Why You Shouldn’t Dread The “Hobby” Category Of The KonMari Method

Why You Shouldn't Dread The "Hobby" Category Of The KonMari Method | craft supplies | crafting | Marie Kondo

You’re doing the KonMari Method and you’re worried. You’ve got a hobby that you love but it comes with a lot of “stuff” and, if you’re honest with yourself, you’re just not sure you’re ready to part with your supplies. You know you’ll have to deal with it eventually and you’re just dreading it. How can you possibly declutter the things that make you the most happy and make up a huge part of who you are? Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

August 2017 Wrap Up

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Can you believe I’ve been living in the States for a month already?! It hasn’t at all been what I expected, so let’s look at some stats first before diving into the details of the move and our new lives in Ohio.(This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase through them, I’ll make a small commission. They’re for books from Amazon, and they’re clearly marked. Thanks for feeding my inner bookworm. For more info, read my disclosure.) Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

How To Be Disciplined So You Can Stay Committed

How to be disciplined so you can stay committed to your goals | Self-discipline

What would your life be like if you had a little more self-discipline? Would you happily sweat your way through an exercise session, feeling strong and energised? Would you be out of debt and putting that down payment on a house? Would you stop procrastinating on that big project and finally make some serious progress? Learning how to be disciplined is one of the foundations of living the life you want. Thankfully, even if you feel you’re currently lacking in it, you can easily cultivate it to help you commit to your goals. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

How To Easily Turn Your Home Into A Haven

Is your home more 'zoo' than 'zen'? Turn your home into a haven with these 10 simple steps

Life gets stressful, and you need somewhere you can feel fully relaxed — a shelter from the storms of work and the outside world. That’s what your home is supposed to be but, often, you walk through your door and are confronted by even more work. Piles of laundry, a sink full of dirty dishes, toys strewn around the room… Ugh. Your home is starting to feel more ‘zoo’ than ‘zen’. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

July 2017 Wrap Up

This is the final wrap up post from Ireland. We move to the United States on August 2nd, so I guess this is the end of an era. I’ve no idea what the future holds, but I know I’ll make the most of it. So, for one last time from the Emerald Isle, here’s what happened this past month. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

How To Find Your True Passion (& Make Money From It)

There are endless articles and videos about finding your passion. Magazine covers are adamant that your life will be magically transformed, and that you’ll be happier, more successful, make boatloads of money…There’s only one problem — they don’t tell you how to do it. So, while you’d love to be able to find it, the damn thing is like a super stealthy ninja. And you’ve got a lot going on, so it’s not like you have the time to go traipsing all over the place looking for this elusive thing people keep talking about. You’re working, and some days you… Onwards! ->

These Decluttering Questions Will Make You Clear The Clutter Right Now

Decluttering questions that will make you clear the clutter right now | Declutter your home, declutter your life | decluttering tips | clearing clutter and organizing your home | home organization | learn how to let things go & get rid of stuff

Sometimes it feels that things have gotten so out of hand that there’s nothing for it but to burn down the house and start again from scratch. (Anyone else ever felt like this?) Decluttering can be difficult, particularly when you don’t even know where to start. Stuff is screaming at you from every surface and you feel that if you could just see your table top again, life would be a little easier.You’re sick of losing things, and falling over things, and generally feeling like the clutter is getting out of control, but you’re struggling to actually let go of… Onwards! ->

How To Make Good Progress When You Feel Overwhelmed

Here are 5 simple steps to make good progress when you're facing a daunting task and you feel overwhelmed. It's a foolproof plan to achieve all your goals.

Some tasks are so overwhelming that just taking the first step seems daunting. I mean, you already have a lot on your plate so when would you even have the time to devote to it? And if you could somehow find the time, where would you begin? You’ve never tackled something like this before so you’re full sure you’ll mess it up somehow. No, it’s easier to put it off until you have more time. Or money. Or until you know exactly what you’re doing. Right?!Oh, I can’t count the amount of times I used to have this conversation with… Onwards! ->

My 2017 Mid-Year Review: Ahead Or Behind At The Halfway Mark?

Another half year has come and gone and it’s time for a 2017 mid-year review. I know that ‘the done thing’ is to say how quickly it’s flown by but, honestly, it feels like a lifetime ago that I set these goals for myself as part of my New Year’s resolutions. You’d think, then, that I’d have achieved them all. Umm… nope! So let’s take a look at how far I’ve come, where I’m currently at, and how much there’s left to go. And don’t forget to pick up your mid-year review worksheet so you can evaluate your own progress towards… Onwards! ->

June 2017 Wrap Up

June 2017 wrap-up post from HowToGYST.com

If you don’t want to hear about my holidays or how terrorists made me lose followers, you should probably skip this one. It will be a little shorter than usual because, even though I had great intentions to continue posting and uploading, it seems they hopped a flight about the same time I did.​(This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase through them, I’ll make a small commission. They’re for The Happiness Planner and books from Amazon, and they’re clearly marked. Thanks for feeding my book and stationery addictions. For more info, read my disclosure.) Onwards! -> Onwards! ->