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Bullet Journaling: The low-tech way to organize your life

Bullet Journal has been a trending topic on the Internet recently. Search Instagram for #BulletJournal and you’ll find more than 250,000 posts. What exactly is Bullet Journaling? It is turning a notebook into a master to-do list and calendar. Bullet Journals are a combination of to-do lists, planners and diaries.  Devotees are busy people who prefer to keep their lives organized with written lists. Studies have long show that writing tasks down frees up mental space for more immediate needs. Bullet journaling has become so popular that the original Bullet Journal is currently sold out.  

The beauty of Bullet journaling is that there is no right or wrong way to do it. This fun article from BuzzFeed offers a user-friendly tutorial for Bullet journaling.

You don’t need expensive pens and markers or a name brand Bullet Journal. What you do need is a high quality journal in a practical size. If a journal is too big or bulky, it’s unlikely you’ll carry it with you on a daily basis. Unlined Moleskine journals are ideal for bullet journaling. Choose a durable hard cover Moleskine notebook with blank pages; 5” x 8”. It’s an ideal size for a purse, work bag or backpack. These Moleskine notebooks from Eco Promotional Products have rounded corners, bookmark/elastic strap closure, 240 pages (120 sheets) of ruled format, acid-free, certified FSC paper and an expandable inner pocket.

Writing instruments are also essential to the Bullet journaling experience. Pilot brand pens are a favorite for eco-minded journalers. Made in the U.S., the B2P pen from Pilot is the world’s first pen made from recycled bottles. Every hour approximately 2.5 million plastic bottles enter landfills in the United States, and comprise close to 50% of all recyclable waste. B2P pens are made from 89% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles. Not only are B2P pens made from recycled bottles, they are also refillable. These fine point pens write smoothly with vibrant gel ink, are 100% refillable, and come in a variety of fun colors. They’re the perfect eco-friendly pen for to-do lists.

For businesses and organizations looking to teach the method of bullet journaling to employees or students, Eco Promotional Products has all the necessities necessary. In addition to notebooks and pens, we also offer eco-friendly and USA Made items like rulers and highlighters and colored pencils.

Journaling ideas from: Bohoberry