What is a bullet journal?

[Bullet journaling is meant to help you track the past, organise the present and plan for the future – Ryder Carrol]

Bullet journaling is an awesome system that assists you in keeping record of everything important to you. It can be your task manager, sketchbook, journal, idea basket, and much more! A bullet journal is none other than an organisational system in a notebook that keeps track of anything you would like to write down, in a logical way. It also helps you keeping track of your set out goals.

Bullet journaling has some interesting ‘side effects’. It signals to your brain that your goals are important, making you more likely to follow through. Mentally and emotionally speaking, it is a very powerful paper-planning method because it’s also a way of keeping a life and emotional record. It’s a reflection space of thoughts and happy moments on paper as well as important moments to remember. It is a memory space.

Bullet journaling is also a great defense system against anxiety, it does not involve thousands of sticky notes on every surface of your living space, it is your life in one book.

Who can use a bullet journal? Anyone! You don’t need to be an artist to use a bullet journal, you just need to be you.


Your LiliBeth journal is a book aimed at inspiration, reflection and organising your life. Beyond bullets and blank pages (a sufficient amount for every month) this journal also contains twelve stories and sketches based on personal life experiences and mother and daughter moments from Liesl and Lische Cronje. At the end of each short story a question is provided to prompt your reflection, writing or drawing.


Keep the first two pages open to compile an index and indicate page numbers as your entries progress.

  • Draw up a key that distinguishes between tasks, meetings, events and things to remember.
  • Provide a few double pages, for example for the following: 
  • Calendar of the month
  • Weekly calendars
  • Weekly goals
  • Daily calendars
  • Daily goals
  • Sleep calendar (tracker)
  • Mood tracker
  • Calendar for tracking water drinking
  • Films to see
  • Books to read
  • Must-do and want-to-do lists
  • Sketching and pasting
  • Reflection  
  • General notes

Ultimately, this book is yours and yours alone. Make it look the way you want it to, and use it as you wish. May this book be as special to you as it is to us.

Love and hope

Liesl & Lische Cronje

Follow us on Instagram at @Lili_cronje for Afrikaans & @LiliBeth_cronje for English. Place orders with LiLiBeth@thymeevents.co.za or 083 356 3477.

2 Replies to “What is a bullet journal?”

    1. Hello Frances!

      Thank you for your comment. As we are Cape Town based we do our workshop here :). Unless you would like to organise a workshop on our behalf in Durban :).

      Let us know if would like to order a journal.

      Warm regards

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