A Simple Guide to Bullet Journaling
Bullet journaling is a planner system that allows you to log your past and plan your future. Particularly popular amongst creative people, many find it a therapeutic hobby that allows you to express your imagination whilst allowing you to reflect and organise your day-to-day life to optimise productivity!
Bullet Journaling Must-Haves
The more creative and imaginative your bullet journal is, the better! In order to create a bullet journal to be proud of, it’s helpful to have a host of making essentials to hand. Here is a list of our top must-have items to get started:
- A Journal– grab any blank notebook! Dotted or gridded notebooks tend to be helpful to create a flexible planner of to-do lists, tracking, sketching and more!
- Sizzix Permanent Pens (663056) – This vibrant 12 pack of assorted coloured pens are essential to creating bright and imaginative designs.
- Ruler– For a clean-cut finish, you’re going to need a ruler!
- Sizzix Washi Tape (663054) – Sizzix washi tape comes in a 5 pack of assorted patterns, all 5m in length. Decorate pages, use to tape in pictures, create flags and bookmarks, and even use as a pretty corrector to cover mistakes!
What to Track
Calendar-A monthly calendar is always a good place to start! This allows you to create a new design for the month as well as have a clear overview and even set yourself goals for the month ahead.
Track Sleep – Keeping a sleep log can help you get into a healthy routine through creating ideal time frames and track when you actually are getting rest.
Mood – Bullet journaling is all about self-care, so noting down your moods can help reflect on your days, enabling you to pinpoint the causes of your mood whether it be good or bad!
Fitness Routine/Steps – Is improved fitness part of your 2019 resolution? Tracking your activity will help you to achieve your goals and motivate you to increase your activity levels.
Making Projects – Here’s one for all you makers! Sketch out your designs, make shopping lists of materials and accessories, and schedule time to make your projects!
Bucket List – Have a bucket list for this summer? Scribble all your wishes and hopes down in your journal to see how accomplished you can be!
Other ideas include tracking your savings, meal planning, water intake and any other daily habit or activities you would like to document!
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