Ideas for bullet journal Collections to inspire you to creatively organise your life and loves.

If you’re a fan of journaling like I am but you’ve not already discovered bullet journaling, then you’re missing out! Bullet journaling is a very specific kind of journaling, but one that absolutely deserves a mention alongside my other journaling content.

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While my journaling articles tend to focus on personal growth, bullet journaling is organisation oriented – however the concept of bullet journaling lends itself well to being adaptable to all lifestyles. Whether you’re a student, or a busy professional or parent, bullet journaling can benefit you. 

And while it’s designed to support planning and organisation, it can absolutely be used within the wellbeing sector of journaling too.

Finding Ideas For Bullet Journal Collections

In order to make bullet journaling work for you, simply create a Collection that’s relevant to your life. As ever, being so open-ended is what can make beginning the process daunting, which is a shame because it’s a highly regarded method of journaling. 

And that’s where this post can help you. I’ve put together this mega list of ideas for bullet journal Collections to make getting started as easy as possible. 

What is a Bullet Journal Collection?

If you’re new to bujo you may not have heard the term bullet journaling Collection before; essentially it refers to a group of related data from a particular topic. Think of it like a section within your journal collating all the tasks, notes, and events around a specific theme or purpose.

To create a new Collection, flip to your next blank double page in your journal, and write the topic name at the top. Next, find and migrate all related tasks, notes, and events into the Collection.

Then simply add the topi name and page number to your index, and you’re done!

Whether you’re new to bullet journaling or a seasoned adopter of the bujo method, here’s a list of 121 bullet journal ideas to inspire you!

Bullet Journal Collection Ideas

Your needs will differ depending on your personal reasons for keeping a journal. Some popular ideas for collections might include:

  • Personal growth bullet journal prompts
  • Physical and mental health bujo pages
  • Family life bullet journal ideas
  • Travel list bullet journal ideas
  • Bullet journal goals and productivity collections
  • Financial bujo page ideas
  • Household bujo page ideas
  • Favourite interests Collection ideas
  • Bullet journaling for blogging (of course!)

121 Bullet Journal Ideas For Your Collections

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Personal growth bullet journal prompts

  1. Values
  2. Level 10 life
  3. Gratitude lists
  4. Inner child work
  5. Favourite quotes
  6. Affirmations
  7. Personal goals
  8. Habit tracker
  9. Pay to forward ideas
  10. Shadow work prompts
  11. Healthy morning habits
  12. Brain dump
  13. Anxiety tracker
  14. Journal prompts
  15. Self care ideas
  16. Mood tracker
  17. Volunteering
  18. Personal goals
  19. Wish lists
  20. Life changes
  21. Therapy progress tracker
  22. Milestones
  23. Happy memories

Physical and mental health bujo pages

  1. Health tracker
  2. Period tracker
  3. Sugar intake tracker
  4. Food and/or allergy diary
  5. Medications
  6. Workout diary
  7. Fitness tracker
  8. Water intake tracker
  9. Alcohol intake tracker
  10. Weight tracker
  11. Sleep tracker
  12. Heart rate tracker

Family life bullet journal ideas

  1. Play dates
  2. Medical and health appointments
  3. Therapy appointments
  4. Beauty appointments
  5. Family film night ideas
  6. School commitments
  7. Homework
  8. Crafting
  9. School projects
  10. School shopping lists
  11. School holiday calendar
  12. Library book tracker
  13. Funny quotes from kids
  14. Ideas for family days out
  15. Date night ideas
  16. Family arrangements
  17. After school activities
  18. Gardening tasks
  19. Future log
  20. Happy jar entries
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Happy jar.

Travel list bullet journal ideas

  1. Holiday planning
  2. Excursion planning
  3. Packing lists
  4. Bullet journal bucket list
  5. Countries visited
  6. Towns and cities visited locally (national travel)
  7. Holiday shopping lists
  8. Holiday countdown

Bullet journal goals and productivity collections

  1. To-do list
  2. Skills to learn
  3. Job searches
  4. Interview prep
  5. Project planning
  6. Resources lists
  7. Goal setting
  8. Business planning
  9. Accountability spread
  10. Professional development
  11. Annual resolutions / reflecting

Financial bujo page ideas

  1. Budget planning
  2. Household expenses
  3. Business expenses
  4. School expenses
  5. Travel expenses (vehicles and public transport)
  6. Savings
  7. Debt tracker
  8. Bill payments
  9. Tax returns records and info
  10. Holiday budgeting
  11. Loan repayment tracker
  12. Mortgage tracker
  13. Couponing
  14. Shopping budgets

Household bujo page ideas

  1. Birthdays and anniversaries
  2. Shopping lists
  3. Meal planning
  4. Recipes
  5. Home improvements
  6. Chores
  7. Birthday / Christmas lists
  8. Cleaning lists
  9. Event planning
  10. Car maintenance (MOT & Tax)
  11. Decluttering

Favourite interests Collection ideas

  1. Playlists
  2. TV shows
  3. Films
  4. Blogs and Instagram pages
  5. Book list to read
  6. Favourite books read
  7. Hobbies
  8. Favourite stationery for journaling!

Bullet journaling for blogging

  1. Key dates 
  2. Editorial calendar planning
  3. Keyword research
  4. Blog post planning
  5. Sponsored content tracker
  6. Gifted product tracker
  7. Gift guide planning
  8. Giveaways
  9. Social media stats tracker
  10. Social media content planning
  11. Income and expenses tracker
  12. Outstanding invoices tracker
  13. Reciprocal engagement trackers
  14. Client outreach tracker

Whether your goal is to catalogue and coordinate the various areas of your life or to improve your personal wellbeing, bullet journaling can be a really useful tool. Not only is it a great journaling technique for organisation, but it’s also versatile enough that it can be a really creative process – if you want it to be!

Make Your Bullet Journal Your Own!

Once you’ve chosen which Collections you’re going to include in your bullet journal, you may choose to keep it simple, but otherwise there are lots of ways to add splashes of colour and originality to make your journal unique.

Washi tape and journaling accessories.

Some people choose to use colouring pens or stickers, and washi tape is an excellent way to brighten up your bullet journal key and other pages, with the added bonus of being practical too. If you have pages you’ll want to update on a weekly basis, such as meal planning and shopping lists, then washi tape is ideal as it should peel off easily.

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An award-nominated blogger and author, Kate is a huge advocate of personal growth, focusing on journaling to increase positivity and facilitate mindful motherhood. With a wealth of experience in breastfeeding and CMPA, Kate is also an expert baby sleep chaser. Her writing has appeared on Mothercare, Huff Post, and BritMums.

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