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The Bullet Journal Method Track the Past Order the Present Design the Future

Last Updated: August 19, 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.8
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Total Reviews
241
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447.92 grams
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Review Summary - 207 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Ease of Use
 13
simple, book, technique, method, read
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" ...  The BuJo system itself if very simple and easy to implement, but I suspect it will take a ifetime to master and in doing so you will master yourself.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s very well written and user friendly, both for those who have used the system, and are exploring it for the first time.  ...  "
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" ...  However, the tools are pretty easy to pick out of some of the superfluous motivational speech.  ...  "
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" ...  I love how this method can be so simple and straightforward yet so versatile and able to reflect the needs and personality of the person who uses it.  ...  "
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" ...  I found it easy to comprehend and apply to daily life.  ...  "
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" ...  If you are really visual, there are great diagrams to follow.  ...  "
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" ...  It helps us to manage your time with a very simple method  ...  "
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" ...  This book provides a very simple plan for organizing oneself.  ...  "
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Product Reliability
 11
months, method, bullet journaling, journal, book
+91%
-9%
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" ...  I've been doing this for two months and love it!  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve been using this system in addition to a digital calendar for the last 4 years.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been bullet journaling for over 2 years now.  ...  "
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" ...  Ryder’s book helped me rethink my bujo for the new year.  ...  "
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" ...  My first reading of this book was nearly 6 months ago, and I do refer back to it regularly.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using this for 3 months now and it just gets better as I learn how to use it to best organize my activities.  ...  "
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" ...  I've used this system for four years, and it's had amazing impact on my life, growth, and productivity.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve been bullet journaling nearly a year and still picked up new things, and I’ve heard the same from others.  ...  "
Software Platform
 10
book, app, log, kindle, journal
+80%
-20%
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" ...  many variations found on websites like the dreaded Facebook, but this sums it all up tidily.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the visual elements of the book that show some of the different concepts like a gratitude log or a future log.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve bought the kindle version and it works good for me.  ...  "
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" ...  even have the smartphone app .  ...  "
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" ...  It seems that Bullet Journal can satisfy all my needs and I can integrate it with my electronic calendar and the IPhone task manager I use.  ...  "
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" ...  For someone who tends to be overwhelmed by the options on popular idea sites and apps, this book by the founder of the Bullet Journal Method was exactly what I needed to help me see the larger picture and intentionality behind the method without allowing me to get lost in too many fonts, lettering, or picture options.  ...  "
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" ...  I finished this book in 3 days, including making numerous notes and adding highlights to the Kindle version.  ...  "
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" ...  *Topics and pagination * Bullets * Signifiers and custom bullets * Collections (Daily Log, Monthly Log, Future Log, The Index) * Migration * Set-up  ...  "
Comfort
 10
help, bullet, book, better, something
+90%
-10%
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" ...  It will help you get a grip on setting a better course in life, too.  ...  "
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" ...  In addition, Carroll elaborates into life skills that help you gain direction and meaning, and understand clearly how to sort out pain points in your life and orient yourself toward what you do want, both in theory and in your bullet journal.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m already remembering things better and feeling better because I’m more organized in my head.  ...  "
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" ...  It helps the beginning Bullet Journalists not to feel overwhelmed when started out.  ...  "
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" ...  Also has relieved my stress and anxiety that I will forget something important.  ...  "
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" ...  I enjoyed every detail of this book but I fell in love with the fact that I can finally give my brain a rest.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved the “5 why’s” and the “letter to rubber ducky”.  ...  "
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" ...  I thought it would be a simple hands on manual but there is that and plenty more.  ...  "
Apps
 9
youtube, instagram, tasks, journal, book
+78%
-22%
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" ...  Concise & informative, makes me really feel like I understand the BuJo, instead of just relying on YouTube & Instagram for info.  ...  "
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" ...  many variations found on websites like the dreaded Facebook, but this sums it all up tidily. ... I appreciate the morning and evening reflection times and the quick ease with which to use both the journal and the app.  ...  "
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" ...  I finally divided my tasks into different major tasks, and am tackling them slowly, but surely.  ...  "
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" ...  even have the smartphone app .  ...  "
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" ...  So I recommand this book to anybody who cannot cope with everyday tasks, projects and information overload.  ...  "
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" ...  For someone who tends to be overwhelmed by the options on popular idea sites and apps, this book by the founder of the Bullet Journal Method was exactly what I needed to help me see the larger picture and intentionality behind the method without allowing me to get lost in too many fonts, lettering, or picture options.  ...  "
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" ...  This keeps me from feeling so inadequate with all the YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram pages that show works of art.  ...  "
Build Quality
 7
broken
+86%
-14%
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" ...  BuJo Method's flexible structure, philosophical foundation, and constant reiteration of modular journalling.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a flexible, open-ended system, adaptable to any purpose.  ...  "
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" ...  It's totally flexible, & you can do as much or with it as you like .  ...  "
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" ...  I love how each item was broken down to be easily understood.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved the “5 why’s” and the “letter to rubber ducky”.  ...  "
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" ...  I ordered the hardcover vs ebook - it looks, feels, smells wonderful - I wanted to be able to read and study it without burning my eyeballs out.  ...  "
Pedometer
 6
book, things, take, step, process
+83%
-17%
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" ...  It helps me track events, keep on top of things to do, and figure out how to take concrete steps toward getting where I want to go.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a terrific book to guide you in figuring out the next steps in your life and the things you need to do to achieve your personal goals.  ...  "
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" ...  but the book is wonderful and got me more focused and motivated .  ...  "
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" ...  The author goes through several steps--I loved the two roads part--really insightful!  ...  "
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" ...  But as for this book, it is a step by step walk through of the process with exercises and all.  ...  "
Price
 6
price, money, method
+67%
-33%
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" ...  worth the price of admission.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth every penny.  ...  "
Marketplace
 5
thank you ryder, book, thank, pictures
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Thank you for writing it!  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you, Ryder, for writing this book!  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you, Ryder, for this incredible contribution to the world.  ...  "
Delivery
 5
arrived
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" ...  Came as expected  ...  "
For Kids
 4
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" ...  Have fun kids and BE Happy!  ...  "
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" ...  I will probably buy one for my daughter as well.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought 4 of the books and journals to give to my husband and my sons for Christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this for my teen son for helping him organize his life as he looks to college  ...  "
As Gift
 4
book
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" ...  Will be buying more copies to gift to friends.  ...  "
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" ...  This was a gift, but have received very positive feedback  ...  "
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" ...  This book will be staying in my collection and I would definitely buy it as a gift for a friend or family member.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought the collectors box (because I love the journal as well) and an extra book for a gift!  ...  "
Print Quality
 3
really, print, planner, days, perfectly
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" ...  It wastes much less paper than complicated paper planners.  ...  "
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" ...  The Method is more than pretty planner pages.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been an avid "bujo" user since 2013 and have gone through the frenzy of trying to create perfectly decorated pages while making a template that suits my productivity needs perfectly, while also being efficient. ... Today I do a hybrid of the system utilizing a pre-printed weekly templated planner that I fill from my bulleted pages as I can never really get by without the ability to see many days at once.  ...  "
Video Playback
 3
youtube, watching, book, ryder, journal
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" ...  I bought this book after seeing Ryder Carroll's videos o YouTube.  ...  "
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" ...  Better than the YouTube videos with people more concerned with the look of the journal than its usefulness .  ...  "
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" ...  Easier than watching you tube videos.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 3
using, system, phone, neither, ipad
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I'm new to Bullet Journaling, and was trying to do it using various websites for reference, including the site connected to this book.  ...  "
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" ...  I was hooked.  ...  "
Clarity
 3
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" ...  Ryder Carroll is a very clear writer and makes a persuasive case for why the method works so well.  ...  "
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" ...  Clear and concise  ...  "
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" ...  Very clear and objective .  ...  "
Storage
 3
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" ...  I have ADHD, a full time job, and tons of deadlines for graduate school - plus it gives tons of room for creativity.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't have a high tolerance for self-help drivel, though I do believe there is some quality in the space.  ...  "
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" ...  I had already purchased a blank journal prepping for 2019 and had it in my bag, so the timing is perfect.  ...  "
Design
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  But the other half is pure gold.  ...  "
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" ...  But this is the original BuJo as conceived by its inventor, and it's a much simpler and more elegant thing.  ...  "

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Body
Weight:  447.92 grams
Size:  1926 meters
447.92 grams
WEIGHT
1926 meters
SIZE