Book of the Month – April 2017 – Mind over Medicine

I read this book by Lissa Rankin a couple of years ago, and really loved it. It’s called Mind Over Medicine, and in this book Dr Rankin looks into the placebo effect. Dr Rankin is a traditionally trained allopathic doctor. Which means she’s been taught the Western model of medicine. Reductionist and treating symptoms style…

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Supplements I take – and maybe YOU should too?

Supplements | Hari Kalymnios | The Thought Gym

I am often asked about supplementation. Whether I think it’s a good idea? Whether I take them? Should I take a multi-vitamin? And on and on. I’m all about doing things that will optimise performance – mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually and to become what I term – SUPERHUMAN. See this blog post for more…

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6 Health Reasons Why Meditation Can Save Your Life!

Hari Kalymnios | Meditation

Meditation is becoming a bit more in vogue these days. Although for the wise, it’s been in vogue for thousands of years. There are many types of meditation, from Mantra meditation, Loving Kindness, Transcendental, Vipassana and on and on. All have their uses, but here I am going to talk about meditation in general and…

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The Surprise (& Underused) Key to Superhuman Health & Longevity

Hari Kalymnios | Superhuman Longevity

Recently I gave a talk on this at a personal development EXPO (full talk on my YouTube channel) and below. This talk was about the fact that most people don’t understand that when it comes to what’s a better indicator of your longevity and healthspan*, diet, exercise only play a part. There is a better…

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How to Give Great Presentations, Talks and Speeches: 3 Essential Ingredients

Presentation Skills | Hari Kalymnios | The Thought Gym

Over the last 6 years I have both witnessed many talks, presentations and speeches and given a fair few myself. Not to mention the countless amounts of business, work or university presentations I’ve witnessed or given in the last 20 years. And I have to say, a lot of people do a really bad job…

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7 Reasons to Avoid Dairy

Why Milk Is Bad | Hari Kalymnios | The Thought Gym

I’m not a fan of dairy (especially cow’s dairy). I think we’ve been largely duped into believing we need it (we don’t). Not only that, but as one of the main causes for many allergies (the other being gluten/wheat), it’s one to avoid. Whether or not you buy into the reasons below, I really strongly…

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How to be younger, healthier and live longer – Book of the Month!

Hari Kalymnios | The Thought Gym

This month’s book of the month promises to help you live younger, healthier and longer. Some bold claims but delving into the book it’s easy to understand why they are made. The book is called – The Telomere Effect. It’s written by Elizabeth Blackburn PhD (and Nobel Prize winner) and Elissa Epel PhD. Elizabeth Blackburn…

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A Dirty Little Secret of Time Management

Hari Kalymnios | Time Management | The Thought Gym

We all (unless you are not from this planet) have at one stage or another wished be had more time. People are always too busy with not enough time. Me included. We’re always looking for things to help us manage our time better and get on top of things. But here’s a dirty little of…

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Getting Over Fear: Scientifically Sound Way

Hack Fear Thumb

When we are fearful – real or imagined, we regress into our primal nature. The brain/body shut down rational thought and enters into survival mode. If you are in a heightened emotional state. Like fear, or anger, and want a way out of it, it can be hard. It’s hard because your brain – at…

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Healthy at 100 years old

Healthy at 100

Do we have to get ill as we age? I don’t think so. I believe it’s possible to live to 100 and more (I’m planning on reaching 200+ but in great condition and health). People believe that conditions they have are a sign of ageing. I often try to counter (I say try, because usually…

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