Sunday, January 10, 2010

Into Fruition!

Over the past two weeks I have been thinking about both everyday and long-term goals I want to accomplish this year. My friend Melinda has a great tradition of doing this every new years day. She inspired me to complete a similar reflective and intention-centered exercise.

I brainstormed and recorded specific goals related to work/career, relationships, health, and financial stability.

As a visual learner, I found Kris Carr's idea of vision boards to be particularly exciting! Basically the point of the board is to represent your set intentions, remind you to do your homework towards realizing these intentions, and put good vibes out to the Universe. Ms. Universe usually delivers in abundance!

Kris' link above references some specific and seemingly out-of-reach goals she achieved with her vision board. I had mentioned this project to a colleague whose mother had a similar successful experience. Her mother had needed $17,000 to cover some unforseen expenses. She wrote a fake check to herself, posted it on her wall, and looked at it daily. Six months later, she received a raise...for $17,000. Bottom line: intentions are powerful!

Here is my pictoral collage of goals, which will serve as a daily reminder of where I'm hoping to go with them! The Circle of Life holistic model, which advocates balancing 12 main life themes, is the wheel pictured below. Not pictured are the Dalai Lama's Instructions for Life, which are posted in the corner of the vision board.

Here's to lots of juicy fruit in 2010!


Olivia said...

I love it! Yours is so organized. Can't wait to hear a little bit more about what each stands for. I'll be posting about my own vision board soon. Just a few more tweaks and then time to write a proper post. Fabulous work!

3 Healthy Chicks said...

I LOVE Vision boarding!! I have been doing Vision board workshops for years. We just did one last week. So much fun! :)

Susan said...

I love this!! (I am going to go write myself a check right now I think...)