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. How to Form a New Habit in 10 Simple Steps

    Jan 24, 19 07:24 PM

    223/224: How to Form a New Habit in 10 Simple Steps | Available Versions: Article, Podcast | In this special two-part series, I'll cover everything you need to know about forming new habits. Prepare t…

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  2. 2019: Year of Action

    Dec 29, 18 11:20 AM

    222. 2019—Year of Action | Versions Available: Article, Podcast | Are you afraid to take on responsibilities, afraid to make decisions, afraid to step out on your own? Most people are—that’s why there…

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  3. Mental Subtraction

    Nov 22, 18 12:22 AM

    219. Mental Subtraction | In this episode, we discuss how gratitude can lose its potency over time, and what you can do about it.

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More Self-Improvement and Motivation Articles / Podcasts

  1. How to Form a New Habit in 10 Simple Steps

  2. 2019: Year of Action

  3. Mental Subtraction

  4. The Power of Now

  5. 4 Goal Setting Tricks and Techniques You Need to Know

  6. 7 Simple Ways to Generate Ideas (For Anything)

  7. 5 Tips For Avoiding Procrastination

  8. Be Antifragile

  9. You Are NOT Your Inner Dialogue

  10. Do You Care Too Much About What People Think?

  11. The Bystander Effect—Don't Just Stand There, Do Something!

  12. 5 Principles of Success (from Principles : Life and Work by Ray Dalio)

  13. 3 Obstacles to Mastery : The Dabbler, Obsessive, and Hacker

  14. Sell or Be Sold

  15. Self Development and Communication

  16. Turning Weakness into Strength

  17. Skin in the Game: Self-Ownership and Why Freedom is Never Free

  18. The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy : Book Summary

  19. Idea Killers

  20. 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson : Book Summary

  21. Stand Up Straight With Your Shoulders Back

  22. Here's How to Figure Out if You're a Morning Person vs Night Person

  23. How to Make Yourself Indispensable

  24. Focus on The Practice

  25. 30 More Life Lessons Learned in 30 Years

  26. How to Find Your Why and Communicate Your Purpose to the World

  27. The Willpower Instinct

  28. The Guide To Developing Self-Discipline

  29. 5 Steps to Unleash Your "Success Mechanism"

  30. To Think Outside The Box, First Get a Box

  31. The 5 Second Rule

  32. Action Leads to Motivation

  33. Here's What Happens to Your Brain While Multitasking

  34. Know Thy Time

  35. Productivity Themes

  36. 10 Books That'll Make You a Creative Genius

  37. To Create Is To Combine

  38. 6 Journaling Ideas to Improve Your Life and Achieve Your Goals

  39. Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending

  40. 6 Strategies for Overcoming Envy

  41. Crucial Conversations

  42. Goals vs Systems

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

  44. 30 Day Trials: The Secret to Starting Good Habits That Stick

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

  46. 30 Life Lessons Learned in 30 Years

  47. 3 Tricks on How to Avoid Procrastination

  48. Meaningful Work

  49. Feel The Fear, Take Action Anyway

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