Top 100 Motivational Blogs for 2018

Most Popular Global Sources of Motivation

The STRIVE aims to motivate and encourage people to pursue their dreams, believe in their greatness, and improve their lives in the process.

Motivational Blogs

The Official Top 100 Motivational Blogs From Around The World

To assist you in accomplishing such a goal, you will need resources.  And not just any resources, but resources that have the power to both inspire and light your fire.

As such, a list of the top 100 motivational blogs from around the world has been compiled to help you maintain your mojo and keep you fired up for life.

Note:  The following list of motivational blogs has been updated for 2018

Some of the blogs listed have an inspirational and self-improvement focus, but the common thread among them all, is their ability to motivate.  A handful of the motivational blogs listed are quite mainstream, so you may already be aware of them; however, there are others that are up-and-coming, provide immense value, and are highly motivational as well.

What is Motivation?

Before we get into the rankings, let’s briefly discuss what motivation is.  Why?  Because clarity leads to better awareness, awareness leads to better decisions, and better decisions leads to better results.

One of my favorite definitions of motivation, is simply, “Motivation as the driving force by which humans achieve their goals.”  I like it because it sums up why we all want to be motivated.  We all want to achieve.

Definition of Motivation

Another great definition of motivation is “Motivation as the state or condition of being motivated or having a strong reason to act or accomplish something.”

Both definitions speak to the fact that most people want to be motivated to achieve, and succeed in accomplishing those things they’ve made up their minds to do.

How to Use This Resource

To get the most out of this resource, you may want to bookmark it.  This way, if ever you start to run low on motivation, you can always come back and find a new resource to help you stay fired up.

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In a way, you can consider using this page as type of motivational gas station.  If you start to run low of motivation, just come on back and pick one of the 100 listed motivational sites to help you refuel your empty tank.

Use this motivational resource and stay fired up to win it.

The Ranking

The ranking used for each motivational blog was acquired from Alexa rankings.  These numbers are always changing; however, this is the global rank from the time period in which my research was conducted.  I will be updating this resource intermittently, so the rankings may change.

Please know, that this is the most comprehensive list of motivational blogs on the internet. So, big kudos to you if you made this list. It means you are either an existing Titan of your craft or you are a rock star in the making.  Either way, you are lifting people up and encouraging the world to unleash their potential, so thank you for doing what you do!

Also, if you made it on to this list, please consider spreading the fire!  To do so, just link back to this page on your blog and share it with your followers on social media.

Spreading the Fire

Top Motivational Blogs

RankSiteGlobal Rank
1Ted Talks Blog949
3Life Hack6,459
4Art of Manliness7,236
6Mind Body Green8,058
8Tim Ferriss17,389
9Tai Lopez19,885
11Nerd Fitness22,532
12Tony Robbins23,636
13Tiny Buddha25,671
14James Clear28,070
15The Good Men Project29,738
16Mark Manson30,386
17Zen Habits37,719
19Brian Tracy40,444
20Rich Dad44,215
21Addicted 2 Success54,146
22Gary Vaynerchuck58,801
23James Altucher59,431
24Barking Up The Wrong Tree63,955
25Marie Forleo72,314
26Grant Cardone73,115
27Keep Inspiring Me74,182
28Wealthy Gorilla93,018
29Live Bold and Bloom93,436
30Positivity Blog98,781
31Pick the Brain98,826
32Quote Garden110,387
33Scott H. Young110,391
35Early to Rise115,452
37Dumb Little Man124,962
38Jack Canfield125,522
39Saying Images131,966
40Bold & Determined133,874
41Evan Carmichael135,606
42Planet of Success137,188
43The Charged Life141,009
44Robin Sharma141,244
45Everyday Power143,182
46Fearless Motivation144,795
47The Daily Motivator154,060
48Awaken The Greatness Within167,152
49Motivation Grid167,972
50Success Consciousness182,841
51The Art of Non-Conformity185,186
52Mel Robbins203,721
53Impact Theory207,752
54How to Beast211,960
55Live Your Legend244,154
56Motivate Me277,883
57Dare Mighty Things315,526
58Positively Positive317,929
59Life Optimizer327,147
60Paid To Exist351,871
61Impossible HQ379,645
62Dr. Wayne Dyer381,250
63Jim Rohn417,845
64ET Inspires431,286
65Elliott Hulse458,371
66Ignore Limits485,593
67Stephen Guise506,393
68Good Life Project515,719
70Positive Sharing535,964
72Productivity 501582,425
73Get Motivation621,276
75Motivation For Dreamers638,647
76Alden Tan648,361
77Les Brown654,543
78NJ Life Hacks709,728
79Lolly Daskal717,780
80Basic Growth721,485
81The Invisible Mentor727,533
82Think Simple Now805,774
83Calling Dreams979,583
84I Need Motivation1,015,081
85The Utopian Life1,083,936
86Life Vest Inside1,242,400
87Make It Happen1,411,743
88Fierce Gentleman1,443054
90Motivational Memo1,572,372
91Motivation to Move1,592,118
92Bob Burg2,097,382
93Carrie Wilkerson2,214,336
95John Addison Leadership2,832,748
96Become the Lion3,074,068
97Keep Chasing The Stars3,135,510
98In Pursuit of Happiness3,269,661
99Simon T. Bailey3,684,925

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Keep Your Fire Lit

As a student of human potential, I am always looking for ways to improve.  But just like you, I am only human, and some days my fire wanes.  And well, a fire half lit leads to potential half fulfilled.  As such, I lean on many of these resources to keep me motivated to grind at the levels necessary to live and work to my potential.

Motivational Blogs

The STRIVE supports big thinking and deep self-belief, and aims to produce as much motivation as possible to get you striving towards your grand ideas, so you can become all that you were born to be.  My hope is that these top motivational blogs will contribute to your motivation as well, and as a result, to your overall success in life.

There’s not a doubt in my mind, that happy, actualized, confident people, fired-up and fearlessly following their dreams are the ones truly set to make this world better.  So if you found value in this resource, please share it with your friends and family using the share buttons on the bottom of this page.  You never know what kind of magic a little motivation can help to create in one’s life.

A Very Important Question

Lastly, I plan to update this list periodically, so if there is a motivational blog that you think should be on this list, feel free to let me know in the comments section below.

As for the very important question: What’s was your favorite motivational blog from this list?

Till next time…. STRIVE!

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28 thoughts on “Top 100 Motivational Blogs for 2018

  1. That’s a great list, Nate! Thanks for taking the time to create it. And thanks for including me and my brother – it’s an honor to be featured among those remarkable people.

    All the best, and keep rocking it.

    • Absolutely Nils! And congrats to you and your brother….you two are truly creating and sharing some of the most remarkable resources I’ve seen on the internet. Keep at it guys!

  2. Thank you, Nate. Truly honored and very grateful to be included in this list, many of these people who are personal and business heroes of mine and from whom I continue to learn so much! Again, many thanks!

    • You are most welcome Bob! And I must say….your sincerity and responsiveness never cease to amaze me. Thanks so much for stopping by to leave a comment and for creating such life changing content via your blog and books!

  3. Excellent work putting together this list, Nate. It’s a valuable resource. I’m honored that The Daily Motivator is included. Over the years I’ve found great insights from several of the people listed, and look forward to exploring the work of those I was not familiar with. Thanks!

  4. Nate, what an incredible gathering of life-changing resources and inspirational people! Thanks for including my blog Make It Happen at #83.

    Keep up the great work you are doing – the world needs you to shine 🙂

    • Hi Arvind! Thanks so much for stopping by… your words of encouragement are truly appreciated.
      Side note: You’re welcome…and I’ll be sure to! 🙂 P.S. Colossal Kudos on making the list!

  5. 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.