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My Content Journal - Bullet Journal

A new year is upon us and I'm excited to start a new organizing adventure.  As part of my effort to manage the content in my life towards more contentment, I needed to find something to keep it all together.

What am I adding? -- My Content Journal

Usually I am annoyed by Pinterest notifications, but when I saw a friend of mine created a new "bullet journal" board I was curious as to what that even was.  Basically it is a notebook planner that you customize as you go.  It is perfect for list makers who still enjoy pen and paper along with a dash of creativity.  Sounds right up my alley.  I have no idea if it will stick with me throughout the year, but it is worth a shot.

My bestie always starts off her year with a disciplined goal setting strategic plan for the year and I am happy to join her with my own planning tool for the year.

I'm not crazy about bullet journal as a name for it, so I'll be referring to mine as...My Content Journal.  Seeing as Content is my word of the year, we'll go with that.

This little journal looks like it just might cover what I'm looking for:
  • A planner
  • A difficult way to do things
  • A creative outlet
  • A place for my thoughts
  • A tangible record of the year
  • A place to list goals
  • A place to put the other 1000 lists I create a year
I've been looking at how to set mine up and I'll be back soon with how I have started mine. Here's the one I've chosen off of Amazon.  It cost about $19.  Some notebooks in this brand come blank, with lines, or dots.  I prefer the dots as they help serve the gridlines for my own set up and they are really not obtrusive.

If you're asking yourself what the hell is a bullet journal anyways, watch this.  Beware though, mine is pretty different thanks to being able to customize it as I choose.

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