Episode 2: Low Budget Income Series – 2018 Expenses

Welcome to episode 2 of my low Budget Income series. This edition will be a closer look at my 2018 expenses. That’s right, all the details (well as much as possible). This episode is important to see just where the hell my money went in the first place. So, taking a stroll back through all my statements (January to December) to what was spent on my debit, nor just bills, I’ve been able to come to a decisive conclusion.

Disclaimer: I am not a financial expert or accountant. I am on the road to financial freedom like many others and decided to document my journey.

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Chaotic Reads | 2019 Reading List

I always have this lofty goal to read as much as possible. Each year I have this huge reading list and to be honest, maybe just maybe I’ll get through a book or two. Not to say I don’t enjoy reading, I just read on my phone instead of an actual book. No it’s nothing wrong with that since I have the ability to carry multiple books around in a single device. Still, I want to read the books I actually have serving as decor on my shelf. There’s a few that I’ve added to my collection that are a must read so let’s jump right to the list

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Planning for 2019 | Stalogy

I recently shared my 2019 planner lineup and I wanted to take it a step further by going into more detail on each of he systems I’ll be using this year. Yes, there’s more than 1 planner in my lineup, but each serves a specific purpose.

Today’s post is all about my every day carry, my bullet journal, my Stalogy.

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Episode 1: Low Budget Income Series – Why Budget Now + January Budget

Welcome to a new series here on Chaotic Critic. This time is a little different, we’re focusing on finances. My finances to be precise. This is an area in the planner community that is growing with the likes of Shay Budgets and E. Michelle, but as a whole, financial freedom is usually on the back burner. I decided to title this series a Low Budget Income Series as that is exactly what my income is. Hopefully you’ll stick around for the ride. Buckle up!

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2019 Planner Vision Board

Another year, another vision board. This one is a little bit different than the standard one I create. This one is for my planner. I wanted to open it every day and be inspired. The end result is just that.

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2019 Planner Lineup + How I’m Using Them

Cheers to a new year. I wish you all 365 days of consistent striving and thriving. Throughout the month of December, I shared a variety of planner styles. I want to be of service to my fellow readers and help you find a tool that works best to manage your day to day lives and crush the chaos.

Per usual, I wanted to share my planner lineup for 2019. If you’re trying to decide which planner to use be sure to check out my planning series for more information.

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Mental Health Awareness

2018 has been a whirlwind of a year for me and as we prepare ourselves for 2019, I thought I’d reflect on how this year has been for me mentally. As someone that has mental health issues, issues that reached a pinnacle this year, it’s only right that I shared my story. My testimony. This is nothing to shy away from. It’s nothing to ignore or fear being judged. This is real life and the best way to tackle it, is head on. Continue reading “Mental Health Awareness”