The Importance of Developing A Personal Vision for your life
Walking through life with no purpose or direction can be a dangerous thing. You waste a lot of time trying to figure out who you are and what you should be doing. Developing a person vision can drastically change this for you. A vision will help you understand yourself and create a clearer path for your life.
Have you developed a personal vision?
A vision helps you see the unseen.
Lots of people live stale, stagnant lives simply because they have no vision for their future. They can’t see past today, so they live in the moment, never giving a second thought to how their actions today might affect them tomorrow. A clear personal vision opens your mind’s eye to the possibilities of the future. It enables you to view what cannot be seen with the human eye.
A vision gives you a sense of hope and possibility.
Far too many become jaded by broken dreams and give up on pursuing any dreams or goals. Instead, they choose to live in sadness and bitterness. Grabbing hold to a personal vision opens your mind to the possibilities and hopes for a brighter future. When you can envision a better, more productive, happier life, you are much more likely to make necessary changes to reach that life.
How to develop your personal vision
Countless people long to change their life, but have no idea how to do so. One of the first steps you can take is to create a vision for your life. Here’s how to do that:
- Spend time considering what you want your life to be like in 10-20 years from now. If you don’t know what you want, how can you get there?
- Allow yourself to dream big. Don’t shoot down a dream you have, just because you think it’s too far outside your reach. Anything is possible.
- Closer your eyes. Picture yourself at some point in the future. Imagine yourself fully content with your life. What are you doing? What do you look like? Where are you?
This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.
© 2009 Hope Wilbanks