academia, organization, videos

organization || highlight for revision at school & work | my colour-coding review system

How to highlight SMART! This system is simple, adaptable, and super-flexible for school studying and work notes organization. I use it across the board for ALL the notes I take - whether I'm learning, at university, or in a meeting. All you really need are 3 colours to replicate a system that will efficiently help… Continue reading organization || highlight for revision at school & work | my colour-coding review system

academia, bullet journal, videos

creativity || my stationery essentials

A complete round-up of my stationery essentials for bullet journaling, watercolour travel sketching, and note-taking! Sharing EVERYTHING I know about pencil cases, black pens, colour pens, illustration pens, brush pens, watercolours, washi tapes and more! Of course, this wouldn't be a stationery video without lots of pen swatches of every single pen & colour, and… Continue reading creativity || my stationery essentials

academia, bullet journal, lifestyle, organization, videos

organization || a week in my bullet journal | plan with me for beginners!

Join me as I show you EVERYTHING I did in my bullet journal this week! I decided the best way to teach you HOW to bullet journal was to take you along and SHOW you how I do it every day. A bullet journal can be any blank notebook that you customize with a flexible… Continue reading organization || a week in my bullet journal | plan with me for beginners!

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creativity || when washi tape, fashion and art collide: a compilation of washi outfits

This month, The Washi Tape Shop and I decided to collaborate to bring you a beautiful series of drawings... made out of washi tape! That's right - couldn't you tell that cover photo was made entirely from washi tape? This is my latest obsession - using a precision knife to cut out shapes or fill… Continue reading creativity || when washi tape, fashion and art collide: a compilation of washi outfits

academia, bullet journal, lifestyle, organization

organization || 5 study tools you should be using for success

First published on the Pearson Canada Blog on September 16, 2020. In collaboration with Pearson Canada, I put together a visual guide to the top 5 tools I'm currently using to stay on top of everything. Check out the other fantastic student features on their blog, too! As a student blogger and content creator, I’ve… Continue reading organization || 5 study tools you should be using for success

academia, bullet journal, organization, videos

organization || how i stay organized as a 4.2 GPA student | my bullet journal, Google Calendar & prioritization system

This is my time management and organization system for an example first week at Queen's University! I'm showing you EXACTLY how I use my bullet journal and Google calendar to juggle all of my priorities. my studies (4.2 GPA)career projects (internships, TA, consulting)personal relationships (family, friends, colleagues)self care (gym). My tools are simple, but I… Continue reading organization || how i stay organized as a 4.2 GPA student | my bullet journal, Google Calendar & prioritization system

fitness, food, lifestyle, organization, snapshot, videos

ideas || the fine line between self-improvement and complacency

I'm all about constant self-reflection and self-improvement, but the number one thing to remember when setting goals - productivity, health, fitness, habits - is to appreciate that your current position IS A PART OF THE PROCESS. Don't use guilt to motivate yourself. It's not a long-term solution for change. And it's particularly dangerous when your… Continue reading ideas || the fine line between self-improvement and complacency

academia, bullet journal, fitness, food, lifestyle, organization, videos

organization || 62 bullet journal spread ideas in 3 minutes | practical & organized

In the 6 years of staying organized using a bullet journal, I’ve tried and created 62 completely unique and functional spreads. This video will be a quick, categorized flip through all of them, to inspire you with your own planners and lists! And since we're all about productivity, we'll do it in under 3 minutes!… Continue reading organization || 62 bullet journal spread ideas in 3 minutes | practical & organized

bullet journal, organization, videos

creativity || 3 time-saving ways to embellish with washi tape | bullet journal tips

Ever wanted to decorate your bullet journal, but not sure where to start? Washi tape is my favourite way to add creativity to my bullet journal, without spending hours or working up an artistic inspiration. It can add colour and embellishment to an otherwise plain spread! In this video I'm sharing THREE go-to ideas for… Continue reading creativity || 3 time-saving ways to embellish with washi tape | bullet journal tips

bullet journal, lifestyle, organization, videos

organization || how to start a bullet journal | all you need to know 10 min crash course

Starting a bullet journal can seem daunting at first, but it is an incredibly powerful tool for organization, motivation and productivity if you use it right! In this video, I take you through ALL you need to know to start planning, tracking, and reflecting on your goals as a beginner. From the bullet system and… Continue reading organization || how to start a bullet journal | all you need to know 10 min crash course

creativity, lifestyle, organization, shop

art || shop launch announcement: June 1, 2020

Do you want your desk space looking like this? READ ON for my CRAZY fun announcement! For the past week I've been working hard researching, ordering, and photographing for the first-ever Mistral Spirit SHOP launch. I am so thrilled to bring you FIVE unique pieces and products on June 1, and over the next three… Continue reading art || shop launch announcement: June 1, 2020

ideas & perspectives, lifestyle, organization, photography, retellings

ideas || #MyJournalStory | From blogging at 9 years old to going live on TV and YouTube: my 7-year bujo evolution

First published on the Washi Tape Shop on May 6, 2020. A couple weeks ago, @thewashitapeshop reached out asking if I'd like to write a guest blog post to share my story. I decided to put it into a visual journey about how I got into blogging at 9 years old, took up bullet journaling, and started… Continue reading ideas || #MyJournalStory | From blogging at 9 years old to going live on TV and YouTube: my 7-year bujo evolution

bullet journal, photography

creativity || paint with me! nature sketching time lapse + watercolour tips

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

bullet journal, organization, videos

organization || starting my 7th bullet journal | updated daily layout, finance tracker & self-branding | May set-up

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

bullet journal, lifestyle, organization

lifestyle || let’s get motivated | no-fail, 4-step, 20-mins jump start!

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!