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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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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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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Why Diets Don’t Work

The diet industry don’t want you to know this but diets don’t work. If you want to know who’s going to be overweight the following year, then take a look at who’s on a diet right now. Diet books, slimming shakes, weight-loss clubs, weight-loss bars and all the other paraphernalia to do with the weight-loss…

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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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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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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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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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