5 Important And Simple Steps To Actually Plan Your Week: 2022 Guide

6 min readApr 1, 2022

You’re probably here because you felt like me a few weeks ago. Burned out, stressed, and your to-do list scrambled in your brain.

Your week is just messed up. It’s all over the place and you want to change it. Desperately. But how? How do you change your life? You do it by changing this week, and the next. It doesn’t matter what day you’re reading this, start planning your week with this post.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Calendar / Planner
  • Pen / Pencil
  • A cup of water
  • Something else to write on (journal, notes app, scraps of paper, etc)

Let’s start talking about how to plan your week.

Write down all the things you want to do for the week

First, use the “something to write on”, and brain dump all your tasks. No matter how small or big, write them down. When you get them out of your head, you relieve stress. If this is your first time doing this, you can write down tasks no matter when you need to do them. You can then organize those in the coming weeks.

For example, my weekly braindumps look like this:




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