There are five simple steps to create a canvas/mind map to assist you in seeing the “big picture” from a canvas to reality.
One of the many areas or tools that Life Coaches use with their clients are mind maps, canvas or vision board. They have one thing in common, and it’s to see the goals, dreams or vision come to life. It has become a personal development tool to engage the client in visualizing from their starting point of their goal, until it is completed. Through the journey many lessons are learned, challenges are embrace and the determination to make their dream a reality is their focus.
There are many advantages in designing your canvas to fit your vision. It has become one of the keys to ensure the achievement of the task. As we all know there are many challenges that are thrown at us everyday, but our dream and goals should be on the forefront of our success.
You can design your canvas or mind map for your personal use or for your business. Maybe you have a desire to start a business and you have no idea where to begin. Well a mind map or canvas will help you “see” what you want to accomplish
The following are five simple steps to get you started on your canvas.
1. You can use mind map software or purchase some poster board or even better a canvas board. Hobby Lobby sell the latter two. the mind map software will have to be purchased. Tony Buzan coined the phrase “mind mapping”. His website is www.tonybuzan.com
2. If you are going to use a poster board or canvas, first decide if this will be for your personal life or business. In the center of the board or canvas, draw a circle and Name your canvas.
3. Brain storm ideas of what you are setting these goals for. what is it you want to achieve? How will you achieve? What is the time span that it will take you to fulfill this endeavor.
4. If you use a poster board, make sure you draw lines from the circle and you will write on the lines the things you brainstorm for your canvas. Use crayons, color pencils and even images. It is so much fun to visualize your dream on canvas. Take it from your head and put it down where you will be able to “see it”
5. Once you complete your canvas, place it on a wall in your kitchen, office or any area where you will be able to look at it daily.
I would love some feedback and if you want to try working on one, we can do a google hangout and I will help you!