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From the archives: "Falling out of love with my planner"

I wrote here about falling out of love with my bullet journal (not the one pictured, more about that later), and I did, I really did fall out of love with it, and I went back to using an ordinary week to view diary. I tried lots of different ones, in fact in the first 4 months of 2018 I'd gone through about 6 different diaries. I just couldn't find the right one, and so I went back to bullet journalling, because it did work best for me.

I started off very simply, going back to the basic bullet journal concept, as explained in the video above.

I've gradually moved on from that simple idea to doing stuff that's a bit more suited to how I'm working at the moment, and I am using Google Calendar to run my daily to dos. I'm doing readying and study notes in the bujo, but I still have my daily journal on a different book that never leaves my bedroom.

I cam e to the conclusion that there was no "perfect" diary for me, I need to be able to do what I need at a particular time, so the bujo is the best way forward for me because it can be whatever I need it to be.


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