A Vision Board Can Remind You Of the Power of Your Dreams

To amplify the effectiveness of keeping a dream journal, all you need is a simple corkboard.

Hang the corkboard anywhere: your bedroom, your office. It doesn’t really matter.

All that matters is that you can see it, look at it, think about it.

Turn that plain corkboard into a vision board. Use it to remind you of the majesty of your dreams.

Visualize the steps you need to take to reach your goal (important!).

Why getting a vision board kit is a great idea

It could be very time-consuming to search through bunch of magazines for pictures for a vision board.

Not only that, but it’s unlikely that you’d find pictures to represent what your vision of a better life is, the way that magazines are dominated by ads for drug companies and other consumer products.

With the vision board kit, they’ve done the work for you.

It’s better to spend time thinking of what you want and working on getting it rather than looking at magazine after magazine.

Further there are vision board kits available for a wide variety of people and that might suit you and the fulfillment of your dreams.

A vision board and dream journal go hand-in-hand

It’s one thing to have a dream journal. Write your dreams in it, especially when you have a good one or a good idea. Without a place to jot down your ideas, they’re too easy to forget.

That’s a good thing. A powerful thing. Dreams often have a certain narrative. Narratives should be written out. When you keep a dream journal, you’re one step ahead of most people.

The problem is the journal gets closed and tucked away somewhere on your nightstand. It can easily become a once-in-a-while thing to look at.

That’s not the case with a vision board. You look at the vision board frequently. Displaying a dream or an idea up on a vision board makes it a thing that stays out there. Distilled into symbols or pictures, it helps make dreams real, almost tangible. It brings into focus the power of intention.

People feel far more acutely what they think they can’t do than what they can do.

To get what you really want, you need to know what you want and then purposefully set out after it. What do you hope to accomplish? How do you hope to achieve it?

Begin with the end in mind.

One attraction to dream journaling is the hope that one can solve many of their problems by remembering dreams. They can also identify weaknesses in their plans.

It can certainly tip you off to negative feelings of skepticism. Dream journaling itself, in this case, is a step toward solving other problems. Successfully remembering and noting the individual dreams is another step to reaching the ultimate goal of solving big problems.

The big goal, therefore, is comprised of several other smaller goals.

You’re not going to reach the ultimate goal if you don’t remember your dreams.

A vision board helps you to really remember your dreams.

The power of intention in action

If you go to bed at night with nothing set up to catch your dreams when you wake up, your chance of success at dream journaling goes way down. If you don’t have a memory device on your wrist or somewhere else, you’re probably not going to be successful.

Lastly, you need to tell yourself to remember your dreams when you go to sleep.

The intention is everything.

Being successful takes more than belief in yourself. Taken too far, belief in yourself could be a symptom of overconfidence.

Tell yourself you’re going to remember your dreams.

Put a writing implement by your dream journal.

Don’t merely settle for a sheet of paper – only an actual, designated journal will do. That, alone, will demonstrate to your subconscious that you’re serious about remembering your dreams.

Have a pen available, too.

The visual part of the dreams, the diagrams, the bulleted plan, all of that belongs on the vision board. Right out where you can see it and visualize it.

Additional reading:

How to create an online version of a vision board


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