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The Top 25 Best Motivational Blogs for 2018

The Top 25 Best Motivational Blogs to Follow in 2017

Which are the best motivational blogs to be following?

As you know, Wealthy Gorilla is heavily aimed towards motivating and inspiring people;

Throughout the past 3 years, I’ve been able to chat with many other great people who run their own blogs in similar categories such as Success, Self-Development, Entrepreneurship and so on.

Since I share a passion for all these individual areas, I follow various other blogs sharing this great content, and love to read them when I get a minute.

We’ve update the list of incredible motivational blogs to follow, for the year 2018! We first created this list back in 2015, and it’s now been updated.

There’s a couple of new entries on the list this year, and we dropped off some of the blogs that are no longer being updated. Check out an awesome collection of the ‘Top 25 Motivational Blogs For 2018’.

In cased you missed them, here are our other ‘Top Blog’ awards:


Top 25 Best Motivational Blogs for 2018

The below are the top 25 motivational blogs for 2018, in our opinion of course! We haven’t listed them in any particular order so it’s fairly randomized.

If you’ve been featured in the list please do feel free to share it on your blog or with your social media following.


1. Addicted 2 Success

Best Motivational Blogs - Addicted 2 Success

Founded by Joel Brown – Addicted 2 Success is a blog that primarily focuses on success advice, but the majority of the content is motivational, and now having reached 110 million views worldwide, it’s become one of the most popular motivational blogs in the past 6 years.


2. Motivation Grid

Best Motivational Blogs - MotivationGrid

Founded by Cris Nikolov – Motivation Grid is top motivational blog sharing quotes, videos and articles that relate heavily to happiness and productivity. It was founded by Cris roughly 3 years or so ago, and now gets half a million views per month.


3. Pick the Brain

Best Motivational Blogs - Pick the Brain

Founded by John Wesley – Pick the Brain has been operating since 2006, and since then has expanded and brought new members onto the team. It’s three main categories are motivation, productivity and health, and I had the honor of being featured on the blog recently.


4. Get Motivation

Best Motivational Blogs - Get Motivation

Founded by Josh Hinds – Get Motivation is another of the great motivational blogs, focusing purely on motivational articles, stories and quotes.


5. Tiny Buddha

Best Motivational Blogs - Tiny Buddha

Founded by Lori Deschene – Tiny Buddha is the worldwide famous blog geared towards living a happy, peaceful and confident life. After racking up millions of social media followers, Tiny Buddha definitely deserves to be on this list of the top motivational blogs.

Written by Dan Western

Dan Western is the founder of Wealthy Gorilla. Dan is a young ambitious guy who has been researching self-development for the past two years and is now off travelling the world. His mission is to inspire others to live their dreams and be the person to whom they say; "Because of you, I never gave up." Join Wealthy Gorilla on Facebook.


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  1. Great collection! especially Zen Habits, I like that relaxing and easy reading blog.. In my opinion should be in the top 10..
    Thanks for sharing!!

  2. Great list! I am glad I have found more blogs to check out, I am quite familiar with Tiny Buddha, Little dumb man and Positivity blog. I will check the others out. Thank you for sharing. I will also like to recommend, they share good content. Check it out when you get the chance.

  3. Thanks for sharing the list. I am a regular reader of the positivity blog and consider it the best by far.

  4. Great List. Hope my blog too get into the list.
    Thanks a ton for showcasing such great words on the internet at one place.

  5. Thanks Dan for this awesome compilation.

    Many of these are new to me. Will checkout them for sure !

    Cheers !

  6. Great job Dan. I have come back to this blog post few times already. It helped me a lot in researching the best motivational blogs and as I checked them out, they really are. This was very helpful to me. Thanks

  7. Hi Dan, nice list. I checked these blog and they are all awesome.

    You should also check mine. I am a motivational speaker but also a nutritionist, entrepreneur and incurable romantic πŸ™‚ . I try to help people to progress in all areas of their life. Cheers

  8. Hi Dan!
    Thank you for your article, and for all the blogs you have shared. There are a few I already know and others I don’t but I would love to check them out.
    I love to read motivational blogs as they help me very much. In fact, I have my own motivational blog, I would love to be in that list one day. πŸ™‚

    Have a nice day!

  9. Great list I can say. People need motivation everyday and we appreciate the role these blogs have played in motivating the world. I have a motivational blog that I launched a week back.

    Thank You

  10. Love the list. Hopefully we will be considered for your next one. I’m sure you will love the thought seeds we plant there every week!

  11. This is good! Would like to really thank you for compiling the list of motivational blogs. It’s so much better than searching it online every single time. Looking forward to reading them all. Cheers!

  12. Greetings and thank you for compiling such a great list. I started my encouragement and motivational blog April 4, 2016. I have a lot to learn but I am here for it all. I can refer to your list and learn from some of the best. I aspire one day to be on this list. My website is, I hope I can be a match that sparks the flame of positive thinking. Be blessed and a blessing to others.

  13. I know this is from 2015 but still very relevant list. I have found using productivity tools like focus booster are a great way to keep focused! You get to a point in life where time is your most valuable asset don’t waste it!

  14. Hey Dan, Really happy and feel motivated from the hard work which you have done on your site. A great collection of blogs to follow for living a highly motivated life. I feel happy to connect with you and aspire that one day my blog will be on this list. But prior to that a lot to learn from you. Please share what drives you to write daily and what is your source of motivation. Very excited to know it.

  15. Great list.
    It’s good to know that I’m a guest blogger for some of the blogs mentioned above. πŸ™‚
    I’m running a motivational and personal development blog as well.
    And I know for sure that one day my blog will also be featured.


  16. Hey!Dan Western

    Great list buddy , loved it! and I am glad I have found more blogs to check out.
    I totally agree with you, i am too like this, i always create perceptions that it will gonna work, so i don’t wanna do.. and that is really destroying our motivation..

    But i am so inspired by your post..that from now i will try my best to encourage myself.

    πŸ™‚ Thanks a ton.

  17. Hey Dan!

    Great list, gone through a few of them, hopefully one day I will get on there as well (I only just started). Also love the logo you have! Did you make it yourself?

  18. Hi Dan,

    So happy that he made it to #7 on your list. He is my personal favorite. I like the way he writes and opens up with his blog.

    Anyway, thanks a ton for the list. I’ll definitely help me.

    – Igor

    • It’s a super great place to come and get some tips/inspiration. I’m so glad I found this spot online.

  19. Nice list, I’m sure it took quite a bit of time. I added some of the list to my favorites.
    I have found a new site, called the MorningBeansBlog ( Lots of articles, and well written, I hate it when blogs are not careful with grammar and spelling.

  20. Thanks a lot, every single blog that made the list is a blessing to humanity. they all deserve the badges. I recently started out my own blog and would love to see me on this list as someone the world would benefit from.
    my blog is the “Klynic”
    It is a blog that can be summarized in one word – A mind clinic(klynic)

  21. I really like the list………..I really think these articles help people to stay motivated but the best way of motivation is self motivation……Though i really like your list and thanks for the information.

  22. Starting my own blog on Motivations and Inspiration in our life to get big goals at our foot.. Also it is your site that is going to help me a lot in finding such blogs, so that I can analyse them that what the viewers want.
    After all thanks for such a nice Top list of such Blog Leaders.
    See My Blog is Coming soon!!

  23. Hi Dan! it is really a great list,some of which I follow. I also write motivational blogs which you can read on my blog link.Happy New Year to you.

  24. I’ve been reading “Life Hack” for ages now. Full of interesting helpful tips to not struggle too much with things. I do find the “Positivity Blog” a super inspirational set of articles, full of great advice on how to overcomes doubts and down moments.
    Great list, I’m gonna check it out fully.
    Thanks for spending the time to make it.

  25. Nice list of blogs that motivate us. I have read “Become the Lion” blog and it has good motivating and inspiring piece of content.

  26. Really powerful list, cheers dan, i love your work.
    you can check out mine’s i’ve recently launched. thank you so much.
    Mr. L.

  27. This list… πŸ™‚
    This really made my day and inspired me to see things differently
    Highly recommended to everyone… πŸ™‚

  28. Wow, nice list. But how come I didn’t see here. It’s one of my favourite blogs, anyways, thanks for the list.

  29. Motivating people is the best thing as it spreads love and help others in celebrating success. Commendable work.

  30. Love this list. Become the Lion is great for daily motivation, for additional inspiration check out their book that just dropped a few months ago.

    One person to check out is, amazing speaker and author.

  31. Cool list.

    I will be navigating these every time I need a daily dose of motivation.

    Thanks a lot.

  32. Thank you Dan for including my website in the top 25 best motivational blogs this year too. Such a list, helps people find useful information and advice to help them with their life.

  33. I saw your blog and it is amazing. Here you have given a great list of motivational blogs. Not only these blogs but yours too is playing a great role in motivating the world. Thanks for referring these sites but I loved your site too.

  34. Really appreciate your research in motivational blogs, helped me saving time, one place with all blog links. I will bookmark your this post. Thanks for saving my time or sharing your post.

  35. Hey there,

    This is a great list, including some of my all time favourite blogs. My name’s Saurav and I’m part of the team behind Conscioused.

    Conscioused is a relatively young startup that is seeking to target what we feel is the biggest issue in the world right now: education. Our vision is to be a university for life skills such as social skills, mindfulness and entrepreneurship. Currently, we are writing a blog that distils some of the best ideas, from the best minds, into engaging and interesting articles. Eventually we aim to expand into creating an open source, collaborative curriculum for life skills before creating a social network for learning.

    It would be awesome if you could check out our blog at and include it on your list!


  36. Thanks its a really great list, a bit of motivational assistance is exactly what me and my team need. Keep up the good work its greatly appreciated.

  37. Awesome list, it is a kind of one stop solutions for all your motivational blogs.
    really motivates me, each and every blog is awesome. Thanks for sharing. I really liked.

  38. Dan Western valuable information as always! I admire all your hard work! Thank you very much for this awesome post. From now on Wealthy Gorilla is one of my favorite sites to visit.

    Thank you again, Dan for all your valuable knowledge and expertise! In my opinion wealthy gorilla is the best!

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