Since I am a highly visual person…Vision Boards sparked my interest this year. Except I kind of skipped the feelings part of looking at things that make you happy. I needed visuals to keep me focused.
Honestly I have struggled with writing goals, making plans…having dreams. I have spent many years letting the circumstances of life direct my planning. Which is not a bad thing but does not provide any thoughts to doing anything beside surviving.
I am not even sure I have grasped the full understanding….but here is what I have done this year at my house.
Vision Boards for 2016
Most of the directions I read had you gathering magazines to cut out pictures that inspired you. Since I don’t have magazines and honestly didn’t expect to find what visuals I wanted, I switched to a plan B.
I gave my boys a sheet of paper divided into sections labeled:
I had them think of 2 to 4 things for each section. I felt like I was combining goals and dreams on one board. I tried to help them keep some items measurable like save $200 and exercise 2 hours a week. When they write their school plans each week they can remember to add the time for their goals. [Read more…]