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15 Kick-Ass Planners You Need To Get Organized

Planners You Need To Get Organized

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In my previous posts, I talked about why it’s important to set goals, how to successfully slay your goals, and the importance of creating the right action plan and using a planner to help you get organized and on track.

(And pssst.. if you haven’t read those posts yet, I highly recommend you do!)

If you’ve made the conscious decision that you want to get closer to achieving your dreams and experience your best year yet, the next step of finding the right tool to help you get there can feel a little overwhelming.

If you’re feeling a little lost and you’re unsure of which planner you should get, I break down 15 kick-ass options you can consider to get organized today!

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Looking to reach your goals & achieve your dreams? Here are the best planners you need to plan your life that will skyrocket your productivity levels, help you stay organized, and provide more structure to your day so that you can ultimately slay your goals & live your best life. | new years resolutions | goal setting | set goals | to-do list | time blocking | be more productive #organization #productive #productivity #timemanagement #schedule #planneraddict #planners #planner #workfromhome
Looking to reach your goals & achieve your dreams? Here are the best planners you need to plan your life that will skyrocket your productivity levels, help you stay organized, and provide more structure to your day so that you can ultimately slay your goals & live your best life. | new years resolutions | goal setting | set goals | to-do list | time blocking | be more productive #organization #productive #productivity #timemanagement #schedule #planneraddict #planners #planner #workfromhome
Looking to reach your goals & achieve your dreams? Here are the best planners you need to plan your life that will skyrocket your productivity levels, help you stay organized, and provide more structure to your day so that you can ultimately slay your goals & live your best life. | new years resolutions | goal setting | set goals | to-do list | time blocking | be more productive #organization #productive #productivity #timemanagement #schedule #planneraddict #planners #planner #workfromhome

1.  Erin Condren LifePlanner

erin condren lifeplanner undated agendaIf you’re totally new to the planner world, you’ve probably heard of the ever so popular Erin Condren LifePlanner.

The Erin Condren LifePlanner is a really fun and customizable planner that will help improve your productivity so you can get your life together.  They come in so many sizes, covers, and formats that there’s definitely one that’s right for you.

This one pictured above comes with a vertical weekly layout. The best part of this planner comes undated so it’s perfect to start using at any time of the year!

erin condren 12 month life planner 2020They do also have dated LifePlanners like the one shown above so check those out if you’re interested!

erin condren planner stickersWhat I really like about Erin Condren planners are the corresponding stickers that they sell specifically made just for the planner.

These stickers help elevate the whole planning experience because they allow you to customize your planner and make it totally your own. Overall, it can make goal planning a lot more fun and enjoyable and can even turn it into a calming and therapeutic process!

2.  Day Designer

day designer planner

Day Designer was designed in mind for women who want to live an intentional and meaningful life and this is exactly what this planner helps you do!

Whether you’re a working mom, an entrepreneur, or a student, there’s definitely a planner from Day Designer that’s right for you.  Choose from a variety of beautiful, feminine designs and sizes to help you stay productive and focused and find the right balance in your life.

day designer flagship daily planner

If you’re in need of a daily workhorse, you’ll love the Day Designer Flagship Daily Planner.

With a combination of both style and functionality, this planner is definitely an essential tool to help you get organized this year!  The durable cover and strategically placed gold corners are great for protection if you need to carry this around.  It even includes goal setting worksheet and daily inspirational quotes to help you stay motivated.

3. Rifle Paper Co.

rifle paper co 2020 plannerI recently discovered Rifle Paper Co. and it has become one of my favorite brand of planners. If you’re looking for an elegant yet functional planner, I highly recommend this!

The vintage floral design inside is absolute beautiful. Included is a hidden gold spiral binding, weekly and monthly spreads, 2 whole pages of colored stickers, coated tabs, a pocket folder, and inspirational quotes.

Check out more Rifle Paper Co. planner designs here!

4.  Kate Spade

kate spade new york 2020 12 month plannerKate Spade always comes out with new elegant planner designs each year that are totally worthy of being picked up. If you’re looking for something girly yet functional, you’ll definitely want to pick one up for yourself or a loved one today.

This Kate Spade New York Medium 12-Month Annual Hardcover Planner includes a hidden spiral binding and a ton of features including monthly and weekly spreads, gold foil stickers, a pocket to hold loose papers, laminated dividers, and an area to put a personalized photo at the front.

5. Moleskine Daily Planner

moleskine notebooks planners

My most absolute favorite brand of planners and journals that I rave to everyone in both my personal life, as well as online, is Moleskine.

Although their design is simplistic, their planners look professional, elegant, and so classy!  Not only are they beautiful, they’re an absolute dream to write in as well because the pages are absolutely buttery smooth.  The leather outer is also so soft yet durable and the binding allows you to fully open the journal and use the page up entirely.

You can choose from a variety of colors, designs (from ruled to blank to grid), sizes (including pocket, large, and extra large) as well as between hard and soft covers.

If you’re looking for a simple planner for everyday use to get organized, the Moleskine planners that I highly recommend are:

Moleskine Classic 12 Month 2020 Daily PlannerMoleskine Daily Planner – If you’re in need of a daily planner that has a ton of room, the Moleskine Daily Planner is perfect to plan your day in detail and help you stay organized.  Each page is neatly laid out for you to write your daily schedule and add any extra notes you may need to complete your to-do list.  This planner runs from January to December.

Moleskine Classic 12 Month 2020 Weekly PlannerMoleskine Weekly Planner – Don’t need a lot of room to write out your daily schedule but you want to still keep track of your weekly schedule?  The Moleskine Weekly Planner may be a good option for you.  This weekly planner is more compressed so it’s easier to bring with you everywhere if you’re always on the go but it still comes with a whole lot of room to plan your week out and add any extra notes.

Moleskine Classic Notebook, Soft CoverMoleskine Ruled Notebook – This ruled journal is perfect for on the go and to write notes in.  Pop the pocket-sized or large-sized notebook into your purse if you’re going to a business meeting or in your school bag if you’re jotting down notes in class.  Or get the extra large size to leave on your desk if you’re going to be at home!

6.  Leuchtturm1917 Dotted Journal

leuchtturm1917 dotted journalIf you’ve been using journals and planners for the past little while and want something a little different for inspiration and motivation, you might want to start a bullet journal.

The Leuchtturm1917 Dotted Journal is a great option if you’re looking to venture into bullet journaling and want to have the ability to customize the planner to make it uniquely you.

Like Moleskine, it comes with high-quality paper and is thread bound so that it fully opens and allows you to use the entire page.  However, some key differences include dotted pages, a table of contents customizable by you, and numbered pages to help you get organized and easily find old notes.

Check out my post on the essential bullet journal supplies and accessories you need if you’re interested in starting your own bullet journal!

7.  Passion Planner

Passion Planner Jan-Dec 2020 Goal Oriented Weekly AgendaAre you looking to create the life you’ve always wanted?  Well, you can now with the Passion Planner!

This faux-leather planner helps you figure out your passions along with the short-term and longer-term goals that will help you get there so you can start to achieve your dreams today.

You’ll learn to manage your time better, prioritize, maintain a work-life balance, and participate in monthly check-ins to reflect on the past and plan for the future.

In addition to the planner, you’ll get full access to free downloadable PDFs, inserts, and printables (including a finance tracker, habit tracker, and so much more!).

Check out more Passion Planner designs and colors here.

8.  Panda Planner Pro

panda planner pro

The Panda Planner Pro is an undated planner that uses a scientific approach to improve productivity and happiness.

Crush your goals with this great planner and achieve a better work-life balance by prioritizing, staying focused, and organized.

It even comes with awesome bonus gifts to help you get organized fast including 7 free ebooks and a mini video course to help you improve your productivity levels by 10 times!

Check out Panda Planner Pro here for more information.

9.  Live Whale Planner

live whale planner

Want to increase your productivity, positivity, and success?

The Live Whale Planner is beautifully designed to help you increase all 3 to manage your life with ease.

This unique leather planner comes with daily gratitude, priority, and habit tracking areas so you can track and increase your motivation, happiness, and reach your goals.

It even comes with a budgeting section, motivational quotes, and a brain dump area that lets you write down any thoughts you have.

Definitely check out the Live Whale Planner if you want to start living your best life this year!

10.  Freedom Mastery Law Of Attraction Life Planner

Freedom Mastery Deluxe Law Of Attraction Life Planner

The Freedom Mastery Deluxe Law Of Attraction Life Planner is a weekly planner that helps increase your productivity, happiness, and gratitude.

If you’re looking to be the best version of yourself mentally, physically, and amongst your interpersonal relationships, this planner is right for you!

With a ton of features including mind maps, reflection pages, habit trackers, and morning and evening power questions, this planner will steer you in the right direction to help you kick ass and slay your goals this year.

Check out more Freedom Mastery Law Of Attraction Life Planner designs here.

11. Ban.do

ban.do i am very busy daily planner

Ban.do has slowly become one of my favorite stationary stores (along with all of their other cute adorable products that they sell!) over the years because they have so many sizes to choose from and their designs are always fun and youthful.

This medium-sized daily planner definitely doesn’t disappoint. Included are weekly inspirational messages, tons of space to write out your goals and to-do lists, fun stickers and graphics, and a great cover design all mashed into one.

ban.do 12 month 2020 classic hardcover plannerThey also have a smaller version of this agenda if you’re looking for a more travel-friendly planner.

12. The Simplified Planner

simplified by emily ley 2020 weekly and monthly plannerThe Simplified Planner by Emily Ley is another great planner that helps to simplify your life and is often compared to the Day Designer planners, which I talked about earlier.

Like the Day Designer, it includes a minimalistic design with daily blocks and a section for your to-do list.  This planner shown above is weekly but there are also monthly and daily planners available in a variety of different sizes to choose from.

Each month includes tips on how to simplify your day and other ideas on how to improve your scheduling.

simplified by emily ley 2020 monthly plannerHere is another beautiful Simplified Planner design in their monthly format.

13. Clever Fox Planner

clever fox plannerThe Clever Fox Planner is a great undated planner if you’re looking to supercharge your productivity, boost your happiness, and success this year. 

This compact planner will teach you how to set better goals and incorporate how to add in productivity and gratitude techniques to your day.  It includes a habit tracker, gratitude journal, affirmations, colorful stickers, a pen holder, and 3 bookmarks.

It also comes in a rainbow of colors to choose from and I must say that the fox design on the cover is absolutely adorable!

14. The Happy Planner

the happy planner 12 month box kitThe Happy Planner is a totally customizable planner with a unique disc-bound spiral that allows you to put in and take out pages as you please.

This will be right up your alley if you’re the type of person who hates how most planners are fixed and you want the freedom to make it totally your own.  

Just choose a front cover design (they have tons!), your perfect size (from mini, classic, to big), customize your pages, and decorate it with stickers, washi tape, and more. They also come in undated and dated versions so there’s one for everyone’s needs!

15. Simple Elephant Planner

simple elephant planner

The Simple Elephant Planner is another awesome undated planner option that will help you achieve your goals and help you lead a happier life. Included are mindmap and vision board sections as affirmations, goals, and gratitude statements.

The 110gsm paper is a notable feature of this planner if you find that most planners don’t include thick enough paper and your pens tend to bleedthrough to the other side of the page. 

Check out more Simple Elephant Planner designs here.

Conclusion

Having the right tools to help you stay organized is half the battle.  I hope this post was helpful in helping you choose a planner that might be right for you.

Don’t forget to check out my other posts on goal setting and being more productive with your day:

Which planner are you going to use this year to help you get organized and stay on track?  Feel free to share in the comments!

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Comments

  1. Natural says

    These are all *so* pretty, I am sure I would be better at planning if I had one of these to inspire me!

  2. Cathy Nugent says

    I LOVE Erin Condren and Day Designer! I’m currently using The Simplified Planner by Emily Ley too and love it.

  3. Melissa Cunningham says

    I love my moleskins 🙂 I use them all the time, including while I was doing job interviews. They’re so classic and useful.

  4. Deema says

    Ohhh this post made me so happy! I’m OBSESSED with planners! I’ve had EC and day designer and i loved them in gradschool!

  5. Janay Kris says

    I’m literally the most disoriganized person ever! I think getting a planner will help me out a lot! These planners are so cute!

  6. Alissa Berry says

    I’m so happy to see Live Whale made your list! I’ve used Live Whale for the last two years and I LOVE it!

  7. joy says

    one thing you didn’t mention was getting a filefax and using refillables. i love my filefax although sadly it’s getting old 🙁

  8. Angie Emde says

    This is a great list of planners. I like planners however I like the b5 size. I’ve found most planners are A5 size. From the list the live whale planners sounds like a planner I’d use.

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