A great way to keep your journaling journey on track is by starting with something simple and which brings us to a weekly spread. So, what exactly is a weekly spread, and how can you customize it to make it uniquely yours? Well, let's dive right in and explore this layout to organize your thoughts, goals, and life.
What are weekly spreads?
A weekly spread is your weekly roadmap, your visual to-do list, and your personal space for creativity all rolled into one. Whether you're an organizational wizard, an artist at heart, or simply looking to add a little structure to your life, weekly spreads are here to save the day!
PRO TIP - You can set up an entire journal with just weekly layouts and skip monthlies/dailies / etc. This is a good solution if you don’t want to overwork yourself and set up multiple layouts each month.
What does a weekly spread look like?
🗓️ Daily Sections: Weekly spreads have seven sections dedicated to each day of the week. You can divide them into columns, rows, or any format that suits your needs. This is where you jot down your daily to-dos, appointments, and events
🗓️ Days and Dates: The days of the week, from Monday through Sunday, are noted at the top of each section along with the dates. This makes it easier to plan your days and refer back to them if needed.
How to customize a weekly spread?
🐝 Themed Spreads: Switch things up by creating themed weekly spreads. Choose from our popular themes like plants, mushrooms, honey lavender and more that come with matching washi tapes, stickers and trackers to make it easy to set up your spreads
😖 Mood Tracker: Include a section for tracking your daily moods. It's a great way to reflect on how your emotions fluctuate throughout the week.
🍜 Meal Planning: If you're into meal prepping, consider adding a meal planning section to your weekly spread. It can help you stay on top of your dietary goals.
🥰 Gratitude Journaling: Reserve a small space for expressions of gratitude. Focusing on the positive aspects of your life can do wonders for your overall well-being.
✅ Lists: Create space for your weekly to-do’s, shopping, groceries or any other lists, which can include tasks, errands, and goals you want to accomplish throughout the week.
📝 Notes / Reminders Section: Having a designated area for notes, thoughts, or even doodles can be a great way to capture any ideas or important info that pops into your head.
📉 Trackers: Including habit trackers can help them visualize your progress on personal habits or goals you're working on.
🗓️ Appointments / Events: If you have any important events or appointments lined up, putting them in a separate section along with the date and time can help you plan ahead.
How to set up a weekly spread?
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