Digital planning, part 3: Google Keep, HabitBull and Fitbit

Digital planning, part 3: Google Keep, HabitBull and Fitbit

Welcome to the final part of my three part digital planning and productivity series. This post is all about notes, habit tracking and health tracking. If you've missed the other parts, here are links to the whole series... Digital planning, part 1: Google Calendar, Todoist and Clockwork Tomato Digital planning, part 2: Microsoft OneNote Digital …

Digital planning, part 2: Microsoft OneNote

Digital planning, part 2: Microsoft OneNote

Welcome to the second part of my digital planning and productivity series! The parts are... Digital planning, part 1: Google Calendar, Todoist and Clockwork Tomato Digital planning, part 2: Microsoft OneNote Digital planning, part 3: Google Keep, HabitBull and Fitbit Microsoft OneNote Today's post is dedicated to Microsoft OneNote because I have so much to …

Digital planning, part 1: Google Calendar, Todoist and Clockwork Tomato

Digital planning, part 1: Google Calendar, Todoist and Clockwork Tomato

I mentioned in January's month in review post that I'd stopped using my bullet journal and moved to completely digital planning. I'm not going to get into why ( go here if you're interested in that) but I would like to share my digital planning system with you in case it's of use to other …

Turn off notifications: Feel less stressed and get more done

Turn off notifications: Feel less stressed and get more done

This is either going to sound like the most obvious thing in the world or the most horrifying suggestion ever, but it facilitated such a huge change for me that I really want to share it with all of you. Yes, turning off push notifications will help you feel less stressed and get more done. …

January 2018 bullet journal set-up

January 2018 bullet journal set-up header image

Welcome to my first bullet journal post of 2018! This month, I had the good sense to take pictures of my bullet journal monthly spread, trackers and first weekly spread before I started filling everything in, so I can share January 2018's set-up without having to blur things for privacy. Monthly spread This monthly calendar, …

A month in my bullet journal: December 2017

A month in my bullet journal: December 2017

At the beginning of the month, I shared my December 2017 bullet journal set-up, which included my monthly spread with my calendar and trackers for online activity, meditation and yoga, as well as my gratitude tracker and monthly money spread. I'm not massively into decorating the pages of my bullet journal (at the moment, that …

Planning and productivity: Alternatives to new year’s resolutions

Alternatives to New Year's Resolutions

At this time of year, there are a lot of people thinking about how they're going to quit smoking, start running, save whatever percentage of their paycheck, and various other worthwhile plans for self and life improvement. I'm not saying don't do that stuff. I'm all for setting goals and working to achieve them. But …

December 2017 bullet journal set-up

My December 2017 Bullet Journal Set-Up

People who are into bullet journalling and stationery in general will understand why this is so exciting for me - ERASABLE INK. When I found Pilot Frixion Light Soft erasable pastel highlighters, I actually made a little happy noise in the shop. It's like someone looked into my head when they were making these. Using …

A month in my bullet journal: November 2017

A month in my bullet journal: November 2017

It's been just over a month since I talked about how I plan with both a bullet journal and digital calendar and note apps, and shared my November 2017 bullet journal set-up. With a full month of bullet journalling behind me, I'm so glad I switched back to paper planning! I've been using digital planning …

Helpful holiday packing tips for forgetful people

Colour photograph of a Sony Alpha dSLR and a pair of black sunglasses in a blue bag against a blue background

While I was packing for the Samhain break I went on with my husband to Peebles in the Scottish Borders, I realised my method of packing, specifically how I make and use lists, might be helpful to other people. If you're living with an illness that has brain fog as a symptom (like me) or …