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!

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lifestyle || 11 practical tips to improve your sleep schedule | how I wake up at 7:30 am every day

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

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art || outdoor photography for sketching

Last month I went on a nature walk and brought my camera to make things extra fun! I finally sat down to draw + watercolour some of these in my bullet journal, so I wanted to show you the photos themselves before I share my drawings of them. You can see my setup for drawing… Continue reading art || outdoor photography for sketching

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writing || life during COVID-19

Today is the start of week 5 in this new reality. I keep catching myself saying "this all happened so fast", only to immediately disagree with myself. It didn't happen fast, it just happened in exponential increments, and depending on what camp of people you're in you would have been alarmed at different stages. Here's… Continue reading writing || life during COVID-19

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lifestyle || working from home top tips and criminology

WORK FROM HOME strategies coming your way! When I came home to begin our daily routine of social distancing, online courses and facetiming friends instead of seeing them, I set the first two days aside as Transition Time. I sat down with my bullet journal and planned out what I needed to stay happy and… Continue reading lifestyle || working from home top tips and criminology

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writing || quick note | reality is what you are living

I've had so many mixed feelings ever since this all started but have also taken it as an opportunity to work on my mental "narratives" without the distraction of my relationships or external obligations. Here's one thing I've been telling myself a lot lately. In fact, I first posted it over on Instagram but felt… Continue reading writing || quick note | reality is what you are living

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video || 12 spread ideas for stress & uncertainty + bullet journal APRIL flip through

Bullet journaling is my favourite form of therapy when I feel stressed or anxious, and now is a better time than ever to turn to it for help! Today I'm sharing the 12 spreads I used to relieve some of the stress surrounding the world's current uncertainty. They are prompts for you to brainstorm in… Continue reading video || 12 spread ideas for stress & uncertainty + bullet journal APRIL flip through

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lifestyle || my morning routine when social distancing

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

fitness, lifestyle, printables, videos

lifestyle || workout motivation, strategies + how to write your own!

Get the tools and strategies to create a healthy, fit and active lifestyle for yourself! In this blog post and video, we're talking about: 3 benefits of fitness (and if it's still worth it if you're not seeing results!)12 strategies that help me get motivated every single dayyour workout options and how to pick your… Continue reading lifestyle || workout motivation, strategies + how to write your own!

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writing || using cognitive behavioural therapy, in your bullet journal, for anxiety? i need your input!

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 writing || using cognitive behavioural therapy, in your bullet journal, for anxiety? i need your input!