reflections

January 13, 2019

Get Started with the Bullet Journal

New year, an actual post! Today I pull together thoughts on how you get started with the bullet journal, in hopes you are inspired to know what steps you want to take in making this system work for you.
November 2, 2017
Busy all the time? Stop and think about why you are so busy all the time - and reframe how we can approach the core of the issue.

Saying No: Having Balance & Boundary

Any other planner pals get stuck in a cycle of creating busy full lives? Not sure how to step back? Let's talk about why we do this to ourselves, and how we can reframe our productivity to being more sustainable... And remember that we are human BEINGS not just human DOINGS.
June 18, 2017
Being a blogger is tough - today I'm talking about the balance between being a bullet journal and calligraphy blogger and living your life

The Balance of Blogging and Living

Being a blogger is incredibly challenging - it's been a while since I've posted, and today I'm talking about the balance between blogging and living - and asking you what you'd like to see in the future!
October 6, 2016
People think I use the bullet journal to get more done. I don't. Let me tell you why.

Being and Doing: Why My Bullet Journal Isn’t To Get More Done

I have reflected a lot on this - people say to me, "you know you could get more done in the time you spend setting that up." But that's... not the point for me. Even though the bullet journal has been touted as a productivity tool, that's not why I use it. I have a lot of thoughts about doing AND being, and how my bullet journal can help me do both.
September 4, 2016
Today I share some big lessons I've learned while balancing a full time job and a side hustle

Balancing a Full Time Job and A Side Hustle

It is not easy to balance living your life, a full-time job, and a side-business! After doing just that for over a year, I share a few of the things I've learned so far to keep these things in harmony.
May 29, 2016
Check out how I've set up for June in my bullet journal!

May Flip Through & June Setup

I’m not a gal who sets up her bullet journal weeks ahead of time – I know some enjoy setting up their layouts for months but […]
April 29, 2016
Check out what changes I'm making for my May bullet journal set up // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

April Review & May Set Up

With May coming in hot, the end of the semester is approaching AND… it’s time for a new month to set up in my bullet journal. […]
January 30, 2016
Go step by step through how I set up my bullet journal for February, PLUS the Periscope flip-through of my whole system, including trackers, monthly overview, collections, and weekly layout // www.prettyprintsandpaper.com

January Reflections & February Set Up Process

I usually post on Sundays but in light of prepping for February, I’m posting today! The beautiful thing about the Bullet Journal is that you can […]
January 20, 2016

2016 Goal Setting

As we entered 2016 I wrote about how I create my goals.  First, I reflect on the year prior to see where I was successful and […]