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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Getting Over Fear: Scientifically Sound Way

Hack Fear Thumb

When we are fearful – real or imagined, we regress into our primal nature. The brain/body shut down rational thought and enters into survival mode. If you are in a heightened emotional state. Like fear, or anger, and want a way out of it, it can be hard. It’s hard because your brain – at…

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The Most Important Blog Post You Will Ever Read? – The Four Keys to Superhuman Living

I can’t believe I’ve not written a blog post about this yet! I am in the midst of writing my second book, which will be about this very topic and idea. (If you’re interested, then my first book – The Thought Gym – is available here) Over the last decade I have progressively taken a…

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How to Communicate Better

This quick blog is about communication and how to do it better. It’s a lesson I learnt from a child whilst watching a documentary and seeing this in the background: Think Before You Speak But think was written T.H.I.N.K. Why? Because it was a useful acronym for deciding whether you should speak or not. T…

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