How to Stress Less this year

This is a simple philosophy or way of looking at what happens in life to help you cope with things and feel less stressed. It’s taken from Stoic wisdom and philosophy and I first heard it on a podcast from someone who’s name escapes me (sorry, whoever it was!). It’s simply this. Control what you…

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Leaders Are Readers: December Book of the Month

Book of the Month | Hari Kalymnios | The Thought Gym

Each month in 2016, I’ve been sharing a book of the month. A book that has had an impact in my life and will be of service to you. As I say in the title of this article – Leaders are readers. My experience with leaders has been that all the great ones are avid…

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How to Give People Feedback – well!

Giving Feedback | Hari Kalymnios | The Thought Gym

Giving feedback is a bit of an art. Done well, it can help lift and improve the person and want them coming back for more in the future. Done badly, and it can leave a person dejected, and feeling miserable. If you watch X Factor, Strictly or any of the other shows like that, then…

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The Art of Living – November Book of the Month 

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This month the book I would like to share with you is a thin book called The Art of Living. The book is an adaption by Sharon Lebell of the best pieces of wisdom from Stoic philosopher, Epictetus. Epictetus lived around 2000 years ago – mostly in Ancient Rome, and is one of the most…

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The Missing Success Factor: The Law of Correspondence

Law of Correspondence | Hari Kalymnios

You may have heard of the Law of Attraction before. If you haven’t then check out my blog post on it here: http://harikalymnios.com/the-science-behind-the-law-of-attraction It is one of the Universal Laws. There is another one that is often overlooked and could well be the missing success factor for you, or those you know. That’s the LAW…

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TOP PODCASTS for health and success

Hari Kalymnios | The Thought Gym | Podcast

For the last two years or so I’ve been massively into podcasts. Podcasts are essentially individual radio stations. A bit like how you can have your own ‘TV’ channel on things like YouTube, you can also broadcast out audio in a podcast format. You then release it out to the world where others can find…

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How to Be Happier

Happy Life | Hari Kalymnios

This is a really quick blog for you. It’s a simple straightforward way that researchers from Queensland University in Australia have determined makes people happier. (https://www.uq.edu.au/news/article/2014/10/fruit-and-veggies-pave-road-happiness ) In fact, they suggest it’s the kind of boost in happiness lives that you might get with a new job.  And the secret? After looking at more than…

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The Mindful Leader – How to Be More Mindful

Mindfulness

Mindfulness. It’s a bit of a buzz word these days in business and leadership. Build resilience through mindfulness. But what is it exactly? Mindfulness is an ancient Buddhist practice of simply observing one’s thoughts, emotions and actions and bodily sensations as they are happening in the present. Why is this useful and important? Mindfulness based…

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The Problem with Vegan Diets

Vegan Diets | Hari Kalymnios

Yep, you saw that right. The problem with vegan diets. Coming from me! A vegan diet is one that abstains from eating any animal products. Meat (including Fish), Milk & other dairy, Eggs, honey (and then usually if you’re vegan you won’t wear leather or use animal tested products). All good stuff in my book.…

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LEADERS ARE READERS: Book of the Month – How to Win Friends & Influence People

How to Win Friends | Hari Kalymnios \ The Thought Gym

My book this month comes from the early part of the 20th century but is still a classic – selling over 10 million copies. It’s Dale Carnegie’s – How to Win Friends and Influence People. It’s title can sometimes rub people up the wrong way but it’s such a popular phrase now and it’s part…

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