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

    May 15, 19 08:10 PM

    231. 10 Things To Remember if You Want To Do What You Love For a Living | Versions Available: Article, Podcast | If you want to do what you love for a living

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  2. Never Stop Doing Your Best

    May 13, 19 08:58 PM

    230. Never Stop Doing Your Best | Available Versions: Article, Podcast

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  3. Become a Doer Now

    May 10, 19 09:23 PM

    229. Become a Doer Now | Available Versions: Article, Podcast | “Excellent ideas are not enough. An only fair idea acted upon, and developed, is 100% better [...]

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

  2. Never Stop Doing Your Best

  3. Become a Doer Now

  4. The Power of Clarity

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

  6. Atomic Habits by James Clear : Book Summary

  7. Handling Humiliation with a Growth-Mindset

  8. Internalize Your Habits

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

  10. 2019: Year of Action

  11. Mental Subtraction

  12. The Power of Now

  13. 4 Goal Setting Tricks and Techniques You Need to Know

  14. 7 Simple Ways to Generate Ideas (For Anything)

  15. 5 Tips For Avoiding Procrastination

  16. Be Antifragile

  17. You Are NOT Your Inner Dialogue

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

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

  20. 5 Principles of Success (from Principles : Life and Work by Ray Dalio)

  21. 3 Obstacles to Mastery : The Dabbler, Obsessive, and Hacker

  22. Sell or Be Sold

  23. Self Development and Communication

  24. Turning Weakness into Strength

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

  26. The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy : Book Summary

  27. Idea Killers

  28. 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson : Book Summary

  29. Stand Up Straight With Your Shoulders Back

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

  31. How to Make Yourself Indispensable

  32. Focus on The Practice

  33. 30 More Life Lessons Learned in 30 Years

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

  35. The Willpower Instinct

  36. The Guide To Developing Self-Discipline

  37. 5 Steps to Unleash Your "Success Mechanism"

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

  39. The 5 Second Rule

  40. Action Leads to Motivation

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

  42. Know Thy Time

  43. Productivity Themes

  44. 10 Books That'll Make You a Creative Genius

  45. To Create Is To Combine

  46. 6 Journaling Ideas to Improve Your Life and Achieve Your Goals

  47. Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending

  48. 6 Strategies for Overcoming Envy

  49. Crucial Conversations

  50. Goals vs Systems

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

  52. 30 Day Trials: The Secret to Starting Good Habits That Stick

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

  54. 30 Life Lessons Learned in 30 Years

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