Top Personal Development Blogs to Kickstart Your Life

by | Jul 10, 2020



If you’ve read my bio, you’ll know that I’m obsessed with all things self-improvement. I always have my face buried in an inspirational book or my iPAD reading my favorite personal development blogs.

When I read something that motivates me to take action to improve my life, I can’t keep it to myself. I’m the person that takes pics of what I’m reading and posts it on Facebook. That is why I’ve come up with a list of the TOP personal-development blogs to share with you.

These blogs have something for everyone, so I guarantee you’ll find one that speaks to you.

Without further ado, here are the top 25 personal development blogs you don’t want to miss out on!


Top Personal Development Blogs


1. James Clear

Just wow. If you want to become the master of your life and reach your biggest goals this is the blog for you.  James gives his readers the practical tools and information they need to design the life of their dreams. It truly is a one-stop-shop for personal development.

Topics covered include better habits, thinking, performance, health, and learning. Sign up for his newsletter. You’ll look forward to him visiting your inbox!

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2. Marie Forleo

Named by Oprah as a thought leader for the next generation, Marie will get you off your butt to start creating a life you love. She gives her readers practical ways and resources to accomplish any goal. On her blog, you will find interviews with personal development authors, coaches, and entrepreneurs.

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3. Personal Excellence

This is one of my absolute favorite blogs. Author and founder, Celestine Chua, will wow you with her posts on a wide range of topics, including emotional mastery, goal achievement, and conscious living (to name a few).

You will not find any woo woo information on her blog. Rather, you will find her “best tips and tricks to live your best life”. Check out her free e-books! They’re so good I’m shocked their free.

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4. Gabby Bernstein

Here you will find all things spirituality related. If you’re looking to get in touch with your spiritual side and live your life purpose this is the blog for you. Some topics include meditation, spirituality, and health. She also has interviews with authors and entrepreneurs you won’t want to miss!

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5. Tony Robbins

Tony is a leader in the personal development world! His high energy is contagious and comes through on his blog. He has a no holds barred approach to self-improvement and his blunt approach will cause you to get real about how you’re holding yourself back from success.

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6. Jack Canfield

If you don’t know who Jack Canfield is, he’s the creator of the wildly successful Chicken for the Soul empire. There is something for everyone on this personal development blog. Topics include goal achievement, spirituality, leadership, and more. If you’re looking for a big dose of inspiration this is the blog for you.

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7. Gretchen Rubin

If you’re not familiar with Gretchen Rubin, she is the author of The Happiness Project. Her blog is just as good as her book! You will find wide variety of topics including happiness, habits, and self-knowledge. She is 100% unapologetically herself with her readers, making her blog refreshing! Her posts are short and to the point, which is perfect if you’re crunched for time.

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8. Life Hack

Life Hack is a wildly popular blog for ALL things related to personal development. Many of the articles give you actionable steps to create a meaningful life. With all the topics this blog offers you will undoubtedly find something that interests you.

Additionally, this blog provides a ton of great free resources. Sign up for a free guide or enroll in a free course!

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9. Mark Manson

Do yourself a big favor and check out this blog! Mark is an author and entrepreneur who unapologetically marches to the beat of his own drum! This personal development blog will inspire you to live life on your own terms and be true to yourself.

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10. Natalie Bacon

I love this personal development blog for so many reasons! The material is easy to digest, thorough, and full of helpful information. This blog is for women who want to own their life. You won’t be disappointed! Make sure to check out her free training!

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11. Life Goals Mag

This is an inspirational blog with the goal of helping its readers become the “best version” of themselves. It’s impossible to get bored with this blog due to the number of posts to choose from. The topics include self-care, productivity, mindset, and habits.

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12. The Science of People

If you’re looking for a wide variety of self-improvement topics this is the blog for you! The best part is that some of the information is backed by science. Here you will find many popular personal development speakers, authors, etc. You will learn practical steps to improve all areas of your life.

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13. Jordan Lee Dooley

I love Jordan for so many reasons but especially because she is a 100% self-made successful female entrepreneur. She started with a small Etsy shop and is now a best-selling author and entrepreneur.

Topics covered on this motivational blog include Jordan’s personal life and business. If you have a dream to become a successful female entrepreneur this incredible personal development blog is for you!

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14. Success

If you’re looking to take control of your destiny and be the person you were meant to be this is the self-development blog for you. It will give you practical tools to improve your personal and professional life.

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15. Brian Tracey

Brian is a top-notch self-improvement coach with an awesome blog. Here you will find inspiration and a ton of motivation to go after your biggest dreams. Topics covered include time management, personal development, and goals (to name a few).

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16. Live Your Legend

This blog is a one-stop-shop for finding and living your passion. You will find a ton of information on creating a meaningful career that you love. This phenomenal personal development blog will inspire you to live your purpose!

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17. Tiny Buddha

Do yourself a favor and check out this blog! Tiny Buddha was created to help its readers develop more “peace” and “happiness” in their fast-paced lives. Here you will find posts on love, spirituality, and meaning (to name a few). This blog has a lot to offer!

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18. Live Bold and Bloom

This personal development blog has something for everyone! The founder, Barrie Davenport, will get you motivated and inspired to create a life you love. She’s a certified life coach who writes about topics such as, habits, life passion, and self-improvement.

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19. Brendan Burchard

Brendan is a powerhouse in the personal development world! His blog is nothing short of outstanding and undeniably one of the most inspiring. This self-improvement blog is a must-read!

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20. Zen Habits

This minimalistic blog will make a big impact on your life. It will help you slow down and develop mindfulness. It’s a perfect escape from our fast-paced world. The posts are short making it ideal if you don’t have a lot of time. You’ll put down your kindle feeling at peace.

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21. Michael Hyatt

This blog will give you practical tools you need to balance your personal and professional life. You’ll walk away from each post having learned something useful. It’s a motivational blog you don’t want to miss! Here you will find topics on leadership, goals, and productivity (to name a few).

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22. She Dreams all Day

I love this blog because it’s informative and fun to read! Founder and Author, Mia, connects with her audience in a way that makes you feel like you’re friends. She talks about her personal life experiences, so it feels like you know her. She also offers awesome freebies!

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23. Steven Aitchinson

This is a blog you can’t get bored of because it covers a wide range of motivational topics. There are posts on personal development, spirituality, business, and more!

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24. Pick the Brain

I love this blog! This blog covers all things self-improvement. You’ll learn something with each read and feel motivated to take action toward your goals. Topics include motivation, productivity, health, and self-improvement.

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25. Intentional Listening

This gem is by yours truly! ME! How could I not list my own blog? The purpose of my blog is to give you the inspiration, motivation, and tools you need to improve your life inside and out! Topics you will find are self-development, wellness, and emotional mastery.

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Until next time!

Jen x


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