Make a weekly planner in 10 easy steps

Sticking to it is up to you!

This post is based on a NaBloPoMo prompt: teach us how to do something with a how-to lesson.

Remember how there’s no such thing as too much planning? Today I wanted to share my method for making a weekly planner to set aside time for things that matter to me, from work to language learning, including blogging. It isn’t that hard but not everyone knows where to start, so here are some tips.
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There’s no such thing as too much planning…

…as long as you don’t expect to follow through

Most of the time, I like to know in advance what I am going to do, when, where, with whom, how much it will cost, what I should bring, etc. I find it reassuring, especially at weekends: having plans brings the certainty of doing something interesting, enjoyable, and/or useful – in other words, of making the most of my free time. It gives me something to look forward to while I deal with mundane tasks or when I feel like I am wasting my time.
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