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How I Went From a Self-Improvement Success to a Self-Destructive Failure — In Only 3 Months

What You Must Learn From This “Hero” to “Zero” Self-Improvement Journey–So You Don’t Fuck Up Like Me

5 min readAug 1, 2022


Self-improvement content has overpopulated the internet. But have you seen any self-destruction content where the story goes from good to worst?

This article is a guide for you. So you don’t fuck up as I did.

Let’s get started:

You’ll Be at Your Best

Two years ago, real progress started.

If you’re struggling in life then please keep going on your journey because it can change your goddamn life!

I read 48 self-improvement books when I was in college, worked out every day, and when I finished my graduation I was lucky to secure myself a job at Accenture that involved cleaning shit on social media.

So, my career started with a bang, and then the prime minister of India announced a lockdown.

The only thing that’s stopping you from pursuing your self-improvement journey, is you.

The only thing that is stopping you from getting the life that you want is you.

No matter how many books you read, or how many motivational speeches you listen to on YouTube.

If you don’t practice what has been preached by the gurus of self-help you’ll be nothing but just another self-help consumer.

In the lockdown, most of my progress happened. I applied every self-improvement advice religiously. My confidence skyrocketed, my depression was gone and I was back, a stronger, better, harder version of myself, ready to take on this world.

But, what I didn’t know was, that I mustn’t stop, no matter how tough it gets.

If you’re on your best self-improvement journey and you stop then life gets tough, then it’s gonna take you downhill very fast. Faster than Usain Bolt!

Your laziness won’t stop you but your worst moments in life will.

The worst moments in life come when you’re at your strongest. And that’s where you’ll fail the…




I'm A.J Shaikh, a moron and a writer. I like writing about Business, Relationships, Men, Romance, Sex & Dating.