I’ve always tried to keep a planner, but nothing worked for me for years. Finally, about three years ago, I discovered a planning system called the bullet journal and it stuck. For the first time in my whole life, I felt like I was able to plan and organize. Since then, I’ve been learning a ton about procrastination, productivity, and finding balance in my life. While I’m not perfect, I’m happy to share the tools that have helped me whip my life into shape.
What is a Bullet Journal?
If you’ve never heard about the bullet journal before, then I am about to introduce you to a whole new world of productivity. It’s this awesome note taking/list making/ground breaking technique that is completely flexible to your needs. Take a moment to watch this video from the creator of the bullet journal, Ryder Carroll:
Where Do I Find Resources?
There are tons of places you can find resources! Right here on Little Coffee Fox is a great place to start, especially if you’re into free printables. You can sign up for my free Fox Den Resource Library and get your hands on a ton of free goodies! Just sign up below.
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If you’re wanting to expand your knowledge base, you can check out these lovely bullet journal blogs:
Bullet Journal (the mothership!)
Bullet Journal Supplies
I get asked all the time where I get my bullet journal notebooks, pens, markers, and accessories. You can find that all on my Bullet Journal Supplies page! But keep in mind that any blank journal will work, and any pen will do. Don’t feel like you need to buy it all, okay? Baby steps!
Basic Bullet Journal Spreads
When you’re just getting started, it can be tempting to jump into a bunch of complicated stuff. But for now, focus on getting your foundation set up with these basic bullet journal spreads!
Advanced Bullet Journal Spreads
Okay, so let’s say you’ve got the basics covered. Rock on. Let’s get into some of the more in-depth stuff. It’s time to think outside of the box!
Bullet Journal Tips & Tricks
Besides the regular spreads, there are other handy tips and tricks that can help you kick your bullet journal up to the next level! These little hacks can make your bullet journal feel like whoa.
General Organization Techniques
There are things you can do outside of your bullet journal to help get your life in order. It’s all about habits, routines, and systems!