Make it retrievable
I know exactly what you mean. Bullet journalling overwhelmed me for some reason. So I now have a bit of a visual journal where I mix my sketchbook and my journal. I usually make them myself by stitching up watercolour paper or pastel paper cause I could NEVER FIND a book with the paper that I like working with. I almost always could never appreciate the book in the moment I'm working in it. I almost hate it. I only see value looking back after several months to a year.
I need to work on being findable I just hate putting myself out there. getting reconciled to the fact that it's the only way to be found as you've said Adam.
Hi Adam, I've been addicted to bullet journaling too, sometimes it replaces my sketchbook, and a lot of times it replaces my writing journal. I really like to have things written down. I admit I never (with a capital 'N') used to go back to look at it, even though I felt adamant about writing it and cataloging it. But something has shifted in the last year, where I feel emotionally ready to look back on my past writings and drawings. Now I feel like I have a treasure that I have been building for years and years.
Anyway, I tried many different kinds of notebooks for bullet journals, wanting to try the latest and greatest with their added features, but always return to the one I started with, the Moleskine squared notebook. The lesson here for me is to listen to my own preferences over other people's suggestions.
Thanks for your daily notes Adam, I read each and every one.