5 Things Every New Yogi Needs to Know

New Yogi

This post is about the 5 Things Every New Yogi Needs to Know before starting yoga. When I started practising yoga several years ago, I must admit there was little thought to it. I was working shifts and yoga seems like the best activity to do after all night up and working. I’d tried running…

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6 Things Every Man New To Yoga Must Know

Yoga for Men

If you’re a man and you’re thinking of taking up yoga, or have just started to, then you must read this. It will save embarrassment, confusion and time.   [1] Eyes Wide Shut Guys – when in down dog, learn to close your eyes and get into the pose. Why? One, to feel your way…

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Energy! 3 Ways To Increase Energy Naturally

Increase Energy Levels Naturally

Energy! Almost everyone I speak to says that they could do with more energy in their lives. So many people today don’t feel energised and can’t do all they want to do. So if you want to have more energy in your life, then continue to read this short blog which will give you three…

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How We Learn and Master Any Skill

Learning a new skill and then mastering it. It’s something we’ve been doing since we were born. Whether that is walking, talking, tying our shoelaces or driving. To get ahead in life we need to learn and master a variety of skills. When it comes to learning, it’s really all about going through the four…

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3 Ways to Feel Happier – Starting Today

Hari Kalymnios | How to Be Happier | The Thought Gym

We’re all looking to be a bit happier in life right?  Well, here are 3 simple and effective strategies to feeling happier. Gratitude I have been keeping a gratitude log since early 2011. I write in it every day that I’m at home. All I do is write down 3 things I’m grateful for that…

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3 Ways to More Morning Energy

Hari kalymnios | The Thought Gym | How To Have Energy

Do you ever feel like you could do with more energy in the morning? Wake up tired? Whilst it is most likely your sleep quality and quantity that will need to be looked at (there are many things that you can do for your sleep – check out http://thethoughtgym.com/sleepsoundly for more on that), once you…

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Simple Health Measurement You Need to Take

Over the last year or so, I’ve become increasing more interested in something called Heart Rate Variability. Most people are familiar with heart rate. How many times per minute your heart beats. When we think that our heart is beating at 60 beats per minute (bpm) it’s not actually beating uniformly. I.e. 1, 1, 1,…

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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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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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