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What is a bullet journal?

A bullet journal is an organisational system that helps you stay organised and productive in your own creative way. The beauty of a bullet journal is that there is absolutely n restriction in what you make it so you’re able to add whatever pages and spreads suit your needs and inspire you.


How to start a bullet journal

If you’ve been thinking of starting a bullet journal, you can learn how to in with this easy 9 step process for beginners. I promise you you will enjoy your bullet journal experience and how much it helps you improve various areas of your life. If you want to learn how-to-start-a-bullet-journal , use this step by step guide for beginners.


How to decide what to include in your bullet journal

If you’ve already started and want some ideas of what you can include any our bullet journal, this list of 25+ bullet journal ideas should help you out. It is often overwhelming for beginners to decide exactly what to include because the bullet journal is so ’empty’, but it doesn’t have to be. Just think about the things that are important to you, the things you want to improve, the things you want to do, your goals, your week points and so on and I can guarantee that you will come up with tons of bullet journal ideas to include in your journal.

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Bullet Journal Ideas: 25+ Things To Include In Your Bullet Journal


Bullet Journal Ideas: Health


Exercise log

Is it one of your goals to improve your physical health this year? If it is, then you can use your bullet journal to track your progress so that you stay highly motivated. It is often said that keeping track of something is the best way to succeed at it as you can see how far you’ve come and how far you have to go and this is true for tracking your exercise and fitness progress.

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Weight Tracker

These offer you a place to track your progress on your journey. Sometimes, we fall off good habits because we’re not tracking our progress. Bullet journal spreads like these are a great way to see what happening to your body as time goes by and help keep you motivated to stay on the right track.

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Annual Exercise Tracker

Using this spread in your journal is a way to let you see the big picture when it comes to your exercise routines. Therefore, if you’re slacking off, you’ll know and you can quickly fix this.

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Bullet Journal Fitness Challenges

Challenges are a great way to increase your motivation and drive. Adding a few fitness challenges to your bullet journal will help you stay active throughout the year. Here is an example of a good challenge. 

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Food log

What you eat plays a big role in your health and how much you weigh. This is what a food log is an important addition to your bullet journal. It allows you to see how you’re eating over time so you can can adjust your eating habits accordingly. 

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Bullet Journal Wellness & Self Care Ideas


Self care spreads

Is one of your goals to take better care of yourself this year? If it is, you can use your bullet journal to help you keep track of your self care routines by adding self care spreads to help keep you reminded to take some time out for you.

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Self Care Habit Trackers

Self care is a very important part of a well balanced life. Creating habit trackers to stay on top of habits that are directly related to your self care routines are essential to helping you make this habits permanent in your life. 

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Self care list

Sometimes we forget what we need to be taking care of when it comes to ourselves. Making a self care list in your bullet journal can help remember what you need to practice for your self care routines to make yourself happy.

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Inspirational quotes

Everyone loves a good inspirational quote to help them feel inspired in life. Adding inspirational quotes to your bullet journal is a great way to keep you motivated and on track. Therefore, keeping an active list of quotes in your journal is a great thing to do so that you have them on hand for your various spreads. These are a great addition to just about any spread so that you can really reflect not the words and stay refreshed and goal oriented.

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Bullet Journal Ideas: Food


Meal planner

Meal planning is a great way to save money, save time, eat healthier, manage your hunger and have an organised approach to meals. Adding meal planning layouts to your bullet journal can help you stay on top of all these things and feel less overwhwed with feeding your self and your family.

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Favorite recipes log

Most times it’s a hassle to find your favorite recipes when you’re pressed for time. Adding  a favorite recipes log which features all your favorite recipes is a smart addition to your bullet as you will always be able to find your recipes when you need them.




Shopping list

Shopping lists are a time and money saver.  Add shopping lists to your bullet journal to keep things organised in a handy place. 

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Recipe bank

Sometimes we get stuck cooking the same meals over and over and over again. Creating a recipe ban k in your bullet journal will help you get out of this habit and give you tons of recipe ideas to choose from so you never forget recipes when you need them and you never get stuck in a recipe rut again.




Memories & milestones

Tracking the memories and milestones of your family so that you can look back at those beautiful memories and milestones is incredible. You can use your bullet journal to do this easily.

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Birthday spread

Birthday spreads are great for helping you remember friends and family members birthdays. 

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Savings tracker

Are you starting to save some money? A bullet journal savings tracker is a great page to add you your bullet journal to help you save that money while staying on track with your saving gaols.

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Spending log

It is very important to track your spending habits as tracking what you spending money on makes you really thing about what you’re about to get and if you really need. Try a spending log this year to see just how much money you can save by being consistent with this.

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Monthly Budget

It makes good financial sense to keep a budget each month. That way you get a full picture of your finances. You get to see exactly what you make, exactly what you spend, and exactly how much you keep. Monthly budgets in your bullet journal are a must as they’ll help you to see where your finances need to improve and plan better in the future.

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Some Random Bullet Journal Ideas You Can Also Include

Gratitude log

Taking time to think about what you’re thankful for is very important. You can use your bullet journal to create gratitude logs dot hat you can remain mindful and focus on the positive things in your life more often.

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Weekly logs

Daily pages are awesome, but weeks help you see an entire week at a glance which is great for really planning your week well. 

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Mood tracker

Mental health and emotions aren’t often very high on our priority lists, but mental heal this very important to our overall well being. This year, you should make it a priority to look after your mental health and emotions by using a bullet journal with a mood tracker so that you can come to understand what makes you tick. When you know what triggers you, you can work on removing the things that trigger your negativity and adding more of the things that trigger you positively.



Habit Tracker

You can also ass a habit tracker to your bullet journal in order to see habits you need to change. Yay can use this habit tracker to track habits that you want to improve or eliminate from your life such as daily water intake, exercise, meditation, reading, alcohol consumption, sleep, yoga and so much more.



Using positive affirmations is a great way to build yourself up and get rid of negative affirmations that can destroy your self-esteem and how you see yourself. Adding these to your bullet journal is a great way to stay on tops of your positive affirmations.


Sleep tracker

Sleep plays a big role in almost every aspect of your well being. Therefore, it makes sense to keep track of your sleep partners in order to improve it, and adding a shandy sleep tracker to your bullet journal is the perfect way to track your sleep.


Goals & rewards

Making goals for the year? You can use your journal to document all your goals for the year and all the rewards you plan to enjoy once these goals have been accomplished. This way you can easily list these gold and rewards to make sure you’re on track to accomplishing them.


Brain dump

Are you looking for a way to untangle your mind? You may want to consider adding a brain dump to your bullet journal. Doing this will help you get rid of overwhelm anxiety, stress, and confusion and help you free your mind enough to think clearly.

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Cleaning schedules

Creating a simple cleaning schedule can help you develop a good cleaning routine that will make cleaning is faster, keep your home constantly clean and prevent you from forgetting small tasks that you need to perform occasionally but you can easily forget.


Morning & evening routines

You can also use your bullet journal to record your ideal morning and evening routine. This is an awesome way to help you stay focused on yourself and do take care of yourself.



These are some awesome bullet journal ideas you can include in your bullet journal to start importing different areas of your life while enjoying and experimenting with your creativity.

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