The analog system that inspired productivity.

Aka, the bullet journal. 


This popular system was founded by Ryder Carrol, to inspire creativity and organization. The journal itself can be used for many things, but popular choices include anything from scheduling, budgeting, sketching, and so much more. 
If you've already started a #BUJO, then you know how helpful categorized lists can be. And if you're a bullet journal beginner, here are some awesome ideas to get you started: 

To do: 

This category focuses on anything you'd like to accomplish in the future. This is a great starting point if you are new to the bujo world. 

  • Things to learn
  • Books to Read
  • Places to travel to
  • Movies to watch
  • Restaraunts to try
  • Bucket List
  • People to meet



Try brainstorming your big life goals, and then split them down into yearly, monthly, and daily goals. This helps create an action plan for turning dreams into reality.

  • Daily 
  • Weekly 
  • Monthly 
  • Yearly 
  • Life 


For those that are really looking to make big improvements in the area of self, there are many personal development trackers that can help. Record your greatest milestones or write out what your grateful for.

  • Personal Milestones
  • Positive Affirmations 
  • Grattitude list 
  • Daily Intentions 
  • Happy Memories
  • Motivational quotes
  • Mistakes that you have learned from




Using a bullet journal to track fitness goals is a popular practice as well. Here are some ideas to keep you healthy.

  • Workout plans
  • Challenges to try
  • Meal prep list
  • Calorie tracker
  • Daily food log
  • Weightloss tracker
  • Fitness goals 
  • Favorite workouts
  • Mood tracker
  • Daily water log
  • Daily exercise log 



The great thing about the bujo system is that you can plan, track, and organize anything you want.  Budgeting and finances are great list ideas. They can help you keep track of expenses and even help you save!

Daily expenses 

Monthly bills

Monthly budget

Savings tracker

Debt tracker 

Utilities tracker



Your everyday life is just as important as anything else. In this category, write down anything that feels... well, you.

Morning routine

Evening routine

Best moments in life

Favorite foods & drinks

Favorite books & movies


Lastly, let your creativity go. You can personalize, customize, and decorate your journal however you want. In the end, it's your journal, so write down whatever brings you joy, happiness, and productivity. 


Like the post? Comment below what you think, and let us know if you have any other awesome list ideas!

 [author bio="22 year old planning guru & bullet journal addict writing to help people find peace of mind, productivity, and functionality through creative planning." image="" email="" pinterest="" instagram=""]

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