self improvement articles by dean bokhari

Below, you'll find my most popular self-improvement articles and podcast episodes. All content is categorized around four major areas of focus: (1) physical // (2) intellectual // (3) emotional // (4) spiritual


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  1. Productivity Themes

    Jul 10, 17 10:59 PM

    EP185. Productivity Themes • In this episode, we'll talk about using daily themes to boost your productivity. I'll also be announcing a cool new thing we'll be doing here at MeaningfulHQ.

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  2. 10 Books That'll Make You a Creative Genius

    Jul 10, 17 10:39 PM

    EP184. 10 Books That'll Make You a Creative Genius • This episode + article combo is exactly what it sounds like--a breakdown of my top 10 creativity books, and some actionable insights from each.

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  3. To Create Is To Combine

    Jun 27, 17 08:35 PM

    EP183. To Create Is To Combine • The best way to create is to combine, and then re-combine your ideas and experiences. In today's podcast episode, I'll show you how.

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More Self-Improvement and Motivation Articles / Podcasts

  1. Productivity Themes

  2. 10 Books That'll Make You a Creative Genius

  3. To Create Is To Combine

  4. 6 Journaling Ideas to Improve Your Life and Achieve Your Goals

  5. Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending

  6. 6 Strategies for Overcoming Envy

  7. Crucial Conversations

  8. Goals vs Systems

  9. Mind Like Water: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

  10. 30 Day Trials: The Secret to Starting Good Habits That Stick

  11. Focus on The Practice

  12. The 5 Love Languages - Which One Do You Speak?

  13. 30 Life Lessons Learned in 30 Years

  14. 3 Tricks on How to Avoid Procrastination

  15. Meaningful Work

  16. Feel The Fear, Take Action Anyway

  17. How Happiness Comes From Solving Problems

  18. 5 Deadly Mistakes That Prevent You From Achieving Your Goals

  19. How To Change When Change Is Hard — 3 Science-Backed Steps

  20. Pre-Suasion: To Influence Others, Use "The Principle of Unity"

  21. Paul Smith: Sell With a Story

  22. 8 Simple Ideas on Finding Your Calling

  23. Learn To Love Yourself: 9 Ways To Cultivate Self-Love

  24. 3 Reasons Why You're Unfulfilled

  25. Kute Blackson: You Are The One

  26. Psycho Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz : Book Summary

  27. You Make Mistakes--Mistakes Don't Make You

  28. The 10X Rule

  29. 3 Laws to Redefine Your Life and Succeed on Your Own Terms

  30. 4 Major Keys To Achieving Your Goals (Backed by Science)

  31. 99% is a BITCH; 100% is a BREEZE

  32. Tucker Max: How To Write a Best-Selling Book (Everything You Need to Know)

  33. Inspiration vs Motivation

  34. Jonah Berger: Invisible Influence

  35. Flow: The 9 Essential Elements of Happiness in Life and Work

  36. Kevin Kelly: The Technological Forces That Will Shape Your Future

  37. The Four Thieves of Productivity

  38. Michael Bungay Stanier - The Coaching Habit and The Power of Questions

  39. The First Key To Mastery : Finding Your Life's Task

  40. Getting Better Sleep : 17 Science-Backed Tips For Getting a Good Night's Sleep

  41. Know What You Want

  42. Shawn Stevenson - Sleep Smarter

  43. Joy-Money-Flow : The Simple Formula For The Work You Were Born To Do

  44. Disfluency - The Secret to Turning Knowledge into Power

  45. Chris Guillebeau - Born For This: How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do

  46. Stretch Goals + SMART Goals = SUCCESS (Smarter Faster Better, Part II)

  47. How To Be Smarter, Faster and Better at Everything You Do, Part I: Goals

  48. Daniel Coyle - The Talent Code (Interview)

  49. Carmine Gallo - The Storyteller's Secret

  50. The Laws of Attraction - 13 Easy Ways To Get People To Like You

  51. Strategic Procrastination - How The World's Most Original People Get Things Done

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