Self Improvement Resources

Exercising Balance and Discernment


The self improvement resources that are featured on this site are practical tools that can help you change your life.

Many of the articles on this site contain practical guidelines and resources for applying the material contained within those articles. You can source these resources by scrolling through the site navigation tabs and tools in the left-hand column on this page, alternatively you can use the site search tool on the right hand column.

This page is focused on third party blogs, tools and programmes that I use regularly and that I recommend to you.

As I am sure your are very aware, there is a lot of "overkill" and hype generated over self improvement resources, but approached with a degree of balance and discernment there are - in my direct personal experience - some very good, practical resources that really can make a difference to our lives, by helping us deal with a particular issue or aspect of our personal development and growth.

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Self Improvement Resources - Guidelines

There are a number of blogs, CDs and DVDs plus several inexpensive programmes that you can subscribe to either as a "one off" or in some cases as a low cost monthly subscription.

I should point out that none of these resources should replace professional guidance and support where necessary, they are offered here in good faith, and I cannot and will not make any extravagant claims that anything on this site is the "missing key" that is going to suddenly and dramatically change your life.

My general guidelines for including any blog, book, CD, DVD, programme or any other resource on this site as "self improvement resources" are as follows:

  • I have actually used most of these resources either in the form of the product or service shown or in a generic form, and over many years.
  • In many cases the authors or creators of the resources are known to me - not usually personally, but I have read and evaluated their work over a period of time.
  • Many of these resources offer a free service option in the form of newsletters and support material and all give good guarantees and have a full refund policy.
  • The materials are low-cost and do not require an expensive "upsell" to a more expensive product.
  • They are marketed and distributed by reputable online companies with an appropriate refund policy.
  • I have created a separate page for each third party programme that I have reviewed and this provides an overview together with an outline of my own experience and a recommendation.






Self Improvement Resources - Blogs

Try these blogs & sites to stimulate your thinking:


Science Based Answers & Insights

Barking Up the Wrong Tree

Greater Good Science Center


Evidence Based Life Advice

Mark Manson


Book Notes and Summaries

Sam Thomas Davies

Calvin Rosser


Upgrade Yourself - Strategies Of Rigorous Self-Betterment Via Improved Thinking Skills

Farnam Street


Bernardo Kastrup's work has been leading the modern renaissance of Metaphysical Idealism

Bernardo Kastrop


In-Depth, Self-Development Guides

Scot Jeffrey


An Experiential Change In The Way We See Everyone And Everything

Nic Askew - Soul Biographies - Inner View


Insights About How To Better Connect With Others

Tim David -  Good At People






Self Improvement Resources - Miscellaneous

100+ Quality Questions: How to Make Better Decisions in Life and Work

Dunbar's Number: Find Out How This Little Number Governs Everything You Do | Renaissance Man Journal

12 Questions That Will Change Your Life | Thought Catalog

Ryan Holiday - My_Most_Popular_Artices_On_Productivity_2_1_.pdf

Our Favorite Farnam Street Posts From 2020

Search Logical Fallacies

29 Lessons From The Greatest Strategic Minds Who Ever Lived, Fought, Or Led | Thought Catalog

Super Thinking by Gabriel Weinberg and Lauren McCann

Renaissance Man Journal Ancient Secrets To Learning More, Making Better Decisions, And Future-Proofing Your Life

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Almanack of Naval Ravikant

Daily Stoic - Ancient Wisdom For Everyday Life

Wait But Why




Self Improvement Resources - Third Party Programmes

Personal Development Tools

Emotional Freedom Technique: Dealing With Your Anxieties & Stress

Positive Self Talk: Dealing With The Inner Critic In Your Head

NLP Course: Achieve and Sustain Peak Performance

Three Minute Power Pause

Cybernetic Transposition: Get All Levels Of Your Mind Working For You


Meditation Programme + Relaxation Music

Meditation Programme: No More Boredom + No More Years Of Training!

Relaxation + Meditation Music + Guided Meditations


Personal Development + Spiritual Growth Programmes

Higher Awareness: Personal Development and Spiritual Growth Programmes


Personality types and thinking styles

Personality Quiz

Myers Briggs Type Indicators

Katherine Benziger - Thinking Styles Assessment





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