The Self Development Blog

On this blog, I share with you my journey into the world of Self-Development. I'm convinced that the most efficient path to personal achievement, is through personal growth. All I want to do is start a conversation about what we should probably focus on if we want to make significant progress towards goals that matter most to us.

Latest Posts

The Un-Lived Life – What Does It Take To Live Your Dream

14th August 2014 Self-Development

The unlived life is that life we are currently not experiencing. For example, if you drink alcohol now, in your unlived life you don’t. If you currently don’t own a chain of successful restaurants, in your unlived life you do. But the unlived life isn’t a fantasy. It’s actually a possible reality. A reality you could be living but you choose not to. And for most, the unlived life is where success lies. What stands between your life now and the unlived life is Resistance.

3 Ways To Kill Your Dreams

7th August 2014 Self-Development

If you have made the decision to pursue your dreams, every action you take and do not take will contribute to just how close you get to accomplishing them. This is why you need to take care in everything you do, say or even think. At any moment in your life, you are either helping yourself push forward, or holding yourself back. In this post, we look at the 3 actions you can take to kill your dreams.

How To Make Time For Working On Your Personal Goals

31st July 2014 Self-Development

A common challenge we face as dreamers, especially when starting out, is not having the time to work on pursuing our dreams. Sometimes it may be that your studies require a lot more of your dedication and focus. Or it may be that your day job is pretty demanding. We seem to have practical reasons for why we can’t get fully engaged in pursuing our dreams. Before you know it, we forget about them completely. If you experience this and are looking to make time for what’s important, I have a 4 step process that might help you out.

How To Deal With The Fear Of Failure

23rd July 2014 Self-Development

Among many of the fears, we face as aspiring achievers is the fear of failing. You want to pursue your dream but there’s a constant feeling in the back of your mind saying that you might fail. It ultimately discourages you forcing you to rethink whether pursuing that dream is even an option. This is completely normal. And what’s great is that there is a way to overcome this feeling.

How To Draw Inspiration And Motivation When Feeling Discouraged

15th July 2014 Self-Development

There will be days when you will feel motivated to do what matters and there will be days when you will not. It’s not easy having a consistent flow of energy and positivity to keep pressing on. Sometimes we suffer from a lack of motivation, inspiration or are just plain exhausted from putting in so much effort into building our dreams. We can quickly get discouraged to move forward. If you feel like this from time to time, I think I got a couple of suggestions for you.

5 Reasons Why You Need To Lead A More Positive Life

8th July 2014 Self-Development

Your perspective on life may just be the single most important aspect of living that you need to focus on critically if you want to achieve greatness. Why? Because behind every outcome, there is an action. Behind every action is a decision. And behind every decision is a thought. In this post, I want to explore this a bit by offering you 5 reasons why you must lead a more positive life and how this can help you start succeeding.

Learn To Focus On What You Have And Not What You Lack

2nd July 2014 Self-Development

Ever felt like you could have accomplished much in your hustle if only you had the necessary resources? Like we may not have been able to start that business we always wanted to because we lacked the capital. We may have wanted to develop that particular skill but we just didn’t have the time. If you are feeling “stuck”, focusing on these 3 areas could help improve your hustle.

The First Day Of The Rest Of My Life

25th June 2014 News

After what seemed to be about an eternity of soul-searching, is now back online. Bigger, hopefully, better but definitely a lot more focused. When I put up the site a couple of years ago, my primary agenda was to speak about digital art and graphics. Sadly that journey came to end before it really started.

How To Achieve Your Goals – The 5 Ps to success

24th June 2014 Self-Development

If becoming a billionaire success story was easy, then everyone would be one. But obviously this isn’t the case in the world we live in today. In fact, you need to treat aiming for a huge goal like fighting a war. It really can get that serious. There will be sacrifices. There will be long days of uncertainty. There may even be days you go without food or water. In such harsh times, you will need the will to press on. For it is this that separates the victors from the losers.

Being Intentional – The Key To A More Productive Day

24th June 2014 Self-Development

A lot of us often struggle to find apps or tools to help us stay focused or increase productivity. You download them onto your computer or smartphone. If it’s a task management app, you create a to-do list with a list of things you plan to do overtime. You are off to a good start. You use it for about a week or so… then it’s ignored for all eternity. What could be wrong, you ask. Productivity seems to elude you.

Why becoming more self-aware will help you start succeeding

23rd June 2014 Self-Development

Before you begin any journey that involves change, such as deciding that you want to become successful, you must first understand where you are at that moment. This includes knowing what fears, blockers and constraints are preventing you from taking the first steps. If you don’t take the time to do so, moving forward may start to seem impossible.

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