Category: Productivity

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How to Bullet Journal Cheat Sheet for Beginners

Is your head exploding with all the possibilities and expert proclaimed “rules” of bullet journaling? If so, you may need this bullet journal cheat sheet to make a quick and informed decision of what this type of journaling may look like for you!

Read on to learn more about – some of the different styles of bullet journals, ways of starting to bullet journal, ideas on how you can customize this journalling style to fit into your lifestyle (and if it’s something you even want to try).

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How to realistically add a planner to your daily routine.

How to Realistically Add Your Planner to Your Daily Routine

A daily routine is a great way to focus your mind on the tasks for the day ahead, feel like you actually have more time in your day, and set yourself up for the kind of productivity that puts a smile on your face at the end of a day well spent. If you’re considering incorporating a planner into your daily routine why not make the planning itself a habit and pin down a time frame in your day that you’ll regularly setup and review your planner?

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How to easily make your own LOA vision board.

How to Make a Powerful LOA Vision Board

Let’s use the law of attraction “LOA” to magnetize ourselves to attract more of the good stuff we desire in a fun exercise known as creating a vision board. In elementary school one of my all time favorite activities was the “collage about yourself” assignment – who knew it was more valuable than the fun of cutting out and artfully arranging pretty pictures! As it turns out the act of deciding what you want and creating a visual representation of that desire is mighty powerful

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Plan to Actually Reach Your Goals Using a Planner

Among the many different benefits of having and using a planner (and there are SO many) consider using it to help you finally reach your goals in a reasonable amount of time and with as little stress as possible. You can have planner pages dedicated to listing all your short and long-term goals, tasks to complete those goals, and even a schedule of what to do when. Keep reading to learn how you can use your planner to become the goal crusher you always dreamed of being.

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Which planner is right for you?

Different Types of Planners – Which is Best for You?

In the world of planners, there seems to be an endless amount of choices. Even just the specific types of planners don’t have just one option. All this choice is wonderful when you’re looking for a planner that will meet your specific needs and mesh with your personality. Unfortunately all the choices can also prove to be so overwhelming that you put off choosing a planner and never get to actually enjoy all the great benefits of using one! If you’re a little stuck with how to begin, take a look at this overview of different types of planners that are available.

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Benefits of Using a Planner – Why Bother?

Sure you probably know the basic benefits of using a planner but may still be hesitant about adding one more thing to your already bursting at the seams busy life! Perhaps you’re still not convinced of exactly how it can actually help you in your daily life and not just become “another thing” you have to do. Take a look at some of the reasons why everyone – including you – may want to consider regularly using a planner.

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Why start a bullet journal? Here are some pros and reasons why you should start journaling.

What are the Pros of Starting a Bullet Journal?

In today’s busy world, where we have to keep track SO MUCH information, almost anyone can benefit from bullet journaling. This particular system of staying organized has some unique properties that make it particularly helpful for people who thrive on lists and appreciate a non-digital system.

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A simple guide to starting your first bullet journal.

Simple Guide: How to Start a Bullet Journal

The bullet journal is an analog system, meaning you don’t need to start with anything more complicated than a notebook and a pen or pencil. It’s very easy to customize, and you’re certainly encouraged to change things around to make it a uniquely personal system. In this post I will walk you through the setup for a traditional bullet journal as first introduced by Ryder Carroll from Use it as a starting point, get comfortable with the basic system and then change it up from there to make it work for you.

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This space is supposed to be used to present myself as an  “authority” of something I think YOU will find impressive, but that’s just not my style;) Instead I’ll say that technically, on good days, I’m an educator, blogger, and designer – and on ALL days I’m a mom.

This blog is a place where I hope you’ll find helpful & interesting “Mom Life” content- which as it turns out is about ALMOST anything and everything.

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