Updated: Apr 29
One of the first things I wrote about when I started this blog was about having a positive attitude and doing positive affirmation with students as well as yourself. I got a lot of positive feedback from that topic, so I wanted to expand on it with thought on having a positive vision.
When I first met my students, I presented the idea of a vision board. Perhaps you have heard about them and maybe you have even used one. They are fun to do and very effective on solidifying what you want to achieve in your life with either short or long term goals. It is pretty low tech to do which is right up my alley.
To do a vision board, you simply get a large piece of oak tag paper or poster board and cut out pictures from magazines which resonate with your goal. For example, one of my students wants to be a cosmetologist. More, specifically, she wants to do makeup for people. So her vision board would have pictures of models with different looks, pictures of eyebrows, lipstick, pictures of salons where make up is done as a business. You get the “picture.” Then you put the picture on your wall so you see it all the time, from the first thing in the morning to the last thing at night. This will really imprint your successful goal in your brain and you will achieve that goal more easily. Personally, I have done several boards over the years and have achieved almost everything on my boards. (I didn’t win the lotto, however.)
Try it with your students and even with your kids. You might learn something. And if you do, please share your story with me.
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Until next time… solidify your vision!!!
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