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Are You Excited for 2021? Get Your Goals In Order With These Planners

If you are on the lookout for planners, check this out!

Oh 2020, what a year! This is one that everyone will remember for many reasons. Though many of our plans seem to have turned upside down, the good news is — we can now look forward to 2021 with a fresh outlook, renewed hopes and goals. And what better way to usher in a brand new year than a new planner and journal?

Why I love planners

I love writing down notes, thoughts, learnings and things that inspire me. I am a sucker for planners and journals. With 2021 coming up, aren’t we all looking forward to redesigning ourselves? To help Filipinos continue to journey through life courageously, Viviamo, makers of the Belle de Jour (BDJ) planners, recently launched its 2021 planner and journal collection. Celebrating their 15th year, BDJ has been creating functional planners that inspire and motivate. I am one of their biggest and most loyal users.


#YouGotThis is the theme of 2021’s collection and was created because now more than ever, this message needs to be felt, and heard, and passed around. When we are forced to strip down to the barest of essentials, we journey deeper within, and with the help of pen and paper, we begin to acknowledge our emotions, dreams and goals, and in the process, rediscover the strength and power of our innermost selves.

“It is our hope that with #YouGotThis, we can help every Filipino strengthen that spark of hope within, so we can all journey on, past this pandemic, as stronger and better persons,” shared Viviamo’s president and founder Dar Ty-Nilo. So whatever your journaling or planning style is, you want a journal and/or planner that can be a witness to your life; one that is thoughtfully, intuitively and beautifully designed to help you achieve whatever you desire.

Inside pages of the BDJ planner

The 2021 Belle de Jour Power Planner

The Belle de Jour Power Planner, will help balance your dreams and responsibilities as it inspires you to “Grow with the Earth”.Now on its 15th year, BDJ recommits to growth with a logo refresh.

The 2021 BDJ Planner features monthly narratives and worksheets to help you stay focused and connected to yourself and motivated. The weekly spreads provide enough space for your priorities, schedules, and self-care mantras.

It also features a QR code on every monthly divider, which when scanned will lead to various meaningful content on the BDJ website, and a booklet of coupons to be used in partner establishments. It is the perfect companion for whatever life phase you are going through. Whether you are in for a pause or you are slowing down, remember to journey on with your dreams and keep planning to live a meaningful life!

Live in the now with 2021 Navi Planner

Amid very trying times, we hold on to our moral compass, and we search for light. NAVI: Your Life Navigator 2021 is inspired by the steadfast beacon of light from the most beautiful lighthouses from 12 different countries, and the stories behind them. The lighthouse is an icon of safety, a glorious sight, as though affirming: this is the way; trust that wherever you are is where you need to be.

With travel plans on pause globally, NAVI 2021 makes it possible for travel lovers with a virtual “around the world” edition page. When wanderlust strikes, just flip through the pages of NAVI 2021 and check out the writing prompts related to traveling and checklists. Let this planner inspire you to celebrate how far you’ve come, and shine the light on how much farther you want to go.

2021 Everything is Possible Planner because it is a new year after all

Feeling stuck? It happens to the best of us. The 2021 Everything is Possible planneris the perfect reminder that right when we feel we can’t handle any more of the mess and the madness of life, when we truly commit to the journey, we will experience the breakthrough we’ve all been yearning for.

The shards of broken glass on the cover of the 2021 Everything is Possible Planner shows us the beauty of breakthroughs. Transformation only happens when you embrace vulnerability and allow yourself to first be broken.  The life you’ve always wanted is just waiting for you outside of the glass walls you built yourself. All you need is to trust and to be open to possibilities.

Find your center with 2021

The Focus 2021 Journal is all about creating positive changes within yourself. These changes are meant to prepare you for life’s inevitable challenges. Each page of the journal is thoughtfully designed and decorated with the icosahedron, a three-dimensional figure that is made of 20 triangle-shaped sides. This structure is believed to represent change and the movement and flow it creates. Icosahedrons channel your life force or chakra to help balance your emotions, allowing you to generate and heal. The 2021 Focus dividers highlight powerful words that are significant to change.

Start anew with the 2021 Essentials Planner

The great thing about a new year is that it represents a new beginning, a chance to start fresh with a clean slate. With the 2021 Essentials Planner you can do just that. Its clean and unstructured pages are specifically designated for bullet journaling or creative journaling. The Art Deco design on the cover gives the journal a sleek and elegant feel.

Plan anywhere with the 2021 Petit Planner

For the people always on-the-go, the 2021 Petit Planner is just the perfect companion. Portable and handy, this planner allows you to give a quick overview of your plans and schedules. The neon minimalist typography on the cover is a modern and unisex.

Quest Journal: Your All Around Journal

Meet your journal slash partner that adjusts to your rhythm. Even if you’re already committed to a planner and you just want a blank canvass that would welcome all of your random outbursts, the Quest Journal is up to the challenge of keeping up with you. With three size variants and dozens of colors from each year’s collection, you can say that owning a Quest Journal means owning a unique, paper counterpart of yourself.

This year, Belle De Jour released the “Brights Collection,” so you can now get it in lime, aquamarine, moss and onyx. Its soft leather will remind you of that diary you once kept as a child, safely tucked with the horizontal elastic that protects the journal. Since the Quest Journal was built to fit in your daily life, it holds a PVC pocket locked with a zipper inside in case you need to take your cards, safety cash, and other essentials with you. Saving the best feature for the last, the fillers inside the Quest Journal can be interchangeable and Viviamo is prepared in case you run out of paper but still want to keep your journal. The best part is, you have different fillers to choose from (dotted, lined, blank, grid, undated Calendar).

Since everyone is on lockdown, the Quest Journal can still be a part of your daily lives through reflective journaling, listing down your daily gratitude, writing down new recipes you learned, daily tracking of your new exercise, bucket list of series / movies you watched, and for the creatives out there, of course the Quest Journal can be your mini drawing pad.

Beautiful inside and out

This year, Viviamo also journeys toward sustainability. All 2021 Viviamo planners and journals are all Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certified which means that products are made with sustainably sourced paper that were produced with responsible forestry in mind.

Our circumstances may have changed, but the future belongs to all of us who journey on. Continue your courageous journey by journaling with the new collection of Viviamo available at Crazy About Paper and in all major bookstores nationwide.

You may also check them out on social media.

Instagram: @bdjbuzz

Facebook: Belle de Jour Power Planner.

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