Analog over digital: My bullet journal love affair

Teresa Boardman's favorite new planner
  • A bullet journal is a flexible way to manage your business calendar and planning.
  • In a bullet journal, notes are short statements preceded by bullets.
  • The journal is helping me plan ahead, and I am finding that I enjoy the process of writing things down on a piece of paper.

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Back in the 1990s, I used a Day-Timer calendar. We used to be judged by how big and heavy our Day-Timers were. There were calendar pages and note pages and special pages for expenses. They are still used today, but I stopped using mine when the Palm Pilot came along. The early Palm Pilots were relatively simple devices that stored appointments and notes and could be synchronized with digital calendars and a contacts database, too. I loved how small they were and how I could beam notes directly to the Palm Pilots of my colleagues. When the Blackberry arrived on the scene, I just had to have one. I was able to sync all of the contacts I had in my Palm Pilot with my new Blackberry -- and make phone calls, too. I could also send and receive email while away from my office. I truly loved my Blackberry ... until I got my first smartphone. But after many years of using electronic organizers, smartphones and Evernote, I still felt like I was missing something. I am very orga...