There’s a lot of research to support the value of handwritten notes and to-do lists even in the 21st Century. You are more likely to remember what you write than what you type, for example. If you like to write, invest in the tools of the trade and take Casey’s eTip: Use Writing Tools That Feel Good.
Find paper, notebooks, pens, etc., that make writing a joy. It’s worth the investment. Here are a few products that might support your quest to stay in-the-know and in-control the analog way:
- Circa notebooks, which give the flexibility of 3-ring binders with the ease and convenience of a spiral notebook. Available in many colors, sizes, paper designs and cover types (from thick plastic to luxurious leather)
- Productivity Planner, which helps you prioritize your tasks and offers motivating quotations on every page
- Commit30 Planner, which comes in a wide variety of types and even include stickers to add color and emphasis
- AquaNotes, which let you jot down your brilliant insight (or mundane to-do’s) while in the shower
- Post-it 1-inch Tabs, which come in many sizes and colors and allow you to create sturdy yet moveable dividers within notebooks
- OfficeDepot Super Comfort Ballpoint Pens, which leave a lovely ink line
- Uniball Vision Elite Blx Designer Rollerball Pens, which feel pleasantly sturdy in your hand
NOTE: I’m not in anyway (financial or other) affiliated with any of the products above.