13 Surefire Ways To Get Your Shit Together

Get Your Shit Together

Life has many facets and, depending on your circumstances, it’s likely that at least one of them is lagging at any given time. So below are 13 ways to seriously get your shit together when you just don’t know where to start. Onwards! ->

Review of “Get Your Sh*t Together” by Sarah Knight

Review of "Get Your Sh*t Together" by Sarah Knight | Book review | Self-help | NotSorry | The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k | bookshelf

Fancy a review of “Get Your Shit Together”, Sarah Knight’s new book? Of course you do. The press release describes it as “giddily profane, immensely useful, and surprisingly powerful”. Bang-on, or bullshit?Pull up a pew, friend, and find out how I rated it on a scale of Die Hard 1 (classic) to Die Hard 5 (utterly forgettable and downright unforgivable. You’re better than that, Bruce).It should go without saying but expect swearing.(This post contains Amazon affiliate links which means I may earn a teeny tiny commission if you buy through them. Thanks in advance for your support! For more info, … Onwards! ->

Top 10 Posts of 2016 — The Best Of HowToGYST

Top 10 Posts of 2016

I feel like 2016 was the year the blog really found its feet. I focused on providing quality content on a consistent basis. When a post wasn’t “just right” I held back on publishing it because, frankly, you deserve better than that. You come here for answers (and, hopefully, a bit of entertainment) so I refuse to churn out sub-standard work just for the sake of saying I’ve published something that week.As a perfectionist, I don’t think I’ll ever be 100% happy with a post, but I’m learning the point at which I still feel it’s quality work. And, frankly, … Onwards! ->

My 2017 Resolutions — All 12 Of Them!

Advance warning that some of you will be a little horrified by one of my choices. But hey, my body, my rules.What follows are 12 things I plan to achieve in 2017. Yes, you heard me, 12. And not in a one-for-each-month sort of way. Nope, I’ll be working on ALL of these ALL of the time.If you think 12 is too many, consider this: I whittled it down from 24. What can I say, I’m a goal-setter and -getter. 😉 Onwards! ->

December 2016 Wrap Up

December 2016

​Quote from the end of November’s wrap-up post: “I’m ready to get lots of shit done in December, and to be done with all these health problems. Here’s hoping!”Famous last words, folks.​ Famous last words. Onwards! ->

How To Have Yourself A Minimalist Christmas

Minimalist Christmas | Simplifying Xmas | Minimalism | Simplify

It may come but once a year, but that doesn’t make Christmas any less stressful. Apart from all the cooking, cleaning, shopping, etc. there’s also all the extra “stuff” to deal with. This can be anxiety-inducing, particularly when you’ve been making a concerted effort to declutter. So how can you have yourself a minimalist Christmas in the midst of all the chaos? Onwards! ->

14 Easy & Effective Ways To Beat The Winter Blues

14 easy & effective ways to beat the winter blues | Seasonal affective disorder treatment | Light box therapy | Seasonal depression | Winter depression

Winter can be a trying time for a lot of people. The days are shorter, temperatures are lower, and bills are higher. So here are some wonderfully easy ways to beat the winter blues. Onwards! ->

Why ‘Live Each Day As If It Were Your Last’ Is Terrible Advice

'Live each day as if it were your last' is bad advice. Here's what to do instead (no more endless swan song):

We’ve all heard the saying, “Live each day as if it were your last.” Here’s why that’s terrible advice, and what you should be doing instead. Onwards! ->

November 2016 Wrap Up

​Professionally, November 2016 was a great month. I worked hard and it was a very successful month in terms of page views for the site and subscribers to the YouTube channel.Personally, it was pretty shit. Onwards! ->

Ending The Year On A High Note

I'm definitely ready to end this year on a high note! Motivation for New Year's resolutions.

In just 5 short weeks we’ll be into a new year, which means we’ll have just started our journeys towards health and fitness, less stress, even less debt, and to generally being the person we’ve always wanted to be.Again.And all we have to do is wait.Right?! Onwards! ->