I know it is kind of hokie, but Mind Movies have been kind of pivotal on my spiritual journey. There lots of ways to do a good, cheap digital vision board now (Canva, PowerPoint, GoogleSlides), but I have had my MindMovies access for over 7 years so I keep going back to it. In the margin, you can click to get some premade movies for free.
I loved vision boards long before I knew they were called vision boards. Collages were my favorite projects in school and I made the most of my grandparents’ National Geographic subscription for school and every other magazine for my vision boards.
My 6 year old, instinctively made one for his letter to Santa this year. I would walk into a room to find him sprawled out on the floor grinning and staring at it. Too cute!
So I thought I would share my Mind Movies from 2021 and 2022. It is kind of embarrassing to put this out there, but thinking about it got me to reflect on what I did accomplish this year:
I had stopped working to be a stay-at-home-mom for a few years and was able to get hired back where I worked “before Luke” at a higher level, in a position with a lot more growth potential at the University of California, San Diego, as a project manager for Alzheimer’s disease drug trials. I trusted my instincts to stay at home and I trusted my instincts to leave my part-time job at my son’s preschool. I am so grateful for my sobriety which keeps me connected spiritually!
Quarantine made me JUMP and hire a voice coach! I cut 2 demos to be able to audition as a voice actor – MY DREAM JOB! Want to hear them? Go here: YIKES!
I responded to an email from sugaraddiction.com (you see their detox, free book and Quit Sugar Summit in the right margin) and now I am a volunteer social media manager and moderator of a support group once a week! This has been very educational as it relates to running an on-line business. I have been pleasantly surprised to have found some genuine connection as the result of this endeavor.
I also went all in on an ANNUAL membership at my local group Pilates studio! This was my reward to myself for “getting a real job.” It felt like a lot of money, but I am going 5 or 6 times a week for almost a year now. This has helped so much with the pain I get from sitting at a computer all day as well as with my sanity while working at home during COVID. I haven’t lost the weight and my eating has been up and down this year, but I am doing Pilates regardless. Yay, me!
A lot of other things happened in 2021, too. But you get the gist. I highly recommend taking a few minutes and reflecting on how you showed up for yourself in 2021 to boost your momentum for showing up for yourself in 2022.
Enjoy the videos!