrases
- Use Crystals & Gemstones
- Include drawings
- Have multiple vision boards for different aspects of your life
- Add fairy lights or decorations
- Change the shape of your vision board into something different. It doesn’t just have to be a rectangle.
How to make a vision board?
To get started you’ll need these supplies:
- A poster board, or something to be the base of your vision board
- A big stack of different photos, magazines, postcards and other things you want to stick on your board.
- Glue or pins to stick everything onto the board.
After you have gathered all your material, sort through what you want to include on your board and put it to one side. Create a basic structure for your board and how you are going to lay out your goals and materials on it. If you are going to include anything like drawings or lights, then ensure you know where these will be going before you stick everything down.
You can also create a vision board online. This requires less work and allows you to do it all electronically.
The best place to put a vision board would usually be your bedroom as you are in there most likely every day. However, if you cannot do this make sure you place it in a room that you are frequently in and will most likely see the board in the mornings. This will help set you up for the day!
You can attach the board to the wall either by hanging it on a nail or sticking it on with sticky strips which are double sided. Depending on how heavy your board is you need to make sure the strips are going to hold it.
Vision board rules
There are no set rules to vision boards, you can do them however you want. However, to ensure they are most effective you should do the following:
- Write your wishes in present time
- Pay attention to the small details when you are visualising your future, from the clothes you are wearing to places you are in or want to be etc
- Make sure your goals are realistic
- Place it in a highly visible place
- Write down the date you created the board
Types of vision boards
Vision boards for kids
Getting your kids to do a vision board is an easy way to find out what they want to achieve. By knowing this you can find out how you can help them be the best that they can be. For example, you can find a quiet time to map out their goals with them and help them. Or go through magazines and photos to find visual representations of it. Make it fun and creative and help enable them to achieve their goals.
Vision board for students
As a student you have to be organised and know what you want. Having a vision board in your room can help remind you why you are studying so hard and what you might need to do to achieve your dreams
Business vision board
Most vision boards are thought off to be a personal thing, however more and more companies are now creating vision boards for their business. It can help your employees stay focused on what your company wants to achieve.
Career vision board
You can create a vision board that solely focuses on where you want to be in the future with your career. Think about what you want to be doing and how you want to be doing it and create a vision board solely around that.
Couples vision board
Couples can create vision boards for what they want to achieve together, whether that be to stay together happily forever, where they want to travel or what house they want to have in the future. Having a vision board together can make sure you both are clear with your goals and know what you need to do together to reach them.
Family vision board
Families can create a joint vision board with all their aspirations and dreams in one place. This can help different family members help others to achieve what they want. When all your goals are laid out in one place it will be easier to know what you should be focusing on as a family.
Vision boards are super easy and fun to create and can help you make sure your life is on the right track no matter what your goals and dreams are.
Vision board quote ideas
Positive affirmations are a great addition to your vision board. Here are a few you can steal:
- I know I can accomplish anything I set my mind to.
- I am free of limiting beliefs and open to limitless possibilities.
- I am open to receiving all the abundance the universe is offering me.
- When my intentions are clear, the Universe cooperates with me and I can accomplish anything.
- I think of only positive things and positive things happen in my life.
- I am a go getter and I will continue till I achieve my goals.
- The doors of opportunity are always open for me and I take advantage of the same without fail.
- Motivation comes to me easily and I also successfully motivate others.
- I am full of energy and hope and live my life to the fullest.
- I enjoy challenges. I take them head on and win over them.
- Motivation comes to me from inside. I am my own motivator.
- The only option for me is success. I forge ahead and ultimately, succeed.
- I know I make a difference and I try my best to help others.
- My goal itself is my motivation. I see only the goal till the time I reach it.
- I know my worth. I deserve success and I get it.
- My work is my motivation. I work continuously till I achieve.
- Life is beautiful. Life is fulfilling. I love life.
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