Just One Step Forward

Stop and look in the mirror. 100% happy with everything you see? I certainly am not. I’m still scrawnier than I’d like to be. Ideally, I want to gain another 30 pounds of muscle. My bank account? Well, that’s scrawnier than I’d like it to be as well. My career is moving along, but if…

Too Busy for the Gym?

If you want to improve your life this year, the first thing you need to banish is your list of excuses. Then again, sometimes our excuses are pretty legitimate. Good example – you might be working overtime, filling your spare moments studying a foreign language or working on your side business. So you aren’t just…

How to Do Your Taxes Easily This Year

The tax deadline will soon be upon us. In the past, I’ve put off filing my taxes to the last minute. Unfortunately, this means I scramble to get them done, possibly missing additional ways to save and creating lots of unnecessary stress. One of my New Year’s resolutions this year is to file my taxes…

12 Traits That Turn You into an Attractive Single

Today’s post is written by our good friend over at GlobalSeducer.com It’s not easy to be single. You are constantly reminded that you should be unhappy. Your mother tells you that you need someone in your life and whenever you turn on the TV you want to throw your remote control out of the window….

The Winner’s Mindset

Today we are looking at one of the fundamentals of self-improvement – the winner’s mindset. In fact, I would go so far as to argue that it may be the single most important tool you need on your self-improvement journey. The Winner’s Mindset OK, what is the winner’s mindset? I define it as follows. The…

How to Become a Problem-Solving Ninja

Hi all, It’s Jamie here. Welcome to September. Today I have a simple trick that will help you solve any problem. Well, almost any problem. That sock that disappeared in the washing machine last week is just long gone now, you need to accept it and move on. But almost any other problem can be…

Forget me not! 4 Memory Improvement Hacks

From time to time I answer interesting questions on Quora and then share it all here with readers of Improve My Life This Year. Here’s to improving our memories today! What is the best way to memorize or remember what you study/read?  I earned a 4.0 in undergrad and I am just a regular guy….

How to Win at Life in Your 3os

Full discloser: I turned 30 not that long ago. It was the first birthday that inspired existential angst. Where has all the time gone? What am I doing with my life? Will my life sputter out or blossom into greatness? Will I ever see the Tampa Bay Rays win the Series? So many unanswered questions….

The Two Things You Simply Must Have to Feel More Confident

Hello readers, it is great to be back! I took a two week break from writing here at Improve My Life This Year because I moved… across the world. I had been living in South Korea for almost 6 years, but now I am back in the United States of America. Today I want to…

Bulletproof: Real Deal or Snake Oil?

Many people in the self-improvement world are already familiar with Bulletproof. For those of you who aren’t, check the video above for a brief introduction. The basic premise of Bulletproof is that through biohacking, we can have more energy, need less sleep, feel better, lose weight, etc through easier methods than just slogging out hours…

The Rediculous Power of 1 Dollar

Hi folks! It’s Jamie here again today to talk about another way to Improve Your Life This Year. Today’s topic – your personal finances. I randomly remembered a conversation that I had several years ago with a friend. It was back before the era of smart phones, so we debated it over beers and then…

The Art of the Deal vs. Hard Choices

Being a bit of a political junkie, I watched both the Republican National Convention and the Democratic National Convention this year. Of course, I have my own personal preferences going into this election, but here at Improve My Life This Year, we’ll remain impartial. Regardless what you think of either candidate, neither would have reached…