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! ->

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! ->

How I Plan My Days

Here's a behind-the-scenes look at how I plan my days, including why I do it, and what I use.

I talk a lot over here about the importance of scheduling to ensure you’re not only getting your daily tasks done but also that you’re making progress towards your “big picture” goals. Today I thought I’d give you a little behind-the-scenes look at how I plan my days and weeks, so you can see if I’m walking the walk.I’ll share the exact process I go through to ensure I’m making the most of my time and always progressing towards my personal and business goals, including the tools I use and how I break down my days. Onwards! ->

August 2016 Wrap Up

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

August 2016 was very much an unusual month here at home. Sam was away for the first half, I was invigilating the law exams for the second half, and Scout and I took a week’s holidays with my family. So yeah, in the whole month, we didn’t have a single “regular” week.Let’s have a look at the site and stats first to see if there was anything “regular” there. Onwards! ->

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! ->

Mid-Year Review [+ FREE WORKSHEET]

How I do a mid-year review so I'm always achieving goals (even if I sometimes slip up), including a free worksheet so you can do one too.

Time for a mid-year review, me thinks. Care to join me? I’m going to share the process I used for my mid-year review, as well as a worksheet you can print out so you can do your own (click the pic above). I’ll list all the New Year’s resolutions I set for myself, talk about the progress I’ve made (or lack thereof, if applicable), and explain how I intend to round out the rest of the year on a high note. Onwards! ->