Small boards can be done on construction paper, larger ones can be completed on a poster board, or use a large cardboard box for greater stability. If you are still unsure how a vision board can help you accomplish your goals, here are seven reasons why you need one in 2016.
Practice gratitude: One of my favorite ideas from a recent TED talk is finding easy ways to be more grateful and happy, such as listing out three things that we are thankful for each day. I started getting in the routine of doing this every night, and I am so glad I did.
At the beginning of a new year, there's no shortage of ideas and articles about goal setting and getting the most out of the upcoming year. While certainly helpful, those of us in business marketing ourselves and our talent, when we are our brand, we need a different set of ideas.
In the end, we may not reach our goals or we may break a resolution. Who cares. Don't kick and scream. Take the road of grace and ease. You may find that while on this road, even though your life did not go according to your plan, what happened instead was even better.
If your tendency in any situation is to "not fail," then you'll find it hard to ever truly win because you're teaching yourself that it's better to make an easy choice that's "not wrong" than a hard choice that's right.
We have all heard of New Year's resolutions and goals. It is something that comes up often this time of year. People ask you what you are giving up, or what you are going to make the point of doing this coming year.
Instead of just hoping for a new you, prep yourself to follow your goals. You need to put your goals out there so you can organize them, and determine how and when you want to reach them. Here are some things to consider when looking into the New Year!
What is key is that you begin somewhere, and these items are here to help you create a new path for yourself. Some of these things may not work for you, while other items you may find to be a better fit.
Here are nine things we both can do right now to start out on a positive note and pave the way for a healthy year. Pick three or four and work on them this week to get your health goals for the year moving in the right direction.
Get to know yourself. When are you most successful with completing things? What works for you? Are you more productive at a certain time of day? Are there things that you find particular motivating? Who are your cheerleaders? Who will hold you accountable?
Goal sharing is motivating, aspirational, and gives you a sense of accountability for sticking to what you've set out to do. However, goal sharing (prematurely, or even at all!) can actually be detrimental to accomplishing things.
It is that time of year, when everyone harps on the word, resolutions. "You will make them, only to break them." Blah, blah, blah. If we have to read those articles, here is one that focuses on the solution. Make goals instead.
Nothing defeats goal setting more than living with regret. Regrets have a way of embedding themselves into your subconscious and magically re-appearing at the most inopportune time. They usually turn up at the first hint of difficulty.