Since I caught my first glimpse of DIY Fish Life Mapping inserts, I’ve had a love hate relationship with them. I still remember the first time I saw them – I was COMPLETELY overwhelmed and didn’t even give them a second look. After that, every time I saw them in someone’s planner, I kept right on going. But then my curiosity got the better of me and I watched a couple of videos. I was REALLY overwhelmed after that. But for some reason, I was consumed with curiosity so I finally took the plunge and purchased the three month package – just to see what the fuss was all about.
I looked through the PDF files from Fish and then watched some more videos. I tried to print the pages, unsuccessfully, and then watched some more videos. I continued trying to print the pages, still unsuccessfully and with greater frustration by the minute. Then my tech savvy son came over and I offered him $10 to figure it out for me. It took him 2 seconds. There was just one little box on the print screen that I hadn’t checked. I figured it was something like that but I just couldn’t find it. Once I got the pages printed, I started making progress.
But . . . they still weren’t clicking for me. So I watched more videos and read more posts. And then it clicked. All of a sudden I got it. And once I actually started playing around with the pages, it clicked even more.
And now . . . my love/hate relationship with DIY Fish Life Mapping pages has turned to LOVE. I love this amazing system. It provides freedom to use the system in a way that works for you and yet there’s structure within the freedom (which is what works best for me!).
I don’t do videos yet (although I’m going to try in the near future), so for now, you’ll have to make do with some photos of how I’m currently using these pages. Remember, I’m just getting started so my use hasn’t even scratched the surface of all the opportunities these pages provide.
So without further ado . . .
I still have a lot to learn – like the color coding system – and I have some blank pages that could be used for additional random information. But I’ll get there. In the meantime, I’m enjoying the freedom and structure that this system provides. Thank you, Fish, for a great product.
What do you think of this system? Have you tried using it
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