Hot Planner Summer

We can all agree that 2020 has been absolutely nuts! However, one thing that 2020 has afforded me is the opportunity to slow down, reassess, review, and most importantly, write things down! This is a photo of all my planners that I recently purchased.

As a writer, one would think that journaling would have already been a habit for me, but it was not. I have not journaled in years. But since the pandemic, and since discovering @staciapierce #successjournals , I started journaling again and planning!

I’ve always been a sucker for planners, ever since high school, but now I’m doing it way more strategically. I’ve also become a new fan of #90dayplans. I recently started using the @racheal.cook #CEOPlanner, the @savorlifeplanner #selfcare planner, the @cultivatewhatmatters #powersheets, the @contentcreatorsplanner for my social media, looking forward to the @planathon this fall with @ambermccue and I’m officially a @the_happy_planner brand addict.

HAPPY PLANNERS: I have one FOR my startup business, one for my freelance projects, budgeting, my online courses, three for writing stuff, one I use as a calendar/memory book, etc.

Yes it seems like a lot, but this system has actually helped me out a lot this year. It helps put everything in perspective, sort of a form of therapy to get me through this summer. Oh and I can’t forget to shoutout the @Trello #ProjectManagement app and website, it’s awesome!

My planners

Art Journal Therapy

Started my #ArtJournal project today with artist @marjiekemper, this is the first page/section entitled “Family”, used stencil and using #scrapbooking paper I already have on hand. So glad I signed up for this workshop. I need a creative artsy outlet right now! #5DayChallenge #creativity #journal #journaling #blackgirlhappyplanner

#ContinuingEducation. Cvent Event Technology Academy

During this Quarantine, I have become the queen of finding FREE online courses in order to keep my skillset fresh and to avoid boredom! This week I’m participating in the @cvent_inc Academy. I feel like I am in school for real with this one, great stuff! As an #eventplanner it’s very important to know what tools are available in your profession. Stay Tuned for more of my learning adventures! #ProfessionalDevelopment #ContinuingEducation #onlinecourses #resumebuilding #networking #the40andoverproject