Yup, I know it’s almost July, 7th month of the year, and too late for a 2018 Bullet Journal Setup BUT people tend to start a bullet journal when they need it, not at the beginning of the year specifically. That’s what I’ve gathered so far. Aside from the fact that I’ll be soon needing one as I’m almost done with mine.
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To be honest, it’s overwhelming reviewing and checking monthly setups and where people tend to change the spreads of a bullet journal, I use pretty much the same format. Simple.
This has been working for me since last year, it took me a couple of months to notice that the bullet journal was used only for important things and a couple of song lyrics more than anything else… and thus, I try to keep it simple. Also, if I try to make it Instagram worth it – it’s more of a headache than it’s useful so if you’re starting and don’t know where to start… DO NOT FRET! No one does at first. I’ve written on how to start one here 🙂
This is to give you a couple of ideas of what to do and what can be used. Keeping this simple, this is what I’ve used so far – which are very specific materials at the end of the day because the same are used day in and day out. Amazon, of course, the source of most of my materials (:
- Tomaxis Dual Tips Marker
- Crayola Fineliners Washable (purchased at the local store)
Trying to keep it a lot simpler than what I did last year, because if I feel like “it’s too much” at first. Then it’ll be dropped because “it’ll never be good enough” and it doesn’t help my brain hahaha
These are the pictures of the setup. If you want to see a monthly setup, let me know and we can go through the quarter (:
MEGA disclaimer: Pictures are not great, I’ll try to upload better in the future (:
Index – I actually use this haha
Wiccan Rede & Key – I barely use all the symbols in the Key
Year @ a Glance
Future Log – Contains important dates for the months
The 13 Principles of Belief & Savings Challenge
Things to Declutter & Weight Loss Journey
How To Get Up Early & Affirmations
Books Read on 2018 (I have to make a new one every so often as I read like nobody’s business) & Operation Credit Card
The Wheel Of The Year & Moon Phases
Cleaning Schedule (adding the 15-min I mentioned here) & Planning Routine
Level 10 Life: Beginning of the Year – This will be reviewed at the end of the year (or when I change Bullet Journal)
Mind Map & Brain Dump
Habits & Ideal Schedule (I don’t want to fill the ideal schedule yet)
Master Plan 2018 – I actually review this monthly to have a main goal monthly.
Exercise In Pixels – definitely not working for me & House Projects
One of those days…& Ideas For Self Care
After these, the monthly starts. To be completely honest, between Nov through Mar I wasn’t actively using it. It was the worse slump of depression so far. However, since April, I’ve been very good to make the spreads, use them, I even recognized why I felt this was too much at first and that’s why I make them a lot more simple.
Now, please let me know if a monthly review of the bullet journal or quarterly review on a different post? I could even set up a video if you’d like to see how I do the spread but I’ve NEVER done anything like that, let alone edit it. Still, let me know by shooting me an email or comment below (:
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney