Migrating content is a cornerstone of Bullet Journaling. Once you’ve hit your second month of journaling, take a glance at your previous entries. See any unresolved Tasks? “X” out your completed Tasks and assess whether the remaining open Tasks are still relevant.
If a Task has become irrelevant, strike out the whole line, including the task Bullet. If the Task still needs your attention, migrate it: turn the “•” into “>” to signify that you’ve migrated that Task, then add it to the Task Page of your new Monthly Log.
You also have the option of migrating scheduled Tasks and Events. When you’re setting up a new month, migrate any entries scheduled for that month from your Future Log into your new Monthly Log. Scheduled items are placed on the Monthly Log’s Calendar Page.
It may seem like a lot of effort to have to rewrite items over and over, but that’s intentional. This process makes you pause and consider each item. If an entry isn’t even worth the effort to rewrite it, then it’s probably not that important. Get rid of it.
The purpose of migration is to distill the things that are truly worth the effort, to become aware of our own patterns and habits, and to separate the signal from the noise.