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Learning To Add The Weeks Size To My Repertoire For Planning
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So, I keep YouTube running in the background most of the time when I am checking email and working on my computer.
If I am not writing, I usually let YouTube loose with planning videos and listen to whatever comes up.
If I am writing, I am usually listening to Fimbul Radio, which I could listen to on Spotify if I wanted, but YouTube seems easier to me somehow,
Anyway, I believe it was Monique Smith (but don’t quote me on that—I love her channel regardless) who introduced me to PrintPressions and their Weeks-sized journals. And she did this by telling me the hardbound weeks journals were on sale. (This was over a month ago, so I doubt the sale is still there, but they have sales all the time.)
Now, I have looked at the Hobonichi Weeks. I love Hobonichi. I love the paper. The price, well, not so much. The price is why I have never gone whole-hog into the weeks’ size or format.
Watching Monique on her video (please don’t ask which one—I have no idea) and seeing the amazing sale Printpressions had on at the time (each journal was $5 basically), I decided I would try it.
I bought a year’s worth of journals. That sounds like a HUGE amount of journals, doesn’t it?
Nope. It’s just four journals. Each notebook holds three months.
I am still getting the hang of how I want to use these journals since I have so many other planners and notebooks to hand. I have basically been keeping track of appointments and daily to-dos in it thus far.
For a cover, I have been using one of my faux Traveler’s Notebook leather covers. I have an actual weeks’ cover on the way, thanks to eBay. It should be here any day now.
I didn’t even think to decorate or add color to the Weeks I have until this past week. I am trying to find that sweet spot for what I want to use these journals for. If you have any suggestions, please let me know.
I have been thinking of memory keeping, but that is what I use my bujo for. I was thinking perhaps gratitude, and I think that may be where I go, despite the fact that I handbound a lovely A6 journal that I have been using for my gratitude these past two weeks. I would hate to abandon that book after only a couple weeks’ of entries.
I may return to the five-point journaling I was doing before I screwed up my bujo in August by moving to a four-page per day layout. I gave up the five-point journaling about the first week of August because there was too much going on, too many pages, too much follow-through and I was too tired to fight my way through.
As soon as my weeks’ cover comes in, I will make a video and pop it up on my YouTube channel for you to see what I am currently doing. It may not be a lot, but it is a start and that for me is better than nothing.
What new thing have you been trying in your planner lately?
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