Category Archives: Vision Boards

How do you know for sure?

Have you ever seen someone do something and think, “I could never do that!”

I know I have. Well, how do you know for sure if you don’t even try?

If your mind says ‘I can’t do it’; you can’t.
If your mind says ‘let’s try’; you will give it a shot. But, if you try it once and can’t do it; you may never try it again.

I’ve tried to do pull ups before. Let’s just say it wasn’t pretty.

The other day at my gym’s circuit class one of the stations was pullups. I took one look and told myself “I’ll just do pushups on the ground instead when I get to that station.” I wasn’t even going to try.

As I went through the circuit class it came time for the pull-up station. I looked at the pull-up bar, I looked at the tire and elastic band which were there to help us, and I decided to give it a try.

I got up on the tire and tried to get my foot in the elastic band. Major fail! I tried again and couldn’t do it. My workout- partner say what I was trying and came over and put my foot in the elastic band. And, up I went! I did the 5 pullups the station required and I did it over and over again.
Let’s just say I was quite proud of myself!

The only reason I could achieve it was because of the help of my work-out partner and the aids that were made available so I could achieve the goal.

Have you set some goals for 2017 and are having 2nd thoughts? Maybe you’ve tried to achieve them in the past and (in your mind) failed?

I want you to think of a car’s front window and compare it to the rear-view mirror. Which is larger?

The window looking forward. The rear-view mirror is the past. Let it go.

The goals you set may be perfect goals for you but without someone to help you (the tire and elastic band!) they can seem impossible.

Let’s do this together! Check out the information for the Thursday, March 2, 2017  Create Your Life the Way God Intended Virtual Vision Board Retreat here~~

Could it be that simple?

I was in a Target in Houston, TX and was surprised to see this arrow on the floor as I walked target-happyin.

Could it be that simple? If I follow this arrow will I find happiness?

Now, I love Target, but I really don’t think that is where I’ll find my happiness. Lots of short-term happiness, perhaps, but, not long-term happiness.

Where do you look for happiness? Or, do you look for it at all?

I know sometimes it just happens. You hear a child laugh and you feel happy. You see a beautiful snow fall and since you aren’t traveling anywhere that day you’re happy. You think snowyour computer has bit the dust, but you turn it off and then turn it on, and magically everything is fixed. Lots of happiness!

There are also days where happiness may be hard to find. I’ve had days like that. Those are tough days. What makes them tougher is that I didn’t even think to look for happiness. It was all around me – I just didn’t look. Does this ever happen to you?

What if we insert an arrow somewhere in our life and every day we would look for joy, happiness, and peace.  You know what? I know we’d find it. Even on the darkest days. It really could be that simple.

My biggest arrow is my Bible. I know I’m following the right arrow to happiness when I study His word.

Another important arrow is my vision board. This board represents what I know God desiresmy-vb-from-first-workshop for my life and everything on it represents happiness. What is really cool is that yesterday a big piece of what I envisioned for this year came true. And it was only the 1st month of the year. It can be that simple!

Do you have your vision board in front of you every day? It’s a great happiness-seeking arrow!

Don’t have a vision board? Oh, dear! Please read below!

It’s time to create your vision board from the comfort of your own home or office

Are you considering making some great commitments for 2017?
What will you do to make sure you accomplish them?

My commitments for 2017 are ready and I have the visual representation of them in my office to remind me every day.

Join us on Monday, February 6 from 10 am to 4 pm Central:

Together we can do this for you, too. Let’s design a Create Your Life the Way God Intended Vision Board virtually together and because it’s virtual you can be from anywhere in the world.

The picture above shows a recent virtual retreat and you can see that the attendees can all see each other and interact. I’m also showing 2 of the boards created that day.

The virtual Create Your Life the Way God Intended Vision Board Retreat is Monday, February 6 from 10 am to 4 pm Central. Your investment is only $47 for the entire day!

Interested? There are 10 seats available so click here for more information and if it’s right for you – register today!

If people can’t see what God is doing, they stumble all over themselves; but when they attend to what he reveals, they are most blessed. 

Proverbs 29:18 The Message Bible

What do other Vision Board Retreat attendees say?

  • I realized about a week ago that January was almost finished, and I was still floundering. Slogging through my days with no real goal in sight. At just the right time, an email from my friend, speaker and coach Elizabeth Hagen, came into my inbox. I signed up right away. By the end of the virtual day, I was revitalized and ready to go again. While creating the vision board was the end result, what happened during the largest part of the day were exercises designed to help us figure out and clarify our goals for the year. No namby-pamby, wimpy, vague statements allowed. Only intentional actions, with definable results permitted. Both big dreams and small were presented, but all with a specific plan of action.
  • Thanks for the wonderful class.  This is the first time I have actually completed any project in ages.  I usually start them and never finish.  I am glad you insisted we finish.
  • I had a wonderful day yesterday with you and the other ladies.  Thank you very much for your time and guidance in helping us all move toward our dreams.  Thank you!

 

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