How Paper Planning Supports Your Digital Detox

How Paper Planning Supports Your Digital Detox

Smartphones have brought more technology to our fingertips than we ever imagined. But more is not always better! As a society, we're increasingly reliant on our phones and devices – and we're quite literally staring into them for what adds up to be hours each day. We...

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5 Steps To Achieve A Balanced Life

5 Steps To Achieve A Balanced Life

Whether it was a brief period or years long, you've likely experienced a time in your life when you were living in a constant state of stress. Perhaps you said yes to more than you could handle. An extra hour here and there turned into many more – wreaking havoc on...

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How To Make Yourself A Top Priority Every Day

How To Make Yourself A Top Priority Every Day

Everybody is talking about self-care – but for as much as we’re reminded that we can’t take care of others if we don't take care of ourselves first, it seems to be the thing that people struggle with the most. And we totally get it! You might feel like there’s not...

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Top 3 Ways To Keep Your Mental Health In Check

Top 3 Ways To Keep Your Mental Health In Check

A mix of overwhelm, stress, and a pandemic is definitely not what the doctor ordered when it comes to getting your mental health in ideal shape. And when our mental health is not in check, it affects how we think, feel, and act – which pretty much sums up every facet...

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Grab Your Pen! How To Start Planning For 2022

As we approach the New Year, you’ll likely find yourself thinking back on 2021 while anticipating the exciting potential of the year to come. Whether you're unsure of what direction to take or need help narrowing down all of your hopes and dreams into a realistic...

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Overwhelmed? Here Are 5 Ways To Regain Control

Feeling overwhelmed can be . . . well, overwhelming! Whether it stems from taking on too much, having unrealistic expectations, lack of planning, or being unable to relinquish control – the feeling of overwhelm can affect you mentally,...

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Which Planner Is Right For You?

Day Designer has several planning systems to fit your unique preferences and lifestyle. We’re here to help you find the planner that is right for you! Our three-part guide below will help you make the perfect choice. Step 1: Choose The Right Format To Fit Your Life...

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How to Be More Productive (and Happier too)

There are certain things successful people do to be more productive each day – and happier with how they're spending their time. Adopting some of their best practices will help you get more done in less time – which opens up more time to enjoy the life you're working...

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How To Plan Ahead For A Successful School Year

Good habits are a building block of success at any age – and maintaining them during your college years is important! It can be all too easy to let them slip, especially when schedules are packed full. When it comes to college life and grad school, you're juggling...

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5 Hacks To Organize Your Life

Having trouble keeping yourself organized? This is a common complaint – and the good news is that there are some simple solutions that can help you stay on top of it all! Organization skills are acquired over time by cultivating the right habits to maintain a sense of...

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Put Yourself First. Here’s How!

When we choose to invest in ourselves, that choice spills over into other areas of our lives. We are able to be more present, more prepared, more purposeful – and more confident! Putting yourself first doesn’t mean that everyone else has to lose out on what you have...

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How To Find Balance Throughout Your Day

As schedules fill up again and to-do lists get longer, it can be hard to find the right balance. Whether you're juggling your studies and your career or perhaps a new business and your volunteer roles PLUS taking care of yourself and possibly an entire family – signs...

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5 Ways to Start Fresh This Spring

How is it possible that Spring is already here? If we weren’t following along in our planners, we’d swear it was just New Year's Eve. Alas, we’re moving into the fourth month of the year – and we’re absolutely thrilled for the fresh start that spring always promises...

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