The idea of Yearly Themes is something that CGP Grey and Myke Hurley have been living by for a number of years. Instead of resolutions, we set an overall idea of how we would like to approach each year or season. This becomes almost like a guiding principle for our work and/or personal lives for that period.
For example, we both have used the theme ‘The Year of Less’. For Grey this meant a year of less travel and less commitments; for Myke it meant starting no new projects for a year… More here.
I do like paper-based systems, but tend to move back to digital rather quickly. One day I may stick with one.