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22 Killer Personal Development Resources You're Missing Out On. You’ve got the personal development itch once again. You know the feeling. Maybe you want to be more productive, finally tackle that goal of yours, or start waking up earlier. So you go to Google or your favorite personal development blogs. Maybe if you still haven’t found what you’re looking for you try searching for a Youtube video or ask your Facebook friends if they know of any good sites. And that’s it. You’ve exhausted your resources and don’t know where else to look. Sometimes you find what you need, but you still have a sense that there’s got to be more. And that’s where you get stuck. Today I hope to change that by sharing with you 22 of the killer personal development resources you’re missing out on. 1.

I know, you thought Reddit was just for gamers, atheists, and students – but that’s a misconception. 2. is a nifty personal development web application. 3. Lately, it seems there have been hundreds of eLearning websites popping up across the web. 4. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Awakened Millionaire Activation — Wealth Trigger - Dr. Joe Vitale and Dr. Steve G. Jones. The Gratitude Attitude Builder – ah! Positive Publishing. Is your Inner Motivational Speaker, like, nice to you? Because interior tone matters so very much. We all have a voice in our heads telling us what to do.

Pick a motivational ‘ism, (it doesn’t really matter which one): Feel the fear and do it anyway. Decide to rise. Do what ordinary people fear. Really, nothing wrong with any of those dictums. Like all communication, it’s THE TONE that makes the difference. Is your inner motivational voice shouting or whispering? If you’ve got a cheerleader in your psyche who’s the best friend you ever had, then you can stop reading here. If your Inner Motivational Speaker tends to shout at you no matter what, then consider this: Sometimes you have to stand up to that inner voice (and to all disconnected motivational speakers out there acting like they haven’t had a down day in years) and you just need to say: Don’t fucking yell at me.

That’s it. You can sing the same anthems. Inner motivation is a two-way conversation, not a dictation. Sweetened assurances won’t make you too soft, they’ll make you mightier. Inner kindness translates to mega motivation. Maintenance mode. How to Start Setting Boundaries and Prioritizing Your Needs. “You teach people how to treat you by what you allow, what you stop, and what you reinforce.” ~Tony Gaskins I highly value being loyal, honest, empathetic, and supportive. I am also partial to advocating for the underdog. As a result, I have historically attempted to be a ‘hero’ in situations of difficulty, tension, conflict, or stress. I take pride in being the person who others can turn to for support, guidance, and empathy after an upsetting experience. When a friend was going through a troublesome period, I literally dropped everything to race to her and give her a hand.

I drove her everywhere when her car was destroyed in an accident. I often answered the phone late at night when this friend was having a crisis. I would fall prey to her criticism and insults when she was distressed and seemingly needed a ‘punching bag,’ or when I didn’t respond as quickly or as perfectly as she desired. My own health, happiness, needs, and desires were continuously neglected. Please, let me explain. A Simple Guide to Self-Care. The “self-care” tag on Tumblr is a really sweet place. It’s like if you were walking outside in a thunderstorm, umbrella-less, and you walked into a café filled with plush armchairs, wicker baskets full of flowers, and needlepoints on the walls that say things like “Be kind to yourself” and “You are enough.” It’s jarring, the change in scenery, but nice.

It also makes you realize that you’re soaked—you’d almost gotten used to it, out in the storm. Taking care of yourself is not actually a new thing, nor is the idea that you may sometimes need to be reminded to do so. Just think of all the people on makeover-shows past who were told, “You spend so much time taking care of other people, it’s time to do something for yourself.” But the word “self-care” has popped up a lot in my peripheral Internet vision lately, most recently in a deceptively simple game called You Feel Like Shit: An Interactive Self-Care Guide. The checklist goes something like this: These are the basics. 10 gratitude truths that will change you forever. In case you hadn’t noticed, there is a huge wave of gratitude sweeping the world lately. People are saying thank you and being more grateful than ever before. Is it because there are more things to be grateful for these days? Probably not. They finally understand that in order to be happy and have more happy things come into our lives we need to be grateful for what we have.

Did you miss that memo? Fear not, you’re not alone. The grateful person is a happy person. 1. Let’s face it, we’ve all been burned. 2. When we are sincerely grateful for what we have, it makes us want to spread kindness so others can feel this gratitude too. 3. Expressing gratitude for the things we have, no matter how big or small, reminds us of the things that others have or don’t have and puts us all on the same level. 4. People will see that you are sincere in thanx and will appreciate and respect you more because of that. 5. Appreciation of the all things you already have in your life. 6. It sure does. 7. 8. The Top 10 Ways to Cultivate Self-Respect. Loving yourself is an essential element for living a present life, and self-respect is a vital aspect of self-love.

The more you respect yourself, the more you are able to love yourself. However, self-respect isn’t always easy to come by. There are a lot of aspects of life that can lure you away from respect. For example, here are a few situations that might tempt you away from respecting yourself: loving someone who doesn’t love you (or who treats you badly); being “successful” but feeling unhappy with your work; wishing you could go back to a past time in your life; thinking you need to have X, Y, or Z to be happy; having people around you who doubt your abilities; wanting things simply because you think you “should” want them; thinking the lives others lead are better than your own; or living or working with people who treat you (or themselves) negatively. 1.

In order to not settle for less than you deserve, you have to know what it is you really want. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. A Simple Trick to Feel Less Anxious & More Confident.