2017 in review

The struggle is real — 2017 in review

Woah. How is it already the end of 2017? I know I’m not the only one who feels this way, but it still needs to be said…2017 was a STRUGGLE. Between the world in turmoil and my personal life going up in flames, it seems like the only way to stop myself from slipping into a deep, dark depression is to focus on the good things that happened this year. My love life is still non-existent, and I have yet to get the dream job I was hoping to find by uprooting my life from Boston to Chicago. Despite these …Keep Reading

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Making the leap to bullet journaling

I have officially taken the leap into the bullet journaling community! After doing extensive Internet and YouTube research, I finally decided to add a purple dotted Leuchtturm1917 to my Christmas list last December. I, of course, spent the first few weeks just flipping through and admiring the 249 gorgeous unmarked pages, as I was afraid to mar it in some unfixable way. Does anyone else share this anxiety? Finally, I found a workaround that allowed me to plan out my pages before marking them up – STICKY NOTES. This method let me plan out the first several pages until I grew confident enough to …Keep Reading