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Things have been a bit of a whirlwind over here since we arrived. I was determined to hit the ground running but I had no idea how quickly I’d be sprinting! I can barely bump into a single person without them going out of their way to help me, so there are opportunities around every corner. And in true GYST fashion, I’m grabbing every one of them with both hands.(This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase through them, I’ll make a small commission. They’re for a planner and books from Amazon, and they’re clearly marked. Thanks for feeding my… Onwards! ->

How To Live For Today (When You Think Tomorrow Will Be Better)

Here's how to live for today (when you think tomorrow will be better) | Learn how to live in the moment | Being present when the best is yet to come

Life’s a journey, and you’re sure there’s something wonderful just around the corner… if only you could get there. You’ll have a little more time after the kids grow up and go off to school, but how does that help you today? You’ll have more money once your debts are paid off, but what do you do in the meantime? You know you’ll be happier when you get promoted from ‘general dogsbody’ to ‘actual somebody’, but how do you cope until then?In other words, how do you live for today when the best is yet to come? Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

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! ->