goal setting

  • When Is The Best Time To Start Working On Your Goals?


    Is New Year’s Day the best time to start working on your goals?

    As the New Year approaches, many of us are busy making plans, resolutions, and vision boards in hopes that we will achieve all that we desire in the coming year.

    The best thing to remember, though, is that the best day to start working on your goals is TODAY and the best time is NOW!

    When you think about it, what you do now – in each and every moment – influences what your future will be like. If you want to see big changes in your life, you have to start making small changes in the moment.

    But don’t overwhelm yourself with a bunch of big changes all at once, though. Remember that change happens over time and that better is better than the same old same old!

    And remember, too, that you don’t have to wait for a specific date, day, or time to start making changes that lead you to your dreams.


    What can you do to start making positive changes today?

    • Figure out your top 3 priorities. Make sure that you keep the most important things in your mind as you plan out changes that you will make.
    • Break it down. If better health is a priority for you, brainstorm about real, meaningful changes you can make in your daily life. Make these changes trackable. Start tracking them daily!
    • Find a buddy. It is important to have support from people who are working toward the same goals as you are. If you want to grow your business, seek out people who are also working on growing their businesses, too. Support and commiserating can help a person achieve more than she could by going it alone.
    • Remember you will have setbacks. Life can get interesting and throw curveballs into your plans. Just remember that you will have times when you can’t work on your goals (like when the flu hits your house or you go through some big life changes).
    • Don’t let setbacks make you give up. Just get up, dust off, and start where you are. You will have stops and starts – especially when working toward longer-term goals. It’s normal. Don’t beat yourself up over it.

    Set yourself up for success in 2017!

    I’ll help you discover what is important for you to work on, then create a plan that works in your life, and I can even hold you accountable to make the changes you need to make to actually fulfill your desires! Chat with me or set up an appointment for a Skype Coaching Session.
    Would you like to learn more about goals and vision boards? Read these articles!

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    Making a vision board


  • Creating a Vision Board

    I love creating a Vision Board every year!

    What is a Vision Board? A vision board is a visual collection of the things that you want to manifest or create in your life. When you make a vision board, you gather images and words that remind you of your mission, your goals, and your ideals, and you assemble them all in one place where you look frequently.

    When I make my vision board, I really try to allow myself to be open, authentic, connected to my core, and honest about just what it is that I want in life. My vision doesn’t have to match that of my husband, my best friend – or anyone else in the world. It is my unique vision, and therefore my vision board isn’t likely to look like anyone else’s.

    How do you make a Vision Board?

    Making a vision board is pretty darn easy and extremely versatile. You can create your vision board in a variety of different ways. For example…

    If you are more of a tactile person, you can make yours out of poster board, glue, and pictures clipped out of magazines or printed off the internet. You can even add items like seashells, glitter, sand, or small crystals – whatever floats your boat! Don’t be afraid to be creative and expressive when making your vision board! It is for you and your future vision.

    Techie people can find images on the internet and put them into a variety of different programs – from Word to PowerPoint to a specially made program just for vision boarding, like MindMovies or Dream It Alive (oohhhhh must check this out further for a variety of different reasons!).

    You can even use a board on Pinterest to collect your visions for the future. Mine is here.

    *Email me the theme for my overall vision on my Pinterest board, and I will email you a one card reading! sue@sueellissaller.com

    This year I did something fabulously different and simply brilliant, recommended by Sofia Wren in her blog piece, Why You Should NOT Make a New Vision Board. Instead of making a new vision board, I reused my old vision board – building off of the primary themes that still prevail in my life, like founding my life on love and generosity, nurturing fabulous relationships with my family, maintaining a hot relationship with my hubby, and creating a dream career and life.

    Here is my old vision board.



    Here is my NEW Vision Board!


    This year, I even sent Reiki to my vision board/vision in order to help me manifest my goals and dreams with blessings, at all levels, and for the greatest good. You can also bless your vision board by using Reiki, praying over it, sprinkling it with holy water, or even using a bit of Frankincense essential oil to help connect it with the Universe. You could even prop a card with your favorite angel or deity near your vision board so that blessings will come to you!

    Happy creating!

    Have you made a vision board this year? Do you have one on Pinterest? Tell us about your vision and what tools and techniques you use to keep your mind on your goals!