How to Make Planning a Habit


How to Make Planning a Habit

 

How to Make Planning a Habit

I don’t know who needs to hear this but just because you buy all the planner things does not mean you will use them! Tired of your paper planner collecting dust on the shelf? Tune into this episode to learn how to go from wishing for your dreams to habitually and strategically using your planner to create your dream life.

If you’re new here I’m Dr. Tiffany Shelton Mariolle, neuropsychologist, published author, and founder of modAmbition. I post every week about making your dreams a reality and having it all without the overwhelm so please tap that subscribe button.


By the end of this episode, you will know easy ways to make planning a habit so you can create space and time in your life for what matters most. 


I’ve used these tips to make planning a habit, and I know firsthand how impactful consistently using your planner can be! I can’t wait for you to experience the same. 


But wait, quickly before we jump in, if you want to take a deep dive into my exact formula for manifestation and planning strategies that goes a bit further into practical strategies to manifest big goals, be sure to check out my FREE LIVE Mini-Course: Ambitious Manifestor : https://www.tiffanyshelton.com/minicourse


It will include 3 live masterclasses, opportunities to ask me questions directly, and a free workbook to help you apply what you’ve learned.

How to Make Planning a Habit

This episode is infused with the philosophy of Atomic Habits by James Clear which samuelthomasdavies.com summarized very nicely into these three sentences:

  • 1. An atomic habit is a regular practice or routine that is not only small and easy to do but is also the source of incredible power; a component of the system of compound growth.
  • 2. Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don’t want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change.
  • 3. Changes that seem small and unimportant at first will compound into remarkable results if you’re willing to stick with them for years.

 

I share this with you because consistently using your planner is a powerful habit that can be the foundation for intentionally creating the life of your dreams. So before we jump into the more practical tips, the first thing I want you to align with when trying to make planning a habit is the powerful why behind planning in the first place. 

 

It helps us create space for what we want in life. 

Planning helps set the stage for the actions required to manifest our goals. 

And maybe most importantly, habitually planning allows you to regularly take stock of your life, be flexible, and design a life of freedom. 

 

And now let’s move into my practical strategies which I infused with modAmbition pillars to help you finally make planning a habit.


The first thing I want you to do if you want to make use your paper planning a habit may sound funny but it is to plan for this habit.

 

For full details on these tips, watch the Youtube video here: https://youtu.be/A4wBLOeFfY4

 

How to Make Planning a Habit

ONE: Plan for this habit

  • Intention and Values when it comes to using your planner
  • Prioritize and Organize how and when you will plan
  • Boundaries around your planning time, and flexibility (never twice)

TWO: Prepare for this habit

  • Empty - declutter old non-useful planners/plans/supplies
  • Refill 
    • - focus on one planner and planning style that will get you started
    • Also prepare your workspace and planning supplies in a designated space before planning
  • Refresh - be in a clear headed, high vibration mindset before you set down to plan

THREE: Be productive when planning

  • Routines and systems
    • Track planning habit
    • Plan at routine milestones
    • Set reminders
    • Planning routine
  • Time optimization and acceptance
    • Consider your life stage/season, and keep it simple if need be
    • The modAmbition planner makes habitual planning easy and intuitive with a minimal modern design and it is infused with habit forming psychology. It is relaunching Dec 2, so sign up below to be notified to get yours. And if you attend m Free mini course that day you will receive a discount. 
  • Pretty + Peaceful 
    • Set the scene
    • Use pretty tools and a pretty planner

How to Make Planning a Habit

WAITLIST FOR THE MODAMBITION PLANNER: 

🔗Stay Up to date on the modAmbition Planner Relaunch: https://mailchi.mp/modambition.com/waitlist 


And don’t forget, if you want to take a deep dive into my exact formula for manifestation and intentional planning that goes a bit further into practical strategies to manifest big goals, be sure to check out my FREE LIVE Mini Course: Ambitious Manifestor


It will include 3 live masterclasses, opportunities to ask me questions directly, and a free workbook to help you apply what you’ve learned.


Just go to tiffanyshelton.com/minicourse to register for my FREE manifestation course for ambitious women!

 

How to Make Planning a Habit


I would love to end this episode by offering an intention for you this week: 

May you lean into habits that support your dream life.


Cheers to planning, manifesting, and enjoying your dream life. 


If you liked this episode please follow the podcast or subscribe to my channel, and until next time Namaste!

 

How to Make Planning a Habit