I’ve been practicing the use of vision boards since I first found out about The Secret three and a half years ago. While I’ve had quite a few and they changed over time, none have ever come quite as true as my most recent one.
Currently, I have two large vision boards that sit right behind my desk. All day long they support me by being on the back wall of my office. But this new vision board is a bit different.
In March of this year I attended MiniCamp (of CampExperience) in which Deb Roffe, a life coach, taught a vision board workshop. I had recently created a vision board, so I wanted this board to be all about my summer. I love summer and I wanted this one to be enjoyed. I had worked so hard the last few years to get my business off the ground, it was time for some R&R.
I came home from the event and placed my vision board directly above my computer monitor. A place where I sit more than any other place, the vision board has been in my awareness now for the past six months.
One day I looked up to assess whether or not it had all happened or not and found that I had indeed created exactly what I put on my vision board. I had named it the summer vision board, and without thinking much about it – that’s what I did – I manifested it.
Now, you might be saying well of course you did – you pasted all those images on there, you wanted it, you made it happen. True, I agree, that’s part of the law of attraction cycle. But I want to propose a question – what’s different about the vision board I created for my summer versus the ones I created for my business?
Here’s my take on what’s different:
1st – the vision board is actually in my line of site. Hours upon hours a day, I see it. It has subconsciously sunk into my being. Versus the boards behind me, which I only notice a few moments throughout the day.
2nd – I didn’t get attached to it. I put it there, made my commands and then went on my merry little way.
3rd – I stopped doing any “trying.” I wasn’t “trying” to make it come true, it was what I wanted so I went after it. There wasn’t any head trash around being able to have fun, ride my cruiser, or go hiking – I didn’t doubt that it could be done.
So here’s my proposition. Create your vision board – make it VERY specific. Instead of making one about your whole life’s dreams – make it about one specific thing (ie. my summer). Next, put it somewhere that you will see it ALL the time. Don’t hide it, put it behind you, or stuff it in a drawer.
Lastly, forget about it. Loosen up the reigns, let go of the desire to make it come your way. And of course, allow the Universe to do its part as well.