Keep it Simple: Make Bullet Journaling Work for You

Most people skip the basics, like rapid logging in your bullet journal.

Kat Moody
The Ninja Writers Pub
8 min readOct 13, 2020

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I have ADD and memory issues. I’ve tried many tools over the years to help me remember my life. Bullet journaling was one of the first tools that really ‘clicked’ for me and I’ve been using it for around four years.

For the uninitiated: bullet journaling is a simple method of organizing your life, a productivity system, and a journal all-in-one. You can start with just a notebook and a pen. Because it is so adaptable, some people go overboard trying all the pieces of the system without mastering the basics. Rapid logging is one of those basic things.

It’s just a way of writing notes as you go through your day — part to-do list and part a running stream of consciousness.

Rapid Logging will help you efficiently capture your life as it happens so that you may begin to study it.

Ryder Carroll, Creator of the Bullet Journal, Author of The Bullet Journal Method

Rapid logging really is the key.

Rapid logging bypasses the effort of most endless to-do lists. By taking short, fast notes throughout your day. You can get all the things out of your head and in one place, instead…

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Kat Moody
The Ninja Writers Pub

Wife. Mom. Writer. Advocate. Imperfect Christian. In our home: Autism, Epilepsy, Rare Disease & Awesomeness. Addicted to coffee. >> https://KatMoody.me