What You Need to Start Your Bullet Journal

When exploring the use of a planning and organizing system that works for you, there are a few things you’ll need to start your bullet journal. The one thing to keep in mind is that it is your journal, your planner, and your calendar so the only thing that matters is that it works for you and no one else. At its core, the bullet journaling system was designed to work so that even a minimal amount of effort could result in a consistent and effective log of tasks and routines. Creator Ryder Carroll studied his own workflow habits before sharing the most essential elements of this uniquely adaptable method of record-keeping and scheduling. One of my favorite things about a bullet journal is that…

Benefits of Using a Bullet Journal

There are quite a few benefits of using a bullet journal. It may be a bit challenging to figure out if this will work for you because there are many different styles of journals, from a daily journal to a gratitude journal, and many other specific topics. With a bullet journal, you can write in it like a regular journal, but the main concept is about organizing and planning your life with it. One of the key elements in using a bullet journal is that it captures your thoughts in a few words or bullets instead of long paragraphs. I use them to create content planner to map out what I am going to write about daily or weekly on my blog and in my…

What is a Bullet Journal?

You’ve heard about it, you’ve seen images here and there and thought you’d love to do that – that being creating your own bullet journal. I want to share a few things about what it is, how it works and how it can definitely be useful for you. One thing to remember as you go through this post is that the bullet journal is customized for YOUR needs. Every decision you make it based on what will work best for you. Get inspiration from others, and use printables of layouts that work for different sections, but don’t feel pressured to make it look or feel just like someone else’s. What is a bullet journal? A bullet journal is a calendar, planner, and journal all rolled…

Create 90-Day Goals with a Journal
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Create 90-day goals if you want to be successful. One way to help you create a list of goals and also achieve them is with the help of a bullet-list and a journal. Journaling is a success tool I’ve ben suing for over 5 years now because it helps you put your thoughts on paper to make your goals seem more realistic and attainable. Why A 90-Day Goal Works I don’t know about you, but looking a year or 5 ahead can be challenging as well as overwhelming. Being able to focus on something that’s 90’s feels a lot more doable. Of course, I am not saying you shouldn’t have goals that are3 or 5 years out, but breaking down into smaller goals will help…

Use Your Journal for Cleaning and Organizing
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Getting organized is always easier said than done, just looking at what feels like chaos can be overwhelming but keeping a Journal for Cleaning and Organizing can help you take off some of the pressure you are feeling. One way that more people are looking at more than any other is to keep a simple journal that will allow you to keep track of your cleaning and organizing. There are a couple of different ways you can use a journal to get your housework and cleaningunder control. Make an Index First Making an index in your journal might seem like a silly thing to do, considering that you are the only person who is going to be looking at this thing, but this is all…

12 Bullet Journaling Hacks

Bullet journaling has become an extremely popular way to organize your tasks and record your memories. A bullet journal is a combination of a planner, a to-do list, and a diary, so it can hold virtually everything that you need to write down. If you’re just starting out, you may be overwhelmed by all the different possibilities. There are an unlimited number of sections you can include in your journal, and you can design them in any way you want. While this gives you lots of room for creativity, it also can make it difficult for you to decide where to start. With this type of journal, it is important that you have a good plan beforehand and I want to share some hacks with…

How to Use a Journal for your health
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In the workshops I teach we often talk about keeping a journal for your health. The most common one is the food diary and can help you get clear on what you want to achieve and help you track your progress. Keeping a journal is a great form of self-care, and it’s a wonderful way to really learn to control your thoughts and the way you respond to your own life. Write Down Everything You Eat A food diary is how you know what you are eating, how much, and when. This is how you know where your problems are, how you can change your diet, and what’s keeping you from your goal weight. This part of your journal should be a type of bullet-list….

5 Things to Know About Mindful Journaling
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Mindful journaling is a the way you clear your mind, it’s how you learn to focus on yourself, and it’s how you learn who you are. Whether you use a written journal or a bullet journal being mindful is great for not only your emotional and mental health, but your physical health as well. Being mindful means being present in your own life. It’s taking deliberate time to focus on how you feel, what’s around you, and what is happening. It’s done on purpose because it helps you learn how to appreciate the little things in life. It helps you learn how to better react to situations, and it helps you clear your mind of so much stress and discontent. Here’s what you need to…

Tips and Tricks for Bullet Journaling

There are are some tips and tricks for bullet journaling I want to share with you, because bullet journaling is completely customizable and you can create it exactly how YOU want it. Bullet Notations The bullet journal uses three primary bullet types that denote events, notes, and tasks, however there might be a bit of confusing with how this works as you are setting up the bullet journal. The Rapid Logging framework allows you to capture all your ideas quickly using four components: topics, page numbers, short sentences and bullets. Here is a rundown of the notations: Topics – Choose a page and write a short, descriptive title on the top left-hand corner. Page Numbers – Number the page Bullets/Short Sentences – Use short phrases…

What is Rapid Logging

One of the key elements of a bullet journal is rapid logging but it begs the question what is it? Traditional note-taking and journaling can be a beautiful experience and I’m a huge advocate for that. But note-taking and journaling may become more of a chore, than an expression of yourself, the more complex it is. You may want to abandon your journal writing altogether. Rapid logging consists of four parts: topics, short sentences, bullets and page numbers. What are Some Topics in Rapid Logging? The first step in rapid logging is to place a topic, or heading, at the top outer corner of your page. A topic in Rapid Logging is similar. A topic is a short descriptive heading. The heading, or title, describes…