Time management Monday: How to find the time to get it all done this month

How are you going to fit everything in this month? Your life is already pretty busy. Add on top of that holiday shopping and preparations, end-of-year work and school reports and projects, events, parties, dinners, guests… there’s so much to do and prepare for! Where will you find the time? “Find” is the operative word. […]

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Time management Monday: Managing your schedule and daily tasks in your planner

Problem: most weekly planners either have days with a timed schedule, or open space for lists and notes. But what if you want space for your daily schedule AND daily tasks? Solution! The Trinote weekly planner has timed daily columns AND space every day for your to-do lists and notes! I have to admit, the […]

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How Penny’s use of her Life Noted planner has evolved

Penny did an excellent post showing how her use of her Life Noted planner has evolved over the months! She loves the month pages and how all 7 days have equal size spaces on the weekly pages. At first she used her Life Noted planner the same way she previously used her Principal planner, but […]

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Bullet Journaling in your Planner Part 4: Collections and Threading

Welcome back to our series on Bullet Journaling in your Planner! In Part 1 I showed you how to do your Daily Log, in Part 2 I showed you how to do your Monthly Log and Future Log, and in Part 3 I showed you how to do your Month Reviews and Migration. In today’s […]

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Bullet Journaling in your Planner Part 3: Month Reviews and Migration

Welcome back to our series on Bullet Journaling in your Planner! In Part 1 I showed you how to do your Daily Log, and in Part 2 I showed you how to do your Monthly Log and Future Log. Today in Part 3 I’ll show you how to use your planner for Month Reviews and […]

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Bullet Journaling in your Planner Part 2: Monthly Log and Future Log

Welcome to the second post in our new series demonstrating how to use the bullet journal method in your planner! In the first post I showed you how to do your Daily Log. Other elements of the Bullet Journal method are the Monthly Log and the Future Log. When bullet journaling in an undated notebook, […]

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Time management Monday: Notes + planning in one book

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to plan ahead for the whole year, and take notes, all in one book? Yes! And, you can! Week + notes planners allow you to plan your entire schedule, and take notes all in the same book. The Space 24 week + notes planner gives you a large […]

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Time management Monday: Erase or cross out changes in your schedule?

I normally erase or use correction fluid to cover up schedule entries that need to be changed. But Robert recently had an excellent comment on our What To Write In Your Planner post: Nice intro to using planners! Two additional items I learned hearing Harold Taylor speak in….1996: — Don’t keep two different calendars. — […]

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Time management Monday: Creating daily actions and tasks from your monthly goals

We all know setting goals is very important. But the only way you will achieve your goals is if you translate those goals into daily actions and tasks. September’s Month Theme was Looking Ahead, which encouraged you to visualize what your life will be like when you have achieved your goals. This motivational exercise gets […]

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TheRamblingPlanner’s color coding in her Life Noted planner!

Check out Katie TheRamblingPlanner‘s photo on Instagram showing her pens and color coding in her Life Noted planner! Unfortunately I can’t post the photo itself here because you have to perform some sort of HTML magic to copy photos from IG to post elsewhere. You can see a photo of the Life Noted weekly pages […]

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