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July 2009

Introducing The World's First Certified Vision Board Counselors from the US and Canada

By Joyce Schwarz, email: thevisionboard@aol.com, It's my pleasure as the founder of THE VISION BOARD INSTITUTE, to introduce you to the world's first Certified Vision Board Counselors who are now accredit to provide classes, workshops, personal and business counselor on life visioning and vision board creation.

Here is the list of the World's First Certified Vision Board Counselors and a coy of the certificate they received earlier this month:CertyournameMA22068002-0001

Doreen Roman
 Laura B. Friesen.Red Deer, Alberta Canada.
Brenda Molyneaux,
Penticton BC,bremoly@gmail.com
Sheri Wallace, Ph.D., LMHC
Gainesville, FL 32609
Pamela Moss, Ithaca, New York
Judith Fine-Sarchielli, Topanga Canyon, CA
For more information about booking classes from these new Certified Vision Board Counselors or signing up for their workshops in their cities in the USA and Canada, please email them directly.
For questions on THE VISION BOARD Institute, contact founder, Joyce Schwarz, author, THE VISION BOARD: the secret to an extraordinary life, www.ihaveavision.org





Contest2 Listen Monday August 10th @ 9:00pm ET This segment's guest is: Joyce Schwarz (@joycecom), author of The Vision Board (www.twitter.com/visionboard).

Host of the popular blog talk radio show on contests, Carolyn Wilman is a successful professional with over twenty years promotion, event, marketing, sales and customer service management experience.

In 2004, after spending two years managing the backend of the business as well as being a stay-at-home mom, Carolyn took the love of her contesting hobby and combined it with her extensive marketing background. The result was the first Internet-focused contest resource book in Canada called “You Can’t Win If You Don’t Enter”. In conjunction with the book she launched the first contest resource website in Canada, www.contestqueen.com with links to contesting sites, groups and forums, contest management companies, contesting software and more.

In keeping with her objective of teaching others how to have fun, she produces a free bi-weekly e-newsletter called The Winning EDGE that includes contesting stories, tips, tricks and links to new contests. Carolyn also runs workshops: How to Win Cash, Cars, Trips and More…Online and Attracting Luck for hundreds of people annually.

During the radio show, bestselling author and marketing expert Joyce Schwarz will explain how to use a vision board to serve you in your contests, sweepstakes and lottery ventures!

AND OF COURSE THERE WILL BE A CONTEST TO win a free copy of THE VISION BOARD: the secret to an extraordinary life. To see a free chapter now go to: http://tinyurl.com/seeinsidebook

Twitj Author Joyce Schwarz, THE VISION BOARD, www.visionboard.info (to sign up for the free newsletter fill out the form on this page) will be a featured guest on the upcoming radio show by the CONTEST Queen on August 10, 2009. For more info email: thevisionboard@aol.com

THE VISION BOARD Book Reading & Signing at Mystic Journey Bookstore Venice, CA on August 27, 7-10 pm

Please mark your calendars for a book reading and signing with best-selling author Joyce Schwarz, THE VISION BOARD: the secret to an extraordinary life at Mystic Journey Bookstore in Venice, CA on Thursday, August 27 from 7 -10 pm  We wll be featuring VIP's and celebrities who are featured in the book telling their true storeis of how a vision board changed their life for the better! Mysticpix

To preview a chapter of THE VISION BOARD book go to: http://tinyurl.com/seeinsidebook. Twitj

The event is FREE and open to the public but space is extremely limited. To RSVP, please email: thevisionboard@aol.com

More information and list of special guests to follow!

To find out more about the bookstore and claim your 15 percent off coupon go to: http://www.mysticjourneybookstore.com

The Vision Board book author Joyce Schwarz Explores Oprah's O Dream Board !

By Joyce Schwarz blogging at www.visionboard.info Yes, of course we HAD to be among the first to try out Oprah.com's new "O Dream Board' downloadable System.

See the boards that Joyce Schwarz, author of the bestselling book "THE VISION BOARD" Harper Collins Publishing, Collins Design, created using the O Dream Board system.

Joycedream1 Bestselling author, Joyce Schwarz, THE VISION BOARD book: the secret to an extraordinary life, Harper Collins Publishing is visioning partnering with Oprah.com and sharing her book with Oprah and her fans! For a free chapter of THE VISION BOARD book, go to: http://tinyurl.com/seeinsidebook

To order THE VISION BOARD book go to http://tinyurl.com/visionboardamazon

Here is another view of the board Joyce Schwarz created using Oprah.com's O Dream Board system. This time we turned the intentions on!

O DREAM BOARD link and summary of features:  

try O Dream Board

link provided by www.visionboard.info (blog for THE VISION BOARD book by Joyce Schwarz.

The O Dream Board includes:

a) almost 600 free copyright free images from Getty Images

 b) intentions creator with intentions that you write yourself (like affirmations or what you intend to take action for or do to create your best possible life or envision your best life as Oprah says. With the ability to hide or display your intentions.

C) text box creator to add text to your board

D) Ability to upload your own pictures to the board from your own computer.

E) Ability to title each board your make with your own title at the bottom of the page

F) Ability to download O Dream Board to your computer.

G) Ability to take a snapshot of the board 1) with intentions displayed or 2) without the intentions displayed

H) create as many versions of the board as you want and store the snapshots on your own computer

I) Link to Walgreens.com to print your dream board as a photograph

m) Change the color of the fonts of the text and 2) change the size of the fonts and make them bold or italic.

n) Change the background of your text box with a handful of colors

o) Size your photos with just stretching or squeezing corners with your mouse.

P) make your board for Mac or PC (there is no Linux edition yet)

and MORE....that's just our first look. We'll be in touch with our contacts at Oprah.com to see what more they have in store. We do know that we've seen beta tests for the software on POWERFULINTENTIONS.com and on the Oprah.com site. So far we cannot find any press releases or promo other than what is on the Oprah.com website at this link: http://www.oprah.com/article/spirit/inspiration/odreamboard

Here are some screengrabs of the pages from Oprah.com we've included the URL so as to abide by copyright:

Dreamsamples Sample dream boards you can create using the new Odreamboard system on Oprah.com. Wallgreens



What if you could grab the best of life like a game at a carnival...you know the one that has that claw and you get a stuffed animal or money or candy? Well you can ...and it is much easier than the carnival game when you follow Joyce Schwarz proprietary system in THE VISION BOARD.


Grabit This is a game on Amazon.com but you can also GRAB success and prosperity in life if you use Joyce Schwarz proprietary GRABS formula as revealed in her bestselling book THE VISION BOARD: the secret to an extraordinary life.

WHAT DOES GRABS stand for: See chapter one of Joyce's book for more details or preview it at http://tinyurl.com/seeinsidebook.

Grabit2 Go ahead and GRAB life says Joyce Schwarz, author of THE VISION BOARD: The secret to an extraordinary life , see a free chapter of that bestselling book at http://tinyurl.com/seeinsidebook.


Help others make their dreams come true become a Certified Vision Board Counselor Home Study NOW

Yes, great news -- the home study program to become a Certified Vision Board Counselor is now available. It is an 8 week program and includes:

8 classes on on CD (90 minutes long -- actual audios from classes so you get the feeling of interaction with other class members)


8 Audios introducing the sessions by bestselling author Joyce Schwarz telling you how to market and promo your vision board counseling practice and how to teach dozens of other classes and workshops using THE VISION BOARD book by Joyce Schwarz.  PLUS 8 written lesson plans and 8 inspirational podcast from wisdom leaders featured in Joyce's book THE VISION BOARD

 CoverbooklowrezMA19890109-0001 The Vision Board: the secret to an extraordinary life has been a bestseller on Amazon.com for more than 25 weeks since it's publication in fall, 2009 Now author and Hollywood career strategist Joyce Schwarz shows how to add another stream of income to your life and career by becoming a certified Vision Board Counselor. See http://tinyurl.com/vbhomestudy

For more information about becoming a Certified Vision Board Counselor and also researching the option of taking private coaching lessons or small group classes on certification, email: thevisionboard@aol.com

To see a free chapter of the book THE VISION BOARD go to http://tinyurl.com/seeinsidebook

LA YES NETWORK Spotlights The Vision Board Book by Joyce Schwarz, Mrs Southern California and Actress Barbara Niven & MORE!

Twitj Earlier this week author Joyce Schwarz, THE VISION BOARD: the secret to an extraordinary life did a special booksigning at the Mahalo.com conference center in Santa Monica, California at the LA YES Network. It was so much fun. Here are some pictures and more details will follow.

If you are pictured and want to add your name -- please add it to the comments and I will update the blog post here on www.visionboard.info

Joycebook3 Joycebook Author & Hollywood strategist Joyce Schwarz shown with the micropohone speaking to the LA YES network the night of the special book signing for THE VISION BOARD: the secret to an extraordinary life.

Pixyes1 Picture of just part of the large turnout and audience at the LA YES Network event at the Mahalo Conference Center in Santa Monica. Author Joyce Schwarz had a book signing table at the event and talked to the group about the power of visioning and taking action in your life!

Yes5 A happy picture of The Vision Board book author Joyce Schwarz with Koz (founder of the amazing LA YES NETWORK) Tx for The Vision Board book signing table at the Mahalo.com conference room!

Yesbarbar1 Barbara3 Yesbarbara one of the most exciting times during the LA YES NETWORK event (in addition to Joyce Schwarz book signing of course) was the demo by Barbara Niven and LA Network founder Koz about breaking through your fears as well known actress/speaker Barbara chops right through a piece of wood! Wow SHE IS AMAZING! Look forward to being on the dais with Barbara when I keynote at Evolution3 www.areyoureadytoevolve.com

Star of the evening was speaker Julie Thong, speaker and entrepreneur who shared her amazing tale of escape from Cambodia and her revitalization back to perfect health!

Joycejulie2 Julie Thong, left Mrs Southern California 2009 shows author/speaker Joyce Schwarz her amazing mask which Joyce terms a powerful defining image of a before & after about Julie's escape from Cambodia and her rise back into perfect health. Stay tuned for more info about Julie and her experiences in this blog and online. Julie was one of the top finalists in the recent Mrs. California pagaent. Congrats Jullie -- great to meet you -- hope you'll share your story in my upcoming book "THE ART OF SUCCESS!"

For more info about THE VISION BOARD book by Joyce Schwarz go to http://www.ihaveavision.org

For a free chapter of THE VISION BOARD book go to http://tinyurl.com/seeinsidebook.

To buy the book THE VISION BOARD by Joyce Schwarz go to one of the more than 6,000 bookstores that feature it including Borders, Barnes & Noble and of course Amazon.com The direct link is http://tinyurl.com/visionboardamazon

To get a free copy of THE VISION BOARD newsletter go to http://www.ihaveavision.org