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November 2008


Hi, look what we found a chance for our readers to enter a contest being organized by one of the contributors to THE VISION BOARD by Joyce Schwarz. Thanks Jennifer Lee for all your support!

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As the author of THE VISION BOARD: the secret to an extraordinary life it's thrilling to see a segment on the popular TV show "ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA"on the vision board.

Always  "Always Sunny in Philadelphia" TV show features a segment on the power of the visionboard. To get the book THE VISION BOARD by Joyce Schwarz go to www.amazon.com/visionboard or click on this link visionboardbook


P1  Charlie, Dennis and Mike work on tier vision boards in this episode of ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA, clips and photos courtesy of www.hulu.com 





#1 Spiritual bestselling Author Joyce Schwarz To Speak @ Scottsdale's FESTIVAL OF THE WISE SUN, Dec 7, 3 p.m. FOR DISCOUNTS SEE THIS POST!

Great news! Joyce Schwarz, author of THE VISION BOARD: the secret to an extraordinary life has been booked to keynote speak at THE FESTIVAL OF THE WISE (www.festivalofthewise.com) in Scottsdale Sunday,December 7 @ 3 p.m. at the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts. Scroll down for info on how to get $5.00 discount by using the code word 'vision' when you register!


TO make your reservations now and get a $5.00 discount on your weekend pass normally $25.00 be sure to put in Joyce Schwarz discount code "vision" during ticket purchase. buyweekendpassnow!

Here are more details on the tickets and the event itself:


Festival of the Wise- Weekend Pass


($10 per day - less than the price of a movie ticket!)
You MUST use a promotional code to get this price.
You're promotional code is "vision"

Please note: The $20 ticket price does not include $4 in service charges, so the ticket will come to a total of $24 (this goes to the man - not us).

Don't miss your opportunity to save!

Weekend Pass

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
7380 E. 2nd Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Phone: (310) 306-2123
Website: www.festivalofthewise.com
E-Mail: tickets@festivalofthewise.com
Map & Directions

Ticket Type Price Quantity
Weekend Pass $25.00 (put in the code word 'vision' and get $5.00 off your ticket purchase!

In case the link above does not work -- go to: http://festivalofthewise.tix.com/Event.asp?Event=145300 to buy your tickets


Fest schedule 

Joyce Schwarz, author THE VISION BOARD will be a keynote speaker at the FESTIVAL OF THE WISE in Scottsdale, Arizona on Sunday , December 7 @ 3 p.m. Email Joyce @ joyceschwarz@gmail.com if you need more info. For ticket info scroll above. Schwarz will be talking about her new book THE VISION BOARD and how Boomers can 'vision' their best life ever!  



THE VISION BOARD: The Secret to an Extraordinary Life presentation by author Joyce A. Schwarz on Sunday, December 7 in Scottsdale, Arizona @ 3 p.m. at the FESTIVAL OF THE WISE.

Joyce Schwarz is the author of the new book "THE VISION BOARD: the secret to an extraordinary Life", Harper Collins Publishing, Collins Design, November, 2008.

In her 208 page, 4-color book Joyce re-introduces the powerful ancient practice of visioning your life and combines that with step-by-step advice and tips on how to create a Vision Board (a visual map for what you want to create and share in your life and relationships). Vision Boards have been spotlighted on OPRAH and LARRY KING and The Vision Board by Joyce Schwarz is making headlines on FOXBUSINESS NEWS, CHICAGO TRIBUNE. ABC TV and radio talk shows across the country.

As a boomer herself, Schwarz can share the value of visioning the second part of your life. As the founder of The Center for Successful Recareering,in Marina Del Rey, CA, she is an expert in working with VIP's Celebrities, executives, retirees and people from more than 72 professions to guide them in creating multiple income streams. Schwarz is probably best known as the creator of the MISSING KIDS ON THE MILK CARTON campaign.

Wise people around the world are adopting Joyce's GRABS system (described in THE VISION BOARD) to design extraordinary lives through gratitude, receiving, acknowledgement, belief and sharing. Joyce changed her own life again 18 months ago when after a brief hospital stay for a stress-related illness she decided to devote more time to writing and speaking, came up with the idea for The Vision Board book, got an agent and closed a $100,000 publishing deal all within a few months. Her book features contributions from more than 75 wisdom leaders including 7 of the teachers in the acclaimed movie THE SECRET and artists from 38 cities and 9 countries. It is the #1 Spiritual best-seller on Amazon.com. Schwarz will show you that you can live the life of your dreams even if you were downsized, recently divorced or just haven't reached your true potential yet! You can get a free newsletter on vision board tips at www.visionboard.info. Or read more about her book at www.tinyurl.com/visionboardamazon

WHAT YOU'LL GET AT THE VISION BOARD presentation by Joyce Schwarz@ The Festival of the Wise:

Insight into this powerful tool for attracting the life of your dreams. This session will give you clarity to your vision and put you on the road to achieving it.

To browse inside the book go to: http://tinyurl.com/seeinsidebook



ALWAYS NICE WHEN AN AUTHOR FINDS A POST BY A CONTRIBUTOR TO HER BOOK THAT is appropriate for reposting in the book's blog. Enjoy Lisa Osborne's post on GRATITUDE --as shown in THE VENTURA COUNTY NEWS. Here is the complete link to that post!


Vision of Gratitude Cached

Nov 21, 2008 ... Joyce Schwarz, author of The Vision Board, and Lisa.fm's Lisa Osborne at The Vision Board book launch party at the Loew's Santa Monica Beach ...
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Book Review of the Day: Reinventing You Life with The Vision Board by Joyce Schwarz

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Every now and then as an author, I am stunned when a reviewer REALLY GETS one of my books! Kelly Athena Richards wrote a review this week that I really HAVE to nominate as book review of the day. Thanks Kelly. Need I say more. Enjoy the review which I am reprinting here! joyce schwarz:email: thevisionboard@aol.com.

Book Review: Re-inventing your life with The Vision Board by Joyce Schwarz By Kelly Athena Richards: http://www.KellyAthena.com

Does The Vision Board live up to its sizzling hype? The online book preview looks like a big budget movie trailer with dramatic music, flashing images, and key points scrolling over a fast-panning image of the ocean. I wanted to find the answer for myself!

When I received the book, I was immediately impressed by the rich appearance of the hard cover with its royal-looking embellishments matching those of the online book trailer. A tasteful variety of font styles and colors are used on the cover. A stunning montage of visionary art is wrapped around the front, spine, and back cover.

I felt warmly invited in to a new world as I opened up the book to read it. I was greeted by colorful photographs (I counted 107 photos throughout the book) and clear, how-to language about what to do to create a new vision and vision board of your ideal life.

The first chapter was stimulating as it explored the ideas of group and individual visioning, the differences between visualizations and visioning, and clarifying your purpose in life. It became immediately clear that anyone with a desire to deepen the quality of their life can do so. Each concept was infused with enthusiasm and a persuasive, you-can-do-it spirit.

The second chapter helps you define the current vision statement of your life. Well, this was enough to get my creative juices flowing as my own new vision statement appeared clearly in my mind. Light blue activity pages began popping up with guidelines to empowering exercises. This chapter continued its inspiring tone with how to choose the most powerful images and words and how to make physical, visual, and auditory reminders of them.

By this point I was writing fast and furiously in my journal as idea after idea flowed to me. The answer was YES, this book lived up to its hype!

I picked up a pair of scissors and flipped through magazines, cutting out my defining words and images as they lept out at me. I grabbed some glue and added the pieces to my vision board, which enlivened and expanded the concepts I already had.

So I was just in chapter two and Joyce Schwarz’s book had already sprung something open in my heart and changed my life, as Jack Canfield had predicted it would on the cover!

The following chapters presented more key elements about the process of making a vision board. I found the many personal stories of people and their vision boards to be inspiring and motivating. Creating vision boards as a couple, a family, with an organization, or for a special event is covered. Effective affirmations and Law of Attraction principles are expressed.

It is not a simplistic book, as it presents the values of gratefulness and embracing the unknown, ambiguous qualities of the human experience as well as the straightforward decisions you can make to empower your life. Again and again, the book coaxes the reader to define and refine their core values and choose action that would best support those values.

The book was so rich and meaty that it took several days for me to digest it. I plan to head back to it many times in the future for fresh ideas.

I found The Vision Board to be a convincingly powerful catalyst to revise and re-vision your evolving life. More than a nudge, it’s a loving kick-in-the-pants to start directing your own life rather than haphazardly drift along. Shift truly happens.

Author: Joyce Schwarz, http://www.Ihaveavision.org
Reviewer: Kelly Athena, http://www.KellyAthena.com

The Vision Board by Joyce Schwarz, 2008
Harper Collins Publishing
Posted by Kelly Athena Richards

THE VISION BOARD by Joyce Schwarz Autographed Copies on Ebay NOW!

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Pamela Moss Featured Artist THE VISION BOARD WORKSHOP LEADER @ 58th Univ of NY @ Courtland Recreation Conference

By Joyce Schwarz, author THE VISION BOARD: The secret to an Extraordinary life". It's a pleasure to provide this guest blog by Pamela Moss, one of the featured artists in my book THE VISION BOARD, the #1 Spiritual Bestseller on Amazon.com. (go to www.amazon.com/visionboard to see 20 pages free) and to order the book.


Shown above back and front cover of THE VISION BOARD by Joyce Schwarz, Harper Collins Publishing, Colilns Design, #1 Spiritual bestseller on Amazon.com. To browse see: http://tinyurl.com/seeinsidebook 


guest post by Pamela Moss, pamela@innervisionportraits.com.


THE VISION BOARD by Joyce Schwarz features artist Pamela Moss work. Pamela not only led a recent workshop but she reports on it in this blog post. Thanks for sharing Pamela:

The Vision Board book featured artist Pamela Moss led a vision board "mini vision board workshop" this past weekend at the 58th Annual State University of New York at Cortland Recreation Conference in Cortland NY.

This academic presentation/workshop explored the use of vision boards in the field of recreation and leisure education (yes, you can become a tenured Professor of Recreation and Leisure!).


Educators, directors of nursing homes, camp counselors, recreation therapists -- all new to vision boards -- get inspired to use this powerful, fun tool with their diverse clients

"Wow, it's a universal tool! Anyone can benefit from making a vision board!" raved Conference participants, talking about creating vision boards with incarcerated teens, seniors, kids at summer camp, patients with strokes and dementia, college students, abused children....

"People who can't express themselves easily in words, like stroke victims and abused kids, can use images to communicate what matters to them. Vision boards will be wonderful for them."

"We can use this process for whatever our clients need -- they can create vision boards for friendship, or group cooperation, or personal goals, or to discover new interests..."


Searching for images to express your  “power words” and what lights you up


The process of looking for images often clarifies and deepens your vision -- sometimes in unexpected ways, especially if you allow images to "call to you"


“Hey, we could do vision boards with our staff, to develop new programs!”

“Or to envision how we want to improve our organizations...”

The vision board comes together -- an experience of concentration and flow


The Vision Board: The Secret to an Extraordinary Life made a splash at the 58th Annual State University of New York at Cortland Recreation Conference – workshop participants were excited to buy copies, and to take the vision board concept back to their clients and organizations.


ABOUT GUEST BLOGGER PAMELA MOSS: When she's not leading vision board workshops, featured Vision Board artist Pamela Moss paints "Possibility Portraits" for people who want to remember who they really are and what's possible. See www.innervisionportraits.com.


ATTENTION COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES --for quantity orders and educational discounts on THE VISION BOARD:Coverbooklowrez , please contact Harper Collins Publishing directly by emailing the publisher directily at Collins Design, marta.schooler@harpercollins.com. Or by contacting the author: Joyce Schwarz: joyceschwarz@gmail.com.

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE & JESSICA BIEL & the vision board intrigue GOSS report!

More and more celebrities are turning to Vision Boards to attract the best in life and love. Here are just a couple of the stories we caught on Google about celebrities and vision boards. Don't forget to check at http;//tinyurl.com/seevb on Amazon to read more about the many celebrities and TV personalities who are in   The Vision Board: The Secret to an Extraordinary Life 

See this GOSS story about who is on Ben Barnes Vision Board-- so much fun to see these stories hit the headlines!

People from all walks of life are using Vision boards-- here's a story about choreographer Joshua Klipp who has a vision board.

For more info on vision boards go to http://www.visionboard.info and sign up for the free newsletter.

To get free 20 pages go to http://tinyurl.com/seeinside

THE VISION BOARD contributor Janyse Jaud Nominated Best Contemporary Christian Song Hollywood Music Awards

 Janyse, contributor to THE VISION BOARD book by Joyce Schwarz Nominated for Best Contermporary Christian Song @ Hollywood Music Awards

by Joyce Schwarz at 11:05 PM PST, November 19, 2008

Congratulations to Janyse Jaud, who is a contributor to my book   The Vision Board: The Secret to an Extraordinary Life , it is so wonderful to see her vision board in the book coming true and her visions expanding across borders from Canada to USA & beyond. Congrats Janyse.

Here is a pix of Janyse's vision board in   The Vision Board: The Secret to an Extraordinary Life 
Props to Janyse who contributed her vision board to the bestselling Spiritual book on Amazon.com   The Vision Board: The Secret to an Extraordinary Life.


Canada Has a New Star as Vancouver Vocalist Janyse Jaud Breaks ...PitchEngine (press release), WY - Nov 17, 2008
Vancouver singer-songwriter Janyse Jaud breaks American market with Best Song nomination at Hollywood Music Awards. Vancouver, BC – November 17,

Go to www.ihaveavision.org and see the official website for THE VISION BOARD by Joyce Schwarz

Okay, last chance we're about to change the official website and update with a new video-- make sure you see the classic one that launched the book at http://IHAVEAVISION.org.