The 2-minute Bullet Journal for busy people

A few months ago, on my Facebook page, I created a survey where I asked questions about the Bullet Journal. As one of these questions, I asked those that had not yet started a Bullet Journal, what was stopping them? Why hadn’t they started a Bullet Journal yet? One of the most popular answer was: they didn’t have the time to. I paused to think about this answer for a moment. Is the Bullet Journal taking up a lot of my time? The answer: yes and no. Yes, because I like to come up with different styles for my pages, …

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Plan with me: March 2018 in my Bullet Journal

Welcome to this first edition of “ Plan with me ”, which will feature the month of March 2018. “ Plan with me ” articles are used to lay out one’s monthly planning setup and to explain it. A lot of Bullet Journal bloggers out there use this concept to share their monthly planning, in the hopes of inspiring and helping others plan better. For example, I love to watch Boho Berry’s Plan With Me videos over on her YouTube channel, they are amazing. Planning out your month is really important in the Bullet Journal system: indeed, to be more …

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Collections in your Bullet Journal: what are they?

So, you’ve started your new Bullet Journal. You did the basics first: you’ve included an index, a Future log, a Monthly log, and your Daily logs, all the things you need to be on your way to a more organized life. But the Bullet Journal isn’t used only as an agenda. Come into play: collections. Collections: what are they? Collections are not part of the usual daily planning: however, they can add to it nicely. Collections are unique entries, on a separate page, to write down and follow a project or a long-term goal. They are, for example, to-do lists …

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Toronto: Traveling Bullet Journal #1

Have you ever had to travel for work? Perhaps you must travel for business often: how do you get ready for it? Traveling for work sometimes allows to mix work and pleasure. At the end of the work day, we occasionally have some free time to visit the new and unknown city, especially when our business trip is a couple days long. And even if it’s a city we’ve visited in the past, those couple of days are still a change from our every day life. Perhaps you’ll get to enjoy that new restaurant that doesn’t have a location in …

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The Bullet Journal method: How it works

Now that you know the Bullet Journal is for you, and that you have put together some supplies and ideas, the next step is to get acquainted with the system. The system of the Bullet Journal was invented by Ryder Carroll and is used to rapidly and efficiently log tasks and activities in the journal. As such, M. Carroll came up with a simple legend and different modules to categorize the different types of entry. The legend The legend divides entries into three categories: tasks, events and notes. This is how you write them in your Bullet Journal: Tasks Tasks …

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Bullet Journal: Where to start?

Here we are: you are ready to get into this Bullet Journal thing. You’ve done your research and you’ve liked what you’ve found. However, the most difficult step is the first one: there’s so much information and there are so many fantastic ideas out there that you don’t know where to start. Which pen should you use? Which notebook? What should your first page look like? In fact, what should your whole Bullet Journal look like inside? So here are four things to do before you start your Bullet Journal. Note: this article contains affiliated links. That means that if …

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Bullet Journal: Who is it for?

Bullet Journaling, is it for you? Who should have a Bullet Journal? The Bullet Journal system is for many types of people: it’s for those who love to write lists; who use an agenda; who write everything, and I mean, everything; who have a really bad memory; who love to buy and fill up notebooks and journals; who have just discovered their artistic side or who always had one; who are inspired; who used to write a diary; who lead a busy life, but who also have free time; and finally, the Bullet Journal is for those who recognize themselves …

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