Creating An Inspiring Vision For Your Life

Prior to taking actions, it’s important to be clear about what you want to achieve with your actions. Not just today or tomorrow, but the bigger vision for your life. While taking any action is better than taking none, without a larger picture of what you want to create, it can be tantamount to swatting flies. You achieve one goal and then decide what your next goal will be when you’ve completed it. However, by having a grander creative vision for your life, you can then organize the actions to be more effective as a whole. This way you can use your energy more efficiently and be clear about where to redirect your energy. It is also easier to maintain focus when you know what the larger vision for your life is. The added benefit is that if it doesn’t align with your creative vision it is easier to dispel distractions and say no.


 1. Creative Vision For Your Life

This means really taking time to reflect and decide what you want to create in all areas of your life from a perspective of infinite possibilities. It is much like ordering from the Universal Life Menu. You choose what you want to create in your career, relationships, etc. The bonus is that you get to customize the menu items to your desires. This is not the place where you identify problems to solve. Problems once mitigated are forgotten until the next problem arises. This is where you create the really big picture of what you want to create in all areas of your life from a perspective of infinite possibilities.

The act of thinking what you want to have accomplished at the end of your life, both big things and small, can help in crafting this vision. This is much larger than a bucket list, although it can comprise those items. It is really a blueprint of what you want to create for the rest of your life, knowing that bringing that vision of your life into vibrant reality will give you a meaningulf sense of purpose and a deep sense of fulfillment.

2. “Why” do you want to create your creative vision in your life?

This is a biggie and not to be underestimated. Your “why” is where you are going to come back to when you encounter setbacks and learning experiences (aka failures). If your “why” isn’t big enough, it will be too easy to walk away when you encounter obstacles. This is the place you are going to come back to when confronted with resistance in moving forward towards making the creative vision for your life a reality. Your “why” will be there to remind yourself of the importance of your goals and why you set path on this journey to begin with. It is intended to energize you and reconnect you to the excitement you had when you first created the creative vision for your life and the exhilaration you will feel when you have achieved it.

3. Creating a Plan

Based on your creative vision you will break things down into a manageable timeline and determine the actions to take. Remember that you will be adjusting your plan and allowing for flexibility based on the feedback you get from your actions and additional information you learn on your journey.

Once you have these three pre-requisites in place, it’s time to take action. Actions are energy in motion. Deliberately focused actions (DFAs) will allow you to move forward towards your goals and creative pursuits more fluidly. 

What do you want to create in your life?

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