Category: Jihi Elephant Favorites

The category Jihi Elephant Favorites encompasses A LOT. Under Jihi Favorites, you can find Elizabeth’s all-time favorite posts! These posts encompass all of Jihi Elephant’s topics including bullet journaling, organization, and positive living.

Live Your Best Life | A Level 10 Life Bullet Journal Tutorial

You use your bullet journaling for everything - tracking errands, monitoring your mood, budgeting, and even storing your washi collection. Why not use your bullet journal to upgrade your life the max? It can be difficult tracking so many areas of your life through multiple bullet journal spreads and lists, but there is one method...Keep Reading

An Introduction to SMART Goals | What Are They and How to Use Them

We’ve all got goals, some big and some small. While goals may be as seemingly insignificant as finishing a cup of coffee the first time without having to microwave it, goals also might be as broad as growing a business. Whatever your goal is, think about it. How did you create this goal? What are...Keep Reading

Can Minimalism Help You Control Destructive Habits

The idea that one could have everything is appealing. However, having it all creates destructive habits for your wallet, your lifestyle, and your mind. Here is how minimalism can help you control your destructive habits. Everybody remembers Freddie Mercury singing: I want it all, I want it now. And somehow, there is a part in...Keep Reading

Daily Activities That Can Help Raise Motivation

Motivation in human beings is incredibly important. It is the thing that makes most things in our lives happen. In other words, if we don't have the will to do something, we won't do it at all. And motivation is what drives our will, what makes us do things to change something in our lives....Keep Reading
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7 Self-Care Tips for A Happier and Satisfying Version of You

Our lives will always have difficulties that others may never understand. We should never forget that even though others may want to reach out to us and help us, the only person who can ever care more about you is yourself: self-care. To take care of ourselves, we have to know what it is we...Keep Reading
It can sometimes be easy to forget about taking care of yourself. Self-care encompasses so many activities! Here are 101 ways to practice self-care.

101 Ways to Practice Self-Care

It can sometimes be easy to forget about self-care. One of the most common excuses is that you don't want to do the generic bath or meditation, so self-care isn't for you. But that is wrong. Self-care encompasses such a variety of activities! Here are 101 different ways to practice self-care. Fun & Leisure for...Keep Reading

Keep Productive All Day With These 7 Tips

Being productive throughout the day can be such hard work when you got to organize your day and plan your day thoroughly (which takes time). But really, it isn't! Sometimes, even if you don't feel productive in those days, try to experiment with what works best and what doesn't and keep it a daily habit...Keep Reading

Bullet Journal Layouts to Help Manage Your Mental Health

As you know, I am a huge proponent of self-care and mental health topics. I think that being aware and knowing how to take care of our mental health is hugely linked to other forms of well-being; however, are not taken as seriously as other forms of health. This post is an inspirational list of...Keep Reading

Brain Dump Layout Inspiration for Bullet Journals

Do you ever have a ton of random thoughts that you just need to get out? The brain or mind dump layouts are exactly what you need! Have you ever used a dump layout in your bullet journal? In this article, I will explain what a brain dump page is, how to get started, and...Keep Reading

How to Organize and Decorate a Minimal Home Office

If you’ve decided you want to start the move towards a more minimalistic and organized lifestyle, a good place to start is in the home. For those who do a lot of work or projects in the home, a great place to start is in the home office. A home office is a place that...Keep Reading

30 Minimal Weekly Bullet Journal Layout Ideas

Weekly layouts are often the most prevalent layouts in a bullet journal. When you create this layout so often, you might become bored or tired of the same layout all the time. I like to change up my layouts every so often and keep them fairly minimal. Below are some great minimal weekly bullet journal...Keep Reading

How to be Productive When You Don’t Want To

Being productive when you do not want to be is one of the hardest obstacles to overcome. Finding the motivation to complete the tasks you need to might ultimately come down to one thing: taking care of yourself. A lack of motivation might also be a lack of interest. This article will give you everything...Keep Reading

25+ Houseplant-Inspired Bullet Journal Layouts

If you are anything like me you are obsessed with house plants and you have way too many—yet not enough… Back in October, I had a houseplant themed bullet journal, and to this day it is still my favorite. Because of this, I wanted to share my houseplant layouts and other incredibly inspiring house plant...Keep Reading

22 Financial Tracking Layouts for your Bullet Journal

Keeping track of your bills, payments, and money can be so incredibly difficult, particularly if you have more than one account. Thanks to my bullet journal I have been able to keep up with my bills, payments, subscriptions, loans, and more! Scroll down to find over 20 bullet journal layouts to help you with your...Keep Reading

Spring Cleaning | A Guide to All the Little Places to Remember

It’s the season for cleaning! Around this time of year, everyone is cleaning out their homes, putting away winter clothes, planting their gardens. Spring cleaning can be a daunting task, and it is easy to forget to clean various little places. Read on for tips when you complete your spring cleaning. This post may contain affiliate...Keep Reading

Embracing Self-Care Even When It’s Hard

There are many times in life when suddenly your ability to care for yourself goes out the window. In a flash, all of your learned habits become extremely difficult to uphold, and before you know it, you are letting yourself get behind with your own self-care. When this happens, however, it is best not to...Keep Reading

What is the Minimalist 50:20:30 Budget System (and how to use it)

The 50:20:30 Budget is gaining popularity, particularly among minimalist populations. This budget helps you break down your goal spending into 3 categories making it easier to keep to your budget than a budget which is broken down into 5 or more groups. Keep reading to learn more about the 50:20:30 budget and how to use...Keep Reading

My Top 6 Colored Pens for Bullet Journaling

If you are anything like me, you use colors to organize EVERYTHING in your bullet journal. I use them to separate types of events and due dates, I even use them to decorate cute little doodles and add some color to my layouts. Because I know how awesome adding color to my bullet journal is,...Keep Reading

How to Create Effective Goals | Includes Free Worksheet

With every new year comes new goals and hopes to achieve these goals. Unfortunately, many of us create goals that never get completed. Why is this? One reason you might not achieve your goals is that the way you wrote it is too vague, not realistic, or has no deadline. This post is all about...Keep Reading

A Bullet Journal for Bujo Beginners | 10-Day Challenge

I was sitting at my desk the other day, looking at my list of bullet journal post ideas, trying to figure out what to post today. It occurred to me that I had not done a challenge in a while, nor had I addressed bullet journaling beginners. So today I will be challenging both beginners...Keep Reading

A People-Helping Career Can Improve Fulfillment

When it comes to your job, are you fulfilled? If you aren’t, a career helping others is sure to increase your fulfillment. Positions within the health and social care industry allow you to make a genuine difference in the lives of others. This is because you are helping them when they’re at their weakest and...Keep Reading

Bullet Journal Header Layout Inspirations

I am always looking for new ways to design my bullet journal title pages. It gets boring doing the same thing every single week or month. My favorite activity is scrolling my Instagram feed to find so many awesome bullet journal title designs and this week I’ve decided to share some of my finds with...Keep Reading

How to Survive College | A Guide For College Freshman

I have been there…heck, I am still there! College is hard! The constant, never-ending piles of homework and assigned readings. It’s nearly impossible not to get behind! Plus, you're always feeling sleep deprived and exhausted from pulling those all-nighters. College is hard, but it can be made super easy by following these Tips to Surviving College!...Keep Reading

Tracking Bullet Journal Layout Ideas

Bullet Journaling is my favorite way to stay organized! Bullet journals are super customizable which is my favorite part. You can add anything you want to help you keep organized. I like to add tracking pages! Here are a ton of layout ideas! If you'd like more bullet journal page ideas, check out my post...Keep Reading

15 Simple Bullet Journal Page Ideas for the not-so-artsy

The art of the bullet journal is growing in popularity. I saw them all over my Pinterest feed and because I absolutely love organizing, I decided to make one. I spent 2016 trying to do all those extravagant designs that look absolutely perfect. After a few months of using the journal, I realized that I never...Keep Reading