Starting a Bullet Journal: Overcome Your Fears and Improve Your Life

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So you’re thinking of starting a planner like a Bullet Journal because you’ve undoubtedly seen it all over Pinterest, but you’re not sure where to start.  Fret no more! In this post, I’ve compiled the basics to get you started. Basically, a bullet journal is like a planner taken to the next level. It unleashes your creativity while helping you keep organized in just about every part of your life. From your schedules to sleep trackers, a bullet journal is an answer to keeping you on track.

Your own creativity is your only limit in customizing your bullet journal.  It can be your diary, health tracker, scheduler, a sketchbook, and a to-do list (and more!) all in one location. If you’re new to the bullet journal trend, this will help you think about how you might want to start customizing and organizing your bullet journal. If you found any ideas here helpful, leave a comment! I’d love to hear what helped.

 

Key/Legend

The key is where you’ll show all your icons, shapes, colors, or symbols that you’ll use to signify certain tasks, events, appointments, etc.

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bujo key

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Index

The index will list the page numbers of your content.

bujo index

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bujo index

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Weekly Layout

Weekly logs are basically the schedule of all your activities, tasks, errands, etc.,  you like in your weekly logs.

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bujo weekly layout

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Starting a Planner With a Monthly Layout

Basically, monthly logs are your calendar.

 

bujo monthly layout

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bujo monthly layout

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Lists

Personalize your planner even further by incorporating lists.

bujo lists

bujo birthday list

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Doodles, Banners

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This will get you started on your bujo, if you want further inspiration after starting a planner, check out 15 Steal Worthy Bullet Journal Ideas and my Pinterest Planner board. I sincerely hope you found this helpful and that it begins a new adventurous course for you!

 

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