Time management Monday: How to use weekly and daily planners at the same time

Using a weekly planner with a daily planner gives you the best of both worlds: the overview of your week plus goal setting in your weekly planner, and daily details in your day per page planner. Here’s how to use both together. Use your weekly planner for forward planning, goal setting, and monthly reviews:  A […]

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Writing Wednesday: InCoWriMo in February!

February 1st is the start of InCoWriMo! During International Correspondence Writing Month, participants hand write and mail or deliver one letter, card, postcard or note every day for the month of February. Of note: these have to be written by hand (for the personalized experience) and you have to actually send/ deliver the correspondence! It […]

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Time management Monday: Benefits of using an undated planner

“Undated planner” may sound like an oxymoron. Why use a planner if it doesn’t have dates? There are many advantages to using an undated planner. Without the restriction of pre-printed dates, you are free to use your planner whenever and however you need! Here are some tips: Start any time: A huge advantage of using […]

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Time management Monday: How to manage different timescales for your goals

It’s the time of year when everyone is making goals and resolutions! The different timescales for goals (daily, weekly, monthly, year, 5-year, lifetime) require different approaches. Here are some tips on how to manage the varying timescales for your goals. Daily = Lifetime: Daily goals are usually habits we want to cultivate, like eating a healthy […]

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Quo Vadis Habana Notebook Durability

Journaljoy recently did a video showing her filled Quo Vadis Habana notebook that she used as her journal for her morning pages. Even after several trips and frequent use, her Habana still looks great! You can see her video here. The Quo Vadis Habana notebooks are elegant with fountain pen friendly, archival paper and lay-flat […]

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Time management Monday: Getting your planner ready for the new year

Happy New Planner Day for everyone starting a new weekly planner today! Here’s how to make sure your planner is all ready for the new year. In the post How To Set Up A New Planner I walk you through the process of making sure all your important dates get into your planner right from […]

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Month, Year, and Decade review, December 2019: Patterns

Welcome to this month’s post in our series designed to help you do your Month Reviews! Normally in this series, we review the month with a new theme each month. But this month is exceptional: not only are we reviewing the month and, since it’s December, the year, we are also reviewing the decade! For […]

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