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This Journal Will Help You Be A Real Adult

My life will now be defined as pre- and post-journal.

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Hi, you don't know me, but I freaking love journals. No plan is made, no goal is set unless I write it down.

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The problem is I have a lot of thoughts scattered across at least five notebooks at a time, so I can never find anything again.

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Enter: BuzzFeed's Nifty journal, which is a diary, a planner, an activity book, and a guide of life hacks all rolled into one glorious package.

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Every page has something different. There are blank spaces for your thoughts and doodles, handy schedules to fill in, and even places to track essential things like sleep and water intake.

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It reminds you about little things you might otherwise overlook in a way that's not stressful. Life is supposed to be fun!

It's hard to pick a favorite part, but I'm especially into the section that lets you write down your biggest goal and map out how to get there by setting mini-goals each month.

It actually makes your goals feel doable and way less intimidating. 2018 will be the year you actually accomplish your New Year's resolutions, thanks to this magical to-do list.
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It actually makes your goals feel doable and way less intimidating. 2018 will be the year you actually accomplish your New Year's resolutions, thanks to this magical to-do list.

And OMG, there's a place just for venting and writing down everything you feel but never want anyone else to know.

Don't worry: The pages are black so even if Principal Duvall finds your little Burn Book, he won't be able to read it. This thing is chaos-proof!
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Don't worry: The pages are black so even if Principal Duvall finds your little Burn Book, he won't be able to read it. This thing is chaos-proof!

NO ONE WILL EVER KNOW.

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Ummm, did I mention it also has coloring pages???

The stress survival tool every adult needs.
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The stress survival tool every adult needs.

And while the General journal is a great self-care tool for just about anyone, there are also two other versions to help with particularly challenging stages of life.

The Busy Parent journal has lots of the same fun features as the original, plus space to organize your kids' schedules.

There are pages to mark down everything from a toy rotation schedule to a family chore chart.
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There are pages to mark down everything from a toy rotation schedule to a family chore chart.

Meanwhile, the Adulting 101 journal has all the hacks you need for when you realize oh shit, I have to do this by myself.

This would definitely make a great gift to someone who has just left home, but TBH everyone you know, even your grandma, is probably still trying to figure all this stuff out.
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This would definitely make a great gift to someone who has just left home, but TBH everyone you know, even your grandma, is probably still trying to figure all this stuff out.

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Get the original, adulting, or parenting journals from BuzzFeed's Nifty shop for $22.95 each.

Me, out-organizing everyone for the rest of my life:

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