Vision boards have become a popular tool for manifesting dreams and goals. They serve as a visual representation of what we want to achieve, acting as a constant reminder of our aspirations.
But do they really work?
Here are ten inspiring stories of celebrities who achieved their goals through the power of vision boards.
1. Jim Carrey’s $10 Million Check
In 1990, a struggling comedian named Jim Carrey wrote himself a check for $10 million for “acting services rendered,” dated it for Thanksgiving 1995, and kept it in his wallet. He visualized his success daily, and by 1994, he was paid $10 million for his role in “Dumb and Dumber.”
2. Sarah Centrella’s Dream Life
After a painful divorce, Sarah Centrella turned to vision boards to rebuild her life. She visualized a successful writing career, world travel, and a happy family. Today, she’s a best-selling author, motivational speaker, and has traveled to over 40 countries with her children.
3. John Assaraf’s Dream House
John Assaraf, a renowned entrepreneur, placed a picture of his dream house on his vision board. He forgot about it until he moved years later and found the board in a box. To his surprise, he had bought the exact house he had visualized years before.
4. Ellen DeGeneres’ Farm
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres had always dreamed of owning a farm. She placed images of farms on her vision board, and today, she owns a beautiful farm in California, proving that vision boards can help manifest even the most specific dreams.
5. Oprah Winfrey’s The Color Purple
Oprah Winfrey had a dream of acting in the film adaptation of her favorite book, “The Color Purple.” She used visualization techniques, and not only did she get a role in the film, but she also received an Academy Award nomination for her performance.
6. Cameron Diaz’s Surfing Dream
Actress Cameron Diaz had a dream of becoming a proficient surfer. She created a vision board with images of surfers and waves, and today, she is known for her surfing skills and her love for the sport.
7. Steve Harvey’s Television Career
Comedian Steve Harvey visualized his success in television by placing images of TV microphones on his vision board. Today, he is a successful TV host, with multiple shows to his name.
8. Jack Canfield’s Best-Selling Book
Jack Canfield, co-author of the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series, visualized his book being a best-seller. He even wrote a mock New York Times Best Seller review of his book and placed it on his vision board. His book series has sold over 500 million copies worldwide.
9. Lindsey Vonn’s Olympic Gold
Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn used vision boards to visualize her success on the slopes. She would visualize her races, her technique, and ultimately, standing on the podium with a gold medal. She won the gold medal in the downhill at the 2010 Winter Olympics.
10. Terri Savelle Foy’s Weight Loss Journey
Motivational speaker Terri Savelle Foy used a vision board to visualize her weight loss journey. She placed images of fit bodies and healthy foods on her board. Today, she is a fitness enthusiast and encourages others to use vision boards for their fitness goals.
These inspiring stories show that vision boards can be a powerful tool in achieving our goals. They serve as a constant reminder of what we aspire to, helping us to stay focused and motivated.
Whether it’s a career goal, a personal dream, or a fitness target, a vision board can help turn that vision into reality.
So why not start creating your vision board today and take the first step towards achieving your dreams?