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  1. March 27, 2017
    Allison says

    I’m so glad you wrote about this! I’ve been reading about bullet journaling for a while now and finally caved and bought a blank journal and actually brought it to work with me and am planning on starting it this week. I want mine to be totally focused on health, nutrition, and fitness, since I already have a planner dedicated to my daily/weekly/monthly task list.

    Great, simple breakdown! I’m excited to give this a shot :)

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  2. March 27, 2017
    Marinda says

    I started bullet journaling a couple months ago and I LOVE it! I have always been a planner girl because I’m an organized neat freak. I have tried several expensive planners that all served their purpose but it wasn’t until the BuJo idea that I finally felt at peace with a journal! I love it for several reasons. One: as I mentioned, I’m an organization freak and the bullet journal allows you to be as organized or as minimal as you like. It’s totally up to you because it’s a blank journal where you create the spread. Two: it has been a great creative outlet for me! I don’t just do the basic bullet points checklist, I also set up each week by creating boxes, grids, and spaces for each thing I’ll need that week. Some weeks that includes a travel itinerary, some weeks I include a meal planner. But the beauty is that I get to choose and create it each week! (Or each month, or each day! Totally up to the individual.) With previous planners, I usually lost motivation because they ended up just feeling like a boring checklist that I was doing everyday. With the bullet journal, I still have boring checklists but I get to be creative in how I present and track those checklists. Lastly, I use it for tracking anything and everything. I track health and wellness things, financial things, house chores, important birthdays, leisure activities, etc. anything you can think of, there is probably someone who has done that spread. That’s the other thing I love – there is a whole community of bullet journalists! Go on to Instagram and you can find any type of bullet journal layout you’ve ever dreamed of from the most supportive and awesome people. Anyway, I rambled. But I seriously can’t say enough good about the bullet journal!

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  3. March 27, 2017
    Laura M says

    A friend got me into bullet journaling a few months ago and it’s brilliant; flexible enough that making a mistake doesn’t feel ‘bad’, but organised enough to keep you on top of your work. If you have extra time you can pretty it up, but otherwise the basic bullet journaling principles keep you going. It great!

    My favourite spreads are:
    – monthly habit tracker
    – monthly round-up
    – weekly spread with notes section
    – monthly line diary where I put in upcoming events (and mark out which ones will cost money)
    – various lists for ideas for blog posts, photos etc.

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  4. March 29, 2017
    Amy says

    I haven’t tried bullet journaling myself but it sounds like a system that could really help with productivity. I always write down my to-do lists but this sounds like a much more organised way to do it ♥

    Amy // Snippets of Amy

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  5. March 31, 2017

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  6. August 29, 2017
    Alaina says

    I keep trying to start, but get all overwhelmed, I’m always writing to do lists on paper at my desk, but can never get my head around actually starting a bullet journal! I love jotting things down, like I’ve just come back from holiday and kept a travel journal, I keep little journal notes in my phone, but would LOVE to be able to have everything in one book with me!

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