Book Nook: October 2019

October 2019 Book Nook | Book reviews | Goodreads reading challenge 2019

I got into a bit of self-help slump last month and decided to stick with fiction for a while, so that’s mostly what you’ll see below. Also, as I mentioned in last month’s book nook, I’ve just managed to pull myself out of burnout so, for October, reading took a bit of a backseat while I got back into a good work groove. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

Happy Anniversary, HowToGYST!

5-Year Blogiversary of

Tomorrow, October 22nd 2019, marks 5 years since I bit the bullet and registered the HowToGYST domain. 5 years since this crazy adventure kicked off. So if I may, I’d like to get a little soppy for a few seconds, take a quick look back at the top highlights, and end with some advice if you’ve got a dream you’d like to see realised too. Onwards! -> Onwards! ->

Book Nook: September 2019

September 2019 Book Nook | Book reviews | Goodreads reading challenge 2019

I have a great reason for literally only reading one book in the first half of September – I got my work groove back! Since burning out in September of last year, I’ve really struggled with my productivity levels. But after an entire year, I’m finally getting back on track and have been making the most of it as I settle into a new routine. So yes, that initially meant a little bit less reading. And I was OK with that. Thankfully, I found a good rhythm again (and was in bed with a bad cold) so things started to pick up… Onwards! ->