25th Hour

Beyond the Newsfeed: A Guide to Making the Most of Your Phone Time

This week, I was minding my own business scrolling through my newsfeed, when I saw an article that said that college women spend an average 10 hours a day on their phones. This was absolutely crazy to me, so this is how I use my phone time, make the time I spend with it work for… Continue reading Beyond the Newsfeed: A Guide to Making the Most of Your Phone Time

25th Hour

Bullet Journal Set Up: Spring Quarter

After moving into my Leuchtturm 1917 Notebook last quarter, I experimented with a bunch of different spreads to track my academic progress through the quarter. Now, a few weeks into the spring, I think I've finally found a way to make my Bullet Journal work for the quarter system. Why the Bullet Journal Bullet Journaling is… Continue reading Bullet Journal Set Up: Spring Quarter

Wellness

Cooking Without a Kitchen: One Girl + One Microwave + One Meal Plan

As you know, I have been attempting to meal plan! I've been struggling with it, so this week, I asked my friend Katie to share her experience with meal prep. Working in Washington, DC for her spring semester, she's had to learn how to live on her own and tackle everything from commuting to work to… Continue reading Cooking Without a Kitchen: One Girl + One Microwave + One Meal Plan

25th Hour

Do I Have Time for This: A Guide to When You Can Say Yes

Moving into Spring Quarter, I’m taking on a couple of new projects to an already busy schedule. I love filling my time around my schoolwork with my projects, so anytime I have the opportunity to take on something new, my gut reaction is to say yes. Too many yeses later, and I’m stressed and overwhelmed,… Continue reading Do I Have Time for This: A Guide to When You Can Say Yes

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Winter Came, I Saw, and I Conquered: Winter Quarter Review

The last twelve weeks have been a whirlwind of events and amazingly, we’ve made it to the end of another quarter. With the new projects I’ve been pursuing while taking classes, my life has become increasingly complicated. Despite pushing myself harder than ever before, overall I had the best quarter I’ve had since starting college.… Continue reading Winter Came, I Saw, and I Conquered: Winter Quarter Review

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Using My Bullet Journal to Tackle Final Exams

My college is on the quarter system, which means we get three sets of finals! To ease the incredible stress of this period, I create a home-stretch schedule to help me do all the studying I need to, as well as everything else that keeps me sane. This is how I use my bullet journal… Continue reading Using My Bullet Journal to Tackle Final Exams

Wellness

Meal Planning for the College Student

When I moved out of the dorms, I also moved away from the dining halls. Once a place of great anxiety for me, the dining halls and my unlimited meal plan have now become a fond memory of when I could walk in, grab a sugar cookie and a slice of pizza, and leave. In… Continue reading Meal Planning for the College Student

Life

Beginner’s Guide to Calligraphy and Hand Lettering

Since I started Bullet Journaling, I've seen hand lettering and calligraphy everywhere on Instagram and Pinterest. My handwriting isn't a work of art by any stretch of the imagination, so I figured I'd leave that part of Bullet Journaling to the professionals. However, for Christmas my mom got me a calligraphy set for me to… Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Calligraphy and Hand Lettering

Life

Leuchtturm 1917 Notebook Review

Over the last 6 (!) months of bullet journaling, I've heard the whole "you just need a notebook and a pen" story a thousand times. It still seemed like everybody was using the same notebook, the Leuchtturm 1917 in A5. Even the Official Bullet Journal notebook is made by Leuchtturm, so I figured there must be… Continue reading Leuchtturm 1917 Notebook Review

25th Hour, Life

Time Tracking in my Bullet Journal

As we move into midterm season at my school, there isn't a ton of time to waste, but somehow I've found the day getting away from me. Since this seems to be a running theme for me every quarter, I've been looking for ways to improve my time management skills. Inspired by Kara from Boho… Continue reading Time Tracking in my Bullet Journal