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The Case for Using a Paper Planner

Check out this interesting article in The New York Times by Kristin Wong. Kristin Wong is a freelance writer and the author of “Get Money”.
The Case for Using a Paper Planner

In college, my entire life fit neatly inside my paper planner. It housed my to-do lists, class assignments, due dates, phone numbers, scribbles — you name it. These days, my phone has taken over most of those tasks, and while apps are convenient and fun to use, there was something satisfying about checking in with this planner every day.

Aside from the nostalgia factor, writing by hand forces you to slow down and approach your planning with more mindfulness. Research even suggests that writing things down by hand helps you retain information better, which is a useful perk if you really don’t want to forget that important work deadline.

Full article available on The New York Times website.