Making a Coping Mindmap for My Bullet Journal

Do you ever just have a hard time coping? Maybe you’re starting a new job or moving to a new place and things are just getting a bit bonkers. Or perhaps you’ve just been diagnosed with something serious or recently lost a loved one and have…

The “Core Four” Daily Habit Tracker for the Bullet Journal

I’ve seen a lot of incredibly creative bullet journal habit trackers for weekly and monthly spreads. Since the daily spread is my absolute favorite, I’ve gone a different direction and created a simple daily habit tracker. I’m calling it the “core four” because I think tracking just…

Why Sometimes it’s Perfectly Okay to Neglect Your Bullet Journal

When I first started bullet journaling, I was so excited and full of ideas that I could have spent an entire week writing, listing, lettering and drawing. Like many new passions, I dove in head first and couldn’t imagine missing a single day. But is that realistic? A…

Happiness Series – Expressing Gratitude in My Bullet Journal and Planner

I’m kicking off the Happiness Series with one of my absolute favorites — Expressing Gratitude. I’m grateful for so many things in my life, and I often think about how lucky I am in so many ways. However — I also think a lot about injustices…

The Happiness Series: Creative Activities in My Bullet Journal, Planner and Beyond

I am a passionate and optimistic person by nature. Ready with a smile and always up for a laugh, I appear “happy” most of the time. But true happiness is much more than laughs and smiles, and I have many dark moments, too. We all do. Last year…

Tracking Your Flare Symptoms in Your Bullet Journal

Earlier this year, I had a lupus flare that made it very difficult to keep up with work and life. Normally, I try to journal a little about how I feel each day during a flare, but pain and swelling in my hands made that pretty difficult, especially after typing…