If you’ve ever searched for bullet journaling ideas on Pinterest, or browsed images tagged #bulletjournal on Instagram, then you’ve probably felt bullet journal overwhelm! There are literally hundreds of thousands of styles, pages and ideas to be inspired by. So where do you begin when you’re just starting out, and how do you beat bullet journal overwhelm?
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.
Have you grabbed your free printable planner kit? Click the link below to get access to my free Planner Lovers Resource Library. This exclusive printable kit contains pretty box-style planner stickers, super cute co-ordinating mini note-paper, two gorgeous mandalas to colour AND a sheet of hand drawn banners and doodles! This kit is bang on trend and perfect no matter what type of planner you are using. Today I’m sharing tips and ideas for printing these goodies and decorating your planner, diary or notebook.