Enjoy life—get a planner!
Appointments, projects, and goals are obvious reasons for using a planner, but they also work as life logs for people whose lifestyles don't abide by predictable routines.
Humans are animals that love to store information outside of their brains. We use paper and pen to plan and envision our futures, as well as log our present and remember our pasts.
What's happening three Fridays from now? How did I feel? What was the weather? I reached my goal a week early. What card did I pull last Monday? This is what I wore today. I want to plan something for every new moon.
Once we realize it for the navigation tool it can be, a linear calendar is strangely well-suited for the cyclical and unpredictable experiences we have as humans. Enjoy life—get a planner!
"I love the microgrid pages in the Kleid Fleek Planner because I like to write small. I use it for our buying calendar. I like the monthly layout so that I can keep track of all my deadlines. So typically what I do is I'll lay out all the deadlines and monthly due dates on the monthly spreads, and then I'll go in the back, which has enough blank pages that I can freestyle a mix of monthly to-dos as well as loose and random thoughts. It's nice for me cause I'm not stuck in the structure of strictly structured weekly pages. I can take it along to trade shows and take notes in it and have those thoughts there. And I like it cause I can still do marker and pen without bleedtrough. Plus I just think [my pink one] is nice and girly looking."
"It has a wide space. It's a good amount of list space. But it's not tooo big cause I'm not that busy. [laughs] But now I also use it as a way to overview fun sketches."
"I've used the Notebook Calendar since I started working here. It's just simple and straightforward, not too much. I don't have too many things to do, so I can put one thing on a day. I don't need it like, stacked, or a long format. I can't do anything more than that." [laughs]
"I like seeing the blocked-out week at a view. I feel like I don't do enough in my daily routine where I use a whole page a day. So I feel like that size, where you can have a quick bullet of what I do, is helpful. My day to day."