Think Leuchtturm’s A5 notebook, WITH Tomoe River paper. Ooooo baby!
But I also wonder about technology’s effect on the most important tool at our disposal: our minds.
Last year I adopted a bullet journal. While it took a few stabs at that apple to achieve planning peace, the efforts proved worthy time expenditures. Multiple unanticipated benefits continue to flow, as discussed in this article.
Pocket Notebooks’ listing triggered a question: Hmm, my own top 8? NanamiPaper’s B6 Cafe Note (5mm grid/ Tomoe River paper) … More
Hey, any “best of pens” list including both the Pilot Vanishing Point and Platinum Preppy pulls my thumbs up 👍🏽! … More
Trying to shove all facets of my life into one-book (Leuchtturm) failed. Add: repeated drawing of spreads antagonized. Hobonichi + Kokuyo products fueled my entry into the Land of Planning Nirvana.
Agree 1000%! My beloved Hobonichi-based bullet journal (Cousin Avec & Weeks) provides structure, killing the need for repetitive spread drawing; its flexibility … More
Analog tools assist planning. Digital tools expedite writing and other chores. Productivity mandates awareness of, and easy access to, all matters related to a single task. The Hobonichi Weeks answers the call for a maestro, embracing and sustaining digital/analog harmony. Here’s how.
As a writer, accountability prompts tracking my daily writing word count. The Law of Unintended Consequences killed the would-be joy of that initial word-count-only log. I returned to the drawing board, tweaking and enhancing, creating a more comprehensive writing process log. This article details the what and why of the tweaked log’s components.
The bullet journal crowd knows: handwriting promotes clarity and retention. Yet we also comprehend the convenience of apps chosen with care. This article details the “why” underlying this attorney/writer’s top six iOS apps within the Utilities category. The common thread: each continues to impress and delight, months/years after purchase.
And thus dies another app, as I move Pomodoro timing to Alexa, with related summaries populating part of my Bullet … More
My core bullet journal plays maestro to multiple components, conjuring harmony among all. One module, focused on writing activities, includes the Editorial Calendar for this blog. A detailed exploration of the contents of that specialized analog calendar follows.
My multi-book Bullet Journal system includes an A5 Hobonichi Cousin Avec planner, devoted to all-things-writing. Despite the Hobo’s calendar structure, its flexibility embraces trackers and other BuJo hallmarks. A review of the top five delightful features follow.
The BuJo/bullet journal’s intense flexibility provides THE answer for organizing articles and blog posts. The trick to successful implementation requires knowing both your workflow and foibles, incorporating steps to accommodate each.
A notebook + pen + commitment to consistent braindumps + reviewing notes regularly = the basics of a bullet journaling lifestyle. Unlike other self-management systems, the BuJo (nickname for a bullet journal) personifies flexibility— you determine its structure and contents. This page provides a one-shot resource, to learn the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How as regards bullet journaling.