Are you looking for fresh ideas for notebook pages? Follow the hashtag #100DaysofNotebooking on Twitter and get ideas from other notebookers! That's what I'm doing. Here are some ideas for this week...
YOU'RE STILL HERE...Celebrate that!!!
* Make a list. Lists are a great way to create an entry for a notebook page. Make a “DONE” list instead of a “To Do” list. List everything you’ve accomplished. It feels good. Have fun!
* Write a letter. Be reflective. Write a letter to last year...Dear 2019,
* Dream! Make a bucket list of places you’d like to go, things you’d like to achieve...the sky is the limit.
* I love quotes. I’ll share a quote each week to trigger some writing. Read this. Copy it into your notebook. Write about it!
“Because the world needs your spark. The world needs your energy. The world needs you to show up for your life and take hold of your potential! We need your ideas. We need your love and care. We need your passion. We need your business models. We need to celebrate your successes. We need to watch you rise back up after your failures. We need to see your courage. We need to hear your what if. We need you to stop apologizing for being who you are and become who you were meant to be.”
― Rachel Hollis
* Use stickers or markers or watercolors in your notebook. Create a collage. Find something outside of your comfort zone today. Be creative. Get messy. See what happens.
* Listen to your favorite podcast or find a new one. Grab your pen and use your notebook pages to process what you’re hearing. Jot down quotes. Add your reflections and reaction.
* Here’s an excerpt from a poem. (It's called "Origin Story". Here's a video of the performance by the poets!) Print it or copy it into the pages of your notebook. Allow these words to inspire your own words. Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye write beautifully about friendship. Try it yourself...
And they could tell you what a miracle this is.
They could tell you how rare this is.
But they could tell you how rare friendship always is.
The chances are slim.
The cards are always stacked against you, the odds are always low.
But I have seen the best of you, and the worst of you, and I choose both.
I want to share every single one of your sunshines and save some for later.
I will tuck them into my pockets so I can give them back to you when the rains fall hard.
We are nineteen days into our challenge. This past week was hard. It was challenging finding time to notebook every day and to share and to comment on the posts of other notebookers. Did you struggle this week?
This is the point when we are all figuring out how to truly incorporate this practice into our daily lives. There are days when it works and days when it doesn't. Don't give up! Take the time to notice when it doesn't work out. Ask yourself why it didn't happen. See if there's a small change you can make to adapt. Leave the judgment behind!
No apologies are needed if you've missed a day or multiple days. Just celebrate the fact that you are back. One hundred days is a lot. Take it moment by moment. Lean on the community we've created here and don't give up!
Day fifteen has been a good day of notebooking for me. I spent lots of time inside the pages and I feel it. I always FEEL better when I notebook consistently.