Digital Decluttering: How To Clean Up Computer Files & Social Media Profiles

Digital decluttering of computer files & social media profiles. How to do a digital detox.

Most of us have some form of digital presence these days and, if you’re online even half as much as I am (several hours a day), or for as long as I’ve been (25 years), you’ll have amassed quite the collection of files, folders, photos, music, eBooks, bookmarks, and social profiles.Digital decluttering can stop you spending hours scrolling through social media or looking for that file you saved six months ago. But where do you even start?Warning: not for the faint-hearted or time-pressed. Onwards! ->

How I Plan My Days

Here's a behind-the-scenes look at how I plan my days, including why I do it, and what I use.

I talk a lot over here about the importance of scheduling to ensure you’re not only getting your daily tasks done but also that you’re making progress towards your “big picture” goals. Today I thought I’d give you a little behind-the-scenes look at how I plan my days and weeks, so you can see if I’m walking the walk.I’ll share the exact process I go through to ensure I’m making the most of my time and always progressing towards my personal and business goals, including the tools I use and how I break down my days. Onwards! ->

Planning Your Most Productive Day: A Step-By-Step Guide

Planning your most productive day: a step-by-step guide

How much more would you get done in a week if you could ensure that, each day, you were at maximum productivity levels?Instead of just waiting for one of those magical moments to come along, let’s look at the steps to planning your most productive day so that you can get shit done in much less time than it would normally take, and then go put your feet up. Onwards! ->

The Best Productivity System To Ensure Your Days Run Smoothly

Is your productivity system helping you get the most out of each day? Here's a big mistake you might be making...

Do you have a productivity system in place to get the most out of your day?Most people just sit around waiting for motivation to strike. And, when it does, they beaver away at whatever pops into their head until they run out of steam… and then go back to waiting.Is it any wonder we rarely make serious progress towards our dreams?With an effective productivity system, you can plan your days so that they run smoothly, and so that you never forget a meeting or miss a deadline. Or, heaven forbid, come home without the milk! Onwards! ->

Work-Life Balance: How To Restore The Equilibrium

Work-Life Balance

One of the biggest challenges people tell me they face is finding a work-life balance. As a parent to a three-year-old, and as a fiercely independent person, I can certainly see the struggle in my own life. So I thought I’d share the secrets that have helped me grow a business while staying sane(-ish).Here’s the first thing you need to know: you don’t have a work-life balance problem. Onwards! ->

August 2016 Wrap Up

Here's what happened on the HowToGYST site, YouTube channel, and at home in August 2016

August 2016 was very much an unusual month here at home. Sam was away for the first half, I was invigilating the law exams for the second half, and Scout and I took a week’s holidays with my family. So yeah, in the whole month, we didn’t have a single “regular” week.Let’s have a look at the site and stats first to see if there was anything “regular” there. Onwards! ->

Today is Day One

Today is Day One of whatever you. Read on...

So often I hear people talk about their big goals and dreams, only for them to dismiss them in the very next breath.After all, lofty ideas are for people with lots of time and even more money. They’re for those more skilled, successful, driven, confident, and talented. Right?So we dream amongst the stars but still we stay upon the soil.But every so often, one of us steps forward and spreads our wings. Today, it’s your turn. Onwards! ->