6 Must Read Inspirational Blogs

Inspirational-Blogs.jpgWe all have areas in our lives that need improvement–whether it’s our careers, relationships, fitness or just overall mental and emotional state. Although making changes in any of these categories sounds like a huge undertaking, it all starts with making goals and taking that first step. Sometimes even that sounds daunting and we need a little bit of inspiration before we can take any steps. That’s when it’s time to take some advice from people who are already on the self-improvement journey. Check out these must read inspiration blogs and start improving your life one blog post at a time.

Life-Optimizer.jpgLife Optimizer

As a tech guy, Donald Latumahina was always trying to optimize computer resources and eventually found that the same concept could be applied to life. Realizing that (like most people) he wasn’t living up to his full potential, he started Life Optmizer as a guide to do just that. The blog features articles by a lot of great guest authors covering topics like self-improvement, time management and happiness.

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43-Folders.jpg43 Folders

While some inspirational blogs owe their claim to internet fame to simplicity and an emphasis on minimalism, that’s just not Merlin Mann’s style. 43 Folders is full of insanely detailed tips and tricks to bettering yourselfócovering topics like time management, tech tips and personal development. The amount of information Mann provides may seem overwhelming at first, but he makes it easy to find what you’re looking for with this handy how-to guide.

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zen-habits.jpgZen Habits

You gotta give Leo Babauta credit for sticking to a theme. Zen Habits is one of the most relaxing blogs to read, not just because of the content, but the lack of content. Completely free of ads, banners and images, it’s the web design equivalent of a zen garden. Even the writing style is simple, consise and flows in a way that makes you want to read each word carefully without rushing. The blog covers all sorts of areas of life, which Babauta links through a central theme of changing from within. If you’re not sure where to begin, take a deep breath and start here.

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The-Positivity-Blog.jpgThe Positivity Blog

Henrik Edberg doesn’t consider himself a positivity expert, but simply an enthusiast. His blog encourages readers to simplify their lives, live more consciously and become happier with tips on improving productivity, people skills and building confidence. Many of the articles borrow ideas from historical figures and celebrities, which make for some pretty interesting reading.

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Tim Jacobsen / Cool Material
Tim Jacobsen
Cool Material is a hobby-turned-profession for online publisher, Tim Jacobsen. After starting a top 300 Internet retailer and holding a couple of SVP positions, his passion for social media, online marketing, and entrepreneurship drove him to branch out on his own. Started in 2008, the men's lifestyle blog covers everything from entertainment and technology, to art and style. Cool Material reaches out to over 600,000 readers each month, but the site’s hip, of-the-moment content and honest reviews continues to grow that number daily. Outside of his Internet world, Tim enjoys bicycling, poker, and traveling with his family.
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  • http://profile.typepad.com/d101158400408852235 D

    I have read the positivity blog. My favorite inspirational blog and positive community is LifePulp.com It has really great network of individuals in it

  • http://profile.typepad.com/lysscurry Lyss Curry

    This womens retreat allows women the opportunity of self discovery, personal growth and conscious living by being free from the stress of everyday life. These retreats are hosted by Oprah’s “Ambassador of Hope” Marala Scott.

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  • http://profile.typepad.com/adamhernadez Adam Hernadez

    Life optimizer is one of the best inspirational blog I have ever seen.
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  • http://profile.typepad.com/d101589409793283852 vikram

    Best android app for getting inspired- Its just awesome :)

  • http://profile.typepad.com/d101589409793283852 vikram

    Best Inspiring stories application for Windows Phone 7. Get inspired NOW :)

  • http://www.motivation.net.au/quotes/inspirational-quotes Quotes

    Thanks for this share mate. I have looking for this info for quite some time now and I am glad to come across your post.

  • http://ecarlso1.tumblr.com Eric Carlson

    Please check out my blog.


  • http://www.facebook.com/KeralaTourismDirectory Kerala Information

    very inspirational blog

  • http://www.adeyemiadisa.com/ Adeyemi Adisa

    Great post! I am an avid user of The Positivity Blog

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    Your blog has won an award. Come pick it up!

  • http://twitter.com/attitudedonor AttitudeDonor

    Thanks for the info!

  • http://icare2inspire.com/ Icare2inspire

    A movement of Innovation, Determination & Progress through the
    avenues of Fashion, Entrepreneurship, Music and Arts in its different
    form. #icare2inspire (http://icare2inspire.com/)

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  • Ann McGrath

    Hi, thanks for the suggested blogs above. They look great! How current are these blog? I can’t find a date on them to see when they released their latest post. Thanks

  • hrdrsr

    shelleygiard.blogspot is an inspirational blog on multiple topics

  • DarkAnus

    All done

  • Ryubixgirl

    I checked out your list just out of curiosity… Really loved Zen Habits. Thanks for the share.

  • Aba

    Its amazing blog about relationship!!!

  • http://entertainmentbuzzz.com/ Jia

    Great list, I like a lot 43 folders

  • Swati Chauhan

    Thanks, looks like a good blog. Found some interesting reads:-)

  • Dilpreet Bhatia

    Thanks for Sharing this Tim. I am a regular reader of ZenHabits and Positivity Blog. Both are just awesome!! And there is a lot of youtube stuff available..


  • Corequotes

    realy nice 1….really inspirable….keep it up!!!!

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  • Alexa

    This is a great list of Blogs to read! It is nice to hear such inspirational stories!

  • http://thepresenceofhope.blogspot.com.au/ Jessica Stead

    Thanks Tim, I can’t wait to check them all out. There are some wonderful people creating some great content out there. Have a great week.

  • radhakrishna

    life means every should target and should achieve that and lead life with happy

  • Alena

    You didn’t mention that sparksineyes is in French. Do you know if they have an English version? I didn’t see it on the site. Thanks!

  • aamna@thenomadicfamily.com

    wonderful list shared Tim Jacobson. seems like it added sugar to my coffee… very useful and heart soothing stuff. thanks for the post. :)

  • http://lifesignatures.blogspot.com/ Lawrence Namale

    Thanks for putting together this catalog. My aspiration is that my blog will be on this list shortly. Once again, thanks.