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My new favorite planner



I have searched high and low for a planner that accommodates my needs and one that I actually USE. I have tried Happy Planner and spent hundreds of dollars on all of the accessories thinking that that would make the difference. I have tried a completely digital route. I have even tried both at the same time. And none of these options were quite right. I don’t remember how it happened, but one night I stumbled upon Silk + Sonder. I was intrigued by the idea of a monthly subscription to a monthly planner (who doesn’t love getting a package in the mail these days). It was reasonably priced and looked pretty (lol), so I decided to give it a try. After using it for three weeks now, I am optimistic that this is what I have been looking for all along. It is not just a planner. Each month has a theme and guides you through affirmations, journaling, habit trackers and more. And I really like that I can only focus on one month at time.


I received my June planner yesterday and I can hardly wait to start filling it in. 😀

As promised, here are photos from the inside along with a brief caption. 
If you're interested in giving it a shot, I recommend trying out the 3 month gift subscription—just gift it to yourself! Or, you could just give one month a go.

Just in case you lose your planner, it can find its way back to you. 😊

I find the index to be quite helpful considering all of the different elements of this planner.

A monthly letter from the creator of Silk + Sonder usually centered around the theme of the month.

Instructions to help guide you through the planner activities.

I find that reflecting on the previous month really helps me to set my intentions for the upcoming month.

Set your intentions for the month.

We can all use a mood tracker. 😉

Choose which habits you would like to track for the month. Some examples include exercise, meal planning, meditation and, perhaps, even using your Silk + Sonder planner. 😉

For the month of June, we are logging gratitude each day.

June's theme is "choices." Reflect on the choices you have made and how you can make better choices.

Set boundaries for yourself.

There is a second page of prompts to help you set boundaries for yourself.

Write yourself a letter.

I was SO EXCITED to see this activity for June. I am working on incorporating more self-care efforts. 💗

Each month there is a new page to color. This is a nice therapeutic exercise when you need one.

There are quotes sprinkled throughout the planner.

Track your expenses for the month. You may just be surprised to find how much you are spending and on what you are spending money.

This is the first part of the weekly planner template. Each week is highlighted in the top left corner. You can set your priorities here, including the habits/activity you would like to track for the week.

Here is the second part of the weekly planner template.

This is what the daily planning template looks like. Each day, you can note the "one thing" that you absolutely need to get done that day. I LOVE this feature. It helps me to feel accomplished even if I do not get through my entire to-do list for the day.

Halfway through the month, take a moment to note what you are currently loving, feeling, enjoying and more!

Once again, if you're interested in giving it a shot, I recommend trying out the 3 month gift subscription—just gift it to yourself! Or, you could just give one month a go.

—Jen

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