a comprehensive collection of self improvement articles focusing on productivity, motivation and confidence

declare your financial independence

3 Steps To Declaring Your Financial Independence

Nobody likes to bother or beg other people for money. We all want an abundance of wealth to live our lives the way we want to live them. r

learn to grow

5 Reasons Why You Must Be a Constant Learner

How many times you had the feeling that you are lost with a new subject at work? If you are like most people, probably many times… But don’t worry! r

8 Things I've Learned Since I Quit My Day Job

8 Things I’ve Learned Since I Quit My Day Job

It’s been exactly one year since I quit my day job to pursue a full-time career as a freelance writer. Often that includes editing and marketing and other things so I’m not exactly writing 100% of the time, but I’m still living the dream in so many ways. r

6 Obstacles Keeping You From Pursuing Your Passion (and How to Overcome Them)

6 Obstacles Keeping You From Pursuing Your Passion (and How to Overcome Them)

You have something to say — a story to tell, emotions to stir, imaginations to captivate. But there are obstacles that stand in the way of your success. It’s a lot easier to talk about pursuing your passion than it is to actually do it. r

3 Ways To Heal Your Shame

3 Ways To Heal Your Shame by Mary O’Malley

You have probably buried most of your shame your entire adult life and have tried to pretend it doesn’t exist, or in some cases, you may not even be aware it exists. r

The Top 10 Motivational Good Reads

10 Motivational Good Reads

With all of this in mind, here are my picks for motivational books that have some diversity but that may spark something in you. If one of them does, settle into it exclusively. r