I’ve been a part of the journaling community for a few years now. In this community, we share ideas, techniques, and best of all  – our pages. I’ve seen thousands of different pages from hundreds of different individuals.  Being the psychology nerd that I am, I’ve unearthed some patterns. While everyone’s journal is unique to them, your personal style will usually fall into one of six categories.

What’s YOUR Bullet Journal style? I’ve designed a super fun, fast and easy quiz to help you discover where you fall on the Bullet Journal spectrum. Click below and discover your planner personality!

The first step of any project is to gather the necessary supplies. The same is true when you start a journal or a Bullet Journal. You’ve got to have a dedicated notebook and pen ready, or your journaling dreams are toast. Now as I’ve said before, there’s no wrong way to choose your notebook and pen. The only thing that matters is your mindset about keeping a journal.  But I’m of the firm opinion that starting off with high quality ( and pretty!) supplies keeps you more motivated over the long term.

So, in an attempt to make your life easier, I’ve done the work for you! I’ve been journaling every single day for over 2 years and I’ve field tested dozens of different notebooks and pens. ( To see my top picks for notebooks, click here! ) in the selection below I’ve picked the not only the highest quality but the most affordable pens on the market now. So scroll down and get started on building your ideal journal kit with any one of these 8 sure to please pens!