Why You Need A Bullet Journal
Bullet journals streamline your daily, weekly and monthly tasks. They add organization to your life and excite your creativity.
Not only is bullet journaling good for organizing your daily life, but journaling, in general, enriches your soul and gives you a sense of peace.
Why You Should Start a Journal
There are so many reasons why a journal can be helpful. Other than the reasons mentioned above, here are a few more.
- Improve mental health
- Practice gratitude
- Capture and keep track of ideas
- Reduce stress
Still don’t believe that you need a bullet journal in your life?
Find out more reasons about how a bullet journal can improve your life and enrich your soul by clicking the image below
What is a bullet journal?
A bullet journal is a tool you can use to structure your time, achieve your goals, and track your progress all in one place.
A bullet journal encompasses everything from work schedules, to motivational quotes, to doodles, and much much more.
The bullet journal method was created by Ryder Carrol.
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The theology behind a bullet journal is to make it easier for you to manage your life and increase your productivity.
If you are still unsure about how a bullet journal can enrich your life, I’ve given you some more reasons below.
Increased Focus and Productivity
Do you have a million post-it notes floating around the office, or do you write something down that you don’t want to forget but then forget where you left your note? I know I do. Bullet journaling puts all your notes and essential tasks in one place.
There are a million different things you can put in your bullet journal.
Read about them in What To Include In Your Bullet Journal
Your journal layout is up to you. You can plan daily, weekly, monthly, even yearly. The sky is the limit! Record your tasks and events, take notes & jot down important reminders in a portable notebook.
Tracks Your P3s
Many tasks need to be completed every day, both at work and at home. By taking those tasks and separating them into three priority groups (P3s), you can clear your mind of the junk and focus on what is most important.
Read more about this at 6 Things To Include In Your Daily Routine
Improves Your Time Management
Journaling daily and planning ahead will take the guesswork out of your day.
Maintaining a constant focus on the reasons fueling your goals not only motivates you but also keeps your eyes on the goal itself.
What? You don’t know what your goals are!
Click the image below to learn about the 7 easy steps to setting goals.
It’s Time To Create Your First Bullet Journal
I covered the steps in detail for creating your first bullet journal in
If you want greater detail with step by step instructions, head on over to the link above. Don’t worry. I’ll still be here when you get back.
Well, did you check it out? Awesome! Now let’s sum it up.
Here is the short version:
Before you do anything, make sure you choose the right size journal that will work the best for you.
Plan your pages before you put pen to paper. Unless you are using a 3-ring binder, your pages will be set in the order you put them.
Choose the right art supplies. Not all pens were created equal!
Search the net for inspiration. Pinterest is a great place to start.
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Bullet Journal Spreads Every Bullet Journal Needs
- Yearly Overview (At A Glance Spread)
- Monthly Calendar
- Weekly Spreads
- List of Collections
There are plenty more. You can read about them by clicking here.
A bullet journal adds value to your life by keeping you organized and prioritized.
It is a tool for living an intentional life.
Check out the Bullet Journal Series to learn more.
- Bullet Journal Series: Journaling Through the Year (My Self Development Plan)
- Bullet Journal Series: How To Create A Bullet Journal
- Bullet Journal Series: Bullet Journal Spreads You Need To Include In Your Bullet Journal
- Bullet Journal Series: 5 Habits of Successful Journaling
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