Planners, bullet journals, and creative journaling are all a great way to keep track of your schedule and daily life while still being creative.
Using a Happy Planner and bullet journal elements seems to be the best way for me to stay productive. The posts on this blog are more about "Frankenplanners" and include multiple ways to plan, journal, and track your life.
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There is no "one way" to keep a planner or journal. Mix and match and find what works for you.