How the Bullet Journal helped my anxiety

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By Ariel Lee I have lived with anxiety for most of my life. However, I’ve also been incredibly good at masquerading it from others. For most of my life, when I’ve brought the topic up, people didn’t believe me. I come across as a very calm, put-together person. I typically tend to be the rock in the storm for others. That persona however, is part of the symptom of my anxiety. Underneath that mask, I am more often than not a ball of twisted up stress and anxiety. Having control over things is what helps me keep my anxiety in …

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Inspiring productivity quotes for your Bullet Journal

I don’t know about you, but I love decorating my Bullet Journal with inspirational quotes! These quotes motivate me to be productive while decorating my pages nicely. That’s why this week, I found you some inspiring quotes on productivity to use in your Bullet Journal! Take the opportunity to decorate your pages that are emptier, or to write down a motivating reminder on your daily pages (Daily Log). Here are some inspiring quotes on productivity for your Bullet Journal! 1. Perfection is not when there is no more to add, but no more to take away. -Antoine De Saint-Exupery 2. …

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The Bullet Journal collections you absolutely need to plan your next vacation

The Bullet Journal spreads you absolutely need to plan your next vacation | Petite Mélanie Here are the collections you ABSOLUTELY need to plan your next vacation. Going away soon? Don't wait any longer and get your trip ready in your Bullet Journal!

Summer is almost here! It’s time to start planning our next vacation with the help of our Bullet Journal! This week, I want to show you the collections you ABSOLUTELY need in your Bullet Journal to plan your next trip. Are you going away on vacation soon? Or are you at the planning step for your next vacation? These Bullet Journal spread ideas will certainly be useful! Without further ado, here are the Bullet Journal collections you absolutely need to plan your next vacation! Travel information The first page I do when I plan a trip is the Travel Information …

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The Bullet Journal for bloggers

The Bullet Journal for bloggers | Petite Mélanie Are you a blogger looking for a better way to get organized? Look no further! Here are some spread ideas to make in a Bullet Journal, to get organized and efficiently manage your blog or website! You only need a pen and a blank notebook!

Hello and welcome to this new and somewhat different post. This week, I want to show you how I use my Bullet Journal to be organized as a blogger. Like any project, a blog requires work and time. It is therefore ideal to plan your time to increase your productivity. Plus, I sometimes have article ideas that come to me suddenly, and I need to write them down before I forget them. If you are a blogger yourself, or if you want to start a blog or website, or even if you know someone who has a blog, this article …

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Men and the Bullet Journal: An interview

Men and the Bullet Journal: An interview | Petite Mélanie An interview with Mark behind the @MenWhoBullet account. Discussing whether there are less men who Bullet Journal than woman. And yes, men DO Bullet Journal!

I don’t know about you, but I don’t often come across men who use a Bullet Journal. Let’s face it, the Bullet Journal online community is mainly dominated by the other sex. Which is surprising, because when you think about it, the Bullet Journal was invented by a man. Yet, it seems like men who Bullet Journal are rare creatures. There could be many reasons explaining this. To get better insight, I thought I would ask a man. Here’s an interview with Mark Figueiredo, the man behind the Instagram account @MenWhoBullet. Hey there! First, tell us a bit about yourself. …

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Plan With Me: A new Bullet Journal in January 2019

Plan With Me: A new Bullet Journal in January 2019 | Petite Mélanie Here's my planning for 2019 in my new Bullet Journal. My Future Log, my 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 spread, my goals and my Reading Log. Then, my Monthly Log for January 2019, my Instagram tracker, tasks to do, my books to read.

A new year means a new Bullet Journal! It is indeed what the inventor of the Bullet Journal, Ryder Carroll, recommends in his book The Bullet Journal Method (I talk more about it here). Mr. Carroll believes that starting a new Bullet Journal allows the user to leave behind those tasks that have been migrated for the past few weeks or months, without ever being accomplished, and start anew. A new journal is the perfect opportunity to look over the past year and decide what has been helpful to you in planning tools. And I don’t know about you, but …

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Plan With Me: My planners for 2019

Plan With Me: My planners for 2019 | Petite Mélanie My planners for the year 2019. My Bullet Journal, my blog planner, my journal Some Lines a day. These are the planners I will be using to stay organized and keep on top of my game in 2019.

The new year is right around the corner! I wanted to make use of this moment to show you the different planners I will be using in 2019. Indeed, this year, I’ve decided to use a few different planners to help me in my daily planning. Every planner will be used for a specific aspect of my life, which will be much easier to get around. I’m also trying something new, that I can’t wait to show you! The beginning of a new year is the perfect occasion to stop and figure out which organization methods used in the previous …

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New York: Traveling Bullet Journal, Vol. 3

How I planned my trip to New York in my Bullet Journal | Petite Mélanie

Welcome to this 3rd edition of the Traveling Bullet Journal: New York! Indeed, this month of December, I went away on vacation to the beautiful city of New York, and I, of course, had use of my Bullet Journal to help me plan our trip. I had need of my Bullet Journal as much in the planning of the trip to the preparation before the departure. In this article, I will show you the pages I created in my Bullet Journal to plan and prepare my trip to New York City. Are you going away on vacation soon? Or are …

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Update : NaNoWriMo and January 2019

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Welcome to this brief update post! Here it is: I haven’t been very productive in the last two weeks. Those who follow me on my Facebook page and on Instagram may have noticed that I haven’t posted much lately. I was in a bit of a productivity slump, maybe because the sun sets so early these days and we’ve been having record-breaking mid-winter temperatures in November. Anyway, I haven’t worked on this blog and on my Bullet Journal as much as I wanted to in the last weeks of November. As such, I had sadly no post planned for this …

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Review: Leuchtturm1917 2019 Monthly Planner with Notebook

Plan With Me: My planners for 2019 | Petite Mélanie My planners for the year 2019. My Bullet Journal, my blog planner, my journal Some Lines a day. These are the planners I will be using to stay organized and keep on top of my game in 2019.

Those who read this blog know that my Bullet Journal notebook has always been a Leuchtturm1917, ever since I started Bullet Journaling. I love these notebooks, and while I’m not saying I will never try another brand of notebooks, for now I am content and have no plans to change in the near future. Earlier this summer, the Canadian branch of Leuchtturm1917 nicely sent over their 2019 Monthly planner with notebook. This post is my opinion of this monthly planner by Leuchtturm1917. Please note that although I received this product for free, I am not being paid for this post …

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