Utilize these tips to get the most of your Passion Planner!

Your Guide to the 21-Day Gratitude Challenge

Your Guide to the 21-Day Gratitude Challenge

How much difference can three weeks make in your life? If it’s three weeks of consciously practicing gratitude, it could be a real life changer. The benefits of gratitude — or more specifically, of consciously practicing gratitude — are fairly well documented. If you’re looking for ways to foster a positive attitude and get more enjoyment out of life, try the 21-day gratitude challenge and find out for yourself how much better life can be when you make gratitude a priority.The Benefits of Gratitude There’s a surprising amount of research on the benefits of gratitude on health, relationships and general well being. Some of the results seem fairly intuitive - people who are thanked for helping someone are more likely to help another person in the future, for example. But did you know that people who make it a habit to cultivate a grateful attitude sleep better at night? There’s research that proves it. Or that people who express a grateful attitude are more patient and may make better…

What's Passion Planner Pro?

What's Passion Planner Pro?

Hi #PashFam! We are excited to announce that moving forward all Passion Planners will be available in one perfect size. At 7 x 10 inches, the new Passion Planner Pro is a medium-sized notebook with room for everything you want to write, record, and create. Why mid-size? Our #PashFam frequently tells us that choosing between the Classic and the Compact sizes can be a paralyzing experience. Passion Planner is here to help you simplify! By offering planners in just one size, we are making it easier for you to focus on what really matters: achieving your goals and living your best life. Plus, due to popular demand, limited edition colors will now be available for both Sunday and Monday start dates! No matter when your week begins, you will be able to select the best planner for your personality and lifestyle. If you want to stick with the Classic or Compact for a little longer, Undated planners in Timeless Black, Cosmic Rose Gold, and Paw Print Brown will be availab…

Can Writing Improve Your Mental Health?

Can Writing Improve Your Mental Health?

Overthinking is stressful. Perhaps you experienced a traumatic event or a major life change, or maybe you’re caught up in a pattern of stress and it’s difficult to find your way out. Ruminating on the stress just makes it worse, so use your Passion Planner to transform that inward pressure with an outward activity. According to The Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley, using expressive writing as a tool to deal with challenges improves our ability to manage stress and our internal and external communication skills. Your Passion Planner has built-in tools to help you maintain an expressive writing routine. Writing Without Borders Expressive writing, often also called journaling, is the process of writing about an event or emotion that affects your life. The trick to writing expressively is to avoid perfectionism – do not worry about grammar or spelling. Use your Passion Planner’s journal and gratitude log as your own intimate and reflective space…

Customize Your Passion Planner

Customize Your Passion Planner

One of my absolute favorite things about Passion Planner is that there’s just enough structure to keep me on track, while giving me TONS of room for creativity and customization. Passion Planner is essentially a blank slate that can be customized by the user to fit perfectly to their own lifestyle and needs. Here are a few ways that you can customize your Passion Planner! 1. Draw on it! When it comes to drawing on your Passion Planner, don’t limit yourself just to the pages. You can draw on the cover, on the sides, on the spine, anywhere really! The possibilities are endless. If you’re not the best artist, adding stickers and printing out photos from the internet and creating collages are also great alternatives. 2. Add washi tape to the pages Washi tape is a decorative color adhesive tape that comes in several different colors and patterns. Before Passion Planner, I never knew that washi tape existed, but now I’m obsessed! Adding a bit of washi tape to your weekly or…

Reasons to Get an Undated Planner

Reasons to Get an Undated Planner

When you first hear the words “Undated planner”, it almost seems like an oxymoron. Like, what are you supposed to do with a planner that doesn’t have any dates?Despite the contradictory nature of the two words, Undated planners are actually quite useful! If you’re on the fence, here are a few reasons on why you should get an Undated planner:1. You can start and stop whenever Maybe you recently discovered your passion for planners, but it’s already March and you don’t want to get a planner just to have a few months go to waste. Well, that’s the beauty of an Undated planner - you get to fill in the dates as you go! If you start in March or if you like to only use your planner every other week or even every other month, absolutely no pages will go to waste! 2. You like all of your months togetherOne of the great things about Undated Passion Planners are that all of the months are grouped together at the beginning of the planner! That way, you’re able to flip through your months…

5 Ways to Use Your Back Pages

5 Ways to Use Your Back Pages

The blank pages in the back of your planner can be transformed into so many different things that can help optimize your Passion Planner and help keep you on track to hitting your goals.Here are 5 creative ways to use the back pages in your Passion Planner!1. Make a "Books to Read" sectionUse the blank pages of your Passion Planner to keep track of all the books you are currently reading and all the books you have yet to read. One great way of keeping track is by writing all the books down that you’d like to finish by the end of the year and coloring the book in once you’re done! Not a fan of reading? Change it up by creating a “Movies to Watch” section instead.2. Draw or scrapbookGuilty of hoarding even the littlest of things? Don’t you hate it when something is ‘too nice’ or ‘too cute’ to throw away? We love collecting quirky keepsakes that remind us of some of our favorite memories throughout the year! Some of our favorite things to keep include: ticket stubs to our favorite movies,…

Get the Most Out of Your Passion Planner

Get the Most Out of Your Passion Planner

When you first see a Passion Planner, it seems pretty straightforward. It’s a planner that helps you set your goals and figure out how to get there. There’s no wrong way to use your planner, BUT.. I want to show you all a few extra tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your planner investment :) 1. Split your to-do listsIf you’re the type of person who loves to make lists, than the space provided currently on the Passion Planner might not be enough! To fix this, simply draw a line down the center of each list to create twice as many slots.2. Use your elastic band as a pen holderIf you’re like me, then sometimes you have a hard time locating your favorite pen most of the time. Well, what might look like just a regular elastic band on your Passion Planner to the untrained eye can actually double as a pen-holder! Now you’ll never have to worry about not having a pen to jot down all those thoughts and notes when you need it the most.3. Use the back pocketAlthough there…