As we wind down for 2018 and get amped up for 2019, many of us are planning (did you catch that?) out our new year. Calendars and planners or combinations of both have gained in popularity over the past few yeats. There are kits and even Etsy shops dedicated to the planner in you. If you were on the fence about being about that #plannerlife, below are some quick tips to show how they can help you get organized!

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“Carrying around a planner that easily fits in my purse helps me keep track of my day-to-day tasks.”

-Joslyn, Diva Chronicles Founder and Diva-in-Chief

1. Writing Helps You Remember

Writing down major projects, appointments, and meetings will help you remember them better. Even if you don’t remember specifics, dates will ring a bell and prompt you to check your availability.

2. It Helps You Plan for the Future

When you see your week at a glance, you will be able to see if you can squeeze in last minute cocktails with the girls.

3. You’ll Be Less Stressed

Whether it’s a jammed packed or a light day, week, or month knowing what’s ahead in advance will take a little weight off your shoulders, even if working long hours for that promotion or your new company adds more.