20 self improvement blogs everyone should readDo you like to grow as a person and do you like reading Self Improvement blogs?

Do you want to become a happier and more successful person?

If you answered yes to these questions, then keep on reading because we will present you a list of our favorite self improvement blogs.

If you type “self improvement” of “self development” in Google, this nifty search engine will come up with an enormous list of results. It’s not very hard to get overwhelmed by these results. With so many options, its hard to even know where to start.

Chantalle and I started our blog a few months ago. Like many other Self Improvement blogs we write about how to become a happier and more successful person.

One of the first things we did when we started our blog was read other self improvement blogs. It’s always wonderful to discover new blogs that can teach you surprising, practical or paradigm shifting things.

Now that we are a few months into blogging we have a selection of self improvement blogs that we follow on a regular basis. These blogs are very inspiring and they are full of extremely useful information that you can use to work on yourself and become a happier and more successful person.

Because we love these blogs, we know that you as our reader, will love them as well. That’s why we decided to share our favorite self improvement blogs with you.

We hope you will enjoy reading them. Maybe you already know a few of them but you will probably discover a few new ones that will blow your mind.

If you didn’t see your favorite blog(s) in this list then we would love you to share them with us by leaving a comment down below. We are always keen on discovering new blogs ourselves.


Here are our 20 favorite self improvement blogs. Have fun reading & discovering!


Marc and Angel Hack Life, one of the 20 self improvement blogsMarc and Angel Hack Life 


Marc and Angel share a great passion for inspiring others to live their life to the fullest. Their site contains over 600 articles on happiness, productivity, emotional intelligence, relationships, and general self-improvement.

Most of their articles get a great amount of comments which show that they have made a big difference in peoples lives.

We love almost all their articles. One of our favorites is 50 questions that will free your mind.

You can become friends with Marc and Angel on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.


Henrik Edberg the positivity blogThe Positivity Blog

Henrik Edberg


On Henrik’s website, he offers practical self development advice and step-by-step strategies that work in real life.

He can help you to live a happier life, increase your self-esteem, simplify your life or improve your relationship and social skills. On his website you can find a lot of very well written and extremely useful articles. These articles are packed with practical advice that you can use right away. He also offers a great range of in depth courses on his website.

Our favorite article on The Positivity Blog is The 7 common habits of unhappy people. This is the most popular article on the site and when you read it you will know why. It’s full of wisdom that will help you to become a happier and more successful person.

You can connect with Henrik on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.


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Jonathan Wells


Jonathan’s mission is to help you achieve your goals as quickly as possible. He believes that to achieve your goals you have to be motivated and willing to take action.

Over the years Jonathan has written a great selection of articles on a big variety of self development topics. Jonathan is also a certified personal and professional breakthrough strategy coach.

Our favorite article on his website is 67 Personal development pitfalls to avoid.

You can connect with Jonathan on Facebook, LinkedIn or Google+.


Live Bold and Bloom - Barrie Davenport. One of the 20 self improvement blogsLive Bold and Bloom

Barrie Davenport


The mission of Barrie is to help you live bold and bloom. She wants to push you out of your comfort zone, challenge you to shift your thinking and discover your passions in life.

She learned that the only way to grow mentally, emotionally and spiritually is to stretch yourself. She writes several articles a week about all aspects of life.

This is one of our favorite articles: Why introverts might rule the world.

You can connect with Barrie on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.


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Peter Clemens


A lot of people feel like they are trapped in the life they live. They are unable to change their course. This is the reason why Peter started The Change Blog. He helps people to change the direction of their life. He believes that we have the power of choice and that we can choose how we respond to situations and changes in our life.

This is very much in line with what we believe here at Want2discover. We believe that we can choose our own outcome and are not destined to be a certain way. Between a stimulus and a response is the power of choice. That’s why we really like Peter’s blog.

One of our favorite articles is Why most people fail at Change & How to be Successful.

You can connect with Peter on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.


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Jelle Hermus


Did you know that the Dutch are among the happiest people in the world?

Jelle is a Dutch guy who shares a lot of practical tips to live a happy life, feel great and enjoy life. His tips are very useful and most of them have an immediate effect on your daily life.

If you are on his website don’t forget to grab a free copy os his ebook “Happiness in an Eggshell”. In this great ebook he teaches you 5 simple basics to living a happy and healthier life.

One of our favorite posts is: How to become richer with less money.

You can connect with Jelle on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.


Think Simple Now - one of the 20 self improvement blogsThink Simple Now

Tina Su


The mission of Think Simple Now is to empower each other to find clarity and fulfillment in a complex world full of distractions and painful moments.

The stories on Think Simple Now are from real people who reflect on themselves when they face challenges. They share their valuable insights and lessons with the community, so everybody can learn from them.

On the blog you can find a lot of great articles that you will definitely be able to relate to. They are problems and challenges that we all face in our daily lives.

Our favorite post on this blog is: 20 ways to overcome shyness.

You can connect with Tina on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.



David Cain


The Raptitude blog is a great read! David’s blog is all about learning to be better at being human.

He writes about a whole set of skills that school’s don’t teach us. He believes we can become better at being human. A few examples of things he writes about are how to manage your moods and reactions and how to quit habits that drain you.

One of our favorite posts on his website touches the core of our beliefs here at Want2discover. We are not destined to live a 40 hour work week. The post is called: Your lifestyle has already been designed. 

You can become friends with David on Facebook or Twitter.


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Zeenat Merchant – Syal


“Your first step towards a happy & positive life”, that’s the welcoming message from Zeenat on her blog Positive Provocations.

Together with you she wants to bring more happiness and positivity into the world. She is a firm believer that love, care and positivity can help you to achieve almost everything.

We really like the positive message she brings into the world and that’s why this is one of our favorite blogs. One of our favorite articles on her blog is 6 positively powerful tips to re-ignite your excitement about life.

You can connect with Zeenat on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.


Mark MansonMark Manson


Mark started off in 2008 as a dating coach until he got sick of the industry. In 2011 he wrote a book that addressed broader topics on self development for men.

In 2013 he started writing about more topics related to self development, not only aimed at men. He now writes about happiness, ambition, life purpose, relationships and various other topics. His blog is now also read by a lot of women.

Marc writes about some great things on his website. You will definitely be inspired and challenged to change yourself and your lifestyle.

One of our favorite articles is about minimalism. Chantalle and I live this way as well and it contributes so much towards happiness and freedom.

You can connect with Mark on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.


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Farnoosh Brock


Prolific living is a website with a lot of great articles. Farnoosh believes, just like us, that success and happiness starts and ends with your thoughts.

With her website, Farnoosh wants to help you to discover what you love and then have the courage to live it.

A great article on Prolific Living is Want more success and happiness? 14 things you must do less. These 14 things are all spot on and some of them can have an immediate impact on your life.

You can become friends with Farnoosh on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.


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Mary Jaksch


Mary is very passionate about helping people who want to lead a happier and more meaningful life.

Mary is an authorized Zen master and she also holds a black belt in Karate. Her blog is a warm and welcoming community where everyone can contribute.

In her articles she talks about the big questions in life like; “Is there life after death” and “What is the meaning of life”. In particular, we really like her article about the best 100 self improvement posts. This is a great resource for everybody who is interested in personal growth.

You can connect with mary on Twitter or subscribe for her News Feed.


20 self improvement blogs worth readingThe Start of Happiness

Brendan Baker


Brendan’s goals is to create a movement of energetic people who want to make a difference in this world and build a life they love. On The Start of Happiness you can find a great selection of articles on self improvement and happiness.

Brendan is also the creator of the Self Improvement Blogs Top 100. This is our favorite article on the website because it is the gateway to a great selection of self improvement blogs.

Every year he makes this extensive list of the best Self Improvement blogs on the internet. Be sure to check out his list!

You can connect with Brendan on Facebook, Twitter of Google+.


Scott H Young - one of the 20 self improvement blogs in my listScott H Young


Scott has always been obsessed with self-development. In 2006 he started his blog with one mission: to help you get more from life.

Since then he has written over 700 articles on various topics such as productivity, life philosophy, health & fitness, goal setting and friends & relationships.

Scott has a very strong opinion which reflects in his articles and which has made his blog very popular.

The article we love the most is called What do you want to do with your life?

You can become friends with Scott on Twitter or subscribe for his newsfeed.



20 self improvement blogs everyone should read - Harleena SinghAha-Now

Harleena Singh


Aha-Now is all about bringing happiness into your life. Harleena writes articles that are based on her personal beliefs and thoughts. The foundation of these articles is formed by her knowledge and experience.

Harleena also has a great selection of guest bloggers on her site who share their great insights with her readers. Topics on her blog are: Life, Relationships and Family. She also has a great section called “Blogging”, where you can learn the secrets to building a successful blog.

One of our favorite articles is: Can prayer for healing really work.

You can connect with Harleena on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.


Joel Brown - Addicted 2 succes, one of the 20 self improvement blogsAddicted 2 Success

Joel Brown


The mission of Addicted 2 Success is to empower and inspire people by spreading knowledge of self development and life changing stories into the world.

The website shows what it really takes to become a successful human being.

Addicted 2 Success has great and very extensive articles and videos about success, starting up a business, motivation and life.

One of our favorite articles is 7 ways letting go will create immediate success.

You can connect with Joel on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.


self development blogs everyone should read - Donald Life OptimizerLife Optimizer

Donald Latumahina


Living life to its fullest! That’s the mission statement of Donald, the founder of Life Optimizer.

Like us, he beliefs that a lot of people live below their potential and that they can achieve more in their life. On his site you can find great articles that will definitely help you to optimize your life.

One of our favorite articles is Being your best, the key mindset of constant improvement.

You can connect with Donald on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.


henrijunttila1Wake Up Cloud

Henri Junttila


Freedom, passion & lifestyle! These are keywords of Henri’s blog Wake Up Cloud. With his blog, Henri helps you to turn your passion into a thriving lifestyle business.

We really like Henri’s blog because here on want2discover we also help & encourage people to start a business around something they are passionate about.

Henri wrote a great selection of articles about self development and on how to start your own lifestyle business. Don’t forget to pick up a copy of his free ebook called 7 steps to building a lifestyle business.

One of our favorite articles on Henri’s blog is 121 ways to dramatically improve your life and be happier and more fulfilled.

You can connect with Henri on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.


5312522720_c76e98268bAbundance Tapestry

Evelyn Lim


With her site Abundance Tapestry Evelyn wants to turn peoples dreams into reality through self awareness.

On her site you can find articles related to abundance, self help, mental focus and self love.

One of the great reads on Evelyn’s blog is A random act of kindness: 15 ideas to kickstart your intention.

You can connect with Evelyn on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.


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Lori Deschene


Lori Deschene is the founder of Tiny Buddha, a community blog that features stories and insights from readers all over the globe. She runs the site as a group effort because she believes we all have something to teach and something to learn.

Tiny Buddha features stories and tips about happiness, motivation, inspiration, relationships, meaning, possibilities, mindfulness, and letting go, to name a few popular topics.

There are a lot of articles we love. One of these articles is Change your life is changing your mind about yourself.

You can connect with Lori on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.


Last but not least


This was an overview of our 20 favorite self improvement blogs. We hope you liked them and that you have discovered some new resources to help you work on yourself and become a happier and more successful person.

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