What the heck is Bullet Journaling?

person icon Emilio Jose Garcia

What the heck is Bullet Journaling?

After hours of staring at a screen, do you crave your creative side while still getting sh*t done? Try journaling.

updated on icon Updated on Dec, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Emilio Jose Garcia

architecture icon Journaling,Personal Development,Creativity

Lectures -33

Resources -4

Duration -1.5 hours


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Course Description

Learn the Pros and the Con of getting started with Bullet Journaling. Not all people require technology to be productive. In fact, some do better with fewer distractions and a good old pen & paper. This course aims to help you avoid common journal-setup mistakes. You will be guided through understanding what you need in a journal and how to create it. Course content is all designed by 10+ year "journaler," Samantha Kristoferson of KW Professional Organizers.

This course covers:

  • Learning the step-by-step process for picking and setting up your journal

  • Exploration of different styles, # of pages, and uses for your journal

  • How to make page spreads and layouts for your journal

  • How to create positive journal habits that fit your lifestyle

There are many benefits to getting started with journaling.  You are creating a powerful tool for reflection. You will develop productive habits that reinforce this new habit, so it's a life-long investment of your time spent learning.

Your ability to be open-minded and change your current behavior will have a positive ripple effect in all areas of your life including work, relationships, and overall mental health.


This course contains over 1.5 hours of content. It's designed for anyone, regardless of experience level, who wishes to get started with a Bullet Journal or Journal of any kind.

You'll learn the best practices to follow when setting up your journal.

You will see several different example journals.

By the end of this course, you'll have a basic understanding of how to set up a journal and create a journaling habit that fits your lifestyle.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who has a million little to-do lists lying around.

  • Anyone looking to create a positive habit.

  • People who like stationery, journaling, scrapbooking, planners, etc.

  • People who are easily distracted by smartphones.

  • People who want to be more organized.

  • Anyone who is into goal-setting and habit tracking.


What will you learn in this course:

  • Explain clearly what Bullet Journaling is and who created it.

  • Create a Bullet Journal.

  • Positive Journaling Habits.

  • Creative ways to design your journal.


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • No previous knowledge of keeping a journal is required.

  • Writing instrument (Example: pen/pencil/marker)

  • Journal / Paper (Do not purchase a journal until you finish the course)

What the heck is Bullet Journaling?


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

6 Lectures
  • play icon Promo 01:55 01:55
  • play icon Who is Samantha Kristoferson? 01:49 01:49
  • play icon History of Bullet Journal 02:09 02:09
  • play icon Before You Get Started! 02:46 02:46
  • play icon What the heck is Bullet Journaling? 10:10 10:10
  • play icon A Recipe for an Extraordinary Life. Organization | Minimalism | Self Care 03:32 03:32
Setting Up Your Bullet Journal
3 Lectures
Step-by-step with the Bullet Journal System
6 Lectures
Closer look at Hacks and Tips
5 Lectures
Making Journaling a Life Long Habit
2 Lectures
7 Lectures
Self Improvement Template Tutorials
4 Lectures

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Emilio Jose Garcia

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