A new month means a new opportunity to organise my life and work on my goals. My bullet journal will help me to do this. The start of a new month means the chance to design a new monthly bujo layout. This upcoming month, I am relying solely on my bullet journal instead of to-do list pads. I want to go back to my original way of planning – everything is in one place.
I have decided on bringing back some old page ideas and introducing some new layouts to really utilise the bullet journal method. These are 11 April bullet journal page ideas you can use in your journal.
- April Habit Tracker
- April Mood Tracker
- Proud of Me
- April Blog Statistics Tracker
- Instagram Plan
- Brain Dump Page
- Playlist Page
- Gratitude Tracker
- April Master Task List
- April Weekly Spread Layouts
Here are some different layouts for these page ideas to give you some inspiration for your journal to help keep you mentally and physically organised for the month of April:
1. April Habit Tracker
Sometimes we all need that little push or helping hand to stay on track. Using habit trackers are really helpful for me as sometimes with brain fog I can forget certain tasks. Checking my bujo daily keeps me focused on completing daily and weekly habits. I have chosen a certain amount of habits this month as these are the habits I want to focus on this month.
2. April Mood Tracker
A mood tracker is exactly what it sounds like, a spread that trackers your mood. This tracker can be really beneficial if you want to identify any patterns that could be linked to a health condition for example. A mood tracker works so well for me especially as I live with a chronic pain condition; it is a helpful way to track my mood that correlates to my habits and what I am doing. Last month, I didn’t use a mood tracker and I really missed filling it in! I like to use these trackers to me see what is happening.
3. April Highlights
A highlights spread is a really positive spread to introduce into your bujo. If you haven’t journaled before, using a highlight page can be an easy place to start. You are just committing to writing one ‘highlight’ of your day every day.
I can have bad pain days or extremely fatigued days and so making a conscious effort to focus on something positive helps me to try and keep a positive mindset. It can make reflecting on your month or year easier because you have made your own highlight reel.
4. Proud Of Me
A proud page idea is about writing what one thing you are proud of each day. This can help to bring some positivity even on a bad day. This practice can help improve your self-esteem and your self-confidence.
5. April Blog Statistics Tracker
If you are a blogger or a content creator tracking your stats can be a really motivating to work smarter and drive success. I have found that tracking my blog really helpful for looking for patterns and seeing what areas I need to work on.
6. April Instagram Plan
Instagram can be a really difficult platform to grow and sometimes I enjoy using it and other times I find it so frustrating!
To be consistent with Instagram, I have been using an Instagram Plan for a few months. I can plan out what I want to share, so that I post every day. I am trying to work on growing my platform… Are we Instagram friends?
7. April Brain Dump
Brain dump pages are a simple way to get all the ideas, worries or thoughts out of your head and on paper. These pages are a great idea because you never know when you are going to get an idea. You can use these pages before you go to sleep in order to get your head clear. I like to use these ages for blog post ideas.
8. Monthly Playlist
I added this playlist spread in my last few monthly spreads and I think it is a fun thing to include. I like the idea of being able to look back at what new music I was listening to each month. Do you have any music that you would recommend?
9. Gratitude Tracker
Practising gratitude is a powerful for self-care and your mental health. This gratitude tracker is a great use of your bullet journal. You can write one thing you are grateful for each day. This helps me to focus on the positive things, be grateful and journal short hand each evening.
10. April Master Task List
This is a new page spread that I was inspired by Helen Colebrook on YouTube. I usually use a to-do for monthly tasks, but after seeing Helen’s spread, I thought that it would work well for me this month.
I separated the master list into different categories. The ‘BG’ is Bournemouth Girl, my blog; ‘social’ for my social media platforms; ‘home’ is for home tasks such as cleaning and then ‘personal’ for other tasks.
11. April Weekly Spread
Again, I have Helen Colebrook to thank for the inspiration. I have a section for events Monday to Sunday, a section for the top 3 tasks each day, a space for a task list and a reflection space to write about my week. When I plan out my weeks, I will take tasks from my master task list and dedicate them to a particular week. I think that this spread is going to help keep me productive and super organised with my time.
These are my page ideas for my April bullet journal to help keep me organised and mindful in my everyday life. Other bullet journal ideas that can help you to be productive are:
- Monthly budget or expenses
- Symptom or self-care tracker
- Cleaning tracker
- Social media follower count
- Meal planner