Your vision is the beginning of your journey in working towards the life that you want and the happiness that you will achieve. A vision is ideal in creating a long term lasting change in your life. Goals and visions may sound similar, but their is a large difference. Goal setting is useful for a short term period such as a day or week, then often used for bench-marking. For the use of a vision, the time frame must be within the long term range of 1 year, 5 years, or 10 years time frame. When writing a vision you must think of how your ideal life or business is going to feel, look, and sound. A vision is both meaningful and something you desire with conviction. To start, write a vision as a desired life outcome and all the items you want it to include. Then, begin to think big picture and ideally where do you want to be. Be realistic, but feel inspired about the possibilities in your life. Think about the possibility of the outcome not the probability. Writing a vision can take both time and effort to reach a satisfying description. Take a moment to visualize your life for you both personally and professionally(think through these for a few days). After working on your vision, read it to yourself and see if it feels inspiring (keep tweaking it until it feels just right).
Once you have your visualization, use it as your backbone to new positive thoughts, and delete all thoughts that do not correlate with this desired life. Obsess about your visualization, and never let it go. Allow only thoughts and actions that work towards your visualization appear in your day to day life. At times, a vision towards a new life or career may seem overwhelming. But, if you work each day to put one action or step towards this goal, each week you will become closer and closer to this vision. No vision is impossible, as long as you take regular disciplined steps towards the things you truly want and desire they will eventually appear. Most times, it is best that we keep our vision to ourselves to protect it from being ridiculed or told it may not work. Allow your vision to be your only option, and keep yourself moving towards it at all times (even in times of setback, or rejection). We all must start somewhere and no step is to small. All you have to do is write your vision, and take a step one by one.
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