The Lifestyle Design Planner
The Lifestyle Design Planner is a customizable life organizer for people who recognize the value of self-care, but need help weaving it into their daily life.
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The Lifestyle Design Planner was developed using LivingUpp’s 8 Dimensions of Self-Care framework. But to fully support these 8 key areas of your life, you need an effective planning system. This planner’s simple layout will help you simplify your day-to-day life, so you can achieve your goals without sacrificing your health in the process.
Annual Planning Pages
The annual planning pages are designed to help you map out your personal and professional goals for the year ahead. Using this two-page layout, you can easily add your goals and intentions to ensure you’re supporting each of the 8 dimensions of self-care. Use the pages to add important dates for quick reference or keep track of your high-level monthly goals.
The self-discovery worksheet is designed to help you assess how your current habits are influencing your health. Using the Rate Your 8 self-care assessment, you’ll explore which areas of your life are going well and what needs more of your attention.
Theme Words & Core Values Worksheet
Your theme words represent your intentions. Choosing a theme word (or words) that aligns with your personal and professional goals will help you stay connected to them all year long. Core values serve as your compass, helping you make important decisions in your day-to-day life. Your values include your beliefs, perspectives, and personal brand. While your theme words may change from year to year, your core values rarely change. Recurring themes from year to year may even point you to your life’s work.
The two-page vision board layout offers wide open space for you to attach images, drawings, words, or other inspirational messages that align with your goals and intentions for the year. This visual representation of your desired future state can help you maintain motivation when you lose momentum.
Quarterly Planning Pages
Quarterly planning pages allow you to map out your goals for the coming three months. By breaking down your big goals into smaller ones, your goals will feel more manageable and realistic. Quarterly planning can also help you map out your goals by seasons.
Monthly Planning Pages
While annual planning can help you define your high-level goals, life doesn’t always go as planned. Monthly planning makes it easier to adjust your original plans when life takes unexpected twists and turns. Just like quarterly planning, breaking down the year into 12 monthly phases can make your bigger goals feel more manageable.
Monthly Habit Tracker
The monthly habit tracker allows you to track your progress toward your goals. The planning pages includes space for four activities, but there’s also space to add more. Watch this video tutorial on how to use the monthly planning pages here: Watch Video
Weekly Planning Pages
The weekly planning are the heart of The Lifestyle Design Planner. These pages give you a big-picture view of your week ahead and help you keep self-care at the forefront of your day.
Rate Your 8 Self-Care Assessment
Each of the seven daily columns include the Rate Your 8 self-care assessment wheel, which helps you easily identify the areas of your life that need more attention. Focus on the dimensions that you’ve ranked the lowest, and look for specific self-care activities that support your unique needs each day.
Your Big 5 Goals
On the left side of each weekly page, you’ll find designated space to include your Big 5 goals for the week. Limiting your big goals to just 5 will help keep your priorities front and center so you can avoid burnout and overfunctioning.
Dotted Space & Notes
On the right side of each weekly page, you’ll find a dotted section for notes, lists, and any information you may need to reference quickly. And between each of the weekly page layouts, you’ll find a 2-page notes spread, where you can journal, take meeting notes, or sketch out random ideas. Watch the video tutorial on how to use the weekly planning pages here: Watch Video
In the back of the planner, you’ll find over 300 self-care activity ideas to help you explore new self-care strateiges as you build a solid self-care foundation. Feel free to cross items off the list and add your own.
How many pages are in the planner?
The planner has 300 pages.
What’s the size and weight of the planner?
Size: 7″ x 10″ x 1″
Shipping Weight: 2 pounds
Is the planner dated?
No, the planner is undated so you can start using it any day of year.
What makes this planner different?
Unlike most planners that are cluttered up with inspirational quotes and redundant fill-in-the-blank sections, this planner is fully customizable. The flexibility allows you to experiment with different planning methods until you find the one that works for you. While the planner offers the basic structure of traditional planning tools, you’ll have the space and freedom to find your own planning rhythm.