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Planner Girl Guide to Amazon Prime Day

July 16, 2018

prime day is here! it starts at 12 pm PST and lasts 36 hours.

what is prime day, you say? it’s amazon’s anniversary. to celebrate, amazon rolls black friday and cyber monday into one (and a half) days in july. consider it an extension of this christmas in july craziness!

today’s post will guide you through all things planners and prime! first, i’ll cover the basics for finding great deals. next, and this is the fun part, comes my #plannergirl prime day shopping guide! i list some of my favorite items and some #plannergirl must haves that you can get for a super low price. AND, perhaps more importantly, with FREE TWO-DAY SHIPPING if you’re an amazon prime member.

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Make an End of the Year Achievements List

December 24, 2017
Why you should make a list of your 2017 achievements before the new year. I keep my list in my planner!

the year’s end is a thrilling time for planner girls. we select our 2018 planner lineup. we set up our dashboards and dividers just how we want them. we set goals, schedules, and routines. we can’t wait to dive in to the new year!

but before we canon ball head first (is that even possible?) into 2018, can we take a few moments to reflect on 2017 real quick? a list of this year’s achievements can help you plan for a stellar 2018. here’s how.

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Why You Need a Personal Mission Statement

March 27, 2017
Why should you have a personal mission statement? Learn what it is, how to come up with one, and why I keep it in my daily planner.

what is a personal mission statement?

i first thought about a personal mission statement when i read stephen covey’s the 7 habits of highly effective people (<– affiliate link). covey explains that a mission statement helps you define “guidelines within which you can most happily express and fulfill yourself.”

how can a personal mission statement help you?

we are pushed and pulled in so many directions sometimes that we forget what we really want. or why we started something in the first place. we lose sight of our core values, priorities, and deal breakers. but writing these things down can give you clarity and guidance.

think about it like this. companies draft mission statements to provide purpose and direction for the business, right? so why can’t individuals benefit from doing the same?

so how do you start?

try franklincovey’s personal mission statement builder. you answer some questions about yourself, and the site plugs those answers into a template. then you can edit and revise the template as you like. i find this less overwhelming than staring at a blank word document and having to start from scratch!

Customize your personal mission statement and make an inspiring dashboard page for your planner.

and, being the #plannergirl that i am, i personalized my mission statement with patterned paper and stickers.

where should you keep your mission statement?

i hole punched mine and put it in my planner so i could see it regularly.

Personal Mission Statement in Filofax Malden with Glasses Paper and Photo Accessories

i love flipping to this spread throughout the week. it keeps me motivated and makes me smile. what would go into your personal mission statement? let me know in the comments below!

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Why you should add a Personal Mission Statement to your planner.