How to Track Habits and Goals with a Bullet Journal

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Bullet journaling is a great way to not only keep track of daily and weekly tasks, but I find it is awesome for tracking goals and habits throughout the month. Last month, I showed you how I set up my first bullet journal. Since I am still very new in the bullet journal world, I take a very minimalist approach to my bullet journal. I totally admire the fancy designs people come up with, but I do not believe you have to be super artistic to have a bullet journal! In today’s post I am sharing my bullet journal habit tracker and how I am tracking my goals this month. I am also looking back at January’s setup to show you how I did with my habit and gratitude log.

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January Bullet Journal Setup: Habits and Gratitude

Last month I was tracking four goals: a daily devotional, mindfulness, retainer and posting on Instagram. Things kind of went awry because I had an endoscopy on Jan. 3, then gallbladder surgery on Jan. 17. I kept up with the daily devotional, but after the surgery the mindfulness and retainer-wearing went out the window.

There were also days where I forgot about writing something I was grateful for, but for the most part I really enjoyed that exercise and will be continuing that this month.

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February Bullet Journal Setup

This month I set up the calendar the same as in January, because I found it worked out really well. I use this space to write big events and holidays as an overview to see what’s coming up.

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Monthly Goals

I plan to use this page as a point of reference to look at throughout the month as inspiration and direction. Often I have things in mind I want to do, but I think having them written down somewhere I am going to see every day is going to be a big help. It will also be interesting to look back at the end of the month to see how I did!

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Bullet Journal Habit Tracker and Gratitude Journal

This page is the same idea as the habits and gratitude page I had in January, but I went with a slightly different layout. This month I’m going to focus on the two habits I didn’t do so well with in January: doing a daily mindfulness exercise and wearing my retainer every night. I am also going to continue writing one thing I am grateful for every day.

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Do you have a bullet journal? If not, it’s never too late to start!

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Interested in starting a bullet journal? Check out these posts:

How I Set up My First Bullet Journal

Bullet Journal Setup for Beginners

February Plan With Me: Monthly Bullet Journal Setup

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Andrea

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14 Replies to “How to Track Habits and Goals with a Bullet Journal”

  1. I love this! I’ve never tried bullet journaling before, but now I’m really considering it!

    1. Thank you! I love how you can make it whatever you want depending on what you like and what you need! 🙂

  2. Bullet journal makes it easier to track every task and achieve your goals. Thanks for sharing.

    1. I agree! Thanks for reading 🙂

  3. Love this post! I really wanted to start a bullet journal but didn’t know exactly to put in it but now I feel inspired! Thanks for sharing x

    1. I’m so glad this could help! The best part is you have the freedom to put whatever you want in it! 🙂

  4. Wow I’ve never thought of doing this before, what a great idea! I love your set up, I think I’m going to try this to keep track of what I want to accomplish. Love your blog goals by the way, would love to know how Google AdSense goes!

  5. This was quite informative and inspirational:) loved it. I’ve always tried journals and diaries but it’s never gone to plan and forget to use it daily and end up leaving it. So after reading this , I’d love to try it.

    1. Thank you so much! 🙂 You should definitely give it a try!

  6. Thanks for this! I want to start one this month.

    1. Awesome! You totally should! 🙂

  7. This is super inspiring. I’ve never tried a bullet journal before but I’ve always wanted to. I think the habits and gratitude page is an amazing idea!

    1. Thank you! It’s amazing what a difference it makes to stop and think of at least one thing you’re grateful for every day! 🙂

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