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Have you ever worked on a project before that made you think “did I really do all this?” But in a positive tone? How did you feel? Did you feel like you can do more and you did great? Have you ever tried as a kid or a child that you had your own board and placed lots of photographs or quotes that represented your dream? If so, have all your dreams ever come true? We call these types of collage boards as vision boards. Now you may wonder, what is a vision board? What does it do? How do you even begin with making a vision board? It’s quite easy really. But for you to know the answers, you have to read everything below. So why don’t you get scrolling and while you’re doing so, check out the 100+ examples along the way. Who knows, you may get some inspiration from these examples, for your next vision board.
From the introduction, you may already have an idea as to what a vision board looks like, or what you think it would look like. As well as the examples while you scrolled down, you may already have an idea of where this may be going. So to keep that fresh idea in mind, let’s begin with the basics. The questions on everyone’s minds. What is a vision board? Why is it called a vision board? How important is a vision board? What does a vision board do? Can anyone make a vision board? Should the vision board be mostly photos or quotes or both? Can a vision board be used for school or any social events? If you have asked yourself these questions before and have not been given any answer, you’re in luck.
Let’s take the first question first. What is a vision board? A vision board is basically a small or a large-depending on how you plan on making it-collage. A series of photos or quotes or even statements are placed in this collage. You can simply add photos and quotes that you take as inspiration in your vision board. This vision board represents the hopes, dreams, wishes and goals you have in life. In addition to that, it also serves as motivation for you to reach your goals. In addition to that, it is called a vision board because this is the visual representation. The visual symbolism of your dreams, aspirations, hopes, and goals you plan with your life. Take it like a timeline of achievements you wanted to do when you were a kid to who you are at present. Vision boards can be used by just about anyone for what purpose it may serve them. For businesses, a vision board’s purpose is to show the growth and the timeline of the business and its members. It serves as a reminder of the dreams and the hard work that had been shown by the members of the company.
Next question is what does a vision board do? Should a vision board be mostly photos or quotes or both? Can a vision board be used for school or any social events? So basically a vision board’s purpose is to give inspiration to the person who made it. Picture out a giant board with a blank slate in it. One by one you start cutting out photographs that represent you as a person. Your dreams and aspirations are all plastered into the clean slate. One by one, depending on how you plan it, you start placing photos that you believe you want to achieve.
Whether it be a new car, a new job, a place to settle or even a place to go on vacations. One by one, you start planning it out. A vision board can have both. Depending on the person or the people who are planning on making the vision board. As long as it represents the person or the people making it. A vision board can be used just about anywhere, anytime and by anyone. It can be used as a way to let your students express what they want to do when they grow older. It can be used by non-government businesses as a way to symbolize their vision and mission. It can be used for personal reasons, and it can also be used for attracting clients about your business.
Lastly, vision boards are not to be mistaken for predicting someone’s future. Vision boards are merely a representation of what you want to have and how far you are willing to take the risk to get it. Vision boards are made solely for fun, motivation and to discipline yourself into achieving them. Your vision boards can change, they can be added up or taken out. Vision boards can also be used as a means of wanting something and finding out how to achieve them one step at a time.
To students who plan on making their own vision board, this may have been the part you were waiting for. For those who are curious as to how a vision board works and want to try out themselves, would find this part informative as well. How does one even begin when making their own vision board? What are the set of skills that should be used to make your own vision board? Here are some tips for you to get started on your own vision board.
Plan it all out? Yes, plan it all out. Think of it this way, what do you want to put in your vision board? Do you want to add quotes or photos or even both? How are you going to put all those things together to make it easier for you to do? When should you base your vision board for? The present or the future? How long are you going to make this a reality? Being able to plan out all the necessary things to be placed in your vision board will not only help you, but it would also make you spend less time trying to figure things out.
Once you have settled everything, you may want to set up a timeline. To make your vision board a little bit realistic, but this is simply an option. As we know that vision boards are a representation of our hopes and dreams. If you wish to make it more realistic or challenging, adding a timeline to your vision board is a good example. By simply stating this is the months and years you plan on achieving this certain goal.
What better way than to personalize your own vision board? Make it true to who you are as a person. If you are creative, show it. If you prefer a minimalist type of vision board, do it! How you make your vision board should be as unique as you. Show them the hidden you through your board.
This is your vision board, decorate it to what may serve as your purpose. Remember, you will be looking at it every single time you pass. As a reminder of the things you plan to do and to achieve them. So bring it to life as much as possible. Decorate it however you want as long as the message still pops out.
Hang your new vision board in a place where you are able to see it everyday. As a reminder of why you are doing this, what you are doing and how you are coming along with achieving your plans. Be proud of your work, as this is the symbol of your dreams.
A vision board is a collage. A board filled with photos, messages, quotes. A symbol of your hopes, dreams and aspirations.
Depending on how you use it, a vision board’s purpose is to symbolize your dreams, hopes, aspirations and wishes. It is the spot where you can go creative with your ideals. It is your safe place, your happy place. A board where you make a promise to yourself that you will one day be able to reach the goals you made for yourself.
Avoid putting pictures that may be inappropriate for your vision board. Especially if it is made for business purposes or even personal purposes. Your vision board is your safe place, but it does not give you the reason to make it inappropriate.
There you have it. To recap, your vision board is a symbolism. A symbol of your present dreams and future dreams. A reminder that what you do can reap out good things for you. That doing what you are doing now is not in vain. Making your own vision board not only helps you focus, but it also helps you see that for every hard work you have done, you are closer to reaching your goals.