YWCA St. Paul logo

Bring your 2021 Vision to Life

With 23 days remaining in 2020, it is time to start visioning for 2021. Although there is still a global pandemic impacting our lives, opportunities for engagement, and travel, that doesn’t mean that future plans have to be bound by this reality. Take some time over the next few weeks to reflect on the year 2020 and start to reimagine the possibilities of 2021 through a well-intentioned vision or dream board activity.

The purpose of a vision or dream board is to create visualizations of what you want to accomplish, things you want to do, feel and/or experience in the coming year. Creating a board allows you to create a sacred space to display what you want to manifest in your life. It is important to place your vision or dream board in a place where you can see it often. By doing this, you are essentially engaging in short visualizations throughout the day and sparking new energy.

There are NO rules to creating a vison/dream board. You can’t mess it up. Create your board on your own terms.

What you’ll need:

  • Any kind of board (poster board, cork board, pin board, cardboard) – whatever your heart desires.
  • Scissors, tape, pins and/or glue stick (depending on the board you choose)
  • Totally optionally: fun markers, stickers, and other embellishments (feathers, beads, etc.)
  • Magazines that you can clip images and quotes from (you can also write your own or print them)
  • Photos of yourself, friends, postcards, and quotes or sayings that inspire you every day
  • Creating a vision board is a process, so give yourself at least an hour to put your board together. This can also be done virtually with friends. So, if you are up to it, invite friends and host a ‘vision board party’ for 2021.

How to create your board:

  • Set the scene. Create a space to be creative in by turning off the TV and maybe turning on some music. Light some of your favorite scents (candles, incense, sage, etc.).
  • Wear something comfortable and relaxing.

 

Question: What’s your vision for 2021?

Contributor: La’Shante Grigsby, Youth Programs Manager

Read More from YWCA St. Paul

black and grey geometric background with the text "black history month"

History of the Rondo Neighborhood

In honor of Black History Month, we remember the history of the Rondo neighborhood, where YWCA St. Paul is located. Rondo was once home to 80 percent of St. Paul’s Black residents, but was razed in the 1960’s to construct Interstate-94.

Read More »
Young African American woman looking up and smiling, with Healing Circles logo to her right

Join our Healing Circles

Join our Healing Circles, a supportive, facilitated space to affirm Black culture, community and lived experience, and to share dialogue and feelings to promote health and well-being.

Read More »
Two Businesswomen Working

Finding your perfect mentor ‘fit’

A mentor acts as your cheerleader and guide, encourages you to apply for new opportunities, helps you navigate challenging situations, and acts as a ‘sounding board’ when you need advice. Check out these tips to find the right mentor for you!

Read More »

Creating Board Balance

As Beverly Jones Heydinger’s exalted tenure as YWCA St. Paul Board Chair comes to end, she provides insight and advice for those considering Board service.

Read More »

YWCA St. Paul uses cookies to give you the best user experience. If you continue to use our services, we will assume that you agree to the use of such cookies.