With the first week of August behind us, I realized I’ve been planning in a Happy Planner for 2 YEARS! That’s crazy long for me to stay in one style of planning. I’ve always been the type to bounce from planner to planner, trying a different one every 4-6 months and never really having a set planning style.
Well, I’ve found it.
Little did I know 2 years ago when my Mom surprised me with a Happy Planner just how much influence it would have on my life. It stemmed a creative outlet, organization, my planner Instagram (shameless, self plug here 🙂 ) where I’ve met a lot of really creative and amazing people and dare I say it, planner peace?! GASP!
So, out of all the planners in the world, why the Happy Planner?
I have found I LOVE discbound planners. The fact that I can easily take pages out and rearrange my planner to fit my planning style makes this my favorite method of planning. Gone are the days of trying to write plans on Wednesday and having the rings in the way. That seriously drove me crazy, now I can just take the page out of my planner, write on it and pop it right back in! Discs are the way to go for me and definitely the reason why I’ve stayed with the Happy Planner for 2 years. And I don’t see myself switching to a ring or spiral-bound planner anytime soon.
The actual Happy Planner itself is a great mix of beautiful designs, inspiration and plenty of space to plan. There are so many different planner designs that it’s pretty easy to find one that matches your style. And the level of customization allows you to literally create your own planner. You can take months out, add in accessories, note paper, folders, you name it. The possibilities are endless with discbound planners.
Ever since middle school, I have found myself decorating my planners. I would add pages to my school planners to decorate with quotes and doodles. I am beyond excited that planning is a popular hobby and there are people out there just like me that love to plan. It’s a creative outlet for me, and I’m excited to see everyone in the planning community on Instagram share their planning and creativity. If you’re new to planning and looking for inspiration, I would highly recommend searching the hashtags on Instagram. And if you’d like, join us by sharing photos of your creative planning style! I have never been apart of a more supportive group of people and I’m so glad I took the plunge and joined the planner community online. And I have the Happy Planner to thank for helping me find “my people”.
If you need me, I’ll more than likely be standing in my happy place among all the planner supplies at Michaels.