...is quite simply a place to keep your month at a glance.
You just need the calendar or list or whatever you decide to use. Everything beyond that is gravy.
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...is a planner system devised by Ryder Carrol.
It is a blank journal that houses a combination of certain elements, that allow you to plan for the future, track the past, and keep your sanity in the present.
You can start a bullet journal in pretty much any empty notebook that you have lying around. That’s all you need. A journal and a pen.
However, it is much more likely to use a bullet journal every day when getting some joy from the materials you're using. That means that a nicer journal and some bright, funky pens are also a great way to get started and enjoy the process a bit more.
A page where you can write down any future appointments or dates for a month you haven’t set up yet.
That way you can easily reference it to see if there’s a dentist appointment coming up or a deadline sneaking up on you.
Your first notebook will be your learning notebook. Like any productivity method, it will take time to find a bullet journaling flow and structure that works for you.
Any creative endeavor involves letting go of perfection. Bullet journaling is no different. Make a mess.
It lets you capture all your notes, to-do lists, calendars and sketches and organize them into a single system.
It uses a practice called “Rapid Logging,” which involves quickly jotting down tasks, thoughts and ideas as they come to you, categorizing those items with bullets, and creating an Index to make each item easy to find.
A Bullet Journal (BuJo) is a tool that can help you organize your life and improve your mental health. It is more beneficial than a checklist or a to-do list and a calendar. It is used to track anything from moods to sleep or periods.
The 'creative', do-it-yourself part of a bullet journal works as a cathartic process on your mind.