Last week was a bit of an odd week, I started out with one
of the bugs going around and ended up with sinusitis so sorry for a lack of
posts last week. I’m hoping the antibiotics will kick in and everything will go
back to normal this week as I actually have the next four weeks worth of posts
planned and some of them photographed. Starting to feel organised finally! And with
the final deliveries from my post Christmas orders arriving last week I thought
it was time to do a post on everything I got.
I think it’s about a month from my first order but some of
them took a while to get here and I thought I’d put everything in one big post.
It’s a big mix of everything from home and beauty to nerdy figures and some are
full price but I wanted to get them with Christmas money from relatives. If
anything is still available I’ll put a link to it and I’m pretty sure that most
of these will be getting their own review posts so if there’s anything in here
you want to see first then please comment and I’ll move them up the list.
This is kind of going to be part one of two posts, I am going to do the goals update next week as this post has actually got longer than I meant it to with just the organisation section and I don’t want to just post a wall of text as I know how hard it can be to read it all when you don’t have much energy or concentration.
I remember this time last year I made a post about my FiloFax and my diary then as a sort of review but I don’t think I actually did much about how I use them so I thought I’d do a post on that as it’s the beginning of a new year and it’s a good time to start with these things. I guess any time is a good one to start on it but it makes me feel like it’s a new beginning.
I guess the closest thing I have to a New Year’s resolution is to be more organised, which is one that pops up every year, but I have my diary, my organiser and a plan on how I’m going to sort it all out rather than just making it up as I go along. I’ve got different stickers and washi tape as I’ve always loved looking at other people’s organisers in blogs that have them all colour themed and pretty, though so far mine’s not looking as nice as them it’s a start and it keeps me motivated to actually use it.
Every year I have the aim to become more organised but this year I think I’ll actually be able to stick to it. With my big project for my degree this year, starting this blog and trying to start up a company I need to make sure I have everything written down so I don’t get all panicky when I have three things to do at once.
I’ve always found that, although I like the idea of them, electronic calendars in my devices like my phone and iPad don’t work for me as I either don’t use them properly or I forget what’s in there. I find actual physical diaries and calendars work a lot better for me, though calendars are often left on one month early in the year (I may be looking at last year’s June calendar page on my wall as I type this). I thought this year I’d have a go at diaries and actually make a concerted effort at using them.