I thought it might be helpful to share this honest reflection and assessment of my 2020. This has been a really helpful addition to my goal setting and planning routine – just pausing to think about what has gone before to help me understand where I could be improving. The headings I’ve used are: Successes: what has gone well this year? I struggle to self-praise … Continue reading Great new year’s resolutions: I start by reviewing the past in my BuJo
As we turn to the end of the year and the beginning of the next one inevitably we start to think about goals and resolutions for the year ahead. So I just wanted to share some tips with you for 2020! 1. Spend time really thinking about your goals. One good way to do this is an “audit” of the previous year. What were the … Continue reading 2020 goal setting – and how to stick to them!
How I use the urgent important matrix to prioritise tasks in my Bullet Journal
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Ryder Carroll doesn’t really work with the weekly spread in the formal Bullet Journal method, but personally it’s probably the most key part of my goal setting and planning routine. Partly this is because I am a total perfectionist and have a real tendency faced with the first few ‘imperfect’ days of a month’s achievements to lose focus – basically, I love a fresh start … Continue reading Bullet Journal Weekly Spreads: How to Set Up Your Weekly Plan
When you first start to discover bullet journalling and you check out Pinterest and Instagram, it can seem really daunting. Beautiful illustrations, carefully ruled and thought-out spreads, intricate mood mandalas – all look intimidating and time-consuming when what you really want is to be more productive and have more free time, not lots of extra swirly headings to add to your to do list. The … Continue reading Can I bullet journal if I’m not creative?
I thought it might be useful to share my monthly bullet journal set ups with you. Just like my weekly spreads, I capture events (for me, mostly work trips and variances to my daily schedule plus anything social like weddings). I have a section for tasks not allocated to a particular week and I also refer back to my yearly goals to make sure the … Continue reading Monthly spreads and how I use them
A quick bit about why I journal
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