July 2016 Wrap Up

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

I was hoping to settle comfortably into the second half of the year but no, July 2016 was full of transition. With a total change of pace and scenery, I’m still struggling to re-find my feet. On The Site — July 2016This month, I talked a lot about self-care for introverts, all about the best ways to ensure us asocial types are looking after ourselves and not feeling overwhelmed. (Easier said than done, right?) It’s a sad fact of life that it’s usually the ones who shout loudest who are listened to, regardless of the quality of their message. As… Onwards! ->

One Month Challenge — August 2016

The One Month Challenge is back! Are you up to it?

Who’s ready for a challenge?!Once again, I seem to have been sucked into a wormhole which means that a whole year passed in the blink of an eye and, somehow, it’s August again. And, ‘round these parts, that means it’s time for the annual HowToGYST One Month Challenge, where we finally tackle something we’ve been meaning to do for a while.So, if there’s a task that’s been on your to-do list for too long, or you want to start a new positive habit, or to break an old, bad one, this is the challenge for you.If you want to know… Onwards! ->

How To Be An Introvert In An Extrovert World: Networking

Introverts Guide To Networking: Networking as an introvert can be difficult, particularly in this extrovert world. So, when it seems like the mighty are favoured over the meek, how can shy people and introverts socialise in a way that makes them feel most comfortable?

There are few things more frightening than being an introvert in an extrovert world. (OK, there are lots, but allow me the alliteration.) It’s hard to keep your candle burning when everyone else is beaming their headlights directly into your eyes, dazzling and distracting you.So, in a world that seems to value the mighty more than the meek, how can us introverts not only survive but thrive?Consider this the ultimate guide to networking as an introvert.​ Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

Planning Your Ideal Day (When Real Life Gets In The Way)

How to plan your ideal day when you've a 9-5 and bills to pay.

You know those quizzes that ask you to describe your ideal partner? Well, have you ever wondered what your ideal day would look like?Maybe you’d be lounging by a beach, cocktail in one hand, cabana boy in the other. Maybe you’d be on a shopping spree with an unlimited credit card. Maybe you’d be hiking the Inca trails of South America with nothing but a backpack and your best friend. Maybe you’d spend it curled up with a good book in a corner of your own personal library.But what’s a gal to do when that lottery win never comes to pass… Onwards! ->