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It serves as a tool for identifying what you should prioritize on a daily basis, and what you should let go of. And it also gives you a record of the progress you’ve made toward your goals to keep you motivated.
The key to learning is to stop passively consuming information and start actively engaging with the ideas we encounter.
One effective way researchers have found to reinforce learning is through reflective writing: It promotes the brain’s attentive focus, boosts long-term memory, illuminates patterns and gives the brain time for reflection.
The practical reason to keep a journal: To manage yourself. Most of us still see journaling as a hobby, something that we do for fun or to relax. Sure, those reasons might be true for some. But for mostm journaling is a tool for self-improvement. 📒
...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.
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.
...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.
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.