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. Take Initiative

    Aug 13, 19 11:33 AM

    240. Take Initiative | Versions Available: Article, Podcast | Have you ever tried to stop an ant without killing it? It’s near impossible. They never stop [...]

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  2. How to Boost Motivation and Meaning at Work

    Jul 10, 19 11:41 AM

    238. How to Boost Motivation and Meaning at Work | Versions Available: Podcast

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  3. The Laws of Human Nature

    Jun 08, 19 06:00 PM

    233. The Laws of Human Nature | Versions Available: Podcast | In this piece, we'll look at 3 Big Ideas from "The Laws of Human Nature" by Robert Greene

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emotional (social skills, communication, leadership)



spiritual (meditation, philosophy, purpose)

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More Self-Improvement and Motivation Articles / Podcasts

  1. Take Initiative

  2. How to Boost Motivation and Meaning at Work

  3. The Laws of Human Nature

  4. How to Turn a Terrible Day into a Phenomenal Day

  5. 10 Things To Remember if You Want To Do What You Love For a Living

  6. Never Stop Doing Your Best

  7. Become a Doer Now

  8. The Power of Clarity

  9. Temptation Bundling (The Key To Building Hard Habits)

  10. Atomic Habits by James Clear : Book Summary

  11. Handling Humiliation with a Growth-Mindset

  12. Internalize Your Habits

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

  14. 2019: Year of Action

  15. Mental Subtraction

  16. The Power of Now

  17. 4 Goal Setting Tricks and Techniques You Need to Know

  18. 7 Simple Ways to Generate Ideas (For Anything)

  19. 5 Tips For Avoiding Procrastination

  20. Be Antifragile

  21. You Are NOT Your Inner Dialogue

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

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

  24. 5 Principles of Success (from Principles : Life and Work by Ray Dalio)

  25. 3 Obstacles to Mastery : The Dabbler, Obsessive, and Hacker

  26. Sell or Be Sold

  27. Self Development and Communication

  28. Turning Weakness into Strength

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

  30. The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy : Book Summary

  31. Idea Killers

  32. 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson : Book Summary

  33. Stand Up Straight With Your Shoulders Back

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

  35. How to Make Yourself Indispensable

  36. Focus on The Practice

  37. 30 More Life Lessons Learned in 30 Years

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

  39. The Willpower Instinct

  40. The Guide To Developing Self-Discipline

  41. 5 Steps to Unleash Your "Success Mechanism"

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

  43. The 5 Second Rule

  44. Action Leads to Motivation

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

  46. Know Thy Time

  47. Productivity Themes

  48. 10 Books That'll Make You a Creative Genius

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