Your 12 Free Personal Development Gifts

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I have so many great quality free personal development gifts to share with you, that I am finding it a challenge to get them all to you on time. This is my selection in the one place for you to explore. This list of free self improvement gifts is regularly updated for you.

Short Story About A Struggling Butterfly

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When we face challenges in our life, we might often find ourselves asking the question of why. Yet there can be good that comes of these struggles. It does make us stronger people The struggling butterfly story has been around a long time, yet the lesson remains relevant. Here’s that story…

5 Most Common Regrets In Our Lives

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Ever wondered about the 5 most common regrets in our lives? Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who worked in palliative care for many years. During their last weeks, her close relationships with her patients, resulted in very intimate conversations and gave rise to wisdom for living a fulfilled life.

Using Your Imaginative Mind Power

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The hands can’t have what the mind can’t see! Take out a little time for using your imaginative mind power. Enjoy visualizing your personal goals with the free meditation and relaxation timer. After all, In the chaos of life, what is the major thing missing in every person’s life today? Stillness.

If You Have Integrity Nothing Else Matters

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Read one of my own articles about integrity, plus one that’s a favorite of mine from the Maliwada Human Development Training School. This post is split into two parts, taking on two perspectives, related to the topic of integrity. Integrity Is An Intrinsic Knowledge and Profound Personal Integrity.

15 Positive Cartoon Lessons For Life

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These inspiring, positive cartoon lessons for our lives inject a little humor into self improvement messages. Collections of inspiring quotes helped build of this collection of cartoons. Inspiration can be found in many places and these cartoons are a fun vehicle for sharing short lessons for life.

Wisdom For Everyday Life Video

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Wisdom For Everyday Life is an inspirational video with fifteen quotes about life. Here is that list of quotes which are used in the two and a half minute motivational video for you. Thank you for making the time to watch and definitely please do share this special, meditative video with your friends.

What Are Your Life Choices And Illusions?

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Choices and Illusions does a great job at explaining, how your mind works, why some changes can be so difficult to make & how you can take control of your own mind. Eldon Taylor provides his thoughts on the best tools for reversing negative effects & enhancing your own personal empowerment.

10 Things Successful People Regularly Do

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What is your personal definition of success? Have you bought into what everyone else thinks is success? The meaning of success will be different for every individual. Get clear on your own, and when you do… Read on for 10 things successful people regularly do, with useful tips, traits and habits.

As You Look Into The Mirror Each Day

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I have come across this poem many times, yet had never shared it with you. Enjoy and remind yourself every day, as you look into the mirror each day. This poem was written in 1934 by Dale Wimbrow. Peter Dale Wimbrow (June 6, 1895 – 1954) was an American composer, radio artist and writer.

20 Self Exploration Exercises For Clarity

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Use these 20 self exploration exercises to help with moving forward with greater momentum. Personal development can happen by accident and also occurs just by meeting life’s challenges. Use these to help with getting you unstuck & raising the bar on what you are out to achieve in your life.

The Thing To Do Is To Keep Swinging!

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In the words of Hank Aaron, “Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was to keep swinging”. We all have slump days. So, when we are in the middle of such a day, what can we do? Here are a few ways of dealing with it so you can keep swinging!

5 Personal Development Books To Read

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Enjoy these 5 personal development books that I introduce to you. I am often asked for recommendations of best personal development books to read. Rather than refer to the following 5 books as the best self improvement books, I prefer to say that these are excellent books for you to read.

Our Fantastic Universe Eases Your Worries

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Sometimes this perspective of our fantastic universe really eases your worries… It can put so much into perspective and get you stepping forward once more. Revisit this page whenever you feel a little overwhelmed or troubled. You’ll soon have everything in your life humming along again.

35 Personal Development Facebook Pages

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Enjoy these 35 Top Personal Development Facebook Pages for you to explore. Naturally, there are hundreds of personal development Facebook pages and these are the ones I have selected to introduce to you today. Be sure to like their pages and comment at your favorite posts at each page.

Thought Provoking Questions

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The thought provoking questions, in the get Real app, can be used as great ice-breakers, conversation starters, dating questions, are amazing for team building and for teachers. I am certain that we have all experienced how one thought provoking question really can change everything, in a flash.

25 Positive Quotes To Tickle Your Mind

Enjoy these 25 positive quotes to tickle your mind. For example, the intangible represents the real power of the universe. It is the seed of the tangible. [Bruce Lee] and change is ultimately about leaving the realm of dreams, concepts and words, and putting yourself to work. [Thea Westra]

Peace Day Is For Acts Of Kindness

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Sometimes the simplest things can have the most immediate and meaningful impact on the lives of everyone around you. So whatever you enjoy doing, whatever brings you, your friends, family and community together, do it on Peace Day. Help promote Peace Day when it arrives this year.

The Secret Of Becoming Rich Free eBook

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Get your own copy of The Secret Of Becoming Rich free ebook and listen to all 27 chapters in the audio. To start creating wealth you must have a wealth mindset, and what I mean by this is you must be able to think the right way, to accept wealth to come into your life. Visualize your own success.

Top 10 August 2016 Facebook Posts

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See your favorite Top 10 August 2016 Facebook Posts From Forward Steps with positive personal development inspirations by Thea Westra at Forward Steps Self Improvement. There is a brand new collection for you to explore at the end of each month. Simply return to this blog to see them.

12 Karmic Laws That Will Change Your Life

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Enjoy this video of the 12 Laws of Karma That Will Change Your Life. Karma is the Sanskrit word for action. Karma literally means “deed, or act”. Think of karma as the spiritual equivalent of Newton’s third Law of Motion. Discussions of karma were first referenced in the texts of the Puranas.

9 Favorite Life Power Tips

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One of the elements in each of the 365 Forward Steps Notes is a life power tip. I have collected 9 of my favorites and have listed them. As you read these 9 life power tips below, remember the words of Bruce Lee… “Absorb what is useful, discard what is not and add what is uniquely your own”.

Top 10 July 2016 Facebook Posts

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See your favorite Top 10 July 2016 Facebook Posts From Forward Steps with positive personal development inspirations by Thea Westra at Forward Steps Self Improvement. There is a brand new collection for you to explore at the end of each month. Simply return to this blog to see them.

Are You Your Own Best Friend?

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Are you your own best friend? Do you know how to start being your own best friend, if you’re not already? You have likely heard the quote from Jim Rohn, “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”

10 Self Improvement Apps To Try

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I use all of these 10 self improvement apps myself and it was high time that I shared them with you. I have presented a little list with descriptions, here for you. Christopher Westra (my friend) and myself have spent several years online, creating self improvement content, as well as publishing books.

Top 10 June 2016 Facebook Posts

See your favorite Top 10 June 2016 Facebook Posts From Forward Steps with positive personal development inspirations by Thea Westra at Forward Steps Self Improvement. There is a brand new collection for you to explore at the end of each month. Simply return to this blog to see them.

Can You Be More Yourself?

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Can you be more yourself? It is so easy to feel and conform to the expectations of the people around us. Yet in doing so, are you giving up the kind of life that you want to live? How many unwritten rules have you accepted in your life, at the cost of self discovery, not in alignment with your own spirit.