Practicing self-care is like giving your mind and body a spa day in the chaos of everyday life. It’s SO important for our mental health and is a much needed reset button when we are constantly bombarded with to-do’s, house stuff, kids stuff, work stuff, and the LIST goes on. I’m going to show you HOW to create a self-care vision board for your personal wellness AND how to actually manifest it into life. So let’s get to it!
First, What Is A Vision Board?
A vision board is a visual representation of your goals, dreams, and aspirations.
It’s a powerful tool that allows you to create a tangible and personalized collage of images, words, and affirmations that reflect the life YOU want to lead.
The concept behind a vision board is rooted in the idea that by surrounding yourself with images of what you desire, you can positively influence your mindset, focus, and ultimately manifest those desires into reality. However, you need to take it one step further in order to truly manifest what is you want. Let me explain.
The Crucial Role of ACTION in Manifesting Your Vision Board (How To Manifest Your Dreams)
Creating a vision board is an amazing first step, but for it to truly make an impact on your life, you need to take action! I feel like this one is not talked about enough. Let’s face it, the ‘sit and wait for it to happen’ strategy is about as effective as waiting for pizza delivery without placing an order!
Your vision board’s purpose is to serve as a powerful motivator and a constant reminder of your goals, BUT it’s through intentional actions that you can turn those dreams into reality.
Here’s WHY taking action is crucial in manifesting the visions on your board: 🌟
Clarity and Focus
Taking action provides clarity on the specific steps you need to take to achieve your goals.
It helps you break down larger aspirations into manageable tasks, making your journey more focused and achievable.
Manifestation Through Intention
Your actions are a physical manifestation of your intentions and desires.
When you align your daily activities with the images and goals on your vision board, you’re sending a powerful message to your subconscious mind. Trust me, this one works!
Action begets action. Each step you take towards your goals builds momentum and reinforces your commitment.
Consistent effort creates a positive feedback loop, making it easier to stay motivated and on track.
Taking action equips you with the resilience and determination needed to overcome challenges.
Challenges are inevitable, but a proactive approach helps you navigate obstacles and learn valuable lessons along the way.
Actions create opportunities that may not have been apparent initially.
By actively pursuing your goals, you open doors to new possibilities, connections, and experiences that align with your vision.
Alignment with Values
Your actions reflect your values and priorities.
When your daily choices align with the values represented on your vision board, you cultivate a sense of purpose and fulfillment.
Action allows you to track your progress and celebrate achievements.
Regularly assess how your actions contribute to your goals, and adjust your strategies as needed.
Remember, a vision board is a dynamic tool meant to inspire action. The process of creating and regularly revisiting your vision board should be accompanied by intentional and purposeful steps towards your goals.
Now that you know how to actually manifest your vision board, let’s jump into the meat and potatoes of this post! What should you put on your self-care vision board?
What to Put on Your Self-Care Vision Board
When you create your self-care vision board, you are curating your own happiness menu without the added calories! Seriously, though, it’s not just about gluing pretty stuff onto cardboard; it’s about summoning good vibes and manifesting your own ‘feel-good’ life that focuses on YOU.
Goals and Aspirations
Figure out what you want for your short-term and long-term self-care goals. Hunt for images or words that showcase these goals. For instance, if you’re all about boosting your mental health, search for pictures that radiate peace or quotes that kickstart your mindfulness journey.
- Identify short-term and long-term self-care goals.
- Snip out images or words representing these goals.
- 💡Tip: If prioritizing mental health is your aim, look for visuals that evoke peace or quotes that inspire mindfulness.
Keep it simple and visual—your goals, your way!
Pick affirmations that really resonate with you. Write them in big, bold letters on your vision board. For instance, you might go for something like, “I am deserving of love and will find moments of joy today.”
- Choose affirmations that speak to you personally.
- Write them boldly on your vision board.
- 💡Self-Care Affirmation Example: “I accept my amazing self as I am.”
Make it personal, make it POWERFUL where it resonates with your core—it’s all about boosting yourself up!
Bucket List Items
Throw in things that spark joy and relaxation into your bucket list on the vision board. It could be a spa day, a weekend retreat, or even a new hobby you’re itching to try.
Slap on some visuals to keep that motivation going strong! Because, hey, who doesn’t need a daily dose of inspiration for the things that make you happy?
This is one of my FAVS. From my experience, having the emotion of “gratitude” is one of the fastest ways to manifest what it is you want.
Dedicate a space on your vision board for your Gratitude Corner—it’s like a love letter to all the awesome things in your life. Pop in pictures or notes expressing gratitude for that daily positivity boost. Because, let’s be real, a grateful heart is a happy heart, and your vision board is the perfect place to spread that kind of love!
How to Make A Self-Care Vision Board
1. Gather Supplies
- Collect magazines, scissors, glue, and a board or poster paper.
- Make it a fun activity by playing your favorite tunes in the background.
2. Create a Relaxing Environment
- Find a quiet, comfortable space to focus on your vision board.
- Light a scented candle or play soothing music to enhance the experience.
3. Let Your Intuition Guide You
- Flip through magazines and trust your instincts.
- Cut out images and phrases that resonate with your self-care goals.
4. Arrange and Glue
- Play around with different arrangements before gluing items down.
- Ensure a visual flow that reflects your journey and it just feels right!
The FUN Part…How To Manifest Your Self-Care Vision Board
To bring your self-care vision to life, start by dedicating a few minutes each day to focus on your vision board. Picture yourself living the life you’ve crafted. Then, roll up your sleeves and break down your goals into doable steps (remember, ACTION is key) to make self-care a seamless part of your routine.
Keep the good vibes flowing by using your vision board as a daily positivity boost. In a nutshell:
- Visualize daily
- Take ACTION
- Stay positive
Remember, to stay positive, you have to DO or take action to bring the results which in turn, will boost your confidence. Remind yourself of your worth and applaud the strides you’re making.
It’s all about turning those visions into actions and keeping the positive momentum going!
To Wrap It Up
Your self-care vision board is a dynamic representation of your journey.
Embrace the process, savor the creative flow, and witness your vision come to life.
Here’s to creating a happier, healthier version of you!
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About The Author
Linds is the proud mom of two little miracles, Mono Mono twin girls, and one AMAZING older brother! She is the founder and content creator of Mono Mono Twins, Intensive Therapy for Kids, and Co-Founder of The LENN Foundation, a 510c3 that helps children across the United States with cerebral palsy receive grants for intensive therapies to thrive. ♥