Whether you want to organise your life, boost your productivity or slay your goals, a good planner can prove very useful. With all that’s going on in the world at the moment, it may feel like there isn’t much to plan for. But with things slowly opening and a lot of us adapting to a new normal, whether it be with work or home life, having the best planners for 2021 will help you organise your life.
If you’ve been feeling unorganised, unproductive and overall a hot mess, don’t worry there’s still time to get back on track.
Investing in a planner is a great way to re-introduce some structure, healthy habits, and productivity into your life.
Now I know there are a lot of planners out there at the moment, so it’s hard to decide which one is the best fit for you, which is why I’ve put together a list of 10 of the best planners for 2021 to help you decide.
10 OF THE BEST PLANNERS FOR 2021
1. ARTFAN WEEKLY & MONTHLY DIARY
The Artfan Weekly & Monthly Diary is a budget-friendly organiser which will help you with organisation, productivity and time management.
It includes 12 months’ worth of weekly and monthly pages to help you plan all year long.
The monthly view pages have calendar previews for the previous and following months for longer-term planning. It also has a handy notes section for you to keep track of any important occasions, appointments or to-do lists.
Along with all of that, it also has a list of holidays, contact and information pages.
2. BOX CLEVER PRESS EVERY DAY 2021 DIARY
This small, cute diary is something you can take with you and keep track of your day whilst on the move. It has a weekly view diary page with large spaces to write any meetings or holidays.
The Boxclever Diary also has some really useful planning pages for you to jot down and keep track of your goals or plans. It also has bill tracking pages for each month, prompting you to stay on track with your finances.
There are full pages beside each weekly page, where you can write your to-do lists or any random thoughts.
3. ROCKET PLANNER – DAILY GOAL PLANNER
The Rocket Planner is one of the best productivity planners and, to be honest, one of the best planners for 2021 that I’ve come across.
It’s a refillable, undated planner with daily and weekly pages for 6 months.
Unlike traditional planners, it has a habit contract to help you implement and track healthy habits, daily pages for you to prioritise your goals, a project planner, and a four-year calendar.
Along with all of that, it also looks amazing and is available in 5 different colours, what’s not to love!
4. BAN.DO WELLNESS PLANNER
Ban.do has some really cool planners and accessories with really fun designs. The Ban.do Wellness Planner is dedicated to self-care and has some great tips and advice on things such as nutrition and body positivity.
Not only does it have some great wellness advice, but it also has pages for planning your goals, meal planning, and some cute planner stickers.
5. PAPIER – JOY DAILY PLANNER
Papier has hands down some of the best planners out there, with a range of designs, colours and uses.
The Joy Daily Planner is a 16-week daily productivity planner to help you create a healthy work/life balance, with pages to plan your weeks and days, create to-do lists and track your goals.
It also has pages for mind maps, shopping lists and 9 extra pages for notes to not only keep you organised but also cater to your overall wellbeing.
It has a hardback cover with a silk paper finish and is also available in 3 different colours.
6. CLEVER FOX PLANNER
The Clever Fox Planner is designed to help you reach your goals both personally and professionally. It has a weekly spread and has a personal to-do list and priorities and goals for each week.
It’s broken up into sections which include awareness and self-discovery, vision boards and 50+ dot pages which can be uased as a bullet journal, to make notes or doodle.
The Clever Fox Planner also comes with sheets of planner stickers, a ribbon bookmark, and an elastic band to keep it organised.
7. CDG – GETTING STUFF DONE PLANNER
If you want an elegant, simple yet effective planner, the Getting Stuff Done Planner is perfect for you.
Its CDG’s best-selling daily planner for a reason!
The planner is undated, meaning you can use it as and when you choose rather than being confined by dates like with a traditional planner or diary. The aim of the planner is to help you create a balance in your life.
It’s really easy to use, it has planning pages on the left and check-in pages on the right to help you stay on top of all aspects of your daily life.
There are also shopping lists, meal tracking pages and a pocket at the back of the planner, perfect for any paperwork or receipts.
It’s available in pink and black, and for such a great quality planner, it’s really affordable.
8. MOLESKINE 18 MONTH WEEKLY PLANNER
If you’re looking for a simple planner without all the bells and whistles, the Moleskin Planner is a brilliant choice.
It’s perfect for those who prefer a planner with more of a traditional layout and design. It has pages for plans or appointments and lined pages for notes.
It also has a ribbon bookmark, inner pocket, comes in 6 different colours, hard or soft cover and is available in 3 different sizes.
9. BAN.DO TRAVEL PLANNER
If you’re planning a trip in the future or perhaps you travel a lot for work, the Ban.do Travel Planner is the planner for you. It’s available in a variety of colours which also match other travel accessories by Bando, such as luggage tags.
The hardcover, ring binder and elastic band make it durable and easy to carry whilst travelling. There are also daily planning pages, packing lists and a map page all useful for your travels.
There is also a large interior pocket to safely stash your tickets, passport or any other travel documents. Plus, for a bit of fun, there are also some cute travel themed stickers included.
Travelling is stressful as it is, so why not have one place to plan and organise your trips so you can actually relax on your getaway?
10. THE CHRONIC DIARY TO-DO LIST PLANNER
Last but not least, if you prefer to take the to-do list approach to plan your days, check out my FREE to-do list planner to organise your day. It’s free to download, printable and editable.
Becoming more organised and boosting your productivity is achievable if you have the right tools in place. One of those tools is a daily planner, hence why choosing the one best suited to your needs is important.
I hope you found at least one you liked!
In the meantime, if you’d like more tips to help you boost your productivity, check out these posts:
- How to Stop Procrastinating – 15 Tips To Get More Done
- 10 Tips to Help You Stay Productive Working from Home
- 10 Best Personal Growth Books to Read in 2021
Which planner would you find most useful to organise your year?
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