Unlock Your Planner's Potential: 30 Things You Didn't Know You Could Track

30 Things to Track in your Planner Habit Tracker

Maximize Productivity and Organize Your Life: Essential Tips to Unlock Your Planner's Full Potential

Hey Planner Buffs! 👋 Have you ever found yourself staring at your habit tracker, pondering what to track next? You're in luck! We've compiled an ultimate list of 30 things you can track to maximize your planner's potential and elevate your life. Let's dive in! At the bottom of this blog post you'll have the opportunity to get our FREE printable of 50 things you can track in a habit tracker. It takes this list to another level!

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Health & Wellness

Feeling fit and fabulous has never been easier. Check these out:

  1. Water Intake: Hydration is key—keep track to feel your best.
  2. Daily Steps: Get moving, and make sure you record it.
  3. Hours of Sleep: Track your Zs for better beauty sleep.
  4. Meditation: Logging mindfulness minutes can keep you grounded.
  5. Daily Vitamins: Your reminder to nourish your body with essential nutrients.

Work & Productivity

Unlock productivity like never before with these tracking tips:

  1. Work Hours: Be mindful of your work-life balance.
  2. Task Completion: Tick off those tasks and savor the satisfaction.
  3. Email Management: Aim for that elusive inbox zero.
  4. Deep Work Sessions: Make the most of your focus time.
  5. Break Times: Because even superheroes need a breather.

Personal Finance

Track your way to financial freedom. Here's how:

  1. No Spend Days: For the budget-savvy planner.
  2. Savings: A little today can mean a lot tomorrow.
  3. Bill Payments: Never miss a due date again.
  4. Budget Check: Keep your finances in check, literally.
  5. Investment Check: Your future self will thank you.


Treat yourself (and track it too!):

  1. Me-Time: Because you deserve it.
  2. Gratitude Log: Happiness is all about perspective.
  3. Positive Affirmations: A little self-love goes a long way.
  4. Social Media Detox: Unplug and recharge.
  5. Leisure Reading: Ah, the joy of a good book!

Family & Relationships

Love is always in the air when you track these:

  1. Quality Time: Make those moments count.
  2. Date Nights: Keep the spark alive.
  3. Family Game Nights: Let the games begin!
  4. Calls to Family/Friends: Because a call is worth a thousand texts.
  5. Acts of Kindness: Spread love—it’s the planner way.

Learning & Growth

Become the best version of yourself:

  1. Skill Practice: Hone your talents.
  2. Language Learning: Parlez-vous habit tracking?
  3. Journaling: Your life, in words.
  4. Reading News: Stay in the know.
  5. Creative Time: Let your imagination soar.

Bonus Tip: Elevate Your Habit Tracker With These Pro Hacks 

So, you think you've got your habit tracking down to a fine art? Hold on just a sec, we've got some next-level tips to supercharge your habit tracker like never before!

Color Coding & Symbols

  • Color Coding: Use different colors to indicate priority levels or categories for your habits. For instance, you might use green for health-related habits and blue for work tasks.
  • Symbols Instead of Checks: Instead of simply checking off a box, how about using symbols? A star could indicate a successfully completed task, while a half-moon could symbolize a task halfway done.

AM & PM Spaces

  • Diagonal Line Trick: Draw a diagonal line through your habit tracker boxes to divide them into AM and PM spaces. This is perfect for things like taking vitamins or meds that need to be done twice a day.

Dual-Purpose Habit Tracker

  • Front and Back Tracking: If you’re juggling between work and personal tasks (aren’t we all?), use the front of your habit tracker for work tasks and the back for personal ones. You can also use our habit tracker tip-in planner inserts to break things down even further.

Categories Your Way

  • Your Tracker, Your Rules: With our habit tracker tip-in planner inserts, you can break apart any two categories you'd like. Maybe it's work and personal, or perhaps it’s daily chores and self-care routines. You do you!

These pro hacks aren't just nifty; they're downright revolutionary. They'll bring a new level of customization and effectiveness to your habit tracking, helping you live your best organized life.


Whew, who knew your habit tracker could be such a powerhouse? These 30 tracking ideas are your ticket to a more organized, focused, and fulfilling life. Do you track something we didn't list? Tell everyone below in the comments. Happy Tracking! 😄

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