A couple months ago I went for a walk with my handy camera and snapped some cute photos of plants and leaves. In this video, I'm showing you how to turn a fun outdoor adventure into a gorgeous watercolour spread in your bullet journal or sketchbook! I printed the photos with Phomemo, and then went… Continue reading creativity || paint with me! nature sketching time lapse + watercolour tips
I'm starting my SEVENTH bullet journal ever this May! Watch this video to see what my essentials are for starting from scratch in a new notebook (hint: it's super simple and functional). This time around, I created: a cover page self-branding spread May monthly calendar finance trackerupdated daily layout (using a variation of my note-taking… Continue reading organization || starting my 7th bullet journal | updated daily layout, finance tracker & self-branding | May set-up
Let's get MOTIVATED in 20 minutes and 4 practical steps! Grab your bullet journal or a piece of paper and a pen to get started! Here's an overview of what we're talking about today. Before or after you start on these steps, you can even add the same simple spread to your own bullet journal!… Continue reading lifestyle || let’s get motivated | no-fail, 4-step, 20-mins jump start!
Getting on an early sleep schedule (that means waking up before noon!) is one of the first steps to creating structure for yourself if you're home all day. This Sunday, I'm bringing you a bullet journal spread with my TOP practical tips that you can do both BEFORE bed and in the MORNING. Let's start… Continue reading lifestyle || 11 practical tips to improve your sleep schedule | how I wake up at 7:30 am every day
On Friday, March 13, my university announced that classes would be suspended for one week, to start again remotely afterwards. I had already begun to pack my bag, so that day I loaded everything into the car and drove home. I don't visit home very often - maybe once every month or every couple months.… Continue reading lifestyle || my morning routine when social distancing
I was just reading an article that a psychology professor at Queen's University (my uni) posted to help in dealing with social distancing during our current COVID-19 crisis. In it, he linked to a resource on cognitive behavioural therapy that I found absolutely incredible. Here is the link: https://positivepsychology.com/cbt-cognitive-behavioral-therapy-techniques-worksheets/ why am I interested in Cognitive Behavioural… Continue reading ideas || using cognitive behavioural therapy, in your bullet journal, for anxiety? i need your input!
Get inspired by the things around you! 🌿 Journaling and drawing is extremely therapeutic and I hope this video inspires you to get creative and mindful, wherever you may be! On Wednesday last week (before all the current chaos went down), I met Sophie from Opal and Fern Designs to do a draw with us… Continue reading creativity || draw with us ON CAMPUS! 3 locations, 5 supplies, 5 mins challenge
My bullet journal monthly set up is often quite similar - I've been using a deadlines calendar since I started university. So, to keep things EXTRA interesting, I decided to walk through my February spreads and chat about what I've learned this month studying Commerce at Queen's University! 😉 I placed the time-lapse recap of… Continue reading organization || march plan with me + february flip-through
TIME TO GET INSPIRED! Whether you use a planner or a bullet journal, there's amazing variety and creativity to both, and one thing I'm always getting inspired by is the amazing self-reflection spreads! Today I want to show off FIVE of my favourite prompts in the @cleverfoxplanner (it was really hard to narrow down). I used it… Continue reading organization || my favourite Clever Fox planner-inspired journaling prompts
How do you decide between a planner and a bullet journal? There's pros and cons to each organizational system, and you've got to pick the one that suits your goals, lifestyle and preferences! Get some inspiration by seeing what a bullet journal and planner could look like, how you can transfer from one system to… Continue reading organization || planner VS bullet journal | which one do you need? | ad
My university bullet journal set-up is generally just a monthly calendar spread where I write all my school deadlines to stay motivated and organized! In this video, I'm showing you the process to set this up and I also timed exactly how long it took me from start to finish so you could see for… Continue reading organization || february BUJO plan with me | how long does bullet journaling take?
Set up your personal MOOD BOARD with me in your bullet journal! This is a great practice to help you make decisions that align with your personal goals, create a personal brand and identity, and discover more about yourself and what you stand for! Plus, it's such a fun & cozy Sunday-morning activity, and it's… Continue reading creativity || how to MOOD BOARD for self-branding & motivation: prompts, layout, design
Click here to explore your creativity and get 2 free months of Skillshare Premium Membership! Good design doesn't come naturally to anyone. In this video I'm sharing 12 rules to make your graphics, bullet journal spreads, sketches, and art look more compelling and aesthetic! If you're a beginner, these are 12 graphic design rules that… Continue reading creativity || 12 graphic design rules for beginners + free printable! | ad
We're human. 🙂 Sometimes we waste our time. Other times, we do too much and get overwhelmed. Sometimes we sleep in (I did today lol), other times we go to bed too late. And sometimes we just plain fail. If you're very conscientious, sensitive, or a perfectionist, these small moments of failure can push down… Continue reading lifestyle || strategies to cope with fluctuations of self-worth
NOTE: I will update this page as I publish each of the three parts to the flip through! My bullet journal style has changed so much over time, and every once in a while I love looking back to read my old journal entries, see my old layouts, and my old priorities. In this video,… Continue reading organization || bullet journal flip through: 2019