One very obvious reason for having a planner or [bullet] journal is to be able to see ahead.
Upcoming events and tasks are recorded in a future log. You can create one for any period of time you choose. You could make one for the whole of the coming year, or for the month ahead, or anything in-between!
I would recommend starting with the month ahead.
A future log is useful for remembering things like birthdays though, so jump right in to the year ahead if you want to be very organised.
Decide how much space you need for each day. You don’t need much detail at this stage because you can put more detail into your weekly spread as it comes round.
You could divide your month/year into columns for different things, depending on how busy you are. Mine is very basic.
Remember to update your index
My example above shows a full six weeks and has space for notes or a quote at the top. I’ve used my favourite calendar stamp in the top right. I can use this as a tracker or to highlight important dates …. Or just to cross off the days as they happen.
I do hope that you are finding this series helpful. Please share your planners and journals with me.
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