A New Planner Page & a Motivation Trick

Most of you know that I’ve been a Franklin Covey girl for a long, long time.  I wander off the path occasionally but I usually end up back in my Franklin.  However, I’ve been downsizing and the compact feels too

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How to Plan When Your Schedule is Unpredictable

As many of you know, I’ve been complaining about my unpredictable schedule for some time now. I searched on-line for articles about this type of planning, and lo and behold, the first article that came up was one I wrote

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A Different Way to Use DIYLife Mapping Inserts

My daughter-in-law, Ashley, has been using DIYFish Life Mapping Inserts for a while now.  She started out with two pages per day but found that was more than she needed.  She switched to a week on two pages and that

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How to Keep Work and Personal in the Same Planner

There have been many discussions about how to keep work information and personal information in the same planner. Some people eliminate the issue altogether by having two separate planners – one for work and one for personal.  But some of

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Simple Ideas for Combining Paper & Electronic Planning

I’ve been using a paper planner for at least 30 years and I’m not about to stop now.  However, that being said, there’s a certain appeal to some of the electronic options.  So what’s a person to do?  Paper or

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5 More Food Journals for Your Planner

The only way to know for SURE what you’re eating is to write it down!  These five food journals can help. Food Journal 1 This food journal is especially helpful if you like to plan ahead what you’ll be eating. 

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Changing Planner Formats: The Right Way & Wrong Way

I was watching a video by Carie Harlin of Dispatches From The Frat House and had an ah ha moment.  Carie was talking about all the different planner formats she used last year, and I suddenly realized that it’s okay to

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Customize Your Planner Pages With Inspirational Photos

Washi tape and stickers are great ways to jazz up your planner pages, but another option is making your own pages and adding inspirational photos.  The only negative is that it does take more ink to print the pages.  But

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