Jigsaw Puzzle Days
Yesterday was . . . slightly crazy. I spent 98% of it either participating in a meeting or frantically preparing to present in a meeting. I also recorded 2 BOBW podcasts and a BLP episode, because it was supposed to be a “day off”.
(“OFF” definitely in quotes.)
I barely left my chair other than to get in my LIIFT (week 4 chest/tri OMGGGG). BUT, I am happy to report that the meetings went well, we have a nice stash of BOBW episodes (with some lovely guests!), and I did get to end the day with a toddler walk that was pretty great, though I did have to carry her the last block because she got tired.
I didn’t mind that part though!
Today is another jigsaw puzzle of a day, but it looks doable compared to yesterday.
I have been thinking about 2021 (because of course) and my planning system!
Tentatively, it looks like this:
✔︎ Hobonichi Techo Cousin Avec for daily carry / daily planning / scheduling
✔︎ Some sort of goal setting planner (so many great options! Considering Cultivate What Matters, MakseLife, or just a separate dotted notebook)
✔︎ A freeform journal for random lists, thoughts, etc
✔︎ Notebook specifically to take notes for work meetings (I have come to find that I do best taking notes but I don’t love these all mixed up with other things!)
I also need a notebook for daily planning etc in the last few months of 2020 because I’m on page 128/160 of my current Archer & Olive dotted notebook. I will probably use my Amanda Rach Lee which arrived earlier this week!!
Intriguing 2021 planner option I had never heard of:
Australian reader Megan alerted me to the Curation Planner — an interesting Australian option from a small company (Saint Belford)! While I don’t think I have a need for it (see above), I just thought it looked very interesting and different and wanted to share. It’s a hardbound weekly planner with built in goal setting, self-care planning, etc. There are meal planning pages built in weekly too. Sort of like a Full Focus Planner, but without the daily pages for the whole year.
Instead, it has this fairly versatile weekly layout:
Megan inquired, and was informed it does lay flat (important!). With shipping, it’s ~$57 USD from Australia (it was a higher total in Australian dollars, but the exchange rate helped). Not cheap, but definitely a unique option!