• Planning & Productivity

    Functional Bullet Journal – March 2022

    It’s not too often I share my own monthly spreads as they are quite the personal insight into my world, but I do so enjoy the peak into other peoples journals that I occasion indulge the voyeur in all of us and open that door. This month is no different to the usual busy, not-enough-hours-in-the-day, perpetually over tired and under motivated sort of month that most of us seem to wade through. I’ve a number of goals to tick off in the coming weeks and a few projects that are gaining momentum and, as I’ve mentioned in previous posts, journaling not only helps me reflect but also organise and plan.…

  • Planning & Productivity

    5 Reasons to Start a Journal in 2022

    In a world filled with smart phones, virtual social lives, digital currency and self driving cars of all things, I think we’ve become somewhat tech-fatigued. It’s no surprise that vintage crafts, arts and past-times are returning to the zeitgeist with an absolute vengeance! As a form of mindfulness, expression and creativity (whether or not you are naturally gifted), any hobby that can momentarily transport you to a calm and peaceful place is most definitely to be cultivated. Of all the expressive outlets I’ve tried over the years (I went through quite a few at a rate of knots pretty recently, thanks lockdown(!)), I’ve always kept going with journaling in one…