Those clever littler personal organizers with the neat-o pages of all sorts are expensive. Fortunately, you can make your own planner refills using free templates at a fraction of the cost.
Planning your life isn’t just a chore. It can make your life easier once you find the tools and systems that make planning work for you.
It’s also one of the best ways to get and stay organized. If you feel like your life is constantly in flux or chaotic, maybe a plan is exactly what you need to take control and get on top of all the stuff.
Here are some of our posts on planning:
- How to Make Your Own DIY Planner Pages: if you’ve been intimidated by the cost of buying an expensive planner every year (or few months, depending on the style you get), here’s how to make your own pages. Get exactly the planner pages you want, in styles you like, and make your own custom planner binder for a fraction of the cost of buying a new one.
- Track Down Your Distractions: are you easily distracted? Do you find yourself working on tasks that weren’t on your to do list for the day, and wonder how you got here? Learn how to log your distractions and avoid falling down task rabbit holes.
- How to Stay Organized with Todoist: need an easy to use digital system for planning your life? Read about Todoist, in both the paid and free versions, and how you can use it for this purpose. It may be simple, but it has powerful features like alerting you when you’re at a store where you need to pick up a certain item.
- Free Printable Chore Charts for Kids: do you find it hard to keep kids on task? These printable chore charts can help them remember what they need to do each day or week. And to get rewarded for it, if that’s how you roll.
Chore charts are a great way to keep kids organized and teach them how to build good habits. These free printable chore charts for kids will help you teach your kids organization and accountability.
I’m notoriously hard to keep organized. I have so much going on, and am always thinking up new projects, and am easily distracted from getting things done. It’s easy to stay organized with Todoist.
One of the most frustrating things about moving from one home to another is that after all the furniture gets moved, you’re still living in boxes for a while. The stuff you need to get dressed and go to work can get misplaced in the shuffle. My classic favorite is being unable to find any …