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11 Planners That Will Help You Get Your Shit Together In 2016

2016 is about to be so organized.

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1. Little Otsu Weekly & Monthly planner, $19

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This is the 10th installment of Little Otsu's annual weekly planner, with its beautiful original artwork (a different sketch for each week!); undated monthly and weekly spreads; to-do list columns; list space for movies, TV, and books; and ample space for notes each week.

Buy here.

2. Passion Planner, $24.99–$29.99

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The theory behind Passion Planner is simple: Everything you do today should, in some way, get you closer to your long-term goals. The classic planner comes with a goal-setting guide to help you brainstorm and define lifetime, three-year, one-year, and three-month goals; weekly dated layout; monthly overview; monthly check-ins about your progress and improvements; more than 40 blank and gridded pages for notes; weekly sections for "good things that happened"; a fabric pocket for keepsakes; and all contained in a soft and strong faux leather cover.

Preorder here.

4. Bullet journaling, free (plus price of any old notebook)

The Bullet journal is really more of a system than a product, but it will change the way you organize your life. You can adopt the system (outlined here) in any notebook of your choosing, or start with the Bullet journal outlined for you already.

Sold out, but sign up to find out when next batch is available here.

5. Unsolicited Advice weekly planner by Adam J. Kurtz, $14

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It's part weekly planner, part journal, with a bunch of fun, reflective, and uplifting exercises scattered throughout. BONUS: It comes with a free pencil!

Buy here.

6. LifePlanner by Erin Condren, $50–$75

You've got a lot of options with Erin Condren (which is good, since it is...not cheap), but you can customize cover and weekly layout (vertical, horizontal, hourly), and — depending on the model you choose — it comes with snap-in bookmark; lined, blank, and graph pages; pocket folder; and a wire coil dipped in gold.

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7. Muji planners, £2.50–£11.90 (approximately $3.50–$18)

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Muji planners — like everything Muji — are so streamlined, and beautiful, and AFFORDABLE. The notebooks come in different sizes and different bindings, but offer full-year view, monthly view, and then weekly — horizontal week for appointments on the right, across from a grid sheet for notes on the left.

Buy here.

8. Ban.do agendas, $20–$60-plus

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Ban.do agendas have a pretty cult-like following, which makes the bright and beautiful notebooks hard to find. These are technically 17-month planners, but (if you manage to grab one) that doesn't mean you can't start now. Each one is loaded with colorful art, stickers, quirky to-dos, monthly calendar view, weekly layout with plenty of daily space.

The site sold out back in August, but you can find a list of possible retailers here, or find others in a good old-fashioned Amazon search.

9. Mark's Storage.it pocket planner, £12.95 (est. $20)

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Japanese brand Mark's has a whole series of notebooks called Storage.it and the best thing about them is that their book covers are actually clear ziplock pockets!! So it's both your planner (with weekly layout, maps for major cities, and columns for notes) and storage for your phone, keys, pens, whatever.

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10. Kikki.K Time Planners, $39.95–$79.95

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Kikki.K's leather-bound planners are adorably compact, holding all of your notes, appointments, reminders, and mementos in one place. The refillable sheets cover to-do lists, important dates, weekly and monthly layouts, and blank space for notes.

Buy here.

11. Moleskine weekly planner, $15–$25.95

Moleskine are the queens of the notebook game and they've got plenty of options as far as planners go — but the weekly planner is generally the most popular. Formatted to show one week on the left across from a lined page on the right, it's the perfect mix for appointments and note-taking — with an expandable pocket for mementos and an address book insert.

Buy here.

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