Dreambook: My 2017 Life Coach Journal + GIVEAWAY (CLOSED)
I received my Dreambook a few days ago and it was love at first sight!
Last year I started getting addicted to planners AGAIN (yes I sort of walked away from the planner world a few years back) and now I’m excited to share this one particular planner discovery that will surely help all of us get through 2017 happy and victorious.
Life Coaching Journal for Dreamers
Dreambook is a perfect life coach journal for those who want to pursue their dreams. It also works as a planner wherein you can jot down step-by-step plans on how to reach a personal or a professional goal.
How effective is goal-focused planning? Well according to its founder, Ms. Marian Clarissa Medina, Dreambook was born after their team of 64 dreamers completed a life coaching program called LEAP (Leadership Excellence Achievement Program). Some of them had very ambitious goals, like earning P500,000 in 8 weeks and eliminating credit card debt — and they all succeeded. So the Dreambook is similar to a life coach, in a form of a journal, and it helps people, especially go-getters, harness their personal effectiveness.
Wirebound Dreambook – May Your Dreams Come True
What I have is the Wirebound Dreambook – May Your Dreams Come True Daily Planner. I like writing down To Dos on a daily basis so the daily format is perfect for me. I also favored easy-fold wirebound instead of hardbound (although I must admit that the latter is better-looking) because I find it hard to write properly on a planner that won’t stay flat.
So there are 5 Dreambook Editions and all of them are jam-packed with inspiring pages to keep your life on track.
Dreambook is a goal book, vision book, and inspiration book in one. It is where I can clarify and visualize my goals, and attain these goals with regular doses of inspiration. It’s filled with pages needed to reach my dreams.
The Reading Your Inner Compass pages allows me to know myself better and align what I like and love to do to the goals I need to accomplish. It is where I can identify my gifts — passions, intelligences, experiences, resources, and values. It’s like a simple process of self-evaluation to further make sense of the things I’m capable of doing.
It’s also important to know exactly what we want to achieve in life, whether short-term or long-term goals. This Choosing Dreams to Chase section of the Dreambook will help me come up with 3 dreams or goals for 2017. Dreambook included a guide on how to come up with a ‘dreams list’.
My Dream #1 is to become a successful blogger. Blogging has helped me grow as a person in a lot of ways for the past 7 years. It’s one of my passions and also my bread and butter. My goal is to post at least 5 blog entries in a week, for a year, and also to increase my earnings by 200%. 🙂
My Dream #2 and Dream #3 are personal stuff, so I’ll keep them private in my Dreambook.
Each dream has its own Vision Board. A vision board is a collage of snapshots and affirmations of your dreams and desires. I think I’ll be using my planner stickers and colored pens for these pages.
Moving on from vision boards, I’ll have to jot down action steps on the Visualizing your Dream – Goal Planning sections. Without these action steps, it would be difficult for me to take the next move that’ll bring me closer to achieving my goals.
So onto the Weekly Spreads. Here’s what each spread looks like. Each month has a color theme so the design varies. On the left corner is a box for the action steps checklist, and there’s a space for each day for notes and reminders. I also like the idea of the little space below which says “My blessings and victories today”. It’s like a mini gratitude journal.
At the end of each week, there’s either a prayer, a quote, a motivational how-to, or a space wherein I can write my wins and failures.
There are also monthly inspiring artworks and calendars. I’ll love them more if they are actual dividers with thicker pages. But they’re pretty, nonetheless. 🙂
Coloristas should also check out this planner slash life journal because there are coloring pages for each month. I used to buy coloring books for adults to destress and take me back to a time long forgotten.
The Monthly Milestone Checkpoint is for evaluation of goals and action steps. What action steps went well, what needs to be taken out or adjusted, what can you do better… that sort of stuff. It’s a great tool to know how far you are to completing your goal or how you are performing in line with the goals you’ve set up.
Managing Your Finances. Yay for this section! I’m planning to get a separate planner for my finances but I think I’m sticking with this since I’m planning to include a finance-related dream to my Dreambook.
I’m glad that the creators of Dreambook included some Thank You Cards. I believe that with each dream we pursue, other people will always be involved in it, whether we like it or not. There are people who will act as our light to help strengthen and inspire us toward our journey. Let’s extend our gratitude to them.
I will send these cards to people who I think deserve more than a simple thank you. 🙂
I’m sure you’re giddy to start 2017 but let’s take your excitement up a notch, shall we?
Purple Pieces, in collaboration with The Dreambook Project, will be giving away ONE (1) Dreambook to a lucky reader. Head over to my Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/purplepieces/ for more info. 🙂