Need some help picking some handy trackers for your planner? Use this guide to help figure that out!
Every Day Trackers
1. Monthly Overview – keep all of your tasks for the month in one spot.
2. Weekly Tasks – break down your week into an easy to read location.
3. Appointments – write down every appointment you have so you never forget.
4. Meetings – this can range from a work meeting or a coffee shop stop – get it written down.
5. Anniversaries – never forget an important anniversary ever again
6. Birthdays – bad at remembering birthdays? Me, too. Write ’em down!
7. Holidays – while some holidays stay on a specific date every year, some change. Write them down so you know when to celebrate.
8. *Crazy* Holidays – National Cookie Day is always a day worth celebrating.
9. Work Schedules – include your schedule as well as anyone else’s that you need to remember. It’ll make keeping yourself organized that much easier.
10. School Schedules – in school? Write down your class schedule. Sometimes you hit a point where things get crazy and you just forget. It happens to the best of us (and I promise I’ll never tell).
11. Deadlines – keep all of your deadlines written down.
12. Shopping Lists – whether you’re running to the grocery store or running a quick errand, it’s always a good idea to track what you need to purchase.
13. Weather – keeping track of the weather also can fall under the health and fitness category. See if your symptoms correlate to the weather, but also have a reminder of when it last snowed/rain.
14. Gifts – sometimes the gift receiver will mention things that they want throughout the year. Having a gift list will definitely help you remember what to pick up when the time comes or remind you of what you’ve already purchased!
15. Party Plans – get all of your party plans and ideas in one spot.
16. Menus – it’s always a good idea to have an idea of what your menu will be when you’re hosting an event. Write down your menu so you know what you need to pick up.
17. Guest Lists – keep track of who’s coming to your event. Include meal preferences as well.
18. Travel Plans – in charge of travel arrangements or need to make them for yourself? Document all of the important details.
19. Bills Due – write down a reminder of when your bill is due.
20. Payoff Amounts – working on paying down debt? Write down your payoff amount.
21. Allowances – keep track of any allowances you need to budget. Whether its yours or someone elses, it’s always a good idea to write down how much is being used specifically for that purpose.
22. Savings Goals – write down your savings goals and update it as the year goes on.
23. Paycheck Amounts – sometimes your paycheck fluctuates in ways you don’t expect. Keep yourself prepared for any situation.
24. Monthly and Weekly Budgets – break down your budget monthly and weekly to keep your financial plan on track.
Health & Fitness Trackers
25. Workout Schedule – have a specific routine or schedule for your workouts? Schedule it in so you’re reminded of what you need to do!
26. Water Intake – monitor your water intake! This is a good way to make sure you’re having enough water throughout the day.
27. Meal Planning – planning out your meals is a huge time saver.
28. Nutrition – tracking your nutrition helps you reach your goals faster.
29. Weight – track your weight loss/gain to make sure you’re where you want to be.
30. Progress – track your progress in multiple things – whether you moved up in weight lifting or have a faster run time.
31. Medications – write down the medications you need to take. This is extremely helpful if you need to add something.
32. Symptoms – writing down any symptoms you have is helpful not only for yourself but your medical providers. Sometimes you’ll write something down that you forgot to mention that can help them out.
33. Self-Care – self-care is important. Write down what you do to take care of yourself and give yourself options.
34. Morning/Nightly Routine – write down your morning/night routine. This is helpful when adding or removing products from your routine.
35. Habits – keep yourself accountable by tracking your habits.
36. Sleep – want to make sure you’re getting enough sleep? Track it!
37. 5 Year Plan – write down your five year plan. If you’re feeling ambitious break this down further with a 1 year, 6 month, and 3 month plan.
38. Inspiration – writing down inspirational quotes to check out when you’re feeling down is beneficial.
39. Timelines – similar to the 5 year plan, giving yourself a timeline of your goals gives you an idea of where you want to be and when.
40. Bucket List – by putting your bucket list down on paper you’re more likely to complete it. Go for your dreams.
41. Vacation Ideas – want to take the perfect vacation? Write down all of the ideas that you have.
42. Movies – keep track of the movies you want to see and have already seen.
43. TV Shows – make sure you never miss your favorite show by writing down when it’s on television. You can also keep track of shows that you want to check out.
44. Books You’re Reading/Want to Read – keeping a log of books you’ve read or want to read is really fun. It’s always cool to see how much you’ve read and how long it takes you get through a book.
45. Video Games – track your progress in your video games! Sometimes those really long games are really long and you forget where you stop.
46. Concerts – write down all of the concerts you’ve been to and the details! It’ll be a great memory later on.
47. Journal – journal in your planner! Journaling can be a stress reliever and also a great way to remember what you did on certain days.
48. Details – write down specifics of an event you attended. Did you go to a party that you don’t want to forget? Write down everything about it!
49. Photos – including photos in your planner is a visual reminder of things that have happened or you need.
50. Things That Happened – is there an event you don’t want to journal about specifically? Write down some of the important things that happened.
51. Special Moments – keep a record of some of the special things that have happened in your life. This puts things into perspective when you’re having a bad day.
52. Favorite Memories – writing down favorite memories as they happen means you’ll always have an accurate representation of what happened.
53. Vacation Plans – write down your vacation information. Every little important detail should be written down in addition to having a physical copy of things you need.
54. Business Plans – keep your business on track. This works for both big businesses and small businesses.
55. Passwords – go on too many websites that require passwords? Write them down and keep them with you. Be careful with this information!
56. Things That Make You Happy -keep a list of all of the things that make you happy.
57. Recipes – keep a record of all of your favorite recipes and recipes that you would love to try.
58. Pet Records – your pets deserve to have a section dedicated to them as well! Write down important medical information and things that could help at a future veterinary visit.
Hopefully this list gives you ideas of what you can track in your planner. There are so many different things that you can track that sometimes you just need inspiration.
What do you track in your planner? Let me know in the comments!