So, it officially Elul. Here are a few links you might like.
Rabbi Micha Berger just started writing about the sefer Shaarei Yosher by Rav Shi’mon Sh’kop (who was the rebbe of Reb Dovid Lifshitz).
Rabbi Revuen Brand, Rosh Kollel of the YU Torah MitzionKollel of Chicago has a great shiur available to listen to or download titled, The Character of Elul.
Also, Elul wouldn’t be Elul with posting a link to “Elul in Slabodka“.