self improvement articles by dean bokhari

UPDATE | Summer 2018 podcast schedule: Dean Bokhari's Meaningful Show will now be airing weekly on Wednesdays. 

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. Turning Weakness into Strength

    May 21, 18 06:50 PM

    204. Turning Weakness into Strength | Versions Available: Article, Podcast | A few days ago, the wife and I found out that our two year-old, Nora—who’d been coughing and crying and causing all kinds o…

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

    May 21, 18 06:42 PM

    203. Skin in the Game | Versions Available: Article, Podcast | “What matters isn’t what a person has or doesn’t have; it is what he or she is afraid of losing.“—Nassim Nicholas Taleb (from Skin in the…

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  3. The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy : Book Summary

    May 07, 18 09:58 PM

    202. The Compound Effect | Versions Available: Article, Podcast | The Compound Effect - Book Summary | Read or Listen to the first 3 Big ideas from 'The Compound Effect' by Darren Hardy

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More Self-Improvement and Motivation Articles / Podcasts

  1. Turning Weakness into Strength

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

  3. The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy : Book Summary

  4. Idea Killers

  5. 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson : Book Summary

  6. Stand Up Straight With Your Shoulders Back

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

  8. How to Make Yourself Indispensable

  9. Focus on The Practice

  10. 30 More Life Lessons Learned in 30 Years

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

  12. The Willpower Instinct

  13. The Guide To Developing Self-Discipline

  14. 5 Steps to Unleash Your "Success Mechanism"

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

  16. The 5 Second Rule

  17. Action Leads to Motivation

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

  19. Know Thy Time

  20. Productivity Themes

  21. 10 Books That'll Make You a Creative Genius

  22. To Create Is To Combine

  23. 6 Journaling Ideas to Improve Your Life and Achieve Your Goals

  24. Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending

  25. 6 Strategies for Overcoming Envy

  26. Crucial Conversations

  27. Goals vs Systems

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

  29. 30 Day Trials: The Secret to Starting Good Habits That Stick

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

  31. 30 Life Lessons Learned in 30 Years

  32. 3 Tricks on How to Avoid Procrastination

  33. Meaningful Work

  34. Feel The Fear, Take Action Anyway

  35. How Happiness Comes From Solving Problems

  36. 5 Deadly Mistakes That Prevent You From Achieving Your Goals

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

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

  39. Paul Smith: Sell With a Story

  40. 8 Simple Ideas on Finding Your Calling

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

  42. 3 Reasons Why You're Unfulfilled

  43. Kute Blackson: You Are The One

  44. Psycho Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz : Book Summary

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

  46. The 10X Rule

  47. 3 Laws to Redefine Your Life and Succeed on Your Own Terms

  48. 4 Major Keys To Achieving Your Goals (Backed by Science)

  49. 99% is a BITCH; 100% is a BREEZE

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