In the past couple of years I’ve become a huge fan of blogs, more specifically, blogs which focus on personal growth and mindfulness. I love the inspiration and encouragement which they provide. Guiding their readers to live a more purposeful and happy life. It’s important to read positive and motivating content, whether you are looking to improve your mind, body and soul, achieve your goals or become more productive. Their advice and words of encouragement can inspire us to better ourselves. The blogs I’ve listed have gained my trust and even inspired me to join the blogging community!
The Inspiration Lady was created by Tami Walker. Her blog provides “helpful tips for a happy life”, focusing on self-improvement, lifestyle and blogging. I’ve been following her blog for a while and it’s always one which I’ll go back to when I need a little motivation! My first ever guest post was published on her blog, so I will always have a fond spot for her site.
Main topics: Self-improvement, lifestyle, writing and blogging
One of my favourites: Bad habits you should break if you want to be happy
Danna Fox is the Founder of The Wonder Forest. Her “blog is a place of creativity, exploration, and inspiration”. I love the diversity of this blog. As well as sharing a wide range of inspirational content including travel, lifestyle, décor and fashion. The Wonder Forest also sells the cutest accessories, blog themes, blogging books and offers a water colour workshop. Oh and I publish a monthly guest post on her site!
Main topics: Create, explore, inspire
One of my favourites: 8 daily habits to boost your success
Career Girl Daily is the perfect place to go for career inspiration. Whether you are looking for business advice, interview techniques, or maybe you’re after beauty and fashion content. They’ve got it covered! I love Career Girl Daily, so much that I will be attending the Career Girl Academy this January. I cant wait to be part of the inspiring talks and master classes!
Main topics: Lifestyle, career, beauty, fashion
One of my favourites: 5 Things You Need To STOP Doing In Order To Become More Productive
A2A was created by Kendra, her blog is dedicated to twenty something readers who are trying to work out how to “adult”, like most of us are! Her content is super relatable and is perfect for when you need a little navigation through adulthood. I started following A2A before I started my own blog and I’ve found her writing incredibly inspiring. It’s blogs like these which encouraged me to start my own site.
Main topics: Self-improvement, twenty something, blogging
One of my favourites: The 3 best strategies to follow to rock your twenties
5. Boho Berry
The Boho Berry blog was created by Kara Benz. She focuses on living better, achieving your goals and she shares with us her amazing bullet journal series. I found the Boho Berry blog through Pinterest when I was searching for my next book to read. I came across her wonderful review of The Miracle Morning. Which I ended up buying and loving! You can check out my review here.
Main topics: Living better, achieve your goals, bullet journal, rock your handwriting
One of my favourites: My morning routine (and why you should have one too)
Created by Sam Brown, Smart Twenties is another site which I found before I started blogging. Her content is incredibly motivating, as she helps us reach our goals, stop procrastinating and teaches us “how to make the most of our twenties”. Following her blog is a bit like joining Sam on her journey of self development. The emails you receive when you subscribe to her newsletter are very personal. It’s just like receiving an email from a friend!
Main topics: self development
One of my favourites: Why you will never be perfect
The Blissful Mind is the go to blog for mindfulness and self development. Catherine is dedicated to helping us find contentment, balance and meaning in our life. What I love most about The Blissful Mind is that it’s a place to go when you want to relax, recharge and unwind. Catherine refers to her blog as a virtual yoga studio, which I completely agree with!
Main topics: Self care, mindfulness, productivity
One of my favourites: 5 simple ways to relieve stress throughout the day
Luminita Saviuc is the founder of Purpose Fairy. She is an incredibly brave and inspiring woman. On her blog she shares her personal story about overcoming trauma at a young age. As a survivor of abuse and depression she believes that happiness is our birth right and a skill that we can all learn. Purpose Fairy is also home to the most viral personal development article on the internet, which has been shared more than 1.3 million times. Link below!
Main topics: Life lessons, body, soul, mind
One of my favourites: 15 Things you should give up to be happy
Created by Christina, Embracing Simple Blog is all about living a simple yet fulfilling life. Her content includes a range of topics, including self employment, health, organisation and parenting (to name a few). However all topics are centred around personal growth. She also offers a FREE four week course, designed to curb the chaos in your life. I would recommended joining her email list!
Main topics: Self development, life, home, work
One of my favourites: Inspiring books to help you live your best life
10. The Everygirl
I love The Everygirl! It covers everything, it’s impossible to leave without feeling inspired. In need of some beauty tips? travel guides? career advice? The Everygirl is the place to go. Wellness is my favourite category but that’s just because I love reading articles about self development and mindfulness. They even advertise job opportunities, however they’re located in the US. A little far from home for us London girls!
Main topics: Career & finance, culture, fashion & beauty, living, travel, wellness
One of my favourites: How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others and Enjoy Your Life
11. Mind Body Green
Mind Body Green is all about living our healthiest and happiest life. If you love or want to be healthy, then this is the place to go! They have it all covered from physical, spiritual, emotional, and environmental health. The best part is that there is so much to read and watch, you will always leave feeling inspired. You can even sign up for a video class if you’re feeling really motivated!
Main topics: Eat, move, live, breathe, love
One of my favourites: How embracing minimalism changed my approach to health
12. Tiny Buddha
Founded by Lori Deschene, Tiny Buddha is all about reflecting on simple wisdom in our lives. Most of the ideas are along the lines of spirituality but you definitely do not need to be a Buddhist to enjoy this blog! What stands out to me the most are the large number of forums. Which brings groups of people together to share their ideas, techniques and to help one another.
Main topics: Happiness, love, mindfulness, change, health, work
One of my favourites: 9 Ways to Silence Self-Criticism and Embrace Self-Love
13. Best Kept Self
I recently discovered Best Kept Self. Created by Shauna, their mission is “to help entrepreneurs regain energy through their health, become more authentic in the way they look and live a more abundant life by cultivating mindfulness”. This blog provides very helpful content, even if you’re not self-employed. You can relate their articles to many aspects of your life, such as home, social, work, and most importantly you time. This blog is hot on mindfulness and self care.
Main topics: Your health, your look, your mind
One of my favourites: Simple ways to boost your confidence
14. Gen Twenty
Being twenty can be confusing. We feel lost as we try to figure out what to do with our life. That’s why I’m so glad I’ve found blogs like Gen Twenty, to guide me along the way. Founded by Nicole Booz and Gina Oursler, Gen Twenty will help you find your passion, your niche and ultimately help you figure out how to adult!
Main topics: Self development, career, finance, health
One of my favourites: 7 Things To Do In Your 20s To Avoid Being Miserable In Your 30s
I would love to know what your favourite blogs are! Please comment below and share you thoughts.