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How Do You Envision Yourself By Year-End? 2013

Monday, February 04, 2013

This blog is mainly to document a post I want to keep, which was posted as a challenge. Part of my history, but enjoy anyway, if you wish!! Do you have a vision?

My visions are my dreams. My dreamboard and my health are the reasons I maintain a balanced, healthy lifestyle. This year my goal theme is to live simply and try new and different things.

In keeping with that theme, and keeping sight of my dreams and overall goals, I envision myself healthier, fitter, stronger, more challenged, filled with many new and exciting experiences and adventures, with accomplishments I never dreamed I could do 2 years ago. I envision personal and spiritual growth, being a better photographer and capturing a new level of nature I never thought possible, living a de-cluttered simple life without so many distractions, and building stronger endurance necessary in order to fulfill greater, more physically demanding dreams down the road.

I envision myself having ticked off more of my dreams, replacing them with new ones, and having the confidence to dream bigger knowing that I can climb a mountain, keep up biking for miles with DH from beginning to end. I keep my dreamboard on my Sparkpage, so I see it regulary. It keeps me focused on the day to day challenges, and what I'm working toward, where I want to go, and what I dream to do. It took me a year to create the collage, once I felt stronger, fitter, and more mobile, and gained confidence physically. Small dreams brewed and I acted on them, then gained more confidence.

Without my visions and dreams, I would still be sitting at the bottom of the mountain eating cheeseburgers and french fries, watching others climb it and enjoy the exhilirating, breathtaking view up high in the smoky mountains. I never would have swam with the dolphin, or explored an island by foot and bike, nor explored my own deep woods enjoying the wildlife, or even make it in the airplane seat without an extension, my biggest fear. I can see myself in a future vacation exploring beneath the sea, enjoying God's amazing creatures, and having the stamina to explore to my hearts desire.

For me, having these reminders front and center, keep me focused to always continue to challenge myself, reach a new level, experiment, learn and grow.

Who knows, maybe one day he'll have to keep up with me!! :)
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    I think this is an excellent exercise and so very helpful in setting your goals. I loved that we included it in our challenges.
    2858 days ago
    sounds wonderful... i must put some thought into where i want to be at the end of the year...Hmmm thanks for the thought.
    2858 days ago
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