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Meet the Cover Artist: Elizabeth Martinez

Meet the Cover Artist: Elizabeth Martinez

Elizabeth Martinez is the supremely talented artist that designed our new 2020 Dated Mighty Yellow Passion Planner. We sat down with her to ask her about her creative process, where she finds inspiration, and how she stays motivated to keep creating.Tell us a bit about yourself. How’d you get into art initially?I got into digital art at an early age; I was really obsessed with pixel art in elementary school. I liked how you didn’t need a fancy program for it either - a lot of pixel art I saw was created in Microsoft Paint. It lead me into making these tiny vegetable looking creatures (with awful pillow shading) that I’d later animate with Microsoft Gif Animator. They would blink or sparkle, nothing too crazy.How has your art evolved over time and what steps do you take to continually improve your craft?I traded Microsoft Paint for Gimp in middle school and upgraded to Adobe Illustrator + Photoshop in college. In middle school and high school, I spent more time editing photos, drawing,…

5 Realistic Ways to Save Money for Travel in 2019

5 Realistic Ways to Save Money for Travel in 2019

Saving money, in general, is difficult. But, saving for travel is a whole different ball game. The amount you save directly affects how comfortable your trip can be, how far away you can go, and which restaurants you can visit during your stay. Since all of these things are important, I’m going to help you save for travel in the simplest ways possible. A note for the weary: the blog post that follows isn’t going to tell you to stop eating take out and start eating Top Ramen. I won’t tell you to drink less coffee as a means of saving money because that isn’t something I would ever actually implement in my own life. My goal is to provide you with realistic ways you can save money for travel while also maintaining contentment and joy in your day-to-day life. I don’t believe the two have to be mutually exclusive. We’ll call it saving without sacrifice. Well, there might be a little sacrifice, but it won’t be too bad - I promise. Please note: Passion Planner is not sponsored by any of the c…

How To Get Started With The Passion Planner

How To Get Started With The Passion Planner

Maybe you’ve bought your first Passion Planner, or maybe you’re trying to decide if the Passion Planner is the right personal planner for you. Either way, you’ve come to the right place! In this post, we’ll go over how the Passion Planner is set up and how you can use the Passion Planner to build habits to create the life you’ve always wanted.Passion Planner SetupIt’s important to understand how the Passion Planner is set up because every part of the planner is integral to your overall success. The Passion Planner is broken down into five major features: the Passion Planner Roadmap, the GameChanger, monthly layouts, weekly layouts, and monthly reflections. Let’s dive into each of those sections together.The Passion Roadmap: Dream BigThe most important part of your planner is the Passion Roadmap, which is designed to help you realize your long-term goals and work towards them each day. It’s our version of a vision board but for the big goals in your life.1. As you sit down to start your…