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Why Keeping a Cat Journal is a Cattastic Idea

Why Keeping a Cat Journal is a Cattastic Idea

October 30, 2018 1 Comment

Just like Fido, your kitty deserves her own journal (or Bujo trackers). Starting a personal journal for your cat is a great idea for many reasons. It helps you and your vet track your kitty's health; it's a excellent resource for a petsitter; it provides a way to make sure Tiger's basic needs are being met; and it will become a beautiful memory book. Click in for tips and inspo on how to get your kitcat started with her own personal journal.
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How to Unleash Your Creativity by Starting an Art Journal

How to Unleash Your Creativity by Starting an Art Journal

October 23, 2018

Art journals are essentially visual diaries where both images and words are used to express the diarist’s thoughts. They cancan be used to document moments from “your everyday life, as well as your bigger hopes, dreams, and fears. A single page will often fuse words and illustrations to offer a look at what’s going on inside your head.”
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How to Use Your Journal to Evaluate Your Life

How to Use Your Journal to Evaluate Your Life

October 15, 2018 1 Comment

Do you sometimes suffer from existential angst? Do you wonder if you’re reaching your full potential? Do you do something every day that brings you joy? What do you dream about? Using your journal to evaluate your life can provide clarity, identify things that you want to change (or that are going well), and give you a chance to set goals towards realizing your dreams. In short, evaluating your life can make your world a better place.
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Journaling Tips to Help Manage Mental Health

Journaling Tips to Help Manage Mental Health

October 10, 2018

Journaling has proven benefits for our mental health. Whether you use a lined writing journal or a Bujo, journaling can help calm the chaotic thoughts in our heads, give us clarity about our patterns and triggers, keep us on the sunny side, and generally work toward optimal mental health.
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Why Teachers Should Use Bullet Journals

Why Teachers Should Use Bullet Journals

October 02, 2018

The thing about Bujos is that they give you ONE place for ALL THE THINGS. No, really. No more tracking stuff (grades, attendance, supplies needed, meetings, lightbulb moments, stuff students say) in multiple places. No more lost sticky notes. No more pulling your hair out when the system or the wifi is down. Just one personal journal, always at your fingertips for quick reference.
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Use a Bullet Journal to Reach Health & Fitness Goals

Use a Bullet Journal to Reach Health & Fitness Goals

September 22, 2018

As Erin over at The Petite Planner points out, journals and trackers don’t “guarantee success. But they are a great resource for motivation and accountability.” And that’s just what we need to keep our health goals on the front burner. That and 26 hours in a day. Amirite?
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How to Make your Journal Look Amazing Even if You Aren’t Artistic

How to Make your Journal Look Amazing Even if You Aren’t Artistic

September 17, 2018

For those who aren’t artistic, the lush and beautiful bujo spreads that are shared online can be intimidating. How to deal? There are basically two options. Get back to the basics and go minimalist. Or: cheat. If  you're game for cheating, read on for creative hacks that will make your bujo just as sparkly as you.
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Why You Should Keep a Mindfulness Journal & 3 Tips to Get Started

Why You Should Keep a Mindfulness Journal & 3 Tips to Get Started

September 12, 2018

People often use the term “mindfulness” as a reminder to live in the moment. But true mindfulness involves reflection, awareness, and self-compassion. It can take some practice to cultivate, but it's worthwhile because it has many physical and mental health benefits. If you'd like to become more mindful, a good way to start is with a mindfulness journal.
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How Journaling Makes You a Better Writer

How Journaling Makes You a Better Writer

September 04, 2018

To up your writing game, all you need to do is pull out your lined journal and start writing. If you practice “freewriting” (a stream-of-consciousness style, with no editing), you'll find your voice, expand your vocabulary, increase your fluency, consistently overcome writer's block, and gain confidence as a writer.
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How to Create the Best Bullet Journal for College Students

How to Create the Best Bullet Journal for College Students

August 27, 2018

Using Bullet Journal® (Bujo) concepts in a personal journal is terrific idea for college and university students. Tracking both academic requirements and those chores related to adulting can increase productivity and decrease feelings of overwhelm.
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How to Keep a Dog Journal

How to Keep a Dog Journal

August 20, 2018

Journaling about Fido? You betcha! You can go bujo-style to track all those things that keep our doggos happy and healthy (grooming, vet visits, favorite treats). Or, you can use a writing journal/scrapbook to create a beautiful memory book of your pupper's quirks and adventures.

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How to Get Kids to Love Journals and Journaling

How to Get Kids to Love Journals and Journaling

August 13, 2018

Keeping it fun is the best way to ensure kids enjoy journaling. Let them pick a journal they love, give them supplies that are a joy to use, and let them go to town documenting their own stories in their own ways. No rules!
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