Some of you may remember that I have a huge fascination with the bullet journal system. Over the course of years I’ve adapted the system to fit my needs and without one I feel incredibly lost. This allows me to keep track of appointments, goals, and anything my brain could possibly need to remember. It allows me to check things off my list and keep my one, five, and ten-year goal lists all in one place.
I’ll even admit that crossing the things off my list helps me to feel accomplished throughout the day as well. Sometimes it can be so hard to get and stay motivated, but the system is what works for me. Not to mention decorating it, lets me have one more creative outlet.
Yesterday I decided that it was time to bring bullet journaling back into my life as I’d gotten so far away from it. I found an old composition notebook I had lying around and converted it into my bullet journal. First I decorated the outside. After that, I began organizing the system that worked for me. I decorated pages, wrote in information and cataloged it all in a way that I hope will help me keep track of it all.
While I sat down to do this, my oldest daughter decided she would also like to start one. She will be headed to college in the summer, but full time in the fall. Upon talking about what a bullet journal does and how successful it has been for me, she has chosen to start one of her own, so yesterday we spent the day crafting them.
Already today, we have both set our daily goals and have begun crossing things off our lists. As both of my girls need creative outlets like their mother, this system may be something that works for her as long as she remembers to keep chugging along and use it.
This is my daughter’s bullet journal exterior, ready to go for her life.
This is my bullet journal exterior. I have to admit that I’m in love with the design and I’m eager to use it and continue to do so.
Do any of you keep a system for goals, daily lists, and such?
Remember to L.O.L. (Live it, Own it, Love it) or it isn’t worth doing.