Five Steps to a Happier, Healthier, Longer Life

Working Well Book - SONAR - Hari Kalymnios

Want to know about five simple steps to a happier, healthier and longer life? Read on. As you may already know, I’m all about mindset, resilience, wellbeing, healthy, vitality and energy. I call my main philosophy The Leadership BEAT Model. You may have even read the blog about it here. As I’m writing the book…

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Why We Sleep – Matthew Walk – Book of the Month

Why We Sleep Matthew Walker

Sleep. Why we sleep and why we should really prioritise this activity. That’s the subject of Matthew Walker’s book. A sleep scientist who spent four years (in between research) writing this book.  This book makes a strong a compelling case for why we should take sleep seriously. Sleep depreciation makes us susceptible to a whole…

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Just Read It – Book of the Month October 2018

Shoe Dog - Phil Knight - Hari Kalymnios - The Thought Gym

Just read it. That’s what I say. My book of the month for October 2018 is one I read while in Cyprus over the summer. One of a handful of books I’ve ever read that I call ‘un-put-down-able’!  Seriously.  It’s called Shoe Dog. It’s the story of the early years of NIKE. The athletic and…

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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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