List of Top 7 Personal Improvement Blogs

Oct 20, 2015 | Family, Health & Happiness, The ONE Thing | 0 comments

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The most successful people are always looking for ways to improve. They aren’t satisfied with accepting their shortcomings or resting on their laurels. Top achievers put time and energy into being their best self.

In the past The ONE Thing team has shared our favorite spiritual blogs and personal finance blogs, and today we’re sharing our top picks for personal improvement blogs.


Mark Manson

With two million monthly readers, it’s clear Mark Manson is making an impact. His blog is visually stunning, and its tongue-in-cheek, edgy writing style has a bite that sinks in. We also really like that the synopsis of each post includes an estimated reading time so you know if it’s a quick read or one to bookmark for later.

A MUST READ FOR: People that want an entertaining read and don’t mind a few explicative words.


Marie Forleo

When you get Oprah’s seal of approval the whole world is going to pay attention. In just a few years Marie Forleo has become the go-to guru for helping people tap into their unique talents. Marie’s enthusiasm and positivity is downright infectious whether you’re reading her blog posts or watching her expertly produced videos.

A MUST READ FOR: Anyone that is in need of positive energy and a bright outlook on life.


Darren Hardy, SUCCESS

Darren Hardy channels his twenty years in the personal development industry into SUCCESS, his blog that takes the musings from his magazine online. There’s no denying that Darren is an extremely hard worker that has mastered time management (he also created two TV networks in addition to his magazine and blog). His work has given him the opportunity to sit down with some of the world’s top business leaders and tap into their knowledge base.

A MUST READ FOR: High-level execs and CEOs that are looking to push the limits in their career and life.


Celestine Chou, Personal Excellence

Celestine Chou wants you to forget about all the reasons why you think you can’t achieve something. Her blog Personal Excellence is about grabbing life by the horns no matter how old you are. Celestine shares her thoughts and tips with thousands of people in over 200 countries and regions. Her posts really do speak to people from all walks of life with the core message that anything is possible when you make it a priority.

A MUST READ FOR: Anyone that’s ready to seize life and go after that pie-in-the-sky dream they’ve been having for years.


Vanessa Van Edwards, Science of People

In order to attain true personal growth, it helps to understand how people work in general. What is it that makes us tick and motivates us? Digging deep into the Science of People is sure to tell you a lot about yourself. Blogger Vanessa Van Edwards has been featured on CNN, BusinessWeek and NPR, but her blog is where she first shares all of her interesting findings and delves into how they can be used.

A MUST READ FOR: The cerebral set that loves understanding the inner workings of things.


Chris Guillebeau, The Art of Non-Conformity

Travel to every country in the world – check. Chris Guillebeau is a master at making a bucket list happen. His travels have given him unique perspectives on life and the meaning of personal growth. His blog The Art of Non-Conformity is all about finding your own path and living the way you want to live – not how other people expect you to.

A MUST READ FOR: Anyone with wanderlust and a penchant for being unconventional.


Barrie Davenport, Live Bold and Bloom

Certified coach and author Barrie Davenport brings decades of experience to her blog Live Bold and Bloom. Like Gary Keller, Barrie is a big proponent of creating good habits that set you up for big success. All of her posts and courses are extremely well researched and refreshingly honest. She’s also very straightforward and doesn’t sugar coat the things you need to hear.

A MUST READ FOR: People that are looking to boost their confidence to new levels.


Is your favorite personal development blog not on the list? Let us know which blogs are helping you improve your life and career!