With a new year comes a very exciting prospect: a new planner. A good one should help you stay on track without overwhelming you. And unlike a lot of other resolutions, this one has nothing to do with BMI or steps taken.
We prefer paper planners here over digital tools—nothing beats the feeling of pen against a brand-new sheet of paper, plus writing things down helps us remember them—however, this time around we have included a digital tool that we think can add to (not replace) your analog setup.
We didn’t recommend one best planner because everyone has different preferences, types of tasks, and willingness to scribble and organize. I grilled the WIRED staff for their favorites and have tried a ton on my own. Once you’ve found something that will work for you, check out our guides to working from home, the best webcams, or the best gear for starting a podcast.
Updated January 2022: We’ve added new paper planners and one digital assistant. We’ve also updated links throughout for the new year.
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