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Why Vision Boards Are the Missing Piece to Your New Year's Resolutions

By Sarah Carlson, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®

The start of a new year is an exciting time to reflect on the accomplishments of the past, and vision boards are quickly becoming one of the most popular tools for setting meaningful New Year's resolutions. 

Traditional resolutions can often be hard to keep up with. Vision boards are a great supplement to stay focused on your goals throughout the year while visualizing yourself going through the steps it takes to succeed.

In this article, we'll explore why vision boards are the extra driving force for your New Year's resolutions, and offer tips on creating vision board ideas that will inspire you to reach your goals in 2023.

Vision boards are a great complement to your new year's resolutions

How Vision Boards Help You Stay Focused

Vision boards are a great way to stay focused and accomplish your goals! By putting vision board ideas into action, you can keep your New Year's resolutions and eventually make them come true. 

Creating vision boards not only helps you focus on what you want to achieve but it also helps you set realistic solutions for how to get there. The power of vision boards is that they can guide and motivate you towards those goals and serve as a reminder to stick with the plan while giving yourself some well-deserved recognition along the way. All things considered, vision boards offer an excellent way to stay motivated and take your life in the direction of your dreams.

Vision boards are a great complement to your new year's goals

What to Put on Your Vision Board for 2023

As we ring in another new year, it's fun to think ahead to what the future could bring us with vision boards. As 2023 approaches, consider gathering intentional vision board ideas that support your growth and dreams for the upcoming year. 

When brainstorming vision board ideas, consider what fuels your motivation and creative juices. Think of both short-term and long-term new year's resolutions, anything from hitting the gym three times a week to taking a once-in-a-lifetime trip around the world.

Whether it's career advancements, starting a business, or special family milestones, setting personal goals with vision boards can help provide clarity and motivation. New Year's resolutions remain valid into the next year as they are deeply personal, so use yours on your vision board to help guide you and put your long-term aspirations into focus. 

Vision boards will help you achieve your new year's resolutions

Using Vision Boards to Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions

When using vision boards, it is important to revisit your vision board regularly throughout not only the start of the new year but onward throughout the months; it will help keep you on track with your resolutions and ensure that you stay on the path towards making them happen.

Review what you have written down and look at any visuals you have pinned up, reminding yourself of the end goal that you desire. Making vision boards part of your daily routine will bring clarity to all of your goals while giving you the confidence needed to bring them into reality.

Vision boards will help you stay focused on your new year's resolutions


Anything is possible when you focus your vision, plan out achievable steps and make it come alive by putting it on paper (or in this case, on vision board). Vision boards will help drive you toward your new year's resolutions. Dare to dream and dare to believe that you can make those dreams into reality with the help of vision boards.

Our team of Spokane Financial Advisors wishes you all the best in 2023!

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