One of the things that many successful people teach is visualization. The reason why you want to visualize is because you want to see yourself having the life that you want as if it is already true. By doing this, it will get your mind to think a certain way which will in turn cause you to act in a certain way. Once you start taking the right actions, your dreams will start to materialize. The problem is that many people aren't all that good at visualization. They need something physical that they can see with their own eyes. This is where a vision board comes in.
A vision board is basically just a collection of pictures, drawings, words, or anything else the will help remind you of your goals. Even though it's called a board, you don't exactly need to have a physical board. You can do this on your computer as well and just put together a collection of images into one frame and have it display on your computer.
When creating a vision board, you will want to make sure you get images of the exact things that you want in life. Let's say you want a certain car. If that is one of your goals, then what you will need to do is find a picture of that exact car and place it onto your vision board. Many people will place a picture of themselves on a body that they would like to have. The point of this is for you to see these images everyday so that your mind is continually focused on these things.
During a typical day, there are thousands of things that can distract you from your goals. By having these images displayed somewhere in your home or office, you will constantly be reminded what you should be doing in order to obtain those goals. You can even make a small wallet size copy of your vision board and carry it around with you. You're not limited to just one board. Many people will create a whole picture album full of images of all of the things that they want in life. A vision board can be quite powerful and can even bring some people to tears when they start to see the different things on their board start to become a reality. You can buy a simple cardboard at an office supply store and find pictures in magazines or online and print them out.