Right, so, clearly “bullet journals” are a THING right now. A trend, a fad, a glorious new way of life, whatever you want to call it — I’m doing it.
I’ve been sort of sloppily, unofficially doing this thing for a couple of months now. I found it very helpful and I think I’ve settled into kind of a groove with it, so I’m starting the year fresh with a brand new journal:
The journal itself is a Moleskine that I grabbed from the university bookshop. I like it because the pages are sewn in, which means that the binding can hold up to more abuse. I prefer lined pages over the bujo-typical graph or dot grid kind.
I use the “offical” method of organization, with a key and an index, year-at-a-glance pages, and monthly + weekly tasks. I have my own way of doing the actual bullet lists, though.
I also have some personal trackers. I track various health/exercise type things on a monthly grid — though I prefer notes (sleep: 7.5 hours, mood: cranky, etc.) instead of those fill-in-the-square types of trackers that a lot of bullet journal people seem to like. I’ll also be tracking calories/weight loss on separate inserts that I can throw away later on.
Do you bullet journal? If so, are you an artsy sort or a minimalist? Or have you tried it, and found you didn’t care for it — and why? Talk to me!