Brain dump worksheets are an excellent way to add a little more structure to the cathartic, organizational act of the brain dump. Whether you prefer to do your brain dump in a bullet journal or you're more of the standalone brain dump template type, having a page that serves the purpose of being a space for you to unload your cluttered thoughts is highly beneficial for most of us.
Luckily, there are a lot of free (or at least very inexpensive) brain dump worksheets available. So if you're looking for inspiration, start with these printables.
1. 'Get it Together!' thought organizer
If you need something to help get your thoughts organized ASAP, look no further than this printable on Etsy. With spaces to list out who you need to call, what you need to follow through on, and more, once you're done filling out this printable you won't be able to remember what you were so stressed out about.
2. A space for a free-flowing brain dump
If you're looking for a space that will allow the thoughts flow freely that has a little more oomph than a piece of paper, try this free printable from Fantabulosity, which prompts you to brain dump, either in list or classic journal entry form.
3. Brain dump priorities template
Sometimes, the main purpose of a brain dump is to set your priorities. This colorful, clean, free brain dump template, courtesy of Lemons and Lattes, which has a box for kids (if you have them), home, work, and yourself — plus a section where you can list your top three priorities — is a great starting point.
4. A printable brain dump with a prompt
This stunning printable brain dump worksheet from Etsy will help you get into the right headspace for a brain dump by prompting you to take a breath and get ready to release your thoughts and worries.
5. A brain dump template for clearing your mind
For those days when you don't necessarily want to get organized right away but want to clear your mind and keep it that way, this brain dump template, available on Etsy, will make an excellent companion.
6. A fun, illustrated brain dump
At $5, this printable is a bit pricier than some of the other options available on Etsy, but it's a lot of fun. This cartoonish brain dump worksheet is a great reference for any time you're feeling overwhelmed.
7. A daily brain dump worksheet
If you're the type of person who gets a lot of benefit out of daily brain dumps — and let's be realistic, a daily brain dump is something we could all benefit from —this worksheet from Etsy will help you set your priorities straight and be realistic about what can wait.
8. A simple, calming brain dump worksheet
If you're looking for a calming, easy-to-use, minimalist and practically free printable, this purple one will help you categorize and organize without putting too much pressure on. Download it here.
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