August 23rd, 2016 || (1)/30 days of productivity ((????))
After a handful of frustrated restarts, I have settled on a “bullet journal” set-up that works for me right now. Instead of focusing on days of the week, I’m going to focus on courses, writing down everything that needs to be done for that course during the week.
It’s unfinished now because I juuuust switched into a British Literature course, and this is our second full week of classes. I feel like I’m going to have a lot of catching up to do. 🙄

Hi everyone! I’m Meri, and I’m new to the studyblr side of tumblr. I’m in my 20s and I’ve attended a few semesters of college, but money is tight so my education is a slow process. I have changed my major a few times, from animation to graphic design to theater, and now I’m considering changing it again, this time to English. 

So why do I have a studyblr if I’m not in school at the moment? Well, it’s not just a studyblr. After a recent promotion at my job, I was given a pocket moleskine and told to keep notes on my department. A little googling opened the door to the bullet journal community on tumblr, and from there the studyblr community followed. So here we are!

Things I like: 

  • Books (Especially YA fantasy/fairy tales)
  • Theatre
  • Movies & TV shows
  • Comic books
  • Fiber arts (knitting, weaving, spinning)
  • Crafting
  • Writing
  • Memes

Things I blog about & want to see on my dash:

  • Bullet journaling
  • Planning/organization
  • Handwriting & typography
  • Book binding/papermaking
  • Stationery & supplies
  • DIY crafts
  • Books

Even though I’m very new to this community, I already have several blogs that have been huge inspirations. They are: @jellybujo / @focusign / @areistotle / @obsidianstudy / @productiveowl / @bohoberry / @apricot-studies / @veriastudies / @studypetals

And a special thank you to @studyign whose amazing YouTube channel cheered me up after wisdom teeth surgery and inspired me to create this blog. 

Anyway, I’m really excited to be part of this community, and I hope to make a lot of new friends! If you have similar interests, I’d love to meet you. Come send me a message and say hi!

breaakfastattiffanyss  asked:

Hey! I'm a high school senior as well in the midst of filling out these dreading applications. I'm in the process of trying to finish up two more of my ap lit books (both around 475 pages ugh), working of a senior project that involves testing the effects of music therapy on stroke patients, and writing my college essays. Any tips as to how to get myself organized and writing to my full potential? (my studyblr is etudierblog lol I can't figure out how to send questions on there)

hello! i hope your college apps are going well lol i know what you mean by being swamped with work. here’s what i suggest:

  • the first step to being organized is keeping track of everything you have to do! whether you put everything in a spreadsheet, your google calendar, a to-do list, or your bullet journal, find which system works for you
  • once you’ve got all that, plan. figure out your due dates & deadlines, schedule your time so you have enough for what you’re working on, and stick to what you’ve planned out as strictly as possible. this doesn’t mean you need specific times for everything, just make sure you get stuff done when it needs to be done!
  • also save some time for procrastination or free time because it happens and it’s better to be prepared for it!!
  • and for writing, i really just suggest that you keep practicing and working on your piece or essay. take your time to develop your voice, it doesn’t happen asap!
  • + check out my organization tag for more organization tips!!

 i hope this help and you have an amazing day!!

What’s in My Pencil Case?

I got this pencil case from Forever 21 a couple of years ago and it’s too cute to get rid of!

  • Dixon Ticonderoga Black #2 Pencils
  • PaperMate Sharpwriter 0.7mm Mechanical Pencils
  • PaperMate Clear Point 0.9mm Mechanical Pencils
  • Zebra Mildliners
  • Pink Sticky Notes 
  • Burt’s Bees Lip Balm
  • Bic Wite-Out Mini
  • Muji 0.5mm Gel Pens
  • Uniball Signo Micro 307 0.5mm Black Pens
  • EF Felt Tip Pens
  • PaperMate InkJoy 1.0mm Purple Pen

reblog if you’re a studyblr and I’ll follow!

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28|7 today i 

  • went to work from 7.00-3.00
  • went to the bank 
  • then into university to sort out some finance issues 
  • popped into paperchase to waste some £££
  • made and applied a avocado mask onto my dry hair
  • sorted through one side of my desk drawer
  • tidied up my room 

and now i’m pooped, i hope your thursday has been a productive one, here’s to a less strenuous friday!!

“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.”
― Nora Roberts

When I started this blog a year ago, I never thought I’d have nearly 14k followers a year on!! I’ve put together this post on my one year anniversary to help new studyblrs get to grips with the basics of studyblr, begin studying more effectively and get started with sharing original content.

Who do I follow????

What are those weird apps/websites everyone uses???

What’s all that snazzy stationery??

How do I start studying more effectively???

How do I post original content??

  • reblog don’t repost!! This is an obvious one but if you’re new to tumblr altogether you need to know that it’s never ok to steal someone else’s content. Also don’t reblog from weheartit because all the stuff on that website it stolen!!
  • the most common posts on studyblr are photos of notes - it’s a good idea to make sure the colours in your photo are aesthetically pleasing, and that you have a good source of light. Natural light is best but lamplight will work as well. If your photos need more light, increase the exposure on your camera/phone. People don’t need to see the whole of your notes, try taking photos of them from different angles to show off the bits you’re most proud of! more tips in this post
  • share some motivational quotes - I use picmonkey to design quotes
  • make a masterpost of your favourite resources
  • make a study playlist on 8tracks and share it on your blog
  • tagging is the most useful thing ever - tag your posts with #studyblr and #studyspo so that other people in the community can find you! More tags = more ways for people to find you, so make sure to add plenty of tags to everything you upload. If you tag a studyblr in your post, it’s likely they’ll reblog it.
  • open your ask box - it’s a great way to get suggestions for new posts, and its always lovely to hear from other studyblrs in the community

Welcome to the studyblr community, good luck with your studies!

mindpalacestudy x