Fun Goal Planning with Bullet Journals: A Messy Way to Map Out Your Vision

We all need a vision for our lives. Having a vision isn’t something only for leaders or business owners or people with fancy titles. We all need a vision because we are all leading our own lives. A vision doesn’t have to be big or fancy. It’s important because you are important and your heart and work in this world are important. A vision might be raising kids that are prepared to enter the world as responsible adults. Or transitioning from a corporate career to being a business owner. Or re-gaining your health and physical endurance. Or paying off the … Read More

Create a Vision Board for the 2nd Half of the Year

Part 2 in a series on creating a vision for the rest of the year. Read the first post here. An early morning June breeze blows through the window. The romantic music of the 2009 Pride & Prejudice movie plays softly. The envelope of words has been poured on the floor. Three packets of paper lay beside them. I flip through the papers, stopping on the earthy, neutral tones that have just an edge of gold to them. But then the pink and plum floral paper catches my eye. That’s what is in my heart and mind right now. It’s … Read More

Host a Fun & Easy Vision Board Party with Friends

Vision Board, Mind Map

If you are coming to this post anytime of the year, it’s never too late (or early) to create a vision board. I usually create a board for my business at certain times of the year (usually in the spring when I’m starting to get a feel for the direction the year is taking) Creating a vision board is not just for the new year. It’s a fun project all year around. Some people use the words vision boards and mind mapping interchangeably. In one of her recent newsletters, Lisa Messenger, author of several books and founder of the Collective … Read More

How To Create a Christmas Vision Board (you’ll actually use)!

I wanted to interrupt the normal blog flow with this post about creating a vision board for the holiday season. So often we get caught up in our work and in the end-of-the-year activities that we miss out on the wonder and the merry moments of the season. Creating a Christmas vision board helps me to keep an attitude of celebration in the chaos of the end of the year. Creating a vision board can seem overwhelming or even a bit woo-woo, especially for the more practical among us. However, creating a vision board for the holiday season is a … Read More

How to Use Collage to Get Unstuck & Refine Your Goals

It’s been fun to see collage and vision boards resurface in recent years in the online space. I think Pinterest may have had something to do with the love of collecting our favorite things onto a board. I’ve loved collage since I was a child. It was a way of expressing creativity without following the rules. Collage is both visual and visceral. It’s expressing what’s in our heart and minds that won’t always easily be put into words. As a business owner, entrepreneur or creative, why create a collage for your professional work?  I can identify six reasons working on … Read More