2017 Goals and my Bullet Journal Set Up

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Happy new year everybody and welcome to my first post of 2017! Today I’m sharing my 2017 goals and my bullet journal set up. One of my goals is to be more organised and I’ve found that for me, the bullet journal is key!

2017 goals and my bullet journal set up

My 2017 Goals

Be more organised –  It’s very easy to get caught up in one area of life and forget about the others. I hope through being more organised to have a better work/life balance.

Look after myself better – I do want to lose weight and that is a big part of this goal. I’m rubbish at portion control and eat far too many of all the yummy treats I make. But this goal is also about being fitter, exercising more, maybe getting my nails done once in awhile!

Keep working on the blog – I’ve been blogging for 2 months now and sometimes It’s hard! You put everything into creating posts for only a handful of people to read them and you feel like giving up. I don’t really know where my stats should be at this point but as long as they keep going up I’ll be more than happy! And I need to remember that the blogs I’m comparing myself to have been going for a lot longer than mine. 

My Bullet Journal Set Up

So! I started bullet journaling in March last year and I really loved it’s flexibility. You can find so much infomation on Pinterest about bullet journaling if you want to learn how it works, but today I just wanted to share my own set up.

2017 goals and my bullet journal set up

2017 goals and my bullet journal set up

2017 goals and my bullet journal set up

At the front I have my contact information incase it gets lost and also my collections. I have a yearly goals page and a savings plan page as you can see in the pictures, but I’ve also put in a weight loss tracker, a cleaning schedule and a page to list the books I read this year.

There are 2 things that I didn’t like about my previous bullet journal. One was the fact that it was in a fixed notebook. Sometimes I would want to write a list or something in a specific place and couldn’t if there wasn’t any space left. Or I wanted to add a new collection but didn’t have any more pages free at the front. This year I have fixed that problem by setting up in my filofax clipbook! I can add in and take out pages wherever I want.

2017 goals and my bullet journal set up

Problem number 2 for me was the future log. At the front of the book I had a page for each month for birthdays appointments etc, (called the future log) and then when we reached that month I would write out another page with a monthly calendar, and fill the information in from my future log. Now in my filofax I have made and printed monthly calendar sheets and I can just add in new daily pages as and when I need them.

2017 goals and my bullet journal set up

2017 goals and my bullet journal set up

2017 goals and my bullet journal set up

For each month I have a personal calendar for birthdays etc, a work calendar for blog posts and cake orders and a page to list my blog stats and goals for the month. I’ve put in dividers for each month so I can find the month I’m looking for easily. I plan to fill these divider pages with a quote each month!

2017 goals and my bullet journal set up

 

And finally these are my daily pages. At the moment the setup is quite simple but the flexibility of the bullet journal means I can change how I set things out if I start to feel like it’s not working for me!

Are you a planner addict? Or a bullet journal junkie? What are your goals for 2017? I hope you have enjoyed reading my 2017 goals and my bullet journal set up. If you blog about bullet journaling please leave me your links in the comments section at the bottom of the page. I love looking how other people set up and stay organised.

Happy new year everyone!

Lianne x

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22 comments

  1. Cristina says:

    I wanted to start a bullet journal last year, but the only reason I didn’t do it is because I’m really bad at drawing cute things and my handwriting is quite horrible as well…
    Yours looks really nice!

    • Lianne says:

      your bullet journal can be any way you want! I can’t draw really so I add colour with lines/stars/dots/hearts and write title in different colours etc

  2. Kaitlin says:

    I’ve been thinking a lot about bullet journaling lately! I’m a HUGE fan of my planner/notebooks and a bullet journal really seems to be right up my alley. I just need to take the leap!

    Also, I’m feeling exactly the same way as you are with my blog! I’ve been blogging for about 5 months now and I’m just not sure how much traction I’m supposed to be getting at this point. I love your goal to stick with it!

    – Kaitlin
    kedgotwed.com

  3. Morgan says:

    I have a normal planner that I use all the time, but I’ve been hearing a lot about bullet journaling lately and it might be an even better way for me to stay organized. Yours is so cute!

    • Lianne says:

      I found all the info I needed to start on Pinterest! Also bohoberry.com is a really good bujo blogger, she does some great you tube videos on how to get started πŸ™‚

  4. Emily says:

    I really like how your bullet journal is bound. I tried bullet journaling last year, but it got a little too overwhelming and unorganized for me. I think having print-outs and a binder would be a better way to go about things.

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