Seriously no matter how many times I do this, the end of the month sneaks up on me. It’s that time where Kim (@TinyRayofSunshine), Kara (@Boho.Berry), and I bring you September’s #PlanWithMeChallenge.
The core of the challenge is: HOW do we best use our systems to help us create the life we imagine for ourselves? How can we use planning as a tool to foster intention as we live a more vibrant, fulfilling, and FUN life? There is no one-size-fits-all system – and part of discovering our own is doing, experimenting, and learning about possibilities.
HOW DOES THE #PLANWITHMECHALLENGE WORK?
Here are the basics: there are prompts for every day of the month and you post your response to the prompt on Instagram or Facebook. The joy is that we feel a little more accountable to each other – and the key is that you share WHY and HOW you do things the way you do to help the rest of us refine our own systems and process. So join us, no matter what planner you use, to refine your own system or share your wisdom with others.
Here’s how you play along.
Spread the word using the hashtag by posting the challenge photo (below) on social media. We are all on Instagram as well as in a Facebook Group (#PlanWithMeChallenge) so there are more ways to play. The more the merrier!
Download and print Kara’s awesome sketch printable of our challenge to put in your planner.
There are 30 prompts, one for each day. However you interpret them, post your own photo and caption response on Facebook or Instagram, remembering to focus on explaining the HOW and your strategy behind the prompts. For example, you could look at the prompt “goal planning” and show us a picture of your fitness tracker or goal maps and explain how these things help you reach your goals. If a prompt doesn’t necessarily apply to you, don’t feel like you have to post! On Instagram, use the #PlanWithMeChallenge hashtag so we can find you, along with other relevant hashtags like #plannercommunity or #plannerlove. On Facebook, post your photos under the post of the day. I love seeing your posts via @ mentions, but I’ll ask you not tag me in the photo itself!
Join us when you can! This is supposed to be fun, so if you can’t post on the exact day, don’t sweat it. It is an invitation, not an expectation.
Check out the hashtag or the Facebook threads to connect with others – ask questions, offer your thoughts or advice, or offer encouragement.
REMINDER: ANNIVERSARY GIVEAWAY
Remember that the giveaway for the anniversary of the challenge closes in just a few days on August 31! The three of us are giving away 3 sets of Leuchtturm 1917 dot grids and matching Pilot Metropolitant pen. Enter here!
So excited to see what you share with us! Are you in? Let us know down below!
Jessica is.a Minnesotan handlettering artist, leadership educator, and bullet journal blogger. She is passionate about working with people to uncover their personal power and potential through connection, creative planning, and calligraphy. You can find her at a local ice cream shop, teaching, on Instagram (@prettyprintsandpaper)
Love the Autumn colours! ❤️ x
I love all the ideas but I am not a very crafty person and not great on figuring out how to make it the way I would like it to put all info from bills paid. Calendar for Dr. Appointments. To write down work that needs to be done in my house. Birthdays and a part that would hold pre bought cards. To a daily Journal to write how I am feeling.
And so on.
The ideas in Pinterest are all awesome
Even to organize which way I would like to have it ready and organised which is important and and what is not. I take strong medication so I want it for appointments and people’s birthdays things that need to to be done in my home and also some area to be used as a diary to . So when I look at theirs it look do dimple but for me it is difficult.
The ones I have seen are very nicely done with a little crafty part to it.
So 10 out of 10 is what I give to all of them.
Sorry for writing do much.
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