Rock your To-Do List with Task Batching

When I first heard about task batching, I thought it sounded like a lot more work than worth the benefits. I remember spending an hour planning out how I would group all my tasks. In one day I’ll write three blog posts. The next day, I will edit just one. One? I didn’t get that by working in chunks on specific projects, especially routine tasks, I could free up my time more. There are only 24 hours in a day. What would you do if you had an extra hour each day, or maybe just once a week? For me, I would finish a book, cuddle with my cat more, and watch Netflix with my husband.

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Fall back in love with your planner

If you are like me, then you know there will be bouts where a Bullet Journal, or any type of planner just doesn’t cut it. Why, you may ask. Personally, for me I use my Bujo as a planner hybrid: half for creative expression, half for keeping me organized. Truthfully, though, more times than not I spend more time decorating than actually checking things off. The trouble with this is, I am bound to have a creative rut. We can’t be creative all the time; our brains need rest. What is worse is when the blanks interfere with the way I approach my chosen planning system at that moment.

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How to beat your Bujo Blues

Today I want to talk about something that has been plaguing me for a bit now: falling out of love with your planner. Unfortunately, I believe this is something that is more common than we think. Honestly, I have been feeling pretty out of it with my Bullet Journal. I even switched back the end of last week to a preprinted planner. Even then, I still struggled to what to include, format, and really utilize it as a productivity tool. If you are like me, then you know there will be bouts where a Bullet Journal just doesn’t cut it. Why, you may ask. Personally, for me I use my Bujo as a planner hybrid: half for creative expression, half for keeping me organized. Truthfully, though, more times than not I spend more time decorating than actually checking things off.

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