How To Do Everything – Planning Your Perfect Week (& Then Living It)

How To Do Everything – Planning Your Perfect Week (& Living It)

Given that we each have 168 hours in our week, how is it that some seem to achieve more than others? In today’s post, I’m teaching you how to do everything by getting the most out of your time and making each hour count.You’re going to design a weekly schedule that includes not only the things you have to get done, but also the things you actually want to get done. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

Did I Even Set 2018 Resolutions For Myself? You’re About To Find Out!

2018 Resolutions | This is the first time I've done this...

Ah, 2018 resolutions. Look, I won’t lie, I went back and forth on this one for a long time. I know I know, I’m resolution-setter extraordinaire. But I’m at a stage in my life where I feel everything is going well. I’ve achieved a lot in recent years and I’m already balls-to-the-wall working on future stuff. So what’s the point in setting resolutions, especially when I’ve already got so many “left over” from previous years? (I’m being serious.)This wasn’t an easy decision to make, but I feel it’s the right one for where I’m at in my life right now. The truth… Onwards! ->

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning, by Margareta Magnusson: A Review

"The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning" by Margareta Magnusson, a review

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning was just released in the States, bringing to breaking point the number of books working off the “The [Adjective] Art/Magic/Secret of [Something Designed to Shock or Intrigue You]”. (Can we all agree that we’re sick of that now?)Clever title aside (I’ll admit that, though the formula itself has been overdone, kudos must still go to the marketing department for this one), can the contents hold their own? Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

Top 10 Posts Of 2017 On HowToGYST | What Topic Rocked Your Socks Off?

Top 10 posts of 2017 on HowToGYST.com | Most popular blog posts

If this list has taught me anything, it’s that I don’t have a feckin’ clue what I’m doing! 😉 There were some posts I published last year that I was sure were going to be popular, and yet they’re nowhere to be seen. Still, there’s plenty on this list I’m proud of and, with over 60 posts on the site last year, it’s just a fact that loads have to be left out. So these are HowToGYST’s top 10 posts of 2017 (according to total page views) Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

The Best Things I Spent Money On In 2017 (& The Worst)

The best things I spent money on in 2017... and the worst! And the lessons I learned from it.

Though I’d consider myself quite frugal overall, I also don’t shy away from splashing the cash if I feel the product or service will improve my life in some way. After all, what’s the point in earning money if you’re not going to enjoy it or let it enrich your experiences? But, let’s be honest, some things are better investments than others. Here are the best things I spent money on in 2017, and the worst, and the surprising thing I learned along the way. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

Everything I Read In 2017 – My Reviews & Recommendations

Everything I Read In 2017 | I challenged myself to read 50 books in 2017. Here's what I read, as well as my reviews and recommendations | book challenge | reading challenge | bookworm

At the beginning of 2017, I set myself a resolution to read at least 50 books by the end of the year. It wasn’t always easy, but I chipped away at it and am proud to say I achieved my goal. So here is a list of everything I read in 2017, along with a quick synopsis and review, so you can see which ones I recommend and which ones I feel just wasted my time. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

2017 Wrap Up – A Month By Month Account of Highs & Lows

Goodbye 2017. Here's a wrap-up of how it treated me, both personally and professionally.

On January 1st 2017, I had no real idea of what lay ahead, least of all that I’d be moving across the ocean in the middle of the year. Yes, I had dreams and plans, but I could never have foreseen how the year would play out, or all the wonderful (and woeful) things that would happen. Here’s my 2017 wrap up, where I take stock of the standouts. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

December 2017 Wrap Up

December 2017 wrap-up post for HowToGYST.com

December 2017 was all about getting back to some form of normality after November’s trip home, and it also saw us celebrate our first ever Christmas and New Year in the United States. Hello, snow!(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! ->