Reasons to Stay Alive – Book of the Month September

Reasons to Stay Alive - Matt Haig - Hari Kalymnios - The Thought Gym

This month I want to share with you a book that tackles a serious subject. That of mental health. I had read one of Matt Haig’s books in the past. A fiction book which I really enjoyed. This book is somewhat autobiographical. It details the author’s own struggles with anxiety and other mental health conditions…

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Working Well Webinar: An Introduction to SONAR and 5 Steps to Wellbeing

This is a webinar I did for the Institute of Leadership & Management in May 2018. It’s based on my recent collaborative book – Working Well. You can get a copy of Working Well here:      

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Book of the Month – April – Working Well: What You Need to Know to Live a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life

Working Well Book

This month’s book of the month is actually my latest wellbeing book – Working Well: What You Need to Know to Live a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life. I’ve written this with a co-author, Andrew Sharman, who is a world leader when it comes to leadership in the health & safety sector with clients ranging from…

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Book of the Month – March – Food WTF Should I Eat?!?!!??

Food Book

Food. It’s a confusing topic. So just WTF should you eat? Well, in my book of the month for March, it’s Dr Mark Hyman’s latest book – Food: WTF Should I Eat. Also known (in US, I think) as Food: What The Heck Should I Eat? If you don’t know of Dr Mark Hyman, then…

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How to Breathe Properly – Book of the Month – February 2018

the oxygen advantage - Patrick McKeown - hari kalymnios

Breathing. The power of breath and how to breath properly. That’s the subject of this month’s book of the month. It gets pretty technical, but it’s an eye opener for you I’m sure. The book is called… The Oxygen Advantage by Patrick McKeown  Breathing. Some of the interesting things in the book are the importance…

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January Book of the Month – The ONLY Personal Development book you need to read

How Life Works - Andrew Matthews

I’ve been in personal development for some time now, and read countless books. Recently a friend of mine gave me this book and I was surprised I’d not come across it before. Essentially this no-nonsense book gets straight to the point on all manner of how life works questions and topics that are ubiquitous in…

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Leaders are Readers: July Book of the Month

Hari Kalymnios | The Thought Gym

This month, rather than a personal development or business book, I thought I would share with you an autobiography. It’s from Anthony Kiedes from the supergroup The Red Hot Chilli Peppers. The book is called Scar Tissue. I read this book in 2007 and it’s a super addictive read. The way it’s written really hooks…

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Leaders Are Readers: June Book of the Month

Brian Tracy | Goal Setting | Hari Kalymnios | The Thought Gym

This month it’s a really short recommendation. The book of the month is called Goals! By Brian Tracy Brian Tracy is an internationally recognised and respected business and success speaker of the last 30 or 40 years. His books, audio trainings and videos have had a massive influence on my growth and I even got…

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Leaders Are Readers: May Book of the Month – Ancient Wisdom

Bhagavad Gita | Hari Kalymnios | The Thought Gym

This month’s book is of a story that goes back too around the 4th or 5th century BCE. It’s called the Bhagavad Gita. A sacred Indian text which is a component of a much larger text called the Mahabharata, which tells of an epic battle. The Bhagavad Gita is the story of a prince called…

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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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