Planner Wars 2019: The Ultimate List

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It’s the time of the year again when your favorite coffee shops entice you with their drinks and the secret for success in the coming year – planners. If 2018 wasn’t what you expected it to be, well, fret no more, because 2019 is almost there and you can (pretend to) plan ahead (again). Check their features and see which one suits you the best.

Who gets crowned as the best among the rest? Be boosted (with coffees or freebies) and power up this 2019 with these planners.

Starbucks Planner 2019

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Some call it old-fashioned, Starbucks call it inspiration. This year, Starbucks embraces the energy and emotion of handcrafting with its 2019 planner. Be inspired to handcraft and illustrate with each page. It also features a theme or activity that you can do with your family and friends, whether online or in real time. It comes in two colors: Espresso and Milk. Each planner cover features a canvas finish with metallic gold and copper stamping.

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Power Features:

  • Beverage vouchers
  • Canvas pouch
  • Limited edition Starbucks card

 

“Giving Journal”

Photo credit: The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (Philippines) Facebook Page

If you’re into helping, you’ll be hitting two birds with one stone with this planner.  With the theme “Live Generously”, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf gives back to its Real LIFE scholars for every journal retrieved. They also tapped 12 local artists to create the elegant illustrations found inside the planner.  It comes in four covers – two cork covers and two hardbound covers in black and teal grey with gold foil stamping. If you’re into minimalist designs, you will surely fall in love with this.

Photo credit: The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (Philippines) Facebook Page

Power Features:

  • 12 unique artworks
  • Monthly reflections
  • Goal-setting pages (e.g. financial, learning, wellness, relational, etc.)

 

Belle de Jour Power Planner 2019

Photo credit: Belle de Jour Power Planner Facebook Page

Add more magic to your 2019 and amp up your feminine powers with the 2019 Belle de Jour Power Planner. You can choose among three designs: BDJ Limited Edition, BDJ Leather, or BDJ Disc Bound. You can have it customized with your name or with whatever you want to be written on it (maximum 10 characters, space included). It comes with 60 discount and freebie coupons and here’s another catch, if you will use 50 coupons, you will get 2020’s BDJ planner for free! Also, all coupons are valid from January to December 2019.

Photo credit: Belle de Jour Power Planner Facebook Page

Power Features:

  • Food for thought
  • Magnetic bookmark
  • Trackers (e.g. Cash flow tracker, bills tracker, menstrual tracker, etc.)
  • 2019 goals
  • 60 discount and freebie coupons

 

Seattle’s Best Coffee Planner 2019

Photo credit: Seattle’s Best Coffee Philippines Facebook Page

If you plan to #SeizeThisYear this 2019, then this planner may be the one for you. It lets you plan, log, create, draw, organize and write down your 2019 life goals in its pages. It partners with World Vision, a non-government organization which aims to help every child to have a full life, in bringing a more organized 2019 to you. Its travelling-inspired design, refillable writing and drawing pages, beautifully-drawn monthly calendar pages by local illustrators and iconic stickers and postcards will surely inspire the artist in you.

Power Features:

  • Refillable writing and drawing pages
  • Beautifully-drawn monthly calendar pages
  • Iconic stickers and postcards

 

Young Adult Planner 2019

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New to adulting? Fret not ‘cause YAP can guide you. It has a sweldo tracker on every spread to remind you when to and when not to spend your money. It also has weekly motivations that will surely make you a little less sad every week and some life-changing questions to answer every week. This is like a haven for young adults who are suddenly thrown into the jungle of adulthood.

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Power Features:

  • Quarterly check-in
  • Discount coupons
  • #MedyoMotivation quotes of the week
  • Question of the week
  • Sweldo na ba this week section
  • Special fun activities pages

 

“Relaks Stress Lang Yan, Matatapos Din In 30-40 Years.”

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It’s the ultimate Tito/Tita planner! Aside from the usual monthly and weekly spreads, it also has tips that you may or may not follow, ikaw bahala, for relieving stress from work and life. It also features the lies that you tell during job interviews and it has coupons that have no guaranteed use but is cute nonetheless.  Guaranteed better than your jowa in making your 2019 less stressful.

Photo credit: Witty Will Save the World, Co. Facebook Page

Power Features:

  • Coupons (e.g. one-year leave, need a 200% raise, don’t want to perform at the Christmas party, etc.)
  • Pocket and ribbon bookmark
  • 49 hilarious bonus features (e.g. “Lies” we say during job interviews, tips on how to relieve stress, jokes about job application, resignation, payday, due date, pagpasok nang may bagyo, etc.)

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