Personal struggles happen to everyone, even I have hard times and when I do, I spend countless hours scouring the web for some self help. To this end, this time LoneMind decided to spend countless hours weeding through the best-of-the-best sources for motivation and becoming a better you--and narrowed it down to the top 25 websites and blogs that not only inspire but provide valuable insight into life and the situations we find ourselves in. (Bonus--check out our free ebook below which has inspired many of the amazing tips that you will be learning in this post).
We found these sites to be quite entertaining yet informative and helpful, giving tons of valuable knowledge that can only be passed on by experience. The list covers a variety of personal topics, and we also added links to communities and a few awesome articles on these sites to get started with. We won't pretend that there is any one "best" site so we didn't sort in any particular order and will let you be the judge. Let's meet awesomeness:
Bobbi's site is very genuine and she shows her understanding of life and how to manage the ups and downs, from all sorts of different struggles.
Bounce is about developing the ability to say yes to whatever happens in life – good, bad, or indifferent. It’s about being fully present, bringing the best of who we are to every situation. And it’s about being able to accept ourselves completely, warts and all.
Reinvent Your Career. Dare to Shine. This sums up Jen's site very well where she gives amazing advice on going beyond who you think you are and using that power to basically create the job of your dreams.
Sensophy is upbeat and Jacob is quite an energic character (and he has this uncanny ability to share that good energy with everyone that he meets), at face it looks very sophisticated but down to earth at the same time a very welcoming place. That’s just the start the tons of information covering overcoming anxiety to stupid questions that we waste time pondering, come here to self improve.
Shortly after landing in the emergency room, this guy quits his high-paying consulting job, hitch-hikes for 300 miles across the US meeting 14 different strangers, then moves to the other side of the world. Next he decided to reinvent himself and then totally changes his career by finding his passion through a series of “side-gigs”and now teaches others how to bust out of their comfort zone and start a side-business that pays the bills. Check out his video.
Life Optimizer is about maximizing your personal effectiveness. Donald believes that most people live below their maximum potential. He goes on to explain that while they do achieve things in life, there are still many more that they can achieve. The problem is that they don’t optimize their lives. There are aspects of their lives that can be made better and more effective than they are now.
Yaro caoches and shows aspiring and current entrepreneurs how to "live the laptop lifestyle" and how to leverage your talents to not only grow a following online to also get paid for doing what you are passionate about.
A self-proclaimed nerd who is on a mission to rid the world of injustices like the Italian mafia--this is one cool Italian. Marco offers info on a variety of topics from self improvement to relationships.
Sasson specializes in "mental tools for a good life" and the power of creative visualization. Everything he writes comes from his own experience, experiments, and the result of many years of meditation, training, and of practicing various inner development methods. Definitely add to your bookmarks.
Paid to Exist is about eliminating the separation between what you get paid to do and what you love so that you can contribute to your world and live a life of freedom. A perfect combination of finding your passion and living on your own terms.
Barrie spent over 20 years as a public relations executive in Atlanta and New York, helping her clients achieve their own passions by promoting their success. At midlife, she knew she needed a change and took a leap of faith, leaving her successful public relations career to find her true passion. With quite a large community Barrie is truly crushing it.
Tina says her vision was to “never work again”, by living a life following one’s inner calling, exploring one’s potential, generating massive value, and living fully in every moment. She is currently living her dream.
Simona's blog aims to inspire, inform and empower people to improve themselves and consequently their whole lives. Check it out and learn about her own personal transformation from a call-center agent to living an inspired life in India--and how you can turn your life around too.