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! ->

How To Live A Full Life On An Empty Wallet

How live a full life on an empty wallet | Budget | budgeting | finances | tight budget | strict budget | simple pleasures

Whether you’ve debts to pay or a big savings goal to reach, being on a strict budget means making sacrifices. But that’s hard when it seems like all your friends are going out without you and splashing the cash. Meanwhile, you’re turning down invitations and opportunities because your budget just won’t stretch that far. You can’t even remember the last time you treated yourself to something nice. But before you go throwing in the towel and splurging what little you have left to try cheer yourself up (and then ending up feeling worse), there is a way to live a… Onwards! ->

May 2017 Wrap Up

By the time you read this, I’ll be stretched out in sunny Kos. I’m hoping to keep up my posting schedule but I make no promises! In the meantime, here’s a look back at everything May had to offer, as well as a special announcement. 😉[UPDATE: I’m actually back from Kos. The wifi was pretty much non-existent… as was my work ethic.​ But it’s good to be back and it’ll be business as usual from here on out.](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… Onwards! ->

How To Cure Worst Case Scenario Syndrome For Good

At some point in your life, you will feel the weight of pessimism pressing down upon you. You’ll believe that something bad is about to happen that will change the course of your future for the worse. Maybe you fear you’re about to lose your job, or fail an exam, or you’re not sure you’ll have enough money at the end of the month to meet your financial commitments. Whatever the reason, you’ll have a touch of Worst Case Scenario Syndrome, and won’t be able help letting your imagination run wild, convinced that this will be the ruin of you.Thankfully,… Onwards! ->

When You’re A Night Owl Who Needs To Get Up Early

When a night owl needs to get an early start | not an early bird? Here are some tips to help your morning go a lot smoother

If you’re like me, you’re a night owl. You get some of your best work done when the sun goes down, and your motivation is at its highest when the clock chimes midnight. But real life isn’t always very accommodating of your personal preferences which is why, whether because of working hours or wonderful children, you find yourself getting up at a time that doesn’t feel natural to you. What’s a night owl to do when an early start is required? Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

12 Ways to Stop Making Impulse Purchases For Good

12 ways to stop impulse purchases for good. Sick of impulsive buys? Here's how to curb your spending so you can save money and have a less cluttered home

If you’re wasting money on things you don’t really want or need, or wondering where all your wages went this week, you may be falling fowl of impulse purchases. They’re tricky beasts that leave your home cluttered, your wallet empty, and your brain going into full-on buyer’s remorse mode. To take control of your spending, save money, and stop you wondering why on earth you bought yet another novelty item, you’ll find 12 helpful hints below to curb your impulsive buys once and for all. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->