By now, most of you fabulous creatives are either using, or have heard of a Bullet Journal, but did you know that there is a whole methodology behind using a Bullet Journal?
The Bullet Journal System or “BuJo” for short, was created by Ryder Carroll. Ryder was diagnosed with learning disabilities early in life and grew up struggling to stay focused and productive.
Through his many years of trying different methods and tools to overcome his challenges, it was out of necessity that he developed an alternative way to stay organized. However, he found that his method moved well beyond just a simple planner. Today, Ryder focuses his efforts on helping people learn the method of “Bullet Journaling” and free them from years of struggle.
Ryder explains, "When I was young, I was diagnosed with ADD and there weren't a lot of tools or resources available, so I had to design my own," he explains. "Rather than keep notes like other people, I figured out how to organize and sort information the way that my mind works."
If you search the web for Bullet Journal Method you will find yourself simply overwhelmed with the results! There are so many ways of using the method you might just throw your hands up and say "Forget it!".
Here is what we would like to tell you. There is no right way or wrong way to do it! It can be neat or messy, minimal or full of pages and pages of graphic spreads. Ryder himself explains the process: