How To Bullet Journal?

What is a Bullet Journal?

A Bullet Journal is a book specifying all the tasks that should be completed by you in the coming future. It can be seen as a tracker, with which we can track all the past, present, and plans. It is just like your idea, catcher, task manager, scheduler, and sketchbooks.

How To Start?

Now that you have decided to start a Bullet Journal, here are some of the key elements you should consider before starting.

1. What are You Going to Use the Journal For?

You can do a lot of things in the Journals. Decide on the work that you want to do using the bullet journal. Maybe you aren't certain what you want to use it for. Are you hoping to use it for school or work? Or keep it for everything?

2. Decide on the Style

There are many bullet journal styles available. You can find the styles online. It would be fantastic if you have designed a method for yourself.

3. Getting Inspiration

There are lots of inspirational ideas on social media like Facebook, Instagram, and many others. On Pinterest, you can find loads of articles doodles, and also best journal display to make you inspired.

4. Learn Proper Terminology

Not all people know the terminology of the bullet journal. You need to practice more to make an excellent bullet journal. There are many acronyms, phrases, and nicknames used.

Basic Layouts

Let us look at some of the key types of pages and layouts that can be included in your bullet journal.

1. Key

As there are many bullets to be listed, you can maintain a log to know the different aspects of your life easily. The key can also be used for tracking the task list and note the tasks to be completed. If you can keep this paper on the cover of the journal, then you can know your daily tasks.

2. Index

The index is vital with numbering. The numbering can help in going to the particular task quickly. As you move through the journal, make it a habit to write down the numbers to note it in the index page.

3. Future Log

A future log is a place where you can record all your plans. Events, reminders, Birthdays, etc. can be noted here and add the monthly planner to complete the future log. The future log is an excellent place to look out for all your tasks for the entire year.

4. Monthly Organizer

Make a note of all the monthly plans and track of all the goals of that particular month. Do not include tons of information; instead, add some important tasks and goals.

5. Weekly Organizer

Usually following the monthly layout is the weekly layout. Some take this as the standard journal, including the to-do-lists, events, and lot more.

6. Goal and Challenges Tracker

The place where you have much work to do. You need to write down all the goals that you have in your mind and also need to check them in the daily tasks. You need to revisit the page to boost up your focus on your target mentally. People who write down their goals are likely to achieve them.

7. Collections in the Journal

Collections can be anything regarding the important dates, books that you would like to read, Birthday dates, etc. can be written in this section.

Accessories Required

Notebook Options

  • Leuchtturm1917
  • Moleskine Books

Pens and Markers

  • Lamy LX Fountain Pens
  • Faber Castle Artistic Markers
  • Herbin set of Calligraphy Pens

Other Accessories

  • Manuscript Calligraphy Sets
  • Carrying Sets for Pens and Books
  • Rulers and Pencils

Where to Buy all these Bullet Journal Supplies?

Buchan Kerrisdale Stationery store in Vancouver and Richmond provides the best bullet supplies for bullet journaling. If you are not from Canada, you can shop through our online store. We ship internationally.