10 Personal Development Blogs That Inspire Me

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10 Personal Development Blogs That Inspire Me

I love writing about healthy lifestyles and personal development. Both are my passions. To be able to contribute to another person’s growth, making a difference to their lives is truly an awesome feeling. I have been fascinated by these subjects long before I became qualified to write and speak about them. I have a library of over 500 books all of which are on these topics. To fill myself with positivity, to learn new techniques and methods, to further increase my own knowledge has always been a priority of mine.

With the massive growth of blogging there are now many wonderful sites in my niche. The following is my first list of 10 personal development blogs that I enjoy reading, each offering their own viewpoint and information to help those looking for personal growth, and providing ways to combat the stress and negativity in their life. I’ve been blogging just over a year and find these personal development blogs inspirational and I find them a good yardstick to measure my own blogs development.

Every Saturday I will introduce you to more of the blogs I read. If you are interested in living a healthy lifestyle and looking for personal growth, you can find helpful hints and advice at these blogs.

I hope you enjoy checking out them out.

Author: Leo Babauta

Website: http://zenhabits.net/

Name: Zenhabits

Tag Line: Smile, breathe and go slowly

About: Zen Habits is about finding simplicity in the daily chaos of our lives. It’s about clearing the clutter so we can focus on what’s important, create something amazing, find happiness.

Article: Create

Alexa Rating: 6,932

Author: Donald Latumahina

Website: http://www.lifeoptimizer.org/

Name: Life Optimizer

Tag Line: Personal Growth and Effectiveness

About: Life Optimizer is about living your life to the fullest. Many people live below their maximum potential. While they do achieve things in life, there are still many more they can achieve. The problem here is they do not optimize their life. There are aspects of their life which can be made better and more effective than they are now. Every person has huge potential which is commonly “underdeveloped. Unleashing the full potential of others is the ultimate goal of this blog.

Article: How Not To Live Overloaded Life 

Alexa Rating: 73,019

Author: Jonathan Wells

Website: http://advancedlifeskills.com/blog/

Name: Advanced Life Skills

Tag Line: Strategies For Positive Change

About: As a Certified Personal and Professional Strategy Coach his mission is to help you achieve your goals as quickly as possible. It doesn’t really matter whether those goals are personal or professional in nature. What really matters is that you are motivated to move forward. If you are willing to take action and are looking for someone to help you make rapid progress, this blog can help you. If you’ve got the will, you can find the way.

Artcle: Modeling Success

Alexa Rating: 63,284

Author: Henrik Edberg

Website: http://www.positivityblog.com/

Name: The Positivity Blog

About: The Positivity Blog is focused on growth but also simplifying your life. It is focused on opening up new possibilities for happiness and awesomeness through motivating and practical articles and newsletters on how to improve your life.

Article: Mark Twains Top 9 Tips for Living A Kick Ass Life

Alexa Rating: 59,006

Author: Dirk

Website: http://www.upgradereality.com

Name: Upgrade Reality

About: He incredibly passionate about making a difference in this world, and is doing that with one article at a time. Upgrade Reality is his medium through which he wants to help people. His spent a lot of time and money learning skills and overcoming his personal obstacles. He wants to teach you what he’s learned so that you don’t have to spend as much time and money on it as he did, giving you the chance to really get the life you want to be living.

Article: How to Make Friends

Alexa Rating: 60,791

Author: Steve Aitchison

Website: http://www.stevenaitchison.co.uk/blog/

Name: Change Your Thoughts – Change Your Life

About: Steve says “I am doing this because I truly feel I have some outstanding strategies that could change your life, and I am going to do everything I can to get you to read about them, and more importantly… Act on them!”

Article: 56 Things I Wished I’d Known When I was Younger

Alexa Rating: 51,698

Author: Celestine Chua

Website: http://celestinechua.com/blog/

Name: The Personal Excellence Blog

Tag Line: Be your best self, live your best life

About: The Personal Excellence Blog is about how to achieve your highest potential and live your best life. Celestine says “The Personal Excellence Blog is where I share my best advice with others on how to achieve excellence and live our best lives”.

Article: Writing a Letter to Your future Self

Alexa Rating: 45,763

Author: Leon Ho

Website: http://www.lifehack.org/

Name: Stepcase Lifehack

About: Lifehack.org is a community driven by the shared desire to learn, grow, and discover what makes us better people. Join us! This site dedicated to lifehacks. The phrase describes any hacks, tips and tricks that get things done quickly by automating, increase productivity and organizing.

Article: The Art of Stress Free Work  

Alexa Rating: 9,776

Author: Jay White

Website: http://www.dumblittleman.com/

Name: Dumb Little Man

Tag Line: Tips for Life

About: Dumb Little Man has grown into a must read blog for anyone interested in simplifying their life, increasing their productivity, saving money, or excelling in their career.

Article: Little Guide to Getting Unstuck

Alexa Rating: 17,305

Author: Marc and Angel

Website: http://www.marcandangel.com/

Name: Marc and Angel Hack Life

Tag Line: Practical Tips for Productive Living

About: At “Marc and Angel Hack Life” they enjoy sharing practical thoughts on a broad range of topics pertaining to life, hacks, productivity, aspirations, health, work, tech and general self improvement.

Article: 75 Ways to Stay unhappy Forever

Alexa Rating: 28,480

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About the author: Larry Lewis
My name is Larry Lewis, Health & Wellness Life Coach, Founder of Healthy Lifestyles Living, contributor to the Huffington Post, recently featured in the Sunday Mail Newspaper and somebody who went from being an owner of a chain of gyms and fitness fanatic, to a visually impaired overweight and incredibly sick person. Read about my illness to wellness story.
12 Comments
  1. Diggy May 28, 2011 at 8:13 pm

    Hi Larry,
    Wow, thanks for including me amongst all these top personal development bloggers, I’m really honored!

    You have a great looking blog and some fantastic articles! I have no doubt that if you keep going your blog will grow to one of the biggest in the niche!

    Have a fabulous day!
    Diggy
    Upgradereality.com

    • LarryLewis May 30, 2011 at 11:31 pm

      Diggy – WOW back to you for your comment … i will keep going and i look forward to meeting you at the top. You are rightly already up there in my mind.

  2. Abhisek May 28, 2011 at 11:26 pm

    WoW Larry what a list of blogs.Thanks for sharing them with us.Your blog is also a fantastic one and you always share nice articles with us.For me it’s 11 Personal Development Blogs. 😀

    • LarryLewis May 30, 2011 at 11:30 pm

      Abhisek – you honour me with your comment, and i thank you from the bottom of my heart.

  3. Jonathan - Advanced Life Skills May 29, 2011 at 1:26 am

    Hey Larry, I appreciate being mentioned along with such a fine group of inspiring bloggers. What I find even more rewarding is just knowing that others such as yourself are reading about and applying the life skills that can have such a huge impact on our quality of life. Being reminded that there are those who truly value personal development is always a source of encouragement for me personally. Thanks for that. ~Jonathan

    • LarryLewis May 30, 2011 at 11:29 pm

      Johnathan – you are an inspirational blogger. Personal development is a magical world, we can all both teach, and learn. It is an ongoing process for us all.

  4. Jessica Brant May 29, 2011 at 6:44 am

    Larry,

    Sweet information : ) Will take the time to check them out
    xoxo
    Jess

    • LarryLewis May 30, 2011 at 11:27 pm

      Jessica – they all contain brilliant information. Yours answers await.

  5. jharris June 3, 2011 at 4:28 pm

    Thank you for sharing these helpful, upbeat blogs.

    • LarryLewis June 3, 2011 at 9:01 pm

      jharris – my pleasure, its my philosophy to share and spread the word of other quality personal development blogs

  6. Jayne Kopp June 8, 2011 at 6:07 am

    Hi Larry, thanks for sharing such a great list of bloggers. I have visited some of them in the past, but look forward to doing so again and checking out some of the new faces. (new to me anyway!) I also will enjoy looking around your place. this is my first time here.

    Best

    Jayne

    • LarryLewis June 8, 2011 at 9:50 pm

      Thnk you so much Jayne for your nice comment. I hope that you follow up with this visit with many more, and contribute your knowledge and learning.

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