Finding Motivation with a Dream Board… and Nightmare Board

I recently sat through a webinar that, in one section, touched on how to motivate yourself. I get this question a lot actually, when it comes to fitness goals and just maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

I thought it was very interesting when the speaker suggested not just making a “Dream Board” but making a “Nightmare Board,” as well. She personally feels motivation MORE from the Nightmare Board than her Dream Board.

Pain can sometimes push us more than pleasure.

These are boards of rewards and living the dream life versus what would happen if you didn’t work, didn’t earn any money, and had nothing to show for your life or time on this planet. What would your life spiral into? That’s the “Nightmare Board.”

Well, thanks to Pinterest, my “boards” can be more easily put together than I thought.

Are you on pinterest yet? Have you gotten totally sucked into the pinning maddness?

I have to admit, when I first got an account on pinterest (which I avoided for months!), I stayed off of it as much as possible because I didn’t want to get sucked into the vortex of it taking over my time and life.

However, after sitting through a few webinars specifically about it and what all it can do, I think it’s a very, VERY cool concept. And I also learned strategic ways of using it, but not sitting on it for hours.

DreamBoard 300x242 Finding Motivation with a Dream Board... and Nightmare BoardSo, needless to say, now that I am on pinterest, I will be building out both my Dream Board and Nightmare Board (may keep this one secret!!) on there since it’s so easy to use. I can pin from pinterest directly or with my “pin it” button I’ve installed on my browser toolbar when I see a cool site.

How exciting… you get to see the very first picks for my Dream Board! Hawaii made my first 2 pins!!

In all of this, I’ve determined I’m going to be extremely selective. I don’t just pin everything. I pin what really speaks to me.

This should be interesting…

Have you ever used Pinterest for Dream Boards? Have you ever considered making a “Nightmare Board?” This webinar was the first I’d heard of one, but can see how they could be just as beneficial as Dream Boards. Do you plan on making one for yourself now?


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JessBio200 Finding Motivation with a Dream Board... and Nightmare BoardJessica Stone is a mom of 4 and owner of her own businesses in the fitness, beauty, and essential oils industries. She has 3 special needs children, one which has an undiagnosed neuro-muscular condition that limits her mobility, and her twins are currently receiving therapy for sensory defensiveness, physical mobility, fine motor skills, and speech. She enjoys sharing what she has learned through her trials, experience, research, and tools that have helped her children’s health with other parents who are looking for support, encouragement, and helpful information. Get her FREE gift to you, 30 Easy Snacks Your Kids Will Devour: Eating Healthy Never Got So Simple. Connect with Jess live today on Facebook!

Finding Motivation with a Dream Board… and Nightmare Board

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