I’ve been using a bullet journal for 2 years and I’ve learned a lot! I made four observations since February 2016, and I have some tips for starting a bullet journal of your own.
While my weekly layouts weren’t great, my monthly bullet journal spreads for May were a little better! Let’s talk about some of the things that worked, and some that didn’t. Not all monthly bullet journal spreads are created equal. Here are some that I likely won’t do again.
Not all of my planning is pretty or Instagram-worthy. I’ve learned to make peace with and appreciate the pages in my bujo that look like garbage. Sometimes the ugly things in life are a reflection of something wrong, and my planner is the same way. Here are a few ugly bullet journal spreads that I appreciate.
Get more out of your planner with some of these bullet journal hacks! They’ll help you stay on track with your life and goals, as well as give you something new to try to avoid planner burnout. One of these bullet journal hacks is probably one you haven’t seen before, since it’s not for your bullet journal. // Photo Count: 4
Even though I’m an artist, April was the first time I added art to my monthly bullet journal layouts! I normally stick to washi tape and marker accents. I added doodles to my monthly bullet journal spreads in the form of flower collage. // Photo Count: 9
My bullet journal has become an essential tool for maintaining my well-being and actually improving my mental health.
Interested in seeing how I design my bullet journal? Here is a sample viewing of my spreads for March! // Photo Count: 5
At the end of 2017, I was gifted a brand new Leuchtturm to use for my bullet journalling in the new year. I’ve used it for 3 months now and have some thoughts on this very popular bullet journal notebook!
For September, I made in-depth spreads to help track my mental health and wellbeing. They go beyond a checklist to take my meds. // Word Count: 440 // Photo Count: 3
I don’t think I’ve ever had this many pages dedicated to monthly planning in my bullet journal! // Word Count: 365 // Photo Count: 3