“Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last you create what you will.” George Bernard Shaw
It is especially important during difficult times to allow yourself to daydream. It could be your most productive activity generating innovative solutions to old problems and opening up new frontiers to explore. We have started a Vision Board, a collage, (of photographs, drawings, magazine clippings and inspiring quotes), which represents our dreams. It is a way to keep our goals in focus. A daily visual reminder of what we are working towards clarifies and reinforces our intention. What we pay attention to grows.
We have a friend who, despite a difficult job and a divorce, kept a beach house snow globe on her desk. A lifetime dream that received her attention every day was realized. She now has her morning coffee on her porch overlooking the sea. Another woman tacked pictures of a lighthouse on a beach cliff to a bulletin board over her desk. Looking at her board every day for twenty years, she always believed in the power of her vision. Today she lives in a weathered gray