It’s February. Only a month and a half ago many of us set goals and made New Year’s Resolutions. How’s that working out for you? Are you making strides or are you…stuck?
It’s OK. Many of us get tripped up on the path to triumph. You’re at a critical point at this moment though– you can choose to throw in the towel or push through. When you have trouble imagining how you’ll ever achieve your goal (whether it’s writing a book, completing a dissertation, moving up a level, enrolling more people, or making headway on a project, etc) it’s time to stop and go through a visioning process.
When I work with clients one-on-one or in groups, I take them through several visioning exercises. One that I often begin with has 5 steps:
(1) See it: Close your eyes. Look at your goal square in the face. What does it look like when it’s finished? When you look around, who do you see? Where do you picture yourself? Get specific. I often encourage my clients to put together a vision board that keeps these pictures in the forefront of their minds. What images remind you of your goal? What lies beyond once that Read more