Is writing your daily to-do list leaving you feeling more overwhelmed than organised? While it can be tempting to include every task you can possibly think of, a simpler to-do list can actually help you achieve more. I’m sharing some ways to write a more focused, simpler to-do list that will see you stay on-purpose, and nail your to-do’s, every day. I have created a printable worksheet to help you work through the techniques (there’s one to fit your A5 planner too!) Access the Worksheet from my free Planner Lovers Resource Library.
I’m always writing about how much I love the flexibility of bullet journaling. In particular, I love it’s ability to become anything I need it to: diary, planner, notebook, sketchbook etc. However, a bullet journal doesn’t have to be used for everything. I have experimented with the bullet journaling system for over a year, using different methods of planning, tracking and logging. Now I have a customised system that works incredibly well for me, and there are just three tasks that I don’t use bullet journaling for.
Are you having a hard time deciding whether or not use a weekly spread in your bullet journal? Hand drawn weekly spreads can be time consuming to set up and maintain. Plus, using a weekly spread is sometimes thought to oppose the original bullet journaling system, created by Ryder Carroll, which uses monthly and daily logging. However, bullet journaling is a flexible system and it’s ok to customise your journal to suit your needs. A well designed weekly spread can bring structure to your bullet journal, improve productivity and provide a satisfying creative outlet. Today I’m sharing some practical ways to use a bullet journal weekly spread.
Performing a daily brain dump is a great way to empty the mind of thoughts, worries and to-dos. When we’re busy our minds become cluttered which leads to stress and overwhelm. We are unable to think clearly or work productively. Introducing a simple ‘brain dump’ exercise into your morning or evening ritual can really help. All that is required is a notebook, or sheet of paper, and a pen. It’s an exercise that works really well with Bullet Journaling. To help you get started I have added printable versions of the layouts that I use each day in my Bullet Journal to my Planner Lovers Resource Library.
When inspiration for a blog post strikes it’s good to have a designated place to jot down ideas. A notebook, or bullet journal, is perfect for keeping blog ideas and notes organised. Planning blog posts in the bullet journal is easy when you have a set layout to work to. Download my free bullet journal printable blog planner layouts, from my Planner Lovers Resource Library, by clicking the link below. Stick the pages straight into your journal, or use them as templates for hand-drawn layouts.