About Chris Thanks for coming by. I'm Chris Guillebeau, and it looks like you've stumbled on my virtual home. I write, travel, and help people take over the world. This site hosts The Art of Non-Conformity blog and the diary of my travel adventures in every country in the world.
Developing good habits is the basic of personal development and growth. Everything we do is the result of a habit that was previously taught to us. Unfortunately, not all the habits that we have are good, that’s why we are constantly trying to improve.
Personal development can affect all aspects of your life, from controlling your negative thoughts to gaining the self-confidence to excel at work. If you’re in need of some inspiration to get you on the right road to improving yourself, the Internet is full of blogs that can offer guidance, advice and support to aid you in your journey. We’ve brought together 100 here, in no particular order, to help you get started. Must Read These are some of the most popular personal development blogs out there, so make sure to add them to your bookmarks.
Image by kalandrakas (license). “Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone.
Need a place to find the best self-improvement blog posts ever? One big list of inspiring geniuses? Well, here it is… my list of the best self-improvement posts ever: 1. - How to be Creative – Originally published in 2004 by Hugh Macleod at the Gaping Void. If you haven’t read it, you’re missing some of the best advice ever given freely over the internet. If you have read it, read it again…
Entertainment Meet David Peterson, who developed Dothraki for Game of Thrones There are seven different words in Dothraki for striking another person with a sword. Among them: “hliziﬁkh,” a wild but powerful strike; “hrakkarikh,”a quick and accurate strike; and “gezrikh,” a fake-out or decoy strike.
By Leo Babauta This is something I’ve been wanting to write for some time — a Handbook for Life. Now, is there any handbook that can be a guide to every single person?
Investing in Yourself: Mental and Spiritual Health Recently, I discussed the value of investing in yourself – putting time and money into improving you, not building assets. Today, we’ll look at one area of investing in yourself as part of an ongoing series on the topic, spread out once per weekday over two weeks. If you’d like to review all the entries, look at the investing in yourself subcategory. Most of the time, I’m a reasonably happy and content person. I feel upbeat about my own life and I feel in touch with the world around me.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. – Maya Angelou To create the success you are seeking takes effort and it takes action. What keeps many of us from realizing the lasting success we desire is in not understanding what actions to take; so we don’t take any action. A Guide to Creating Success | 24 Essential Actions You Can Do Beginning Today : The BridgeMaker
by Henrik Edberg Is truth stranger than fiction? Perhaps. In this great article written by Henrik Edberg, we find that Mark Twain had expressed in his writings over the years an entire philosophy for living. If he were around today, it seems he would be on the lecture circuit with the likes of Eckhart Tolle or Wayne Dyer. Below are Mark Twain's Nine tips for living a "kick ass" life: