I have finally turned the camera on during my planning sessions to show “HOW” I plan. Making a video (series of videos) on my planning structure has been on my to-do list for a while but it wasn’t until I watched a video by MissVickybee titled, “Where is Planning?” that I decided to do it. In her video, she mentions all the “Plan With Me’ videos available online and how beautiful the art of pretty planning is but she wanted to see the structure, “what was being planned” too often she would see planners that were decorated but not set up.
I am all for decorating and pretty planning for the sake of self-care and creative expression (I love stickers) but planners need to be functional or else they are not planners but scrapbooks. This is where I should mention that I love watching scrapbook process videos, but when I am interested in personal development and looking for new ways to be more productive or efficient with my tasks, I want to watch and learn from a planner who is employing replicable organizational strategies and techniques.
In addition to my “How I Plan” video series, I am making my Weekly Review questions available for you to use in your own planning routine. To learn how I use this invaluable tool, check out my weekly review video.
In my effort to continue challenging and healing my brain, I have been inspired to participate in an October Daily journal challenge and I had to add my own twist.
The challenge is to journal daily throughout the month of October (and I hope to video it as well and post it to my YouTube channel).
I have decided to use this journal time to challenge myself to participate in activities that engage the left brain, logic-based activity (i.e. math, science, history, sequencing) on odd number days of the month.
On even number days, I will participate in activities that engage the right brain, creativity based activity (i.e. paint, draw, write, play music, crochet, using your imagination is the key and your only limit).
I created this image as a visual prompt and show you how I will use it in my video.
Feel free to print it out and use it as you follow along with me on this journey.
If you decide to join me in this challenge, share what you’re doing with the hashtag #odjjwm and tag me on social media.
YouTube: The Organized Miss
Here’s a freebie for you to use in your ‘Miss’ lifestyle planning.
This set was designed as an experiment to fit my Large Happy Planner. It was one of the first full box sets that I attempted as I was looking for colorful and functional elements for the Large Happy Planner that was released in January 2017.
This set contains 4 full boxes, 4 heart checkboxes, 8 heart checklist flags for top three, 32 headers, 6 appointment labels, 8-weekend banners, 12 functional stickers, and a washi strip.
Just click on the images and save.
These can be cut by hand or can be cut using a cutting machine.
Cricut and Silhouette are two companies that produce cutting machines.
I currently own a Cricut Explore Air 2
It’s used to kiss cut stickers and works great but sometimes I cut them by hand when they are basic shapes like squares and rectangles.
If you are interested in purchasing a Cricut Explore Air 2 for yourself, please check out the link I have provided. As an affiliate marketer with links to products and services, I receive a commission when purchases are made through said links. It helps me continue to provide reviews of products and services I use and think you will find of value also. Thank you!